Journeyman Garage Mechanic (U17-147)

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Journeyman Garage Mechanic (U17-147)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Mechanics
Posting Start Date: August 14, 2017
Salary: $38.81
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours

Application deadline: Internally- August 18, 2017

Externally-August 21, 2017

Become a part of the Portland General Electric Team!

For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. We are a proud and resourceful team who take care of each other, our communities and our natural resources.

Portland General Electric team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. Our team has a tremendous range of skill sets, and is dedicated to diversity, community, and our customers.

Working for PGE is fun, challenging and enriching, and with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like working for PGE too. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Join us and power your potential.

Journeyman Garage Mechanic (U17-147) $38.81/hr

Under the direction of the Head Garage Mechanic, perform skilled journeyman-level work in the repair, preventive maintenance, overhaul, and rebuilding of a wide variety of aerial, and construction equipment in the Hydraulic Shop.

Become part of our journey by:

  • Perform preventive maintenance and safety inspections of vehicles and equipment
  • identify safety hazards and make necessary repairs and adjustments to assure safe operation of vehicles and equipment
  • Inspect assigned equipment
  • diagnose electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic problems and determine the extent of repairs
  • Test and repair associated components
  • Maintain complete and accurate records for work orders, such as time, materials, parts, and description of work performed
  • Ensure that work performed is consistent with established standards and time lines
  • Observe all motor vehicle laws and ensure the safety of vehicles
  • Perform skilled work involving the major overhaul and rebuilding of all aerial lifts, diggers Derricks, and cranes
  • Inspect and adjust hydraulic and air brakes
  • Perform metal fabrication on occasion
  • Furnish own hand tools through 1-1/4 inch
  • Must be able to use the Fleet Focus computer system
  • Perform maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting on a variety of aerial equipment


Experience Required:

You can bring the following skills to our team:

  • Knowledge of equipment modification and rebuild techniques of aerial equipment
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, OSHA and ANSI
  • 5 years current experience in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of aerial equipment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; effective ability to work in small groups and committees
  • Basic knowledge of hazardous wastes/MSDSs/oil spill prevention
  • Ability to work at varying heights and perform climbing
  • Must possess or obtain a Class A (CDL) driver’s license
  • Ability to read and comprehend schematics, drawings, and instruction manuals
  • Working knowledge of computers and applications such as E-mail and Fleet Focus
  • Required to live within a reasonable distance of headquarters
How to Apply:

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Your Total Compensation Package

Portland General Electric believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company and at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. This package includes medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that include a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions, a stock purchase plan, plus more.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.




Posting End Date: August 21, 2017