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Journeyman Estimator (Local 659) - Albany, Oregon - #108589

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Albany, Oregon, OR, US, 97321

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


A Journeyman Estimator is an employee who represents the company when meeting with customers to determine customer load requirements and advise customers of the company's service requirements. Will have a basic knowledge of available marketing programs and other associated company programs to serve the customer’s needs. Is qualified to perform all estimating functions related to building, re-building and maintaining company electric facilities. Shall have basic knowledge of electrical theory and practical and detailed knowledge of construction specifications, electrical codes, rates and service policies. Typical duties are to meet with new customers, document correspondence and work assignments per Customer Guarantees procedures, prepare right-of-way easements, make field surveys; process crossing permits, and designs expenditure requisitions and supporting documentation. The Estimator may assist in load studies, construction planning, budget preparation and other duties as assigned.   Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.



A Journeyman Estimator is an Employee who shall have sufficient knowledge of the transmission, distribution and substation requirements of the District in which they are employed and have the ability to and should make all estimates for the building or rebuilding and maintenance of such installations as directed by the Site Agent, Senior Estimator or management, with the exception of those installations which, because of their complex nature, require special engineering knowledge and close supervision of the estimating work.



  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Completion of an Estimator apprenticeship program, or equivalent education and experience.
  • An Estimator will have a basic knowledge of electric theory and operations and a thorough knowledge of construction specifications, electrical codes, mapping systems, and line extension polices and tariffs.
  • Candidate will need to complete Journeyman Estimator training requirements in the first 6 months of employment as applicable.



  • Previous experience as a Journeyman Estimator in the utility industry.
  • 2 years of customer service experience. 
  • Familiarity with the Electric Service Requirements Manual and working under a collective bargaining agreement.

Additional Information


Req ID: 108589 
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Albany, Oregon 
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: Full-time 
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659 
Hiring Range: $49.08 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.


Nearest Major Market: Salem

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