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Electronic Tech Trainee - Local 57 (SLC & Pl. Grove, UT) - #107573

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84020

Company: PacifiCorp



The Electronic Tech Trainee will enter an intensive two-year training program and will be trained to operate and maintain PacifiCorp's communication systems including but not limited to the following equipment; voice and data communication systems, telephone systems, digital microwave radio and multiplex systems, land mobile radio systems, SCADA systems, power line carrier equipment, telemetry, tone relaying, fiber optics/lightwave nodes and cable, and associated switching and termination equipment. The successful candidate will be required to drive a commercial motor vehicle and will usually be assigned to work with other Electronic Technicians on work assignments during the training period. Off-road travel in extreme weather conditions may be required. Upon graduation from this program, the successful candidate will be responsible for installing, testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting any or all of the above listed equipment and must be able to do so under stressful and time critical conditions. The successful candidate must be available for after-hours callouts as required. The successful candidate will also be responsible for vehicles, tools and materials supplied by the company for use in this position.


  • Two-year College or technical degree in electronics or equivalent experience (military, etc.)
  • FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License (GROL) with elements 1 & 3.
  • Have computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Windows, Internet browsers and Excel
  • Must pass PacifiCorp's' Electronic Technician Trainee pool exam.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, have a good driving record, and be qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV). 


  • Advanced computer skills
  • Previous experience as an electronic or communications technician in a utility environment
  • Winter survival and snow cat training

Additional Information

Req Id: 107573
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Salt Lake City & Pleasant Grove, UT
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-time
Hiring Range: $48.81 
Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt

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: Salt Lake City

Career Segment: Electronics, Trainee, Entry Level, Technology