Journeyman Operator Maintenance

Company Name: Pacific Power
Phone Number: (503) 813-7178
City: Idleyld Park
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97447
Job Title: Journeyman Operator Maintenance
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Hydro Services
Posting Start Date: June 13, 2018
Salary: $40.65
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

The selected employee will be required to live in a company house located in a remote area at Lemolo One plant near Lemolo Lake.

Our Hydro division is currently hiring for a Journeyman Operator Maintenance. A Journeyman Operator Maintenance (JOM) is a Journeyman Operator assigned to a hydro operating area whose primary function is to operate the facilities. They should be knowledgeable of all power plants, water impoundments, water conduits, and switching in their operating area, as prescribed by the Company. A JOM will operate power plants, write and perform switching orders, and issue tag-outs on equipment within his area of responsibility. This includes generators, penstocks, and other associated equipment. A JOM will perform all the duties assigned that are the normal duties on a hydro project, within his classification and qualifications, including substation inspection, station and line switching, routine station checks, keeping a log, and performing maintenance tasks for which they have been trained. Maintenance tasks may include light vehicle maintenance, using multimeter and clamp-on ammeter test equipment, and changing shear devices on wicket gates. Other maintenance tasks could include performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and replacing non-generating low voltage equipment, gathering thermal data, performing exciter and collector ring brush maintenance on constant pressure rigging in generator equipment, and working under the direction of the appropriate craft when performing minor maintenance on solenoids, switches, and PLC’s. Additionally, a Journeyman Operator Maintenance shall be qualified to do minor construction, repair and maintenance of facilities used in the hydro department, construction of roads, trails and bridges, mixing and pouring of concrete and they will operate designated mobile equipment. Must have a valid driver’s license. It will be mandatory for the employee to establish full-time residence in Company provided housing.

Experience Required:
  1. Power plant operation and maintenance experience.
  2. Must be able to pass Operator’s qualification examination within 6 months.
  3. Must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months.

Hydroelectric plant operation and maintenance experience preferred.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. 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.

Posting End Date: July 12, 2018