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Student Engineer (Electrical) - Portland, Oregon - #108690

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Portland, Oregon, OR, US, 98901

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


To assist in the development of engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, design documents, and performance assessments associated with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the company’s distribution system. 



  • Assist company engineers in performing distribution system engineering studies and analysis of protection & control equipment and distribution equipment.
  • Develop moderately complex engineering studies of limited scope and prepare data for analysis
  • Perform distribution load flow model verification and updates
  • Update company standards and drawings
  • Assist company engineers in compiling field protective device settings and updating relay database
  • Analyze and compile load forecasting data for distribution circuits



  • Enrolled full time in accredited engineering college/university.
  • Sophomore standing or higher in electrical/mechanical/civil engineering or a related field.
  • 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.
  • Average hours of work per week not to exceed 20 hours per week per calendar year.


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

Additional Information


Req Id: 108690

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Portland, Oregon

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Part-time

Personnel Subarea: Non-exempt

Hiring Range: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour 


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

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