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Journeyman Lineman (Local 659) - Yreka, California - *$15K Sign-On Bonus* - #108104

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Yreka, California, CA, US, 96097

Company: PacifiCorp

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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


Immediate opening for Journeyman Lineman with an hourly wage rate of $55.36.  In addition to a competitive hourly wage, this position offers enhanced extension of workday premiums, enriched Saturday and Sunday pay premiums, 20% standby pay premium, tool allowance and comprehensive group health benefits and 401(k) matching.

**For qualified candidates, the Company will offer up to a $20,000 relocation award for required moving related expenses. 



Pacific Power’s Yreka headquarters has an opening for a journeyman lineman.  The incumbent will install, maintain and repair all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment, both overhead and underground, while utilizing line trucks, aerial boom, lifts and wire pulling equipment. Maintenance of lines and services will require pole climbing, hot sticking, and working out of truck mounted bucket lifts to construct, repair or maintain line equipment or string, splice and sag wire on live or dead circuits. Operates switches, cutouts and uses grounding devices to work on de-energized lines and equipment.


Located less than 40 miles from the Oregon border, Yreka is small town that offers lush green valleys, an abundance of wildlife and outdoor activities. Although Yreka is located in a rural area, it is located on Interstate 5 and Highway 97 which permits quick and easy access to larger cities and regional airports. Yreka is also home to College of Siskiyous which offers a variety of degreed programs and continuing education courses.


Pacific Power proudly serve more than 773,000 customers in 243 communities across Oregon, Washington and California.  We’ve been serving customers for over 100 years, and while a lot has changed during that time, our commitment to innovation has only grown stronger.



  • Journeyman Lineman certification
  • Must possess formal hot stick training and experience
  • Must possess or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Required to pass 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, which is at the company’s expense, will only assess the identified physical demands of the job.
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency required

Physical Demands:


Job duties of the Journeyman 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.  Lifting requirements in excess of 75 lbs. and pushing and pulling in excess of 100 lbs. is required.  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 is required.



  • 2+ years experience as a Journeymen Lineman

Additional Information


Req Id: 108104
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location: Yreka, California, CA
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659
Hiring Range: $55.36 per hour 

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: Redding

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