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Pacificorp Communication Technician - Local 127 (Casper, WY) - #111397 in CASPER, Wyoming

Communication Technician - Local 127 (Casper, WY) - #111397

Date: Mar 18, 2024

Location: CASPER, WY, US, 82601

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

A Journeyman Communications Technician is a Journeyman having or obtaining within 6 months of assignment an F.C.C. general radio telephone license (GROL) with a working knowledge of Company communications equipment. As assigned, installs, maintains, adjusts, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs voice and data communications equipment, which includes but is not limited to light wave, microwave, radio, SCADA, telemetering and associated switching or termination equipment. The Company will pay for the initial fee associated with obtaining an F.C.C. general radio telephone license.

Responsibilities

A Journeyman Communications Technician will be responsible for maintaining PacifiCorp Communication systems; including but not limited to Voice and Data communication systems, Telephone systems, Microwave radio systems, Land Mobile Radio systems, SCADA systems, Power Line Carrier equipment, Chart recorders, Telemetry, Fiber Optics/Lightwave and associated switching or termination equipment. The Communication Technician will also be responsible for installing, testing and certifying any or all of the above listed equipment. They usually work independent work assignments, but may be assigned to work with a Senior Communications Technician and other company personnel as needed. When assigned, this person will direct the work of an Assistant Communications Technician. The Communication Technician is responsible for vehicles, tools and materials supplied by the Company for use in this position.

Requirements

  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have an FCC (GROL) license or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

  • 3+ years of experience as a Communication Technician with experience in the responsibilities noted above.

  • Good driving record.

  • Pass a written and practical test.

Preferences

  • Two-year college, technical degree or military training in electronics.

  • 5+ years experience as a Communication Technician in the utility industry.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111397

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: CASPER

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: $55.49

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US

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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