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Journey Lineworkers

A $25,000 signing bonus is just the beginning. Our Journey Lineworkers play a critical role in powering Oregon. They are first responders, restoring power and reconnecting our customers. 

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Construction Project Manager

We're seeking a skilled Project Manager to oversee a diverse portfolio of utility projects, spanning substation, transmission, facilities, communication, generation, and interconnection. Your expertise in budgeting, scheduling, RFPs, bid processes, and contractor management will be crucial. If you thrive in delivering complex electric utility projects with a customer-centric approach, let's chat.

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Relay Protection Engineer

As a Relay Protection Engineer, you'll be at the heart of our mission to detect and rectify abnormal power system conditions, ensuring the continuous and reliable delivery of electricity. This role offers a unique blend of technical challenges, innovation and the opportunity to influence the future of power system protection.

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Who we are

Portland General Electric is an investor owned utility (NYSE: POR) based in Portland, Oregon. We serve customers in and around the Portland and Salem Metropolitan areas, delivering a new kind of energy. One that energizes lives, strengthens communities and drives enhancements that promote social, economic and environmental progress.

Why choose PGE?

People who come to work at PGE tend to stay at PGE. Maybe it’s all the different career paths and possibilities. Maybe it’s the customers we serve. Who knows? But one thing’s for certain, PGE is a very special place to work.

Our Purpose

At PGE, we prioritize our customers, our communities and creating a clean energy future for everyone. Come work with us.

Our Customer Team

At PGE, you can create an exciting role as an energy consultant to our customers. Come work with us and find out just how meaningful that can be.

Our Culture

We work together to power the advancement of society by energizing lives and strengthening communities. We're driven by a shared desire to inspire change, to grow and to elevate one another.


At PGE, we know life isn’t all about work, work, work. Our benefits will help provide the support you need to be your best self as you serve our customers and our communities. We’ve designed our benefits to keep you, and your family thrive across multiple dimensions of health- physical, emotional, financial and social. We're proud to provide these valuable advantages. Browse options PGE

Our hiring process

You’ve chosen an exciting time to pursue a career at Portland General Electric. Check out our general hiring process below, which is role based and may vary slightly. Our team is happy to help you along the way! We value transparency and strive to keep you updated on the status of your candidacy using Workday. You can check the status of your application in your Workday candidate home at any time. We're here and happy to help along the way.

To be considered for a position, you must submit your resume/application electronically for each specific job posting you're interested in. If there's not a position posted that you're interested in, you can set a Job Alert. Creating a Job Alert allows you to be notified by email of new opportunities that match your search criteria. During the application, you'll answer several role-specific questions that'll showcase how your background potentially aligns with our hiring criteria, and you'll provide a resume to demonstrate the work you've done elsewhere. Cover letters aren't required but can be helpful if you're switching careers, open to relocating or otherwise not covered in your resume and application. After you apply, you'll receive an email confirmation from our online system, Workday, letting you know your application was received.

After a PGE recruiter reviews the applications, they'll reach out to the top candidates and schedule a call that's typically around 30 minutes long to discuss a high-level overview of your experience and your motivation for making a job change. We'll verbally dive into your accomplishments, skills and characteristics, and you'll learn more about the role, the challenges it solves and what working on the team might look like. We'll also share more information about our excellent total rewards package specific to the role as well as get a sense for your salary expectations. This is also your opportunity to ask questions about the role or team that are important to you! If you're not one of the candidates invited to a phone screen, you'll receive an email through Workday notifying you.

If you're invited to an interview, our PGE recruiters will share additional details with you on how many interviewers will be on the panel, how many rounds of interviews and any other specifics you'll need. Your interview may be over video, in person or a combination of both, depending on the role. In the interviews, you'll do a deep dive into your technical skills that are directly related to the role and show your expertise in your field. These strategic conversations are with folks whom you would be working alongside and cross-collaboratively with. We know you're also interviewing us, so time is built into the interview for you to ask the panel questions. Pro-tip: Check out for more info on our company, which will help you prepare for your interview!

Assessments are role-specific, so they're not required for all positions. Online assessments are required for Customer Service Advisor roles and Generation Plant Technicians.

You've wowed us, and we're thinking this could be the beginning of a long and mutually beneficial career with PGE. We'll give you an offer and benefits package that's highly competitive in the market, and we truly hope you'll accept!

As a federally regulated utility, we require a drug-screen as a condition of your employment, which must be completed within 48 hours after an offer is accepted. While marijuana is legal in Ore., our drug screens go by federal guidelines. Physical assessments are role-specific and only for roles that require physical demands, such as a those of Lineman, Mechanic or Substation Operator. A physical may include bloodwork, audiogram, pulmonary function test, and/or a stress treadmill test or a combination of these.

We use a third-party vendor to run criminal background checks on all legal and alias names. Employment and education verification is also a condition of employment. For roles that require driving, a motor vehicle record request is also pulled as part of the background check.

Most new hires join us on their first day at the World Trade Center, located in downtown Portland. However, since we have a service territory that stretches throughout Oregon, some roles will begin at their respective work locations. Regardless of where you start your first day, you can expect orientation to be a full-day experience where we provide the necessary tools for you to get started.

Let’s get started

Ready to join our team? Here’s where you’ll find all our current job listings. Or if you’ve already applied, you can check the status of your application.

And now a word from our lawyers

PGE is an equal opportunity employer: Portland General Electric Company provides equal employment opportunity to current employees, applicants for employment, individuals with disabilities, and protected and disabled veterans. The Company does not discriminate in its hiring and promotion practices on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or genetic information. PGE does not accept unsolicited resumes/applications.