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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
50.16 Per Hour
Grants Pass, Oregon
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Entry Level
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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Job Title:
Journeyman Lineman

Journeyman Lineman


Pacific Power has an opportunity for a journeyman lineman to join their team located in Grants Pass, Oregon, (Oregon’s whitewater rafting capital). Serving 11 communities across 3 counties in beautiful Southern Oregon, the district is responsible for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting on transmission and distribution electrical systems, both overhead and underground. The history of Grants Pass reads like a classic chapter of the American West, as the railroad, gold rush, and the timber boom all shaped the town. Today, the Grants Pass area is colored by the wild flavor of the Rogue River, which is world famous for its whitewater rafting and legendary salmon and steelhead fishing. With its rural setting and mild climate, the Grants Pass area offers the perfect opportunity for numerous hunting, fishing, hiking, boating, and other outdoor recreation activities. If you are as passionate as we are about living and working in an area that affords this quality of life, we encourage you to submit your application to join our professional hard working team. Up to $15,000 of relocation benefits available.


  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A Journeyman Lineman certification or testing through IBEW Local 659.
  • 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: 39485
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Grants Pass
Department: 00001027 Pacific Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659
Hiring Range: 50.16

Relocation: Available up to $15,000

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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

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