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Journeyman Estimator - Albany, Oregon (Local 659) - 105688

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97321

Company: PacifiCorp


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 practical 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 or existing 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 with supporting documentation. The Estimator may assist in load studies, construction planning, budget preparation and other duties as assigned.  


  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Completion of an Estimator apprenticeship program, or equivalent education and experience.
  • An Estimator will have a practical knowledge of electric theory, utility operations and a working knowledge of construction specifications, electrical codes, mapping systems, and line extension polices and tariffs.
  • Demonstrate experience, training or education in a technical or mechanical field, including engineering, drafting, architecture, construction, mapping, mathematics, science, computers or project management.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and meeting planned or emergent deadlines.
  • Current journeyman estimator certificate or the ability to successfully obtain journeyman status within six months of hire in to the position.
  • Candidate may be required to pass a pre-employment aptitude assessment. 


  • Previous experience as a Journeyman Estimator or equivalent in the utility industry.
  • Customer service experience. 
  • Journeyman Lineman Certification
  • Journeyman Electrician Certification
  • Electrical Engineer Certification
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with the Electric Service Requirements Manual and IBEW Local 659 Working Agreement.  

Additional Information

Req ID: 105688 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Albany 
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 
Hiring Range: 47.40 


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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