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Apprentice Qualified Lineman - Portland, OR (Local 125)

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Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97211

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose
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This position is an introduction to the Apprentice Lineman Program. Apprentice-Qualified incumbents will be required to successfully complete the Apprentice Lineman Climbing School. Furthermore, Apprentice-Qualified incumbents will be required to accept an Apprentice Lineman position within Local 125 jurisdiction when those positions become available. This position will perform physical labor necessary to assist with the installing, maintaining, repairing and/or operating Company equipment and facilities. Performance of duties would include: clean-up work, debris removal, loading and unloading materials, storage of items, digging, grounds maintenance, fueling vehicles, cleaning and painting equipment and performing work using various hand-held tools. You may be required to drive a Company vehicle to transport personnel and equipment to and from work sites and run errands as assigned.
  • Score of a 5 or better on the NJATC exam
  • Must possess or obtain within 60 days of being hired a valid Class "A" CDL Operator's License which must be maintained. 
  • Preference will be given to those applicants who have successfully completed an accredited lineman training program, as well as those who possess a current 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.  
Additional Information

Req ID: 54994 

Company Code: PacifiCorp 

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: IBEW 125 

Hiring Range: 33.52


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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Career Segment: Apprentice, Entry Level