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Journeyman Lineman 10k sign-on bonus & 4-10 Schedule

  • Full Time
  • The Dalles, Ore.
  • $54.63 per hour, $10K Sign-on, 9.23 hrs PTO per pay period
  • Posting End Date: December 31, 2022

Website Northern Wasco County PUD

Wage or Salary:
$54.63 per hour, $10K Sign-on, 9.23 hrs PTO per pay period

Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District (NWCPUD) is searching for a Journeyman Lineman to join our team, and is offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus and PTO accrual that starts at 9.23 hrs per pay period and a 4/10 working schedule with Fridays off.

We offer EXCELLENT benefits, generous time off and 401k matching! Come work at NWCPUD and enjoy small town living , beautiful scenery and true work life balance.

The Journeyman Lineman constructs, repairs, maintains, and replaces transmissions and distribution power lines between generating stations, substations, and customers, requiring use of precautionary work methods and safety equipment due to electrical hazards present when working on or near energized conductors and electrical accessories.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Qualified candidates must be a Journeyman Lineman acceptable to the requirements established by local 125 IBEW.
  • Must have a valid, current class A CDL driver’s license with air brake endorsement within 90 days if hire. Driving record must be acceptable and insurable by NWCPUD insurance carrier at standard group rates. An annual consent for a release of one’s driving record is also required.
  • Must satisfactory complete the yearly refresher that is required by OSHA 29CFR 1910.269.
  • Must be proficient in the use of dielectric hot line tools as related to their application of use in the operation, maintenance, and construction of energized equipment and conductors of all voltage ratings.
  • Hiring preference may be given to applicants that have had, and are current with the 40- hour hazardous materials training.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates with at least one year experience in the electric utility industry.
  • Preference will be given to those candidates with experience in the construction and maintenance of PUD related distribution/transmission systems.

Northern Wasco County People’s Utility District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information:

80 miles from Portland, we are located in a recreational area providing: water sports, fishing, bicycling, skiing, camping, hunting, artisan shopping, hiking all within short traveling distance.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Generous PTO Accrual
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 85% employer paid premium for Medical/Rx/Dental for individual or family coverage
  • 100% employer paid premium for vision coverage for individual or family coverage
  • 401(k) 5% base + 7% match = 12% total possible employer contribution
  • 457(b)
  • Employer paid Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance 2 x annual salary
  • VEBA
  • Voluntary benefits

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