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Date:  Apr 10, 2021
Job ID:  577

Renton, WA, US, 98056

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Electric Operations team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Wireman position!

Job Description
Job Responsibilities
  • Inspect, operate, maintain and construct substations and various transmission, distribution and generation apparatus consistent with Puget Sound Energy practices and safety regulations.
  • Direct the activities of others as assigned. Drive and operate all equipment used in substation work.
  • Perform similar and incidental duties as required.
  • Be responsible for time reporting and other reports as required.
  • This position responds to emergencies and callouts, and contains some irregular work schedules and overtime hours to support 24-hour operations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicant must have completed a wireman apprenticeship or its equivalent and be proficient in using tools and equipment of the trade on energized and de-energized systems.
  • Must have working knowledge of the fundamentals of electricity as it pertains to utility systems.
  • Must have ability to communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be knowledgeable and comply with all Company standards, policies, practices and procedures and State and Federal safety regulations as they pertain to the job.
  • Must have working knowledge of safety regulations and must possess or obtain within thirty (30) working days after selection, a First Aid Certificate.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with the necessary endorsements. This position requires the applicant to have and maintain a current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including the necessary endorsements and removal of the air brake restriction. Applicants will have 30 days to meet this requirement.
Desired Qualifications
Additional Information

The duties and responsibilities are performed in an outdoor environment. The position generally involves occasional sitting, frequent standing, frequent walking, moderate to heavy lifting, moderate carrying, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, twisting, balancing and climbing, frequent operation of light equipment, tools and machinery and occasional operation of heavy equipment, machinery, and frequent use of computers and Smart Devices.


Performance of the position generally requires working in a variable outdoor environment such as all weather conditions, all noise levels, hazardous conditions and upon the full range of outdoor work surfaces. The use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment and/or personal protective devices) is required.


May require driving of automobiles/vans/trucks.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue