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Mechanical Engineer- Hydro (Senior / Mid Level) - Portland, OR - #53489

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Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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 hydroelectric generation or other utility facilities/systems.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Mid-Level include the following: 

 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives. 
  • Develop mechanical 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 and general or specialty contractors to accomplish the assigned work.
  • Develop project timelines and budgets and monitor progress compared to plans.

 

 

In addition to the above, the Senior Level will include the following responsibilities:

 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate 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. 
  • Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters.
  • Develop complex project timelines and budgets and monitor progress compared to plans.
Requirements

Requirements of the Mid-Level include the following: 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • A minimum of two years of directly related experience in engineering related field.
  • Demonstrated 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 codes.
  • Demonstrated 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 to the above, the Senior Level will include the following Requirements

 

  • A minimum of five 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 leader, to maintain project timelines and budgets, and to deliver on commitments.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to
Preferences

Hydroelectric engineering experience commensurate with the job level.

For the senior level,

  • A master’s degree
  • a professional engineering license.
Additional Information

Req Id: 53489

PacifiCorp 

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 76,500.00 - 107,300.00

 

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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