Communications Tech - Local 127 (Rock Springs) - #104234

Date: Aug 31, 2023

Location: ROCK SPRINGS, WY, US, 82901

Company: PacifiCorp


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

Journeyman Communications Technician is a Journeyman having or  obtaining within 6 months of assignment an  F.C.C. general radio telephone license (GROL) with a working knowledge of Company communications equipment. As assigned, installs, maintains, adjusts, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs voice and data communications equipment, which includes but is not limited to light wave, microwave, radio, SCADA, telemetering and associated switching or termination equipment. The Company will pay for the initial fee associated with obtaining an F.C.C. general radio telephone license


A Journeyman Communications Technician will be responsible for maintaining PacifiCorp Communication systems; including but not limited to Voice and Data communication systems, Telephone systems, Microwave radio systems, Land Mobile Radio systems, SCADA systems, Power Line Carrier equipment, Chart recorders, Telemetry, Fiber Optics/Lightwave and associated switching or termination equipment. The Communication Technician will also be responsible for installing, testing and certifying any or all of the above listed equipment. They usually work independent work assignments, but may be assigned to work with a Senior Communications Technician and other company personnel as needed. When assigned, this person will direct the work of an Assistant Communications Technician. The Communication Technician is responsible for vehicles, tools and materials supplied by the Company for use in this position.


  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have an FCC (GROL) license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Communication Technician with experience in the responsibilities noted above.
  • Good driving record.
  • Pass a written and practical test.


  • Two-year college, technical degree or military training in electronics.
  • 5+ years experience as a Communication Technician in the utility industry.

Additional Information

Req Id: 104234
Company Code:  PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: ROCK SPRINGS
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: FULL TIME
Personnel Subarea:  Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: 52.04 

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: Wyoming

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