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Renewables Reliability Engineer I or II - Casper, Wyoming - 106238

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Casper, WY, US, 82601

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Under limited supervision, applies prescribed methods and standard practices in performing all phases of projects and assists other engineering staff on more complex projects. Develops engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents. Curates, collects and analyzes data from over 1000 wind turbine generators. Compiles collected information and submits required reports internally as well as to local, state and federal agencies.


  • Analyze the system design, programming, and modification.
  • Develop studies of limited scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses.
  • Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new equipment.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards.


In addition to the above, the responsibilities of the Engineer II level include the following:

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives.
  • NERC GADS reporting for wind generation.
  • Develop performance models to maximize energy production and turbine availability. This task will require utilizing a variety of data repositories and modeling software, including but not limited to: (MS SQL DB’s, PI Data Historians, Wind Turbine SCADA Systems, R Studio, Python).
  • Act as data architect for asset inventory databases and PI Asset Framework models to facilitate PacifiCorp’s transition to Asset Performance Management (APM) and to improve field operations efficiency.
  • Respond to regulatory data requests.
  • Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Guide and direct associate level engineers, technicians and drafters.
  • Recommend alternative solutions to management in area of specialty on engineering solutions to meet business needs.
  • Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services to accomplish the assigned work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations (if required for the position).
  • Ability to interact favorably with project and work teams. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations. 
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Ability to travel/drive to field locations
  • Communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools. 


In addition to the above, the requirements of the Engineer II level include the following:

  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field
  • Experience improving production efficiency and asset reliability in energy resources
  • Intermediate SQL Query proficiency (MS SQL Server experience preferred).
  • Experience with data architecture and data repositories including SQL databases, OSI PI Historians, SCADA Clients
  • Experience with predictive modeling using Python or R Studio is a plus. Expertise in Excel is a must. 
  • Understanding of Company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations 
  • Ability to communicate trends in asset performance to assist the company in making data driven decisions.
  • Ability to provide timely assessments with limited information and/or assumptions.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools.


  • Engineering and data analytics experience specific to wind generation.

Additional Information

Req ID: 106238 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Casper 
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: 71,100.00 - 96,200.00 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Casper

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