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Journeyman Meterman (Bid 50470-20) - Local 125 (Portland) #50470

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Date: Apr 15, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97218

Company: PacifiCorp

Job Description

A JOURNEYMAN METERMAN is an Employee who: (a) installs, tests and maintains all types and sizes of customer's meters, instruments and associated equipment and wiring; (b) does routine testing of all types and sizes of meters when assigned to such work; (c) makes load and voltage surveys; (d) reads demand meters and changes charts and tapes; (e) does instrument transformer testing and repairing; (f) supervises Apprentice Metermen; and (g) tests direct current meters, assisted by a Journeyman or an Apprentice Meterman.



Shift: M-F 0800-1630   



Position awarded in accordance with collective bargaining agreement.


  • Two to four years of experience as a Meterman, with responsibilities for wiring and meters, both single and poly-phase.
  • Experience with load and voltage surveys, instrument transformer testing and repairing.
  • Valid Drivers License with a safe driving record.
  • Aptitude testing will be required.
  • Prior supervisory and Journeyman installations experience is a plus. 


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 Meterman require lifting in 42 lbs from floor to waist and waist to overhead, carrying in 42 lbs with one hand, and ladder climbing.  Job duties of the Meterman require awkward positions/postures including bending and twisting at the waist and neck while sitting and standing; reaching forward, to the side, across the body, and overhead; squatting and kneeling.  Additional requirements of the Meterman position include forceful grip and pinch; manipulation of small objects; climbing stairs. 


 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: Electrical, Engineering