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Reliability Engineer (Eng.1 /Eng. II / Sr. Level) - Salt Lake City, UT- # 49039

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Date: Apr 4, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Applies prescribed methods and standard practices in performing specific tasks within projects and assists other engineering staff on more complex projects. This position will be responsible for analyzing and recommending reliability projects and planned asset replacement to optimize the useful life of assets. Develops engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, and reports on assigned tasks involving asset management and reliability 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:

  • Analyze the system design, programming, and modification.
  • Develop moderately complex studies of limited scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses.
  • Perform condition, criticality, risk assessments, life-cycle cost analysis and other equipment evaluations on system assets.
  • Defines and prepares reliability based queries and reports to support continuous improvement
  • Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new equipment.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards.

In Addition, Responsibilities for the Engineer II Level Include: 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives. 
  • Facilitates reliability processes that continuously reduce reactive maintenance and improve equipment reliability and maintenance efficiency through predictive and preventative maintenance strategies.
  • Monitors the performance and reliability of assets of the distribution and transmission system.
  • Develops plans, projects, and programs associated with replacing aging assets and for improving system reliability.
  • Develop electrical 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.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.

In Addition, Responsibilities for the Senior Level Include: 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support company objectives, utilizing engineering methods.
  • Assists in the financial justification of equipment reliability upgrades and improvements.
  • Reviews and evaluates reliability metrics for trends, deviations, or indications that improvement actions are required and initiates necessary corrective action plans.
  • Audits and reports the overall success of completed reliability improvement initiatives.
  • Develop highly complex engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments. 
  • Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters.
  • Maintain project timelines and budgets.

Requirements

Requirements for Engineer I include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering 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.

In Addition, Requirements for Engineer II include:

  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Understanding of Company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices.
  • 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, Requirements for the Senior Level 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.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and the National Electric Codes. 
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.

Preferences for this position include the following:

  • Engineering internship or other experience specific to applicable discipline.
  • Completion of internship with an electrical utility.
  • Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems

Additional Information

Req Id: 49039

PacifiCorp 

Primary Location: Salt Lake City

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

 

Hiring Range: 66,600.00 - 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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