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Pacificorp Assistant Underground Cable Splicer (Local 125) - *$15K Sign On Bonus* - Portland, Oregon - #107453 in Portland, Oregon

Assistant Underground Cable Splicer (Local 125) - $15K Sign On Bonus - Portland, Oregon - #107453

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Portland, Oregon, OR, US, 97211

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

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17.4.5 AnAssistant Underground Cable Spliceris a Journeyman Lineman who works under the supervision of an Underground Foreman, Underground Working Foreman, or Cable Splicer for the purpose of acquiring skills and knowledge to perform all aspects of Cable Splicer duties.

An Assistant Cable Splicer may supervise employees per Section 16.4.3 and perform work consistent with their status as a Journeyman Lineman.

When two Assistant Cable Splicers work together with no supervision from a Cable Splicer or Underground Foreman then one of the Assistant Cable Splicers will be paid at the Cable Splicer rate.

Upon completion of not less than two years and not more than 2 ½ years continuous service as an Assistant Cable Splicer and with demonstrated ability and knowledge through testing and joint review of all aspects of network system operation and construction and maintenance practices and procedures, they shall be advanced to Cable Splicer.


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

  • A Journeyman Lineman certification or testing through IBEW Local 125.

  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman.

  • Must meet examining board review of skills and experience.

  • Candidate must have formal hot stick training and experience.

  • Must own, or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Driver's License.

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.

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


  • 2+ years experience as a Journeymen Lineman

Additional Information

Req ID: 107453

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Portland, Oregon

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: IBEW Local 125

Hiring Range: $56.03 per hour

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.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.