Transmission Engineer (Sr., Sr.II, Princ) Salt Lake City, UT or Portland, OR #110831

Date: May 31, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

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

Develops advanced 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

The Transmission Senior Engineer/Senior Engineer II responsibilities include:   
•    Design, develop, modify, and evaluate complex 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.  
•    Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results. 
•    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.
•    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 expertise for critical plant and/or facility components. 
•    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.
•    Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.

Requirements

Requirements for the Senior Engineer/Senior Engineer II requirements include: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical).
•    A minimum of five or more years’ experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
•    Advanced technical degree or professional engineer (PE) license is preferred
•    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.

 

In addition to the above, the Principal Engineer requirements include: 
•    A minimum of 10 years industry experience as a practicing engineer, including experience performing highly technical work of a specialized nature. 
•    Professional Engineering (PE) license strongly preferred; may be required based upon role.
•    Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments. 
•    Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness. 
•    Highest level of communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
•    Knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty. 

•    Understanding of the Company’s business and relevant policies, procedures, and practices.
•    Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws regulations and electrical codes.

Preferences

•    Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.   
•    Advanced degree in civil, structural, mechanical or electrical with emphasis on power.
•    Advanced knowledge in PLS CADD, Lpile and MFAD design software.

Additional Information

Req Id: 110831
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $98,200-$133,000 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% 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.

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


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