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Pacificorp Distribution Systems Engineer (I, II, Senior or Senior II) - Klamath Falls, Oregon - #109150 in Klamath Falls, Oregon
Distribution Systems Engineer (I, II, Senior or Senior II) - Klamath Falls, Oregon - #109150
Date: Sep 23, 2022
Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon, OR, US, 97601
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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Applies prescribed methods and standard practices in performing specific tasks within projects and assists other engineering staff on more complex 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 distribution facilities/systems.
Responsibilities of the Engineer I position include the following:
Analyze the system design, programming, and modification.
Develop distribution system engineering 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 Engineer II responsibilities include:
Design, develop, modify, and evaluate distribution systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives, utilizing engineering methods.
Develop moderately complex distribution system 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 distribution system for engineering solutions to meet business needs.
Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services to accomplish the assigned work.
Maintain project timelines and budgets.
Analyze and design engineering methods.
In addition to the above, the Senior Engineer / Senior Engineer II responsibilities include:
- Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters.
Requirements for the Engineer I position:
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college/university
Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of electrical engineering
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
Perform other duties as assigned
In addition to the above, the Engineer II requirements include:
A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field
Knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally with other stakeholders 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
24/7 availability for distribution system outage support
In addition to the above, the Senior Engineer requirements include:
A minimum of five or more years of experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power distribution systems, or related professional experience
Demonstrated knowledge and application of principles in area of distribution system engineering
Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments
Assist regional business managers; explain service requirements for new loads; provide technical information and specifications to the public; conduct EMF visitations
Understanding of company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices
Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations
In addition to the above, the Senior Engineer II requirements include:
A minimum of six or more years’ experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems
Advanced technical degree or professional electrical engineer (PE) license required or 8 years of directly applicable engineering experience required
Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
Preferences for the Engineer I:
Engineering internship or other experience specific to electrical engineering discipline.
Completion of internship with an electrical utility.
Knowledge of distribution electrical systems.
In addition, the preferences for the Engineer II include:
Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
Knowledge of distribution system equipment.
Knowledge of CYME modeling tool.
Knowledge of Cadops/netCadops.
Knowledge of an energy management system.
Knowledge of PLS-CADD.
Knowledge of AutoCAD
Knowledge of power quality equipment and software
Knowledge of ASPEN Oneliner
In addition, the preferences for the Senior Engineer include:
PMP Certification or other Project Management Institute (PMI) recognized certification.
Master’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college/university.
For all positions, employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation
Req Id: 109150
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Klamath Falls, Oregon
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $72,500 - $112,700
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15% of salary.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.