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Pre-Apprentice Lineman - Local 57 (Various Locations: UT, ID & WY) - #108530

Date: Aug 1, 2022

Location: AMERICAN FORK, UT, US, 84003

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Various Locations  Apprentices will be required to bid locations in Utah, Idaho and/or Wyoming  after successfully passing the final Journeyman Lineman Exam:

Must currently have a Class A CDL. Must have a valid Medical Card. Must pass a physical "fit for duty" exam to determine ability to perform the functions of this position.

Attention: In order to be considered for the pre-apprentice positions you must attach a resume. You are required to have passed the NJATC exam with a 5 or better. For more information, visit the link for our Apprenticeships.  If you have not taken this test, you will not be eligible for this opportunity at this time.



This position is an introduction to the Apprentice Lineman Program. A Pre-Apprentice Lineman incumbent will be required to apply or to bid on all Apprentice Lineman positions within Local 57 territory. In this position you will perform physical labor duties necessary to assist journey level workers and others in installing, maintaining, repairing and/or operating company facilities and equipment. You will do clean-up work, remove debris, load and/or unload materials, store items, dig, shovel, grounds maintenance, fuel vehicles, clean and/or paint equipment and perform minor repairs using various hand held tools. You may drive a company vehicle in transporting personnel and equipment to and from the work site or run errands as assigned. May prepare work orders, requisitions and other routine reports as assigned.


  • Must have received a passing score of 5 or higher on the NJATC examination
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED, or proof of equivalent
  • Possess a current Driver's License with a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License.
  • Complete a comprehensive hands-on skills assessment (administered by PacifiCorp)
  • This position will require 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 will assess only the identified physical demands of the job being applied for.  


Physical Demands:  

The job duties of Lineman require lifting in excess of 75 lbs from floor to waist and waist to overhead, carrying in excess of 75 lbs with both hands, and pushing and pulling in excess of 100 lbs of exertional force. Job duties of the 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. Additional requirements of the Lineman position include 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.

Additional Information

Company Code: PacifiCorp 

Primary Location: Various Locations (Utah, Idaho & Wyoming)

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-Time

Personnel Subarea: IBEW 57PD 

Hiring Range: $29.27


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: Salt Lake City

Career Segment: Electrical, Equity, Apprentice, Finance, Engineering, Entry Level