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Communications Technician - Local 659 (Medford) #35694

General Purpose

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Responsibilities

A Journeyman Communications Technician will be responsible for maintaining PacifiCorp Communication systems; including but not limited to Voice and Data communication systems, Telephone systems, PBX's, Microwave radio systems, Land Mobile Radio systems, SCADA systems, Power Line Carrier equipment, Chart recorders, Telemetry, Fiber Optics/Lightwave and associated switching or termination equipment. The Communication Technician will also be responsible for installing, testing and certifying any or all of the above listed equipment. They usually work independent work assignments, but may be assigned to work with a Lead Communications Technician or Senior Communications Technician and other company personnel as needed. When assigned, this person will direct the work of an Assistant Communications Technician. The Communication Technician is responsible for vehicles, tools and materials supplied by the Company for use in this position.   Position Overview: A Senior Communications Technician is a Journeyman with an FCC license or equivalent who will be responsible for maintaining PacifiCorp Communication systems; including but not limited to Voice and Data communication systems, Telephone systems, PBX's, Microwave radio systems, Land Mobile Radio systems, SCADA systems, Power Line Carrier equipment, Chart recorders, Telemetry, Fiber Optics/Lightwave, supervisory control and associated switching or termination equipment.  The Communication Technician will also be responsible for installing, testing and certifying any or all of the above listed equipment.  They usually work independent work assignments, but may be assigned to work with other company personnel as needed. When assigned, will direct the work of an Assistant Communications Technician.  The Senior Communications Technician shall be responsible for a communications shop, including vehicles, tools, test equipment, spare parts and supplies provided by the Company.  The Tech shall prepare reports, records and equipment recommendations incidental to this work. May be capable and qualified to tow and operate a Company furnished snow vehicle that would typically be pulled by a pickup when necessary to perform their duties.   When the work requires, he/she shall supervise Communications Technician and Helpers and shall be in charge of the work being performed.    Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

Requirements

  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have an FCC license or equivalent certification to maintain microwave and other radio equipment.
  • 3+ years of experience as a Communication Technician with experience in the responsibilities noted above.
  •  Good driving record.
  • Pass a written and practical test.

Preferences

  • Two-year college, technical degree or military training in electronics.
  • 5+ years experience as a Communication Technician in the utility industry.
  • Commercial Drivers License

Additional Information

Primary Location: Medford

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Non Exempt

Hiring Range: 47.97

 

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.

Company
PacifiCorp
Posted
09/16/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Medford, OR 97501, US