Journeyman Wireman

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Journeyman Wireman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Operations
Posting Start Date: December 19, 2017
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 5
Work Time Type: Days

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  December 29, 2017

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon’s energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world there are a few special places that have a team-driven environment with the resources and support you need to succeed. That’s PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And it’s a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you’re looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

The successful candidate will perform all duties of journeyman wireman in connection with preventive and corrective maintenance, testing, and electrical construction at generating plants, substations, and other facilities.


Experience Required:


  • Will be required to work at elevated heights.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical devices.
  • Work on temporary assignment at other location as assigned.
  • Perform all installation, testing, and maintenance of motors, generators, exciters, regulators, power transformers, switchboards, air, oil, and SF6 circuit breakers, battery and battery charging systems, emergency generators, relays, conduit, and bus.
  • Install, test, and maintain lighting circuits, power circuits, and control circuits.
  • Perform all aspects of construction, maintenance, and testing of various equipment at PGE substations and facilities.
  • Refurbish and Process Distribution Transformers and related Equipment


Typical qualifications:

  • Be a journeyman wireman.
  • Possess and maintain a CDL Class A driver’s license with air brake and tanker endorsement.
  • Pre-placement medical examination and physical capacity testing are required.
How to Apply:

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at by the application deadline.

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


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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits – medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more – plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.

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


Posting End Date: December 29, 2017