Assistant Meter and Relay Technician (Local 125) - Bend, Oregon - #109879

Date: Mar 1, 2024

Location: Bend, Oregon, OR, US, 97702

Company: PacifiCorp


General Purpose

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The Assistant Meter and Relay Technician is in training for the position 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 maximum period of two (2) years 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, 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. 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: Bend, Oregon

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULL TIME

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Hiring Range: $57.37 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: Bend

Career Segment: Electrical, Technician, Engineering, Technology