Journeyman Lineman

Job Description


APPLICATION DEADLINE:             Open until filled








Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.


What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.


You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.


Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.


 PGE is offering up to $15K for relocation from out of state,excellent medical with a 90/10 split. 6% match on 401k with additional 5% profit share. Seven paid holidays with an additional 4 paid floating holidays, vacation and sick time.  Stock option purchase at a reduced rate.






Journeyman Lineman (U16-101)


$42.74 per hour






Typical responsibilities include:




  • Construct and maintain dead or energized overhead and underground transmission and distribution circuits Install and remove all types of transformers, arresters, fuses, cutouts, switches, and street-lighting equipment.

  • Drive articulated boom trucks, ladder trucks, hole-digging and pole-setting equipment, and other equip­ment associated with distribution and transmission work.

  • Perform pole-top rescue as needed.

  • Climb poles to perform work.

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions


    The successful candidate should have: 


  • Journeyman Lineman card required.

  • Hot stick experience required.

  • Possess a CDL Class A driver's license and have a good driving record

  • Knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA required.

  • Must be able to climb.


    PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


    To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

    Interested in the extras? Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

    Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.


    Talent Acquisition Contact

    Kathrine Litchfield






    To view the full bid, please click on 'View Detailed Description' button below.








Company Name:
Portland General Electric
Approximate Salary:
42.74 Per Hour
Portland, Oregon
United States
Lineman/Lineworker - Journey Level
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Journey Level
Education level:
Journeyman Certificate
Talent Acquisition
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