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Idaho Power Company Stations Design Leader in Boise, Idaho

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Application Deadline:

05/28/2024 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time

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Pay Range:

117,540.80 - 141,564.80 Annual

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Job Description:

Idaho Power — located in vibrant Boise, Idaho — is looking for a Stations Design Leader to join our Planning, Engineering, and Construction team. It’s an exciting time to work for Idaho Power. We’re working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045, and our work plays a critical role in our customers’ lives and in communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon. While this position is based at Idaho Power’s downtown Boise location, we offer both flexible schedules and the opportunity to work up to 40% remote. In addition to the meaningful work we do, we offer work-life balance, competitive pay and benefits, an employee incentive plan, and both a 401k employer-match and a pension plan, making Idaho Power one of the best employers in the state.

What does a Stations Design Leader do for us?

This Stations Design Leader position is responsible for leading the Structural Design Team, determining capital project assignments, identifying scheduling priorities, and providing quality control for construction issue drawing sets. The Design Leader contributes directly to the development, maintenance, and application of Station Standards, Construction Specifications, and design practices. The Design Leader also provides technical guidance, sets professional development goals, evaluates performance, represents the Structural Design team to key project stakeholders, and coaches the team for success, as well as other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Electrical substation physical and structural design principles

  • Foundation design, structural analysis and detailing, and surveying practices

  • Modern methods, materials, and equipment used in station construction

  • Operating principles of AC and DC electrical power station equipment and communication systems

  • Hazards associated with electrical power station work

  • Budgeting, financial, and property accounting systems

Skills in:

  • Team leadership, problem solving, and interpersonal communication

  • Coaching and aligning performance for success

  • AutoCAD, PDF Editing Software, Asset Suite, Meridian, Sharepoint, and Microsoft Office

Ability to:

  • Demonstrate effective leadership while managing multiple projects

  • Provide regular feedback and coaching to develop a high performing team

  • Read, understand, and provide technical guidance on station construction documentation

  • Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports of problems, alternatives, and recommended solutions

  • Foster strong working relationships and resolve conflicts

  • Work independently and drive initiatives

  • Understand and champion company safety programs, as well as state and federal safety regulations, which include OSHA, NEC, NESC, ASCE, AISC, ACI, and chemical safety codes

  • Perform normal physical activities associated with engineering office and construction support work



  • Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology, Control Systems Technology, or equivalent education and experience


  • BS degree in Engineering


5 years of recent experience in design and/or construction in an electrical power industry


  • 10 years of recent design and construction experience in electrical power stations

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record based on driving requirements for the position


This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.


The successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees and will be expected to support and facilitate a workplace culture of dignity and respect. Additionally, they will be responsible and accountable for supporting the Company's non-union status, its safety culture, event processes, and the accident records of employees in their area of responsibility.


Occasional overnight travel.


Adaptability, Building Partnerships, Coaching, Communication, Decision Making, Guiding Team Success, Planning and Organizing, Safety Leadership

Need Assistance Completing Your Application?

Please contact our Recruiting Office if you have questions, require assistance or accommodation while applying for employment with Idaho Power Company: Phone : 208-388-2965 or Email :

Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.

About Us

With 17 hydroelectric power plants along the Snake River and its tributaries, Idaho Power is proud to provide reliable, affordable, clean energy to customers in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

Our nearly 2,000 employees serve more than 600,000 customers in a service area spanning an estimated 24,000 square miles. They live, work and play in some of the most beautiful and rugged landscapes in the West.

We’re working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045 ( . We hope you’ll join us.

Contact Information

Phone: 208-388-2965


Fax: 208-388-6695

Idaho Power Company

Recruiting Office

P.O. Box 70

Boise, ID 83707

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