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Pacificorp Journeyman Operator Maintenance - Keno, OR (JC Boyle Hydro Plant) - 105019 in Keno, Oregon

Journeyman Operator Maintenance - Keno, OR (JC Boyle Hydro Plant) - 105019

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Date:Apr 9, 2021

Location:Keno, OR, US, 97627


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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.


A Journeyman Operator Maintenance (JOM) is a Journeyman Operator assigned to a hydro operating area whose primary function is to operate the facilities. Additionally the employee will perform limited maintenance for which they have been trained.

The following is a list of typical tasks a JOM may perform with proper training, tools, and demonstrated proficiency:

  1. Perform light vehicle maintenance, including tire change, battery charging and replacement, oil changing, air filter replacement and bulb replacement.2. Use multimeter and clamp on ampmeter test equipment.3. Change shear devices on wicket gates.4. Perform assigned P/M’s as determined by a joint committee.5. Troubleshoot and replace non-generating low voltage equipment (240 volts and less, single phase) Typical examples include lighting fixtures, light switches, electrical recepticles, hot water heater elements, extension cords and electrical hand tools.6. Understands PID’s and electrical schematics.7. Gather thermal data.8. Perform exciter and collector ring brush maintenance on constant pressure rigging in generator equipment only.9. Train for minor maintenance and ability to work under direction of the appropriate craft:
  • Solenoids

  • Limit switches

  • Pressure switches

  • Control switches

  • Programmable Logic Controllers

  1. Perform the tasks of a Hydro Repairman.


  • Power plant operation and maintenance experience.

  • Must be able to pass Operator's qualification examination within 6 months.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and be able to obtain a Commercial Driver's License within 6 months.m

  • Must live in company provided housing.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.


  • Hydroelectric plant operation and maintenance experience preferred.

Additional Information

Req ID: 105019 Company Code: PacifiCorpPrimary Location: Keno Department: Pacific Power Schedule: No Selection Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 Hiring Range: 42.71

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.

Nearest Major Market:MedfordCareer Segment:Hydro, Electrical, Equity, Power Plant Operator, Power Plant, Engineering, Finance, Energy

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