Electrical Engineer - (Levels I, II Sr.) Salt Lake City, UT - #109364

Date: Sep 16, 2023

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


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

Leads functional teams and provides technical oversight in performing all phases of electrical projects. Assists with internal training for engineers and technicians. Communicates and collaborates well with upper management and principal engineers on higher-level projects, and in recommending and implementing changes that benefit the company. Performs advanced engineering functions associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the company’s generation facilities.


The Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Analyze the system design, programming, and modification as requested.

  • Develop studies of defined scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses. Run equipment and performance tests.  

  • Oversee installation, inspection, and commissioning of new equipment.  Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards.

  • Under limited direction be responsible for overseeing the specification, design, and maintenance of the following thermal generation electrical equipment:

    •    Generator Step Up, Startup, and Auxiliary Transformers
    •    Medium and low voltage breakers and Motor Control Centers
    •    Generator Excitation Systems
    •    Large medium voltage induction motors
    •    Large utility synchronous generators
    •    Cathodic Protection
    •    Battery Banks and Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS)
    •    Arc Flash Studies (Using SKM)
    •    Protective Relays (Schweitzer, Beckwith, GE, Basler…)

  • Analyze and design engineering methods

  • Travel is required to support various activities as assigned with overnight stays.  Travel ranges from 10-20%.

  • Rotational 24 hours on-call protective relay support for 1 week duration every 5 weeks


Requirements for the Engineer I level position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • 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, Requirements for the Engineer II level position include:
•    A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field. 
•    Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
•    Ability to provide timely assessments with limited information and/or assumptions.
•    Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.

In addition, the requirements for the Sr. Engineer include:
•    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.




  • Advanced power electronics or machine theory
  • Electrical trades training or work experience. (Electrician, I&C Tech, ect)
  • PE license
  • Mechanical aptitude

Additional Information

Req Id: 109364 
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY     
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: FULL TIME 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $74,300 - $115,500  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.   

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

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