Utility Worker

Opening Date: April 15, 2021

Closing Date: May 14, 2021

Beginning Wage: $19.61 per hour

Schedule: Mon-Thurs, 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

Supervisor: Kris Aufdermauer, Operations Manager

The Utility Worker performs manual labor and flagging duties in support of District employees engaged in construction and maintenance projects. The successful applicant will be eligible to bid into the District’s Journeyman Lineman apprenticeship program when a position becomes available.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or G.E.D., and have completed one year of high school algebra with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent post-high school course or math placement test. Current flagging certification and first aid/CPR card are desirable. At the time of appointment, the applicant must have a valid Oregon driver’s license and must obtain a Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License within six months of the date of hire. Hire offer is contingent upon successful passing of a pre-hire DOT drug test and a pre-hire functional/physical capacities test.

Knowledge Of:

Safety rules to avoid injury to self and others

Skill In:

The use of hand tools and flagging equipment.

Ability To:

Communicate effectively orally with other employees and the public; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high-pressure situations that may arise in the course of public contact or unexpected worksite developments; work in a team environment; perform repetitive tasks under general supervision.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work requires a high level of stamina for sustained exertion. Work requires bending, climbing, crawling, stretching, pulling, pushing, standing, twisting, and walking. There is common exposure to dust, pollen, poisonous plants, aggressive animals, traffic, and fumes. There is frequent exposure to situations where there could be injury or loss of life due to moving equipment and/or traffic. The risk can be substantially controlled but not eliminated by safety precautions. Work is performed in adverse weather conditions such as rain, high wind, summer heat, etc.

To Apply

Required: 1) Tillamook PUD job application form (completed and signed), 2) Cover letter, 3) One recent letter of recommendation, 4) Official transcript verifying a high school diploma or G.E.D. and either one year of high school algebra with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent post-high school course or math placement test, and 5) Optional – Résumés are encouraged, but not required.

The fillable job application is available from the website at www.tpud.org or you may contact Tillamook PUD at 1115 Pacific Avenue, Tillamook, to pick up an application.


Under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Tillamook PUD requires any person hired or rehired to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment on the date of hire. We participate in E-Verify.
Tillamook PUD is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.
Tillamook People's Utility District

Job Details

May 14, 2021