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Journeyman Lineman - Grants Pass, Oregon - *$15K Sign On Bonus* (Local 659) - #108073

Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: GRANTS PASS, OR, US, 97527

Company: PacifiCorp

Our Opening

Immediate opening for Journeyman Lineman with an hourly wage rate of $54.27  In addition to a competitive hourly wage, this position offers enhanced extension of workday premiums, enriched Saturday and Sunday pay premiums, 20% standby pay premium, tool allowance and comprehensive group health benefits and 401(k) matching.


Pacific Power’s Grants Pass headquarters has an opening for a journeyman lineman. Serving 11 communities across three counties in beautiful Southern Oregon, the Grants Pass district is responsible for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting on transmission and distribution electrical systems, both overhead and underground.  The history of Grants Pass reads like a classic chapter of the American West, as the railroad, gold rush, and the timber boom all shaped the town. Today, the Grants Pass area is colored by the wild flavor of the Rogue River, which is world famous for its whitewater rafting and legendary salmon and steelhead fishing.  With its rural setting and mild climate, the Grants Pass area offers a perfect balance.


* For qualified candidates, the Company will offer up to $15,000 relocation award (which can be paid as a lump sum) for required moving related expenses. 


  • Journeyman Lineman certification
  • Must possess or be able to complete formal hot stick training and experience
  • Must possess or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Required to pass a post-offer pre-placement physical capacity screening, conducted by a licensed physical therapist, to assure the candidate meets the physical demands of the job. The screening, which is at the company’s expense, will only assess the identified physical demands of the job.
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency required


Physical Demands

Job duties of the Journeyman Lineman require sustained, awkward positions/postures including bending and twisting at the waist and neck; reaching forward, to the side, across the body and overhead.  Lifting requirements in excess of 75 lbs. and pushing and pulling in excess of 100 lbs. is required.  Forceful grip and pinch; manipulation of small objects; balancing on one or both legs during dynamic activities; manipulation of large objects during activities requiring balance and sustained awkward postures is required.

Power Your Greatness at Pacific Power

Pacific Power proudly serve more than 773,000 customers in 243 communities across Oregon, Washington and California.  We’ve been serving customers for over 100 years, and while a lot has changed during that time, our commitment to innovation has only grown stronger.


Often referred to as nature’s playground, Grants Pass is located along the Rogue River and offers an abundance of outdoor adventure including fishing, boating, kayaking, rafting, and shopping. The community motto of “It’s the Climate!” rings true at an elevation of almost 1,000 feet, the summers are hot and dry (average August high temperature of 89 degrees) and winters are mild (average January high temperature of 47 degrees). Anchored with Riverside Park, Grants Pass has a number of diverse parks and green spaces to enjoy outdoor recreation and a vibrant local scene of live music and refreshments. Recreational activities are abound with outdoor adventures in camping, cycling, fishing, hunting and skiing.

Additional Information

Req ID: 108073 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: GRANTS PASS 
Department: Pacific Power 
Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 
Hiring Range: $56.19 

Relocation: Up to $15,000


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: Medford

Career Segment: Electrical, Engineering