Engineer (Associate, Mid or Senior Level)

Company Name: PacifiCorp
Phone Number: (503) 813-7178
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97232
Job Title: Engineer (Associate, Mid or Senior Level)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: July 25, 2016
Salary: 60,000 - 101,600.00
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours
Duties:

 

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.

Associate Engineer will be located in Yakima, WA.

Mid- Level Engineer will be located in Walla Walla, WA.

Senior Engineer will be located in Walla Walla, WA.

Responsibilities of this Associate Engineer 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.
  • Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new equipment.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards.

In addition to the above, the responsibilities of the Mid-Level Engineer include the following:

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives.
  • 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 to the above, the responsibilities for the Senior Engineer include the following:

  • 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
Experience Required:

 

Requirements for the Associate Engineer include the following:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • 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.

 

Preferences:

 

  • Engineering experience specific to applicable discipline.
  • Completion of internship with an electrical utility

In addition to the above, the requirements for the Mid-Level Engineer include the following:

  • A minimum of two years of directly related experience in engineering related field.
  • Knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • 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. 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.
  • Ability to provide timely assessments with limited information and/or assumptions.

 

Preferences:

 

  • Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.

In addition to the above, the requirements for the Senior Engineer include the following:

 

  • 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.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.

 

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.

 

Job

: Engineering/Scientific

Primary Location

: WA-Walla Walla

Other Locations

: WA-Yakima

Schedule

: Full-time

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $60,000 – 101,600.00

Department: Area Engineering – Yakima

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.pacificorp.com/car/op/sp.html and search for job number 160732

Posting End Date: August 24, 2016