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Hydro Communications Technician (Local 125) - Merwin Hydro Plant - #109916

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Ariel, Washington, WA, US, 98603

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.

Job Description


A Hydro Communications Technician is a supervising Employee who: 

  • Is qualified as a Journeyman Communication Technician with one year experience at a hydro facility;
  • Has completed the Hydro Communications Technician check off;
    • possesses an F.C.C. license to maintain microwave and radio equipment;
    • has the knowledge and ability to install, test and maintain all Company communication, supervisory control telemetering and data acquisition equipment;
    • is responsible for a communications shop, including vehicles, tools, test equipment, spare parts and supplies provided by the Company; and
    • prepares reports, records and equipment recommendations incidental to his work.



  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid CMV license or able to obtain one within 6 months of starting 
  • Selected applicant will be required to complete and pass a Fit For Duty Exam

Additional Information


Req Id: 109916 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Ariel, Washington     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 125
Hiring Range: $62.76 per hour  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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