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Engineer I and II (Protection and Control) Salt Lake City, UT / Portland, OR - #107225

Date: May 9, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

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

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 design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the protection and control systems for the company’s transmission and distribution assets.  
 

Responsibilities


The responsibilities of the Engineer I position include:

  • Analyze the protection and control system design, programming, and modification.
  • Develop studies of limited scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses.
  • Develop electrical engineering plans, specifications, calculations, and design documents.
  • Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new protection systems.

 

In addition, the responsibilities of the Engineer II position are:   

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate protection and control systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives.  
  • Develop moderately complex electrical engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments.  
  • Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Guide and direct less experienced engineers, technicians, and drafters.
  • Recommend alternative protection and control engineering solutions to meet business needs.
  • Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services to accomplish the assigned work.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.

Requirements


The requirements for the Engineer I include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • Basic knowledge and application of electrical engineering principles.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Ability to interact favorably with project and work teams. 
  • 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, the requirements for the Engineer II include:

  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in electrical engineering within a utility setting. 
  • 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.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools.

Preferences

  • Engineering internship or other experience specific protection and control engineering or substation design.
  • Completion of internship with an electrical utility.
  • Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems

Additional Information

Req Id: 107225
Company Code:  PacifiCorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full Time - M-F 
Hiring Range: $72,500 - $98,100 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.

 

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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