Communications Technician (Local 659) - Idleyld Park, Oregon - #111275

Date: May 8, 2024

Location: IDLEYLD PARK, OR, US, 97447

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.

General Purpose


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A Journeyman Communications Technician will be responsible for maintaining PacifiCorp Communication systems; including but not limited to Voice and Data communication systems, Telephone systems, PBX's, Microwave radio systems, Land Mobile Radio systems, SCADA systems, Power Line Carrier equipment, Chart recorders, Telemetry, Fiber Optics/Lightwave and associated switching or termination equipment. The Communication Technician will also be responsible for installing, testing and certifying any or all of the above listed equipment. They usually work independent work assignments, but may be assigned to work with a Lead Communications Technician or Senior Communications Technician and other company personnel as needed. When assigned, this person will direct the work of an Assistant Communications Technician. The Communication Technician is responsible for vehicles, tools and materials supplied by the Company for use in this position. 



  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have an FCC license or equivalent certification to maintain microwave and other radio equipment.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Communication Technician with experience in the responsibilities noted above.
  • Good driving record.
  • Pass a written and practical test.



  • Two-year college, technical degree or military training in electronics.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Communication Technician in the utility industry.
  • Commercial Drivers License

Additional Information


Req Id: 111275 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Idleyld Park, Oregon     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659
Hiring Range: $61.44 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.

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