Share this Job

Renewables Engineer (II, Senior or Senior II) - Oregon, Utah or Wyoming - #108351

Date: Jun 13, 2022

Location: Portland, Oregon, Salt Lake Ci, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

Join Our Team!

 

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

 

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 generation facilities/systems. 

 

Senior Engineer:

 

Develops advanced 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. Acts as the lead in the Controls and Communications discipline for the Hydro and Wind plants and provides authoritative consultation and recommendations to the Renewables management team. Renewables' control and SCADA system has evolved over the last few years. This enhanced network consists of state of the art equipment and software and demands a competent engineer to complement the existing talent within the group.

 

Senior Engineer II:

 

Develops advanced 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.

Responsibilities

 

 

The responsibilities of the Engineer II position:

 

  • 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 include:

 

  • 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.
     

 

In addition, the responsibilities of the Senior Engineer II position include:

 

  • 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.
  • Responsibilities for this position include the following:
  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate complex systems, process, or facilities to support company objectives, utilizing engineering methods.
  • 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 to accomplish the assigned work.
  • Maintain project timelines and budgets.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.

Requirements

 

The Requirements of the Engineer II position:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field 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.
  • 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 of the Senior Engineer position include:

 

  • A minimum of five or more years of experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools as well as Modicon PLC Concept/Unity programming and iFIX HMI development.
  • 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.


In addition, the Requirements of the Senior Engineer II position include:

 

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


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

Preferences

Additional Information

 

Req Id: 108351
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Portland, Oregon, Salt Lake City, Utah or Casper, Wyoming    
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $83,400 - $121,300 

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Career Segment: Construction, Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Electrical, Design Engineer, Engineering, Energy