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Senior Engineer - Portland, OR - #53442

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Date: Aug 13, 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 generation, transmission, distribution, telecommunication, or other utility facilities/systems.
Responsibilities
  • Directly interface with and support local transmission, substation, and distribution operations within the Portland, Hood River, and Astoria areas of operation as part of the field engineering organization.
  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support company objectives, utilizing engineering methods,company standards, and industry standards and codes.
  • Develop highly complex engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments, including distribution system planning studies, new load addition requests, outage restoration, planned and emergency switching, and short circuit analysis. 
  • Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Support and evaluate customer driven requests and/or complaints, power quality inquiries, and reliability investigations/improvements.
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in 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.
Additional Information

Req Id: 53442

Company Code: PacifiCorp 

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt 

Hiring Range: 88,000.00 - 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.


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