Journemay Lineman Transmission Trainee - Salt Lake City, UT - #111174

Date: May 21, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

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.


MAJOR FUNCTION: Installs, maintains, and repairs all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment. 


This is an 18th month training position open to Journeyman Lineman candidates only. All Journeyman Linemen without prior Journeyman Lineman Transmission experience will enter the department as a Journeyman Lineman Transmission Trainee. 


Employees will be provided eighteen (18) months of transmission specific on the job training to develop proficiencies in the Journeyman Lineman Transmission job duties. Must be NCCCO crane certified (or industry equivalent certification). Must have a valid card or be registered to complete the class within one year of acceptance into the job classification. 


Employees will be expected to satisfactorily complete the transmission lineman training workbook and obtain signatures from Line Working Foreman Transmission, General Foreman PD – Transmission and Manager. The employee must also pass a verbal and practical test administered by the Transmission Lineman Subcommittee. The employee will then be awarded a Journeyman Lineman Transmission position and rate of pay.


  • A high school diploma, GED or proof of equivalent
  • Must be a Journeyman Lineman. which includes completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman.
  • Must meet examining board review of skills and experience and will be required to pass testing through Rocky Mountain Power.
  • Candidate must have hot stick training and experience.
  • Must have 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.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111174 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY     
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule:  M-F - 7:30 - 16:00
Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt  
Hiring Range: $55.97  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 

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 in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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