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February 21, 2018
Updated On: Feb 15, 2018


invites applications for the position of: LINE INSTALLER

SALARY: $44.26 - $44.26 Hourly

$7,671.73 - $7,671.73 Monthly

$92,060.80 - $92,060.80 Annually

OPENING DATE: 02/13/18

CLOSING DATE: 02/28/18 12:00 PM



Install, maintain and repair overhead and underground electric facilities and equipment

including towers, poles, transmission lines, conduit, ground wires, insulators,

transformers, meters, highway lighting (traffic signals and lights) and sub-stations.

Perform related duties including tree trimming, stringing of lights, banner installations,


For more information please see attachment below


E M P L O Y M E N T   O P P O R T U N I T Y


DEPARTMENT: Energy Services Light Division

SALARY: $44.92/hour

OPENING DATE: February 12, 2018

CLOSING DATE: First Review February 26, 2018


Construct, maintain, inspect, and operate overhead and underground electrical distribution system, energized or de-energized, in accordance with applicable City practices and safety regulations.



Position Bid No. 18-01

Newport, Oregon

January 18, 2018

                                                            Notice of Vacancy

The position of Journeyman Meterman at Central Lincoln’s Northern Operations Center is open for bid from January 18, 2018 until the position is filled. The first review of applications is February 1, 2018.

The Journeyman Meterman will service, test, and calibrate all electric watt-hour, demand and recording meters; instrument transformers and related test equipment; wire instrument transformers; watt-hour, and reactive metering circuits.  Investigate power diversion and related metering problems using AMI System.  Field test and inspect metering installations as needed.

This position requires successful completion of a three (3) year approved Metering Apprenticeship or equivalent that includes qualifying as a Journeyman Meterman recognized by IBEW Local Union #659.

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyman Meterman as of April 1, 2017 is $47.08.

You can view the complete job description and apply online at Central Lincoln’s external website at   Please use the “Position Bid Application” form 221 and attach it through NEOGOV.  This position will be posted inside and outside concurrently.


Debra Smith

General Manager

City of Ellensburg Washington



A Temporary Employment Opportunity Exist in Light Division, Department of Energy Services


Application process:  Applications can be obtained by calling Human Resources at (509) 962-7222 or (509) 962-7220.  A complete City of Ellensburg application form is required.  Completed applications are to be returned to Human Resources Department, 501 N. Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.  We are accepting applications until the position is filled.

For more information see the link below.


Location: NORTH MEDFORD HIGH Closing Date: 11/19/2017
Salary Range: $37,675.00 - $64,094.00 Expected Start: 1/2/2018
Position FTE: 1.00
Hours per Day: 8 Days per Year: 190
Posting Comments: Temporary full-time (1.0 FTE) Plumbing and/or Electrical teacher to begin January 2, 2018 for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year. This position will be re-posted as a permanent position next school year. Salary will be pro-rated based on number of days worked. Education/Experience - Strong background in industry-related residential and/or commercial plumbing and/or electrical experience required. Training or education equivalent of an AA degree or higher. Journeyman plumbing and/or electrical experience preferred. The district will help facilitate the process of obtaining a valid Oregon Career and Technical license.

Here’s that link.


Meter Installers

Aclara is looking for seven Electrical Field Installers – AMI Meter Installations to change out the current meters for Pacific Power and Light customers in Oregon.

If you are interested in this position please visit, scroll down to “SGS”, click on Electric Meter Installer – Albany, Oregon and apply online.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible as interviews will be scheduled in November in the Albany/Corvallis area.  Must possess a good driving record and must pass a drug test and background check.

The job will begin in December.  Paid training will be held in Seattle with one week on classroom training and two weeks of hands on training.  Lodging will be provided.  The beginning rate of pay will be $24.68 ($25.42 effective 1/1/2018).  Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription coverage will be available through LINECO and hours worked will determine eligibility.

The beginning wage will begin at $24.68 and then effective 1/1/2018 the wage rates are as follows:

Meter Installer

First 6 Months                          $25.42

6-12 Months                              27.41

12-18 Months                            28.76

18 Months or more                  30.11

All employees, not already members, will be required to make membership with Local Union 659 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

IN ADDITION Aclara will also be seeking an additional 35 individuals for electric meter installation beginning in January 2018.  Please visit the above referenced website to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathy at 541-664-0800.


                                                            P.O. Box 6, Milton-Freewater, OR  97862  (541) 938-5531


                                                      POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT


Position:                   JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

Salary:                       $44.88 Full Time

Duties:                       Constructs, maintains and repairs overhead and underground electrical systems; does related work as required. 

Qualifications:         Considerable knowledge of the methods and tools used in line construction and maintenance work, occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions used for the trade; working knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems, ability to apply this knowledge to work problems; thorough knowledge of first aid, including pole top resuscitation; ability to work from sketches, blueprints, written or oral instructions; sufficient strength to perform heavy (sometimes exceeding 100 lbs.) manual tasks relating to line construction; ability to climb poles and work at moderate heights with energized high tension lines such as primary conductors; ability to work in all weather conditions; skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment of the trade.  Possession of or ability to secure possession of a valid Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License).

Experience and

Training:                   Minimum of three years experience in electric line work and journey status as a line technician and completion of a recognized apprenticeship in line work; graduation from a senior high school or satisfactory equivalent GED certificate.

Method of

Selection:                 Evaluation of candidate's background from application form.  Those applicants who appear best qualified as determined by a screening committee may be interviewed.

Application:             Applications may be obtained from Human Resources Dept., City Hall, P.O. Box 6, Milton-Freewater, OR  97862, (541) 938-8243, or on the City’s website at  Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department in City Hall. First application review Friday, September 28, 2017.  Open until filled.  Disability accommodations made in the recruitment process upon request.

The City of Milton-Freewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability.




Job Title:                Full Time Instructor

Department:         VOLTA / Apprentice Camp

Position Overview: Supports operations by instructing/supervising students in all classes (1st yr., 2nd yr., 3rd, yr., Volta etc.)

                       Planning, organizing, and implementing administrative, academic, and practical hands-on field and lab instruction.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintains industry workforce by recruiting, orienting, and training applicants, students, and current industry personnel; maintaining a safe, secure, and productive work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Accomplish training results by communicating class/job expectations; planning, monitoring, following lesson plans and evaluating results.
  • Coaching, counseling, and disciplining students as needed.
  • Exercise patience and tolerance as required in a learning environment.
  • Initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures of NW Line JATC, VOLTA and Camp Rilea.
  • Conduct and project self in professional manner.
  • Monitor supplies by identifying and anticipating needs for classrooms, office area, storage areas, restrooms, and labs (pole yards).
  • Maintain all areas in a clean and tidy fashion
  • Follow policies, procedures, and work schedules.
  • Fill-in, substitute and or assist in instruction for other classes.
  • Provide communication to supervisor for identifying needs and evaluating options for student issues.
  • Complete projects by organizing and coordinating information and requirements; planning, arranging, and meeting schedules; monitoring results.
  • Provide historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems both paper and electronic versions.
  • Improve training programs and service quality by devising new applications; updating procedures and evaluating system results with staff.
  • Maintain communication and cooperation among base, staff, and students (past, present and future).
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and skills by attending or teaching educational workshops/classes.
  • Contribute to positive progress by accomplishing related tasks as needed in a timely manner.
  • Perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organizations.

Non-essential Job Functions:

  • Travel to off-base locations to retrieve supplies and or conduct/attend classes.
  • Provide communication/information to visitors and guests in a friendly positive manner.
  • Repair and maintain building, tools and equipment based on personal mechanical skill level.


  • Journeyman Lineman
  • Ability and willingness to acquire Trainer Status to teach classes, including but not limited to; First Aid, CPR, OSHA, Flagging, Crane etc.
  • Have reliable transportation to commute to class each day.
  • Willing and able to physically climb structures and perform/demonstrate the duties of a Journeyman Lineman.

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Computer knowledge and proficiency to work with Word, Power point, Data base, Email, etc.
  • Develop; write; improve lesson plans

This position is a full time, salaried position of $128,869.92, with vacation, sick leave, Lineco, NEBF and NEAP based on the four-local agreement.  Working hours vary based on schedule (VOLTA or Camp sessions) and additional travel and training will be required.

Resumes accepted by email at until September 1st; interviews will be scheduled September 15th with a targeted start date no later than October 9th.

The Power Line Clearance & Tree Trimming Program is looking for Apprentice in the IBEW Local 659 area.  1st Aid, Flagging Traffic Control card and Class B CDL permit required.  For more information, or to apply, please go to    




CoosCurry Electrical Coop,


Central Lincoln PUD,

Consumers Power,

Lane Electric,

City of Roseburg,

City of Ashland,

Central Lincoln PUD


Surprise Valley,


IBEW Local 659
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