Plant Electrician (U18-084)

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97203
Job Title: Plant Electrician (U18-084)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Electrician
Posting Start Date: May 14, 2018
Salary: $43.81
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Application deadline:
May 21, 2018 (Internally)
May 25, 2018 (Externally)

Become a part of the Portland General Electric Team!

For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. We are a proud and resourceful team who take care of each other, our communities and our natural resources.

Portland General Electric team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. Our team has a tremendous range of skill sets, and is dedicated to diversity, community, and our customers.

Working for PGE is fun, challenging and enriching, and with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like working for PGE too. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Join us and power your potential.


Plant Electrician (U18-084) $43.81 per hour

This position is located at the Pelton Round Butte Project located in Madras, OR.

In this position and under the direction of the Electrical Working Foreman, you’ll install, test, repair, and maintain lighting, power and control circuits and other electrical equipment associated with generating plant operation at the Company’s Pelton Round Butte Hydro Projects.

You will support our journey by:

  • Installing and maintaining motors, regulators, exciters, generators, switchboards, indoor and outdoor automatic and manual switchgear, instruments, transformers, conduit, relays, electronic devices, brushes, slip rings, commutators, and other project equipment.
  • Maintaining accurate records of completed corrective and preventive maintenance to support equipment history files.
  • Checking and assisting in maintaining station batteries and chargers.
  • Working without direct supervision.
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Working on temporary assignment at other locations as assigned.
Experience Required:

You can bring the following skills to our team:

  • A minimum of three years demonstrated work experience at the journeyman level consistent with the duties of a Plant Electrician.
  • Must hold or have successfully held a position as a Plant Electrician or
  • Must have completed an apprenticeship program consistent with the duties of a Plant Electrician or
  • Out-of-Classification Electrical Journeyman bidders must successfully pass the PGE Plant Electrician exam.
  • Possess sufficient computer skills to proficiently operate computerized time keeping systems, maintenance management systems, test equipment and data collection systems.
  •  Regularly pass a criminal and identity background check in compliance with FERC, NERC, WECC, and CIP regulations.
  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license
  • Able to respond to plant emergencies within one hour.
How to Apply:

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

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

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

Your Total Compensation Package

Portland General Electric believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company and at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. This package includes medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that include a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions, a stock purchase plan, plus more.


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


Posting End Date: May 25, 2018