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Assistant Underground Cable Splicer (Local 125) - *$15K Sign On Bonus* - Portland, Oregon - #107453

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Portland, Oregon, OR, US, 97211

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


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17.4.5 An Assistant Underground Cable Splicer is a Journeyman Lineman who works under the supervision of an Underground Foreman, Underground Working Foreman, or Cable Splicer for the purpose of acquiring skills and knowledge to perform all aspects of Cable Splicer duties.


An Assistant Cable Splicer may supervise employees per Section 16.4.3 and perform work consistent with their status as a Journeyman Lineman.


When two Assistant Cable Splicers work together with no supervision from a Cable Splicer or Underground Foreman then one of the Assistant Cable Splicers will be paid at the Cable Splicer rate.


Upon completion of not less than two years and not more than 2 ½ years continuous service as an Assistant Cable Splicer and with demonstrated ability and knowledge through testing and joint review of all aspects of network system operation and construction and maintenance practices and procedures, they shall be advanced to Cable Splicer.



  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A Journeyman Lineman certification or testing through IBEW Local 125. 
  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman.
  • Must meet examining board review of skills and experience. 
  • Candidate must have formal hot stick training and experience.
  • Must own, or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Driver's License.    


This position requires 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



  • 2+ years experience as a Journeymen Lineman

Additional Information


Primary Location: Portland, Oregon

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 125

Hiring Range: $56.03 per hour


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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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