Field Inspector

Field Inspector

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:
$5,215 - $6,519 Per Month

Field Inspector is responsible for field work associated with the Oregon Public Utility Commission Safety and Pole Attachment Rules.  This position works closely with the Engineering, Operations, and Finance departments to ensure that the District’s electrical facilities are constructed and maintained in a safe and reliable manner. This position performs the District’s state mandated, annual detailed field inspection.



Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have earned a high school diploma or G.E.D; an associate’s degree is preferred.  Experience and training equivalent to three years of either electric utility or telecommunications work is required.  This position requires good computer skills, excellent customer service skills and an ability to portray a positive view of the District in sometimes confrontational situations.  Familiarity with construction standards and practices is preferred.  Must have the ability to read and understand various technical codes, regulations, and standards such as RUS, NESC, and NEC.  An ability to read maps and blueprints is essential. Experience in Microsoft Office in a business environment, including Excel, Word, and Outlook is preferred.  A demonstrated work ethic and team-work skills, professionalism, desire to provide a superior customer care experience, pleasant and efficient telephone and verbal communication style, basic math skills, and business writing abilities are required.  Attention to detail and ability to multi-task are essential to this position.

Work is performed equally in both office and field environments.  Work in the office environment is sedentary in nature, requiring the ability to communicate and enter and retrieve data on a computer. Work in the field environment may require bending, climbing, standing, twisting, and walking over uneven terrain with possible exposure to dust, pollen, aggressive animals, traffic, and fumes.  Field work may be performed in adverse weather conditions such as snow, rain, flooding, summer heat, etc.  Other hazards may be encountered such as brush, mud, obstacles, debris, holes, fences, and open trenches.  When in the field, a moderate amount of driving is required.  A valid Oregon driver’s license is required within 30 days of appointment.

Additional Information:


The required fillable application is located on our website at, or contact Tillamook PUD at 1115 Pacific Avenue, PO Box 433, Tillamook, OR  97141 or E-Mail: A cover letter and one letter of recommendation are required.  Resumes are encouraged, but do not replace the required PUD job application.  All application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing date.



Under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Tillamook PUD requires any person hired or rehired to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment on the date of hire.

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