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Assistant Station Meter & Relay Technician (Local 659) - Albany, Oregon - #108604

Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: Albany, Oregon, OR, US, 97322

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

 

Union Field Operations Careers

 

The Assistant Meter and Relay Technician position is an in-training position for the role of Journeyman Station Meter and Relay Technician.  The Assistant Meter and Relay Technician shall work with and under direction of a Journeyman Station Meter and Relay Technician and shall be allowed a period of two (2) years as defined by the labor management agreements, to complete study materials, examinations, and on-the-job training to qualify as a Journeyman Technician.  A Journeyman Technician has a working knowledge of company substation protection and control schemes.  A Journeyman's duties are to install, maintain, adjust, test, troubleshoot and repair substation protection and control equipment which includes but is not limited to apparatus, meters, relays, controls and remote control equipment.  

Responsibilities

 

  • Install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all substation apparatus including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).
  • Perform testing on substation apparatus such as power factor testing, transformer turns ratio testing, megger testing and other analytical tests as assigned.
  • Operate substation equipment, including switching and grounding.
  • Follow safety rules and company standards.
  • Work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.

Requirements

 

  • Must have a high school diploma or proof of equivalent '

 

 

Physical requirements may include:

 

  • Working in confined spaces and in elevated work areas such as heights from ladders, towers, structures, roofs, scaffolds, buckets etc, on construction sites, near moving mechanical parts, in the proximity of fumes, dust, noise, water.
  • Working in close proximity to cables and conductors energized at 600 volts or higher.
  • May work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.  

Additional Information

 

Primary Location: Albany, Oregon
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea: Local IBEW 659
Hiring Range: $55.78 per hour

 

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.


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