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Sr Engineer / Sr Engineer ll - Portland, OR /Salt Lake City, UT - #104921

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


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

 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.



  • Develop, modify, and deliver specification and supporting documentation for the acquisition of large power transformers, shunt reactors, phase-shifting transformer and generator step-up units. evaluate manufacturing proposals and collaborate with team members and procurement to determine competitive tender award recipients in  support of company objectives, utilizing engineering methods.
  • Manage multiple acquisition projects of aforementioned equipment to ensure specification compliance and timely delivery, installation and testing of equipment.
  • Develop highly complex engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments. 
  • Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters.
  • Recommend alternative engineering solutions to management to meet business needs. 
  • Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services, including on-site and remote manufacturing surveillance services to accomplish the assigned work.
  • Maintain project timelines and budgets.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.
  • Actively support and contribute to departmental and company efforts to improve efficiencies of processes to reduce costs and improve customer service for internal and external customers



Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or civil engineering.
  • A minimum of five or more years 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.
  • Understanding of company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and the National Electric Codes. 
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Demonstrated 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 including automated tools.

Requirements for the Sr Engineer II position include the Sr Engineering requirements, plus the following:

  • A minimum of six or more years’ experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
  • Advanced technical degree or professional engineer (PE) license required or 8 years of directly applicable engineering experience required.

Additional Information

Req Id: 104921
Company Code: [[compCode]] 
Primary Location: Portland, OR /Salt Lake City, UT    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full time
Personnel Subarea:Exempt
Hiring Range: 93,900 - 118,900 

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: Portland Oregon

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