Journeyman Lineman- Underground Department

Company Name: PacifiCorp
Phone Number: (503) 813-7178
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97232
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman- Underground Department
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: September 7, 2016
Salary: 43.01
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Job Description – Journeyman Lineman – Underground Department Local 125 (160593)

The Journeyman Lineman – Underground will lay out and fabricate vault materials and supervise employees in installations in vaults and other related work sites.

* Position may also be filled at the Assistant Underground Cable Splicer level.

Experience Required:


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman.
  • 2+ years of experience as an Assistant Cable Splicer.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and abilities in underground network theory, system maps, system construction and maintenance practices, equipment operation and application, and splicing and terminating PILC and solid dielectric cables.

This position requires a post-offer, pre-placement physical capacity screening, conducted by a licensed physical therapist, to assure the candidate meets the physical demands of the job. The screening will assess only the identified physical demands of the job being applied for.

Physical Demands
The job duties of Lineman require lifting in excess of 75 lbs from floor to waist and waist to overhead, carrying in excess of 75 lbs with both hands, and pushing and pulling in excess of 100 lbs of exertional force.  Job duties of the Lineman require sustained, awkward positions/postures including bending and twisting at the waist and neck; reaching forward, to the side, across the body and overhead.  Additional requirements of the Lineman position include forceful grip and pinch; manipulation of small objects; balancing on one or both legs during dynamic activities; manipulation of large objects during activities requiring balance and sustained awkward postures.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  
It is PacifiCorp’s policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

How to Apply:

Apply online at search by job number  160593.

Posting End Date: October 6, 2016