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Communications Technician - Klamath Falls, Oregon (Local 659) - 105008

Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Klamath Falls, 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.


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 experience as a Communication Technician in the utility industry.
  • Commercial Drivers License

Additional Information

Req ID: 105008 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Klamath Falls 
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 
Hiring Range: 55.52 


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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