Senior Station Meter & Relay Technician (Local 659) - Idleyld Park, Oregon - *$15K Sign On Bonus*

Date: Jul 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.



16.19.1 A Senior Station Meter and Relay Technician is a Journeyman qualified to perform all the duties of a Station Meter and Relay Technician and, in addition, shall be further qualified to perform all tests and adjustments and diagnose and correct trouble on the most complex relay and control systems. They shall also be responsible for a meter, relay and control equipment shop, including vehicles, tools, test equipment, spare parts and supplies provided by the Company.


A Journeyman Meter and Relay Technician is a journeyman with a working knowledge of substation protection, control and metering equipment.  They 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 SCADA.  They perform testing on substation apparatus such as power factor testing, transformer turns ratio testing, megger testing and other analytical tests as assigned.  They operate substation equipment, including switching and grounding.  They are expected to follow safety rules and company standards.  They may work in confined spaces and in elevated work areas, may work with buckets and boom trucks.  They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions and be responsible for tools, test equipment and vehicles.



This position will be assigned to the 194-megawatt (MW) North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project which is located in south central Oregon in a remote area of Douglas County, about 60 miles east of Roseburg.  Beyond a great career, this position affords the ability to reside at a travel destination.  The North Umpqua River is recognized as one is one of Oregon's most beautiful rivers. Flyfishing, whitewater boating, camping, hiking, waterfall viewing, and scenic driving are premier recreation activities. The clear water, large Douglas-fir stands, and geologic formations add to the spectacular scenery. The river is known for a variety of resident and anadromous fish species, including summer and winter steelhead, fall and spring chinook salmon, coho salmon, and sea-run cutthroat trout.  With the exception of some transmission facilities, the North Umpqua Hydroelectric Project is located entirely within the Umpqua National Forest.


On-site residency is required of this position.  To support this requirement, Pacific Power provides employees rent free single family homes within the Toketee Falls community.



  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Has successfully completed an electrical apprenticeship or equivalent program.
  •  4+ years experience in the meter & relay trade.
  •  Must pass a pre-qualifying skills test.
  •  Good driving record. 
  •  Physical exam required.

Additional Information


Req Id: 110784 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: IDLEYLD PARK     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659
Hiring Range: $69.05 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 Pacific Power, 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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