District Lineman (Local 659) - Yreka, California - #112147

Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: MT SHASTA, CA, US, 96067

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 District Lineman is a Journeyman who is qualified as, and performs all the functions of a Journeyman, and is in charge of and resides inside or within ten (10) road miles of their service area apart from a local or district headquarters. Their residence will serve as the headquarters and the headquarters area will be the service area at time of bid. They must be capable of reading meters, connecting services, repairing lines, collecting, load and voltage surveys, and handling the general Company affairs in the area assigned to them. They will be responsible directly to Management.  The area assigned to the control of a District Lineman will be one that is not of sufficient area or serving enough customers to justify establishing a District Office.



As a Journeyman Lineman you will install, maintain and repair all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment, both overhead and underground, while utilizing line trucks, aerial boom, lifts and wire pulling equipment.  Maintenance of lines and services will require pole climbing, hot sticking, and  working out of truck mounted bucket lifts to construct, repair or maintain line equipment or string, splice and sag wire on live or dead circuits.  Operates switches, cutouts and uses grounding devices to work on de-energized lines and equipment.  You may train and direct the work of a trainee in the trade.




  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman. Must meet examining board review of skills and experience. 
  • Must own, or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Driver's License.  
  • Two to four years experience as a Journeymen Lineman.  
  • Must live inside or within ten (10) miles of the service area.  
  • 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.   


Physical Demands


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


Req Id: 112147 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Yreka, California    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659
Hiring Range: $62.65 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: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US 

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.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana a in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Redding

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