Multiple Levels Civil Engineer #76697

Company Name: Puget Sound Energy (PSE)
Phone Number: (425) 462-3718
City: Bellevue
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98009
Job Title: Multiple Levels Civil Engineer #76697
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: April 4, 2016
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours

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Multiple Levels Civil Engineer #76697


Puget Sound Energy’s Substation Design and Engineering department is looking for a Civil Engineer to join our team!  This position will be filled as a Senior Engineer, Engineer, Associate Engineer or Engineer in Training depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.


The Engineer shall possess a broad range of experience, expertise and/or understanding of civil and structural engineering topics especially related to substation design and construction. Solutions typically provided by the engineer may involve complex issues, requiring interpretation of requirements, application of advanced analytical techniques and non-standard solutions. Candidate should have the flexibility to deal with shifting budgets and priorities; the ability and resiliency to adapt to changes; and a personality that promotes optimism and synergy.


This position requires having substantial experience with developing civil permit and construction drawings for grading and fencing plans, storm drainage, erosion control and other civil related aspects of electrical substations and natural gas facilities, both new and existing.  Working understanding of current state and local storm water regulations, building codes and industry standards is essential. The successful candidate should demonstrate they are well experienced in civil related calculations, reports, technical specifications and cost estimates; and supporting the permitting and construction phases of projects. Basic understanding of electrical substation assembly and safe design practices is a plus.


The senior level may lead or coordinate the work of engineers, engineering assistants, designers, and others who assist in specific assignments (including contractors/consultants). Candidate is expected to provide training, technical direction, and leadership to other engineering positions in order to promote development.


Thee ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, both verbally and written to diverse audiences in most setting is desirable.


Candidate is expected to support emergency response work as requested including immediate and extended restoration efforts driven by weather and other system failures.


This is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help us better serve the environment, our customers and the communities in which they live. PSE provides an environment where all employees are valued, respected and provided with the opportunity to achieve maximum performance. We offer a comprehensive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan and an employee assistance and wellness program. Gain the energy to do great things through a career with Puget Sound Energy! 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other appropriate engineering field.
  • Substantial experience in planning, design, specification preparation, maintenance, project cost estimating and scheduling (typically achieved after 7 years’ practice as a degreed engineer for the senior level. Less for other levels).
  • Demonstrated organization, documentation, prioritization, and project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.



  • Experience working in the utility industry.
  • Possession of or ability to acquire a Professional Engineering license.
  • Knowledge of engineering economics and analysis.
  • Experience working on complex engineering projects.


PSE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.


How to Apply:

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Posting End Date: May 4, 2016