Spec III, Telecommunications Engineer R16-727

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Spec III, Telecommunications Engineer R16-727
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Administrative / Clerical Support
Posting Start Date: January 12, 2017
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours



For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Spec III, Telecommunications Engineer R16-727

Portland General Electric’s (PGE) Communications Services group is seeking a Senior Communications Engineer. PGE is an integrated, investor-owned electric utility with generation, transmission, and distribution operations. The Communications Services group resides within PGE’s IT department and provides mission-critical telecommunications services to operating and corporate support lines of business. PGE’s telecomm infrastructure enables, protective relaying, SCADA, metering, mobile voice communications, and corporate network connectivity.

This is a senior level position within PGE’s IT department that requires the ability to work with various lines of business within PGE to provide technical direction and solutions that support business needs, Job functions include consultation, planning, project management, and administration, regulatory compliance, and second level operational support.


Experience Required:

You will bring the following skills to our team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, with 8+ years of telecommunications engineering experience; or MSEE with emphasis on Telecommunications systems.
  • Working knowledge of utility power and grounding, protective relaying, telemetry, data acquisition, line sharing, devices, line protection equipment.
  • Experience in the following technical areas,
    • Inside and outside plant cabling (copper and fiber)
    • Transport technologies (including TDM and WDM)
    • Remote control and monitoring
    • Packet networks (Ethernet, IP, etc …)
    • Digital point to point microwave
    • Private land mobile radio
    • Satellite communications
    • Communications infrastructure (comm rooms, power systems, etc …)
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Working knowledge of policies, rules, regulations, and codes applicable to telecommunications

How to Apply:


Join us today and power your potential!


PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R16-727. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.


PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.


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Talent Acquisition Contact:

Todd Singer





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Posting End Date: March 12, 2017