PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
APPLICATIONS ARE HEREWITH INVITED FROM UNION EMPLOYEES FOR THE
POSITION OF Pre-Apprentice Lineman
HEADQUARTERS (to be determined later)
RATE $26.05 per hour
HOURS Monday - Friday / 7:00 am - 3:30pm
DUTIES: (Essential Job Responsibilities)
Perform support duties of a line crew.
Obtain competencies necessary to enter an apprenticeship.
Make up guys, install services, and prepare transformers for installation.
Learn to climb and work off pole.
Pass periodic milestones satisfactorily.
Assume additional responsibilities as the pre-apprenticeship progresses.
Be willing and able to transfer to a department or region where training exists.
Become familiar with hot-line safety tools and other tools of the trade.
Respond to overtime needs.
AT TIME OF SELECTION TO THE PRE-APPRENTICESHIP, YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS COMPLETED.
Valid driver's license and demonstrated safe driving record
Copy of High School Diploma or a GED
Completed and passed Math 60 (algebra) within the past 36 months.
Pass the NJATC (National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee)test.
Physically qualified for the position. Must be able to pass a physical and physical capacity exam (ability to lift over 50 lbs
Possess CDL Class A permit required upon acceptance of employment; CDL Class A driver's license required within 3 months of selection.
Pre-Apprentices will be required to complete the pole yard training program where they will demonstrate a degree of competency in ascending and descending poles.
To provide for adequate, system-wide training, once selected for an Apprenticeship, Apprentices will be required to transfer from region to region every 3 months.
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.