City of Hillsboro | Hillsboro, OR

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Posted Date 7/25/2022

Salary: $77,770.00 - $102,340.00 Annually

Placement on range determined by relevant experience provided in application materials
Full-time, non-exempt position plus full benefits package.

This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will be on Monday, August 1st , 2022
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About This Opportunity
We are looking for a journeyman electrician with experience in industrial, water plant, or similar settings is preferred. This person will be an integral member of the water plant maintenance team and will be frequently working with the other maintenance team members, performing not only electrical work, but assisting with mechanical repairs, preventative maintenance tasks, and other similar related tasks.

What You'll Be Doing

The person must be willing to work in a variety of conditions, from confined spaces, to muddy structures, and in all weather conditions. The person will work on a variety of equipment from fiber optic networking equipment, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) control panels to large rotating equipment and associated MCCs and everything in-between.
In this position you will be working as an electrician primarily at the Joint Water Commission Water Treatment Plant (JWC) , but will also occasionally assist the other water department electrician throughout the water system. The Joint Water Commission consists of four partners, City of Hillsboro, City of Beaverton, City of Forest Grove and Tualatin Valley Water District. JWC Water Treatment Plant staff are responsible for ensuring the Water Plant continues to meet system demands of the JWC partners.  The plant is located in Forest Grove, Oregon and is a conventional Water Treatment Plant, capable of producing 85 million gallons a day, providing water for 400,000 people within Washington County.

Examples of Essential Work

General Statement of Duties
The principal function of an employee in this class is to design, install and maintain electrical installations and related equipment. Incumbents perform journey level electrical work.  

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Acceptable Experience and Training

Associate’s degree in Electrician Technology or related field, and 4 to 5 years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician; an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. 


  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record
  • Oregon Journeyman Electrician License


Additional Information

Hiring a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve is essential to delivering exceptional City services and programs. The City of Hillsboro is committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees to thrive. We value, respect, and empower employees as unique individuals with authentic voices and diverse ideas.


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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