Line Foreman (Local 659) - Yreka, California - *$15K Sign On Bonus* - #111335

Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: YREKA, 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.



A Line Foreman is a Working Foreman assigned to a Headquarters responsible on a continuing basis for the direct supervision of an assigned crew and the work they perform. The normal complement of a regularly established line crew of three (3) or more workers shall include at least one (1) Journeyman Lineman in addition to the Foreman and may include a Utility Specialist, or Apprentice, or Apprentice-Qualified or Helper classification. The Line Foreman shall:

  • Be a qualified Journeyman Lineman
  • ​​​​​​​Supervise a crew when engaged in line or substation construction or maintenance work
  • Shall work with the employees under his or her supervision to the extent that it does not interfere with the supervisory responsibilities
  • Be responsible for job planning, work methods, equipment application, construction standards and job reporting for the jobs assigned.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This position may require the use of hard hats, eye protection, protective gloves, long sleeved shirts, and steel toe shoes



  • CDL, Flagger Card, 1st Aid Card & Journeyman Card 
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions:
  • Uses equipment and materials properly. 
  • 4+ years related experience and/or training;
  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship program or equivalent experience.
  • The district foreman must have the experience of a journeyman lineman and must be able to perform all the duties of a journeyman lineman. The foreman will spend half of his time, strictly in supervisory activities. The other half of the time is spent working as a foreman performing the tasks of a journeyman.  
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 0 to 20 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the working agreement. 
  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • 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.   "Please note, persons transferring within the same job classifications where the physical demands are the same (as determined by the job's physical demands analysis), will not need a physical capacity test."  
  • Journeyman Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  

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: 111335 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Yreka, California 
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 659
Hiring Range: $63.97 per hour 

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.

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