Journeyman Plant Electrician (S&W) - Local 57 (Kemmerer, WY) - #106651

Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Kemmerer, WY, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


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.


As a Journeyman Plant Electrician, you will be responsible for plant electrical generating systems and support equipment and systems and ensure these are in proper working condition for maximum production of electrical energy under the direction and review of a Plant Manager.

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, repair, program, and replace electrical, electronic, and computer equipment and systems such as digital and analog control systems, A/C and D/C control circuits, magnetic starters, interlock systems, alarms, annunciators, and fire protection systems and recorders to ensure reliable and safe electric generation.
  • Maintain and calibrate electrical equipment such as oil circuit breakers, generator complex, instrument transformers, bushings, commutators, bearings, resistors, controllers, and solid state devices.
  • Maintain and repair electric cranes and all other electrical systems as found on mobile equipment and/or plant electrical systems, including air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and environmental protection equipment.
  • Maintain and calibrate high voltage switchgear and equipment such as circuit breakers, transformers, and reactors which control the flow of electricity from the generating units. 
  • Maintain and calibrate recorders and vibration equipment.
  • Set up and test various electrical equipment with the use of special testing devices to measure voltage, current, and resistance or locate faults, malfunctions, or device failures.
  • Work from blueprints, manufacturer's bulletins, and instruction manuals to install, troubleshoot, or maintain electrical equipment.
  • Operate various mobile equipment such as forklift, crane, backhoe, and cherry picker in the process of installing, repairing, or maintaining various electrical equipment. Set up rigging for the movement of heavy loads such as transformers and large motors. 
  • Maintain electrical metering and monitoring equipment such as recording charts, meters, meggars, and scopes.
  • Train, instruct, and direct the work of apprentices and helpers as assigned by the Plant Manager.
  • Inspect all electrical equipment in assigned area and perform routine preventive maintenance to insure continuity of electrical service.
  • Prepare various reports such as motor reports, maintenance reports, equipment readings, safety inspections, battery reports, and other special reports as required by supervision for evaluating plant equipment and special reports as required by supervision for evaluating plant equipment and operations. 
  • May be required to certify in special plant equipment to meet state and federal requirements.
  • When management determines that it is efficient to do so, employees in this classification may be assigned duties of less complexity.
  • Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • 3 years experience as a Journeyman Electrician
  • Must pass IBEW local 57 examination, which includes Electrical Theory, industrial maintenance experience, and practical testing.  (Qualified candidates will be contacted with testing information)


Additional Information

Req Id: 106651

Company Code:   PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Kemmerer

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-Time

Hiring Range: $50.53

Personnel Subarea:   Non-Exempt


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.

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