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Serviceman/Jmn - Local 659 (Lincoln City) #51077

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Date: Jun 20, 2019

Location: Lincoln City, OR, US, 97367

Company: PacifiCorp

Responsibilities

 

A Journeyman Serviceman is a Journeyman Lineman who, with a minimum of supervision, performs the following work:
(a) Installs, maintains and removes customer services;
(b) Sets and removes meters, makes load and voltage surveys;
(c) Investigates service interruptions, sectionalizes and/or clears damaged equipment with maximum regard to public safety and to speedy restoration of essential service;
(d) Investigates customers' service calls and complaints, corrects, if Company equipment is at fault, or advises customer where to seek correction if his equipment is at fault;
(e) Operates line and substation switches and control equipment on routine or emergency work, and keeps himself familiar with lines and stations;
(f) Re-fuses transformers and line devices;
(g) Works as a Journeyman Lineman on line crew when necessary; and
(h) Makes field collections that involve or may involve connects or disconnects.

Requirementts

  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman.
  • Must meet examining board review of skills and experience.  Journeyman Lineman certification or testing through Local 659.  
  • Must hold a CDL license or a good driving record in order to obtain one. 
  • Four years of experience as a Journeymen Lineman in a rural environment.
  • Two years experience as a Journeyman Serviceman.  

This position may require a post-offer, pre-placement physical capacity screening, conducted by a licensed physical therapist, to assure the candidate meets the physical demands of the job. The screening will assess only the identified physical demands of the job being applied for.   "Please note, persons transferring within the same job classifications where the physical demands are the same (as determined by the job's physical demands analysis), will not need a physical capacity test."  

The job duties of Lineman require lifting in excess of 75 lbs from floor to waist and waist to overhead, carrying in excess of 75 lbs with both hands, and pushing and pulling in excess of 100 lbs of exertional force.  Job duties of the Lineman require sustained, awkward positions/postures including bending and twisting at the waist and neck; reaching forward, to the side, across the body and overhead.  Additional requirements of the Lineman position include forceful grip and pinch; manipulation of small objects; balancing on one or both legs during dynamic activities; manipulation of large objects during activities requiring balance and sustained awkward postures.  

Additional Information

 

Primary Location: Lincoln City

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 

Hiring Range: 46.44

 

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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