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Journeyman Station Meter & Relay Technician (Local 659) - Klamath Falls, Oregon - #108579

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon, OR, US, 97601

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

 

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 bucket 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. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

Responsibilities

 

A Journeyman Technician, commonly referred to as Meter & Relay Technician, Instrument & Control Technician, Plant Technician, or Engineering & Controls Technician,  is a Journeyman qualified to install, maintain, adjust, test and repair all substation and generating station meters, relay and control equipment, such as meters, governors, solid state exciters, computerized controls systems, and may work on other apparatus within their qualifications involved with the operation and maintenance of the Company’s facilities.
The Employee must have a working knowledge of all relay and control schemes sufficient to enable them to diagnose and correct troubles on station meter, relay, and remote-control equipment, including supervisory and telemetering.
They shall be qualified to and will prepare reports and records incidental to the work. The Employee shall also be responsible for meter, relay, and control equipment, and electrical control system, including vehicles, tools, test equipment, spare parts and supplies provided by the Company.

Requirements

 

  • 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.

Preferences

 

  • 5+ years experience as a Journeyman Meter & Relay Technician.
  • Class A CDL.

Additional Information

 

Primary Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon

Department: Substation Operations - Klamath 

Company Code: PacifiCorp 

Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 

Hiring Range: $61.37 per hour


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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