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Engineer II or Senior Engineer (Protection and Control) - Portland, Oregon - #106325

Date: Jan 23, 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

 

General Purpose of Engineer II:

 

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 protection and control systems for, transmission, distribution, or other utility facilities/systems.

 

In addition, the general purpose of a Senior Engineer:

 

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 protection and control systems for, transmission, distribution, or other utility facilities/systems. 

Responsibilities

 

The responsibilities of the Engineer II position include:

 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate 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 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, the responsibilities of the Senior Engineer position are:   

 

  • Develop highly complex engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments.  
  • 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

 

The requirements for the Engineer II include: 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field. 
  • 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.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools.

 

In addition, the requirements for the Senior Engineer include:

 

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and the National Electric Codes.  
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations. 

 


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

Preferences

 

  • Engineering internship or other experience specific to applicable discipline.

Additional Information

 

Req Id: 106325
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Portland, Oregon    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $81,800 - $110,500 

 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12%-15% 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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