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Engineer (I, II, Senior & Principal) - Portland, OR or SLC, UT #107491

Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97216

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 specific tasks within 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, transmission, distribution, telecommunication, or other utility facilities/systems.

Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities of the Engineer I position include the following:  

 

  • Analyze the system design, programming, and modification.
  • Develop studies of limited scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses.
  • Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new equipment.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards.

 

In addition to the above, the Engineer II responsibilities include: 

 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives, utilizing engineering methods.
  • 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.
  • Maintain project timelines and budgets.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.

 

In addition to the above, the Senior Engineer responsibilities include:

 

  • Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters. 

 

In addition to the above, the Principal Engineer responsibilities include:

 

  • Independently conduct highly complex engineering research studies and technical analyses in areas of specialized expertise not commonly available or obtainable in the competitive engineering market. 
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance to all Engineering staff.
  • Lead project teams in the development of critical engineering solutions.    
  • Provide technical expertise for critical plant and/or facility components. 
  • Serve as the Company expert in the discipline and provide authoritative consultation and recommendations to senior management. 
  • Develop detailed design specifications and prepare bid packages for external engineering services and similar contracts to support the needs of the business. 
  • Review, investigate and evaluate system and equipment performance, tests and analyses performed by senior Engineering staff. 
  • Participate in government, industry, collegiate and other applicable associations or work groups which have the ability to influence or set policy impacting the future of our utility.
     

Requirements

 

Requirements for the Engineer I position include the following:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations (if required for the position).
  • 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 to the above, the Engineer II requirements include:

 

  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • 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.

 

In addition to the above, the Senior Engineer requirements include:

 

  • A minimum of five or more years’ experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems, or related professional experience.
  • Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.

 

In addition to the above, the Principal Engineer requirements include:

 

  • A minimum of 15 years industry experience as a practicing engineer, including experience performing highly technical work of a specialized nature. 
  • A PE license is required.
  • Highest level of communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Expert knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty. Understanding of the Company’s business and relevant policies, procedures, and practices
     

Preferences

 

  • Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
  • Engineering internship or other experience specific to applicable discipline.
  • Completion of internship with an electrical utility.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.
     

Additional Information

 

Req Id: 107491
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: Portland, Oregon    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $72,500.00 - $129,800.00 

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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