Supervisor V, General Foreman Substation Maintenance

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Supervisor V, General Foreman Substation Maintenance
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: August 3, 2017
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Week
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours


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 to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

Supervisor V, Substation Operations


Supervise and manage essential functions involving Substation Electrical Maintenance, Construction and other operation functions in RC 216, 217, 206 and 214. This positon provides support to SCC, Substation Operations Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Wireman crews, Regional Line Departments and Storerooms. This positon maybe require up to but not limited to 10% overnight travel on an annual basis. This position requires the successful applicant serve up to 12 weeks per annual on 24/7 call duty which includes nights, weekends and holidays. During this time it would require the applicant to not travel outside the service territory, take vacation and be fit for duty during their on-call period.



Experience Required:

Knowledge, Skills and abilities

  • Minimum high school education or GED
  • Accredited Union Apprenticeship or equivalent technical education
  • Substation Wireman Foreman level experience in a skilled trade(s) or leadership experience in applicable trade.
  • A successful candidate will have background leading teams(s) in a production environment where safety, training and professionalism are #1 priority. Experience in leading teams that operate, maintaining and building of electrical grids, produce industrial products and/or safety leadership is a plus.
  • Experience using electronic time collection, accounting reconciliation and process approval software is a plus.

Physical requirement: Ability to work long hours when required occasionally stands for extended time, walk on uneven surfaces and occasionally lift/slide/move items weighing up to 65 pounds.

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, gender identity, 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.

Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

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




Posting End Date: August 11, 2017