Transmission & Distribution Designer (R16-108)

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: 503-474-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: OR
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Transmission & Distribution Designer (R16-108)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: February 23, 2016
Salary Per: Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours
Duties:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 21, 2016 Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future. What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too. You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence. Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today. Transmission & Distribution Designer (R16-108) This position provides design expertise and services in a team environment for new customer connections (single family, large residential, multi-family, commercial, and industrial) and for transmission and distribution integrity (cut sheet, road widening, feeder, and transmission and distribution line). Use the graphics-based facilities management system and design tools at PGE for design and to update and maintain the electrical distribution model and the geographic information system (GIS). ESRI GIS skills preferred. ACCOUNTABILITIES/TASKS •Contribute to continuity of design that meets total project objectives by ensuring that design concepts and details are accurately and clearly conveyed. •Convert service designs into detailed construction drawings. •Design and lay-out systems and facilities. •Resolve “as-built” problems and conflicts for correct recording in electrical distribution model. •Ensure that designs meet established codes, standards and guidelines. •Develop drawings and instructions to guide construction personnel. •Provide technical design and layout service to Engineers, Service & Design Project Managers and Design Technicians within the area of expertise of the incumbent. •Minimize the number of construction conflicts during installation. •Review and check design drawings for design and drafting accuracy, applying guidelines, established criteria, and experience. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS •3-6 years of experience in engineering design and drafting with high school diploma or equivalent; or four years of experience with an associate’s degree in computer-assisted design; or two years of experience and associate’s degree in engineering technology with an emphasis in geographic information systems or computer-assisted drafting, design and theory. •Thorough knowledge of distribution overhead and underground design standards and materials. •Thorough knowledge of drafting application skills. •Demonstrated knowledge of computer workstations, printers and plotters. •Demonstrated knowledge of CAD theory and techniques, with minimum two years CAD experience. (MicroStation V8i & Autocad preferred) •Demonstrated knowledge of GIS skills (Intergraph & ESRI preferred) •Knowledge of electrical systems and theory. •Significant visual conceptualizing, logical reasoning, and problem solving skills. •Familiarity with surveying information. •Effective communication and human relation skills (for project coordination). WORKING CONDITIONS •Some work may be required in a construction/operations atmosphere. •Job may necessitate working extended hours to maintain project timeline or to support forced outages. 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=R16-108. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250. Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism. Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric. Staffing Services Contact: Sandy Banister 503-464-7250 Staffing@pgn.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandysphr Connect with us on Twitter (twitter.com/PortlandGeneral), Facebook (facebook.com/portlandgeneralelectric) and LinkedIn (linkedin.com/company/portland-general-electric)

Experience Required:

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS •3-6 years of experience in engineering design and drafting with high school diploma or equivalent; or four years of experience with an associate’s degree in computer-assisted design; or two years of experience and associate’s degree in engineering technology with an emphasis in geographic information systems or computer-assisted drafting, design and theory. •Thorough knowledge of distribution overhead and underground design standards and materials. •Thorough knowledge of drafting application skills. •Demonstrated knowledge of computer workstations, printers and plotters. •Demonstrated knowledge of CAD theory and techniques, with minimum two years CAD experience. (MicroStation V8i & Autocad preferred) •Demonstrated knowledge of GIS skills (Intergraph & ESRI preferred) •Knowledge of electrical systems and theory. •Significant visual conceptualizing, logical reasoning, and problem solving skills. •Familiarity with surveying information. •Effective communication and human relation skills (for project coordination).

How to Apply:

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=R16-108. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Posting End Date: March 21, 2016