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Substation Journeyman (Local 659) - Albany, Oregon - #108063

Date: Aug 13, 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.

IBEW Local 659 Bid Board


Bid 108063-030     Posted 05/16/2022.   Will close 05/23/2022.

Shift:   M-F 0800-1630 

Location:   Albany, OR

Position awarded in accordance with collective bargaining agreement.




A Substation Journeyman has a working knowledge of substation equipment, apparatus, and wiring. They install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to transformers, regulators, load tap changers, circuit breakers, circuit switchers, motor-operated and manual switches, bus work, wiring, battery banks and chargers, and substation structures. They operate substation equipment, including switching and grounding. They perform testing on substation apparatus such as power factor, transformer turns ratio, megger, ductor, battery load testing, oil sampling, and other analytical tests as assigned.   They are expected to follow safety rules and company standards. They may work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas, may work with bucket and boom trucks. They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.



  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus completion of a Substation Journeyman/Electrician or equivalent apprenticeship program.
  • Documented 6+ years combined Journeyman/Apprentice experience as a Substation Journeyman/Industrial Electrician.
  • Good driving record.
  • Candidate must possess or obtain within 60 days and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License.
  • Must pass a pre-qualifying skills test.

Additional Information


Primary Location: Albany, Oregon

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659

Hiring Range: $56.58 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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