Journeyman Lineman

Company Name: Clatskanie People's Utility District
Phone Number: (503) 728-2163
City: Clatskanie
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97016
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: April 28, 2016
Salary: 44.09
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Journeyman Lineman


Clatskanie People’s Utility District is seeking a full-time Journeyman Lineman.

Starting wage, $44.09 per hour, based on the IBEW 125 contract, plus a competitive benefit package.

Some of the Essential Functions:

Performs the proper assembly or installation of overhead line construction, such as; framing and erection of poles, towers, and fixtures.

Performs the proper assembly or installation of splices, indoor and outdoor terminations, load break elbows, transformers, switch cabinets, air/vacuum/oil switches, conduits or ducts, vaults and pads, conductors and various types of apparatus on the secondary, distribution, and transmission systems.

Is directly responsible for personal safety and assures that safe work practices and safety rules are followed by all members of crew. Personally inspects all safety and protective equipment, tools etc., to confirm they are in usable condition.

Performs work which includes, climbing poles and towers, and work in confined/enclosed spaces such as vaults, and ditches.

Performs work on energized conductors with rubber gloves/live line tools.

Responds to and performs problem/outage operations and maintenance outside normal work hours when required.

Follows and maintains working knowledge of District policies, the APPA Safety Manual, NESC Code, and OR-OSHA utility regulations standards.

Experience Required:

Minimum qualifications:

High school diploma, GED, or District approved equivalent is required. This position requires completion of sanctioned Lineman Apprenticeship program, including the use of live line tools. Preference may also be given to those with an Associate’s Degree or some kind of higher education.

Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and Class ‘A’ Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake endorsement and able to drive safely in all road conditions and terrain. Driving record must be acceptable and insurable by District’s insurance carrier by standard group rates. An annual review of one’s driving record is required.

This position is required to pass District physical examination.

Must demonstrate job proficiency on an annual basis as required by OSHA CFR 1910.269.

Must possess and maintain current approved first aid and CPR certifications. Must possess Oregon State Flagger’s Certification.

Able to report to work within 30 minutes is required and have access to an operating telephone at residence to ensure accessibility for after-hours call-out.

Partial List of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have developed English language skills to be able to read and write emails, complete timesheets, work orders, safety tailboards, and understand process/procedural manuals. However, additional language skills are preferred.

Ability to work harmoniously, deal effectively, maintain professionalism, keep a cooperative attitude and open communication with customers, contractors and all District staff members. Demonstrates on the job a positive, courteous, and professional attitude toward all internal and external customers.

Remain current in accepted industry practices, procedures, and safety aspects of electric utilities, including high voltage work. Knowledgeable of proper application of the tools and equipment of the trade.

Ability of read and interpret electrical schematics, specifications, manuals and complex diagrams and plans.

Trained and knowledgeable in the fundamentals of electricity required in line construction and maintenance.


How to Apply:

Applications can be found on our website under “Employment Opportunities” at Submit completed application, resume, and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 216, Clatskanie, OR 97016, fax (503) 308-4884, or email Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, 05/13/2016. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Lynn Donner at 503-728-2163.

Clatskanie PUD is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting End Date: May 13, 2016