Journeyman Lineman

Company Name: City of Forest Grove
Phone Number: (503) 992-3200
City: Forest Grove
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97116
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: May 19, 2017
Salary: $43.98
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time Type: Hours

To perform technical duties in the maintenance, construction and repair of the electrical distribution system and associated facilities; to install new electric services to residential and commercial customers; to install overhead transmission lines and underground electric distribution facilities; to provide assistance in installing, testing, repairing and calibrating substation equipment; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility.



Experience Required:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in electric transmission line construction, maintenance and repair.

Three years of increasingly responsible experience in electric utility maintenance and repair. Completion of an approved electrical lineman apprenticeship. One year of experience working as a Journeyman Lineman strongly preferred.

License or Certificate:
Possession of an appropriate, valid Class A commercial driver’s license. Posession of an appropriate, valid Journeyman Lineman certificate.

How to Apply:

Selection process:
Submit completed City application online at by the posted deadline. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required online application. All appropriate documentation verifying veteran status must be submitted if claiming veteran’s preference, including the Veteran’s Preference form (available on the Employment Page of this website). Applications will be screened through an evaluation of skills, experience and work history. Selected candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. Reference checks will be made on finalists. An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a physical and drug screen at the City’s expense, and an acceptable driving and criminal record.

Open until filled. Deadline for first review of applications is 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 2, 2017.

Posting End Date: June 16, 2017