Engineer (I, II, SR) Salt Lake City, UT or Portland, OR #112234

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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Seeking ENTRY LEVEL, CAREER LEVEL, and SENIOR  Civil Engineers: If you ever dreamed of working with large dams and have some heavy civil design, construction, and/or project management experience…have we got an opportunity for you. PacifiCorp is seeking a civil engineer/project manager to join our dam safety team which is becoming regionally known as a leader in the dam safety field. In dam safety you will have the opportunity to not only stretch your current engineering knowledge into multiple facets of civil engineering (i.e. structural, geotechnical, hydrology, and hydraulics) but also regularly interact with national experts on those disciplines. In addition, your work will take you into the remote and scenic areas of our hydroelectric projects in six different states.


The work is fast paced, varied, challenging, and rewarding. PacifiCorp also offers a full benefits package, generous paid time off, flexible home/office scheduling, paid parental leave, and participation in the employee Annual Incentive Plan which for this position can be up to 12%-15% of the salary advertised annually. So if you are looking for a change into an exciting and ever evolving field, have an inquisitive nature, a desire for continuous learning, and are an excellent communicator, please consider applying.
 

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:  
•    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 projects located in seven western states. This position will have significant involvement in dam safety activities.
•    Perform field inspections on assigned hydroelectric projects. Hydroelectric projects are generally located in remote areas with rugged unimproved terrain.
•    Communicate in writing and verbally, technical information to regulatory agencies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
•    Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards. 

In addition to the above, the Engineer II  responsibilities include:  
•    Manage heavy civil capital improvement projects.
•    Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives, utilizing engineering methods.
•    Develop moderately complex 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.  

Requirements

Requirements for the Engineer I  position include the following: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering, or related field, 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.  
•    Possess a valid drivers license and be able to drive in accordance with Company policies.


In addition to the above, the Engineer II  requirements include: 
•    A minimum of three or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field. 
•    Demonstrated knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
•    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’ related experience in the applicable engineering field.
•    Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments. 

Preferences

Preferences for the Engineer I position include the following:
•    Engineering internship or other experience specific to applicable discipline.
•    Completion of internship with an electrical utility.


In addition, Preferences for the Engineer II position include the following:
•    Registration as a professional engineer
•    Engineering experience specific to industrial hydropower systems.


In addition, Preferences for the Senior Engineer position include the following:
•    Engineering specialty or advanced engineering degree.
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.

Additional Information

Req Id: 112234
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Power Supply
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $76,200-$118,400 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12.00% of salary.

 

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US

 

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.

 

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.


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