Sr Engineer, Sr Engineer II, Salt Lake City, UT or Portland, OR #111331

Date: Nov 24, 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

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 transmission, distribution, or other utility facilities/systems. Provides technical leadership on the most complex and business critical engineering projects. Facilitates internal training for engineers and technicians. Develops presentations for senior management with recommendations and implements changes to benefit the company. 


•    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.  
•    Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results. 
•    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.



•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college/university.
•    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.


Senior Engineer II Level additional responsibilities:
•    A minimum of 6 years’ experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems. A Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred.
•    Utilize project management and leadership skills to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver commitments.
•    Ability to achieve an understanding and adhere to company’s objectives, policies, procedures, and practices.
•    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.



•    Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.   
•    Advanced degree in EE or ME with emphasis on po

Additional Information

Req Id: 111331
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $98.200-$124,300 

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:


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.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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