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Helper - (Local 127)- Gillette, WY - #53243

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Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Gillette, WY, US, 82716

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

 Works with journeyman and others in the installation and maintenance of plant equipment and other work as assigned.  Under the direction of a Journeyman, a Helper may operate hand tools and small power tools necessary to perform unskilled support of the Journeyman if qualified.   

  • Pick up/deliver/fuel vehicles
  • Pick up parts and supplies from local vendors
  • Run parts and tools to crews
  • Sweeping and general housekeeping
  • Stripping and breakdown of scrap and salvage material
  • Filing of Daily Reports
  • Fill water containers for crews
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or proof of equivalent GED.
  • Prior experience with hand tools and small power tools.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, or greater.
  • Must have a current Driver License 
  • Pass a physical exam.
  • Complete the Work Keys Assessment.* 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision and Depth perception.  Typically uses hand tools such as brooms, shovels, hand carts, maintenance tools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, jack hammers, etc.  Operates forklifts and pickup trucks.  If working outside the Plant worker may stand or walk up to 80% of the day.  If assigned inside the Plant may walk 50% of day.  Surfaces are variable, uneven ground, paved, grating, concrete or mud.

A Fit-for-duty physical exam will be required of those candidates selected for the position.


PacifiCorp will be requiring the Work Keys assessment for those selected to be interviewed.  Test scores and/or a receipt of the National or Wyoming Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC or WCRC) will be required.

  • Prior experience working as a helper with Journeyman Lineman or Field operations is a plus.
  • Knowledge of plant equipment and duties is helpful.
Additional Information

Req. ID: 53243

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Gillette

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: 23.54 Step 2


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: Wyoming

Career Segment: Electrical, Engineering