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Journeyman Lineman - Albany, Oregon (Local 659) *15k Sign-On Bonus* - 108072

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: ALBANY, OR, US, 97321

Company: PacifiCorp

Our Opening

Pacific Power’s Albany headquarters has an opening for a journeyman lineman. Based in the central Willamette Valley, our Albany headquarters offers employees the ability to work in a broad service territory while permitting them the flexibility to live in an urban or rural community. The Albany headquarters supports approximately 125,000 customers, including Oregon State University. Work includes new installations, maintenance and troubleshooting on transmission and distribution electrical systems overhead and underground electric service.  

Immediate opening for qualified Journeyman Lineman (minimum two years’ work experience preferred) with an hourly wage rate of $54.27.  In addition to a competitive hourly wage, this position offers enhanced extension of workday premiums, enriched Saturday and Sunday pay premiums, 20% standby pay premium and comprehensive group health benefits and 401(k) matching.


**For qualified candidates, the Company will offer a $15,000 relocation award for required moving related expenses. 


  • Journeyman Lineman certification or testing through IBEW Local 659
  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman
  • Must have formal hot stick training and experience
  • Must possess or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Must meet examining board review of skills and experience
  • Required to pass a post-offer pre-placement physical capacity screening, conducted by a licensed physical therapist, to assure the candidate meets the physical demands of the job. The screening, which is at the company’s expense, will only assess the identified physical demands of the job.
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency required 


Physical Demands
Job duties of the Journeyman Lineman require sustained, awkward positions/postures including bending and twisting at the waist and neck; reaching forward, to the side, across the body and overhead.  Lifting requirements in excess of 75 lbs. and pushing and pulling in excess of 100 lbs. is required.  Forceful grip and pinch; manipulation of small objects; balancing on one or both legs during dynamic activities; manipulation of large objects during activities requiring balance and sustained awkward postures is required.

Power Your Greatness at Pacific Power

Pacific Power proudly serve more than 773,000 customers in 243 communities across Oregon, Washington and California.  We’ve been serving customers for over 100 years, and while a lot has changed during that time, our commitment to innovation has only grown stronger.


Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley and scenic farmland, Albany offers residence a central location that is close to Portland, the Oregon coast, and the Cascade Mountains. Recreational activities are abound with outdoor adventures in camping, cycling, fishing, hunting and skiing. 

Additional Information

Req ID: 108072 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: ALBANY 
Department: Pacific Power 
Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 
Hiring Range: $56.19 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  


It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Salem

Career Segment: Electrical, Engineering