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Electrical Controls Engineer (Eng II/ Sr. Level) Portland, OR - # 48981

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Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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, and performance assessments associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Company’s generation, transmission, distribution, telecommunication, or other utility facilities/systems. Competent in the Controls and Communications discipline for Renewables and provides authoritative consultation and recommendations to the management team

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives. 
  • Develop electrical engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments. 
  • 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.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.

In addition to the above, the responsibilities of the Senior level position include the following:

  • Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters.
  • Maintain project timelines and budgets

Requirements

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in  process controls and automation of industrial or electric utility power systems.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools as well as PLC and HMI programming and development.
  • Knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Understanding of Company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and the National Electric Codes (if required for the position).
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Ability to provide timely assessments with limited information and/or assumptions.
  • Ability to drive and travel to project sites. 

In addition to the above, the requirements of the Senior level position include the following:

  • A minimum of five or more years of experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems, or related professional experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.

Preferences

  • Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification.

Additional Information

Req Id: 48981

Primary Location: PORTLAND

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

 

Hiring Range: 76,500.00 - 107,300.00

 

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.


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