PGE - Journeyman Lineman (U19-002)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
PGE Journeyman Lineworker (Journeyman Lineman)
You’re on your way to becoming a part of the PGE family
A new life in beautiful Oregon with Portland General Electric may be one quick application
Let’s skip right to the good stuff — hiring bonuses and employee benefits. We’re offering new
journeyman lineman a generous package that rivals other utilities and caters to families:
3-weeks of Paid Training
Referral Bonus Program
401k match of 5% with additional 6% profit share.
Free safety gear
Paid vacation days and holidays
Overtime opportunities (With overtime, the average PGE journeyman lineman made
$138k in 2017)
Excellent health and dental options for all dependents
25% off your electric bill, if you live in PGE service territory, after six months of
Journeyman Lineman (U19-002)
$46.26 per hour will be moving to $50.88 in June
The successful candidate will be responsible for construction, operation, and safety of the
Company's lines and poles and all equipment attached thereto.
Typical responsibilities include:
Construct and maintain dead or energized overhead and underground transmission and
distribution circuits Install and remove all types of transformers, arresters, fuses, cutouts,
switches, and street-lighting equipment.
Drive articulated boom trucks, ladder trucks, hole-digging and pole-setting equipment, and
other equipment associated with distribution and transmission work.
Perform pole-top rescue as needed.
Climb poles to perform work.
Ability to work in all weather conditions
The successful candidate will have:
Completed an accredited journeyman line apprenticeship program and have taken and
passed a journeyman lineman test.
Proof of apprenticeship hours (upon request)
Possess a Journeyman Lineman card
Possess a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and have a good driving record
Hot stick experience preferred
Knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA required
Pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
Must be able to climb
PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity
employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based
on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected
veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.
Interested in the extras? Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training
opportunities and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.
Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland
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