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Load Dispatcher Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$71,000 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,399

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $71,000 a year and $34 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $50,922 and $87,543. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Load Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Coordinates activities of personnel engaged in operating generating stations, substations, and lines of electric power system or electrified railway system to ensure adequate production and distribution of electricity to meet power demands: in smaller system, calculates load estimates according to corrected weather and consumer-demand records and notifies switchboard operator at generating stations of electric power required to meet fluctuating demands; or in larger systems receives load schedule for various generating stations from power-plant operator.
  • Monitors control board showing operating condition of lines and equipment throughout system and makes adjustments or directs workers to make adjustments as conditions warrant.
  • Directs substation operator and other workers to deenergize malfunctioning circuits or adjusts switches to ensure safety of maintenance crew and avoid interruptions of service during repairs.
  • Notifies maintenance crew of location and deenergization of troubled sector, and verifies that workers are clear of repaired equipment before directing energization of circuit.
  • Contacts other utilities by telephone to arrange exchange of power according to existing contracts or in emergency and coordinates tie-in with other systems.
  • Compiles operational records.
  • May operate console of computer which is programmed to automatically perform load-control functions.
  • May calculate discharge rate of water in reservoirs utilizing reports of rain, river flow, and water level in reservoirs, and directs setting of watergates at hydroelect.
Load Dispatcher Job Prevalence in Portland, Oregon, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Load Dispatcher jobs: 1,109

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$82,309
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Portland, Oregon

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Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks...

Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

9147 Program Support Specialist (Logistics)
Jul 18
Vancouver, WA, USA
ieSolutions
Create transportation requests for all excess truck loads then notify transportation dispatcher. * Vehicle and Equipment Program; receive excess documents from Fleet, create IRAM record, request ...
CDL Driver
Jun 20
Allied Building Products
Duties include pre-inspecting truck, loading with materials and verifying load for accuracy. ... Communicating regularly with the dispatcher to ensure timely product delivery at the job site.
Class B CDL Driver
Jul 9
Portland, OR, USA
LaborMax Staffing
... the dispatcher and/or supervisor. * Operate manual and/or automatic controls in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures to lift and load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of ...
Class A or B CDL Flex Drivers
Apr 23
Portland, OR, USA
Xpress Global Systems
Load and unload cargo * Properly track and document activity log * Report any issues or incidents to dispatch * Conduct pre and post trip inspections Qualifications: * 21 years of age * Class A or B ...
Class A CDL Driver
Jul 15
Woodburn, OR, USA
LaborMax Staffing
... dispatcher and/or supervisor. • Operate manual and/or automatic controls in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures to lift and load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Load Dispatcher is $71,000 a year and $34 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Load Dispatcher is between $50,922 and $87,543. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Load Dispatcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Load Dispatcher Job Listings for Portland, Oregon

9147 Program Support Specialist (Logistics)
Jul 18
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ieSolutions
Create transportation requests for all excess truck loads then notify transportation dispatcher. * Vehicle and Equipment Program; receive excess documents from Fleet, create IRAM record, request ...
CDL Driver
Jun 20
Allied Building Products
Duties include pre-inspecting truck, loading with materials and verifying load for accuracy. ... Communicating regularly with the dispatcher to ensure timely product delivery at the job site.
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