Portland General Electric Assistant Cable Splicer in Portland, Oregon
This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.
We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!
Position: Assistant Cable Splicer
Location: Rose City
Rate of pay: $53.99/hour
Hours: Monday-Friday / 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Assistant Cable Splicer
Perform all duties of a journeyman lineman in connection with construction, operation, and maintenance work on dead or energized overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines.
DUTIES: (Essential Job Responsibilities)
Rack, insulate, splice, and terminate leaded and nonleaded cables. This work will be performed in vaults, pad mounts, manholes, hand holes, and trenches, or on structures or poles.
Install and connect transformers. The work shall include but not be limited to installing main line service boxes, main line disconnect blocks or switches; network protector testing; jumpering customers' services; and other types of hot secondary wiring including residential underground. Above work is on hot lines with extremely high short-circuit currents.
Install and connect transformers in customers' vaults as well as Company vaults.
Do primary switching in the underground area and switch lines at all voltages.
Install and maintain streetlight standards and streetlight equipment.
Install and remove all types of transformers, arresters, fuses, cutouts, switches, and street lighting equipment.
Drive Company vehicles, both cars and trucks.
Assist cable splicer as required.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Will be required to live within a reasonable distance of headquarters.
QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required)
Journeyman Lineman card required.
Hot line experience required.
Must possess and maintain a valid CDL driver’s license.
Knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA required.
Asbestos physical and fit test for respirator are required, and must be maintained.
The completed application must be in the possession of Talent Acquisition by the end of the posting period.
During the probationary period following reassignment to any job, at least two progress reports will be completed. These reports will be discussed with the employee by his/her immediate supervisor, and copies of each will be given to him/her.
SELECTION WILL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY, AS LONG AS CANDIDATE IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.
Join us today and power your potential!
To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.
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At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.
We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.