Portland General Electric Maintenance Substation Engineer (Associate or Staff Level) in Tualatin, Oregon
This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.
We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!
Provides functional and economical engineering solutions to operations and maintenance problems through the improvement and maintenance of plant safety, reliability, efficiency and regulatory compliance in a responsible and progressive manner.
Provides engineered solutions in support of new substations and operations and maintenance of existing facilities.
Provides technical support to crews on maintenance engineering designs. Develops and maintains maintenance plans for substation apparatus.
Responsibilities (Associate Level):
Maintains currency in state-of-the-art engineering practices and independently applies professional knowledge of engineering processes and standards to assignments/projects.
Applies knowledge of engineering solutions to resolve substation operations and maintenance engineering programs. Applies knowledge of codes and standards and applies engineering theories and concepts in expanding professional knowledge of maintenance engineering principles.
Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables; leads smaller project teams.
Develops maintenance engineering solutions that meet technical requirements, all applicable codes, regulatory requirements and follow sound engineering practice.
Provides complex design, construction, operation, maintenance or testing elements in support of substation maintenance engineering needs; contributes to capital or operations and maintenance budget and job estimates.
Supports and develops training of other engineers and crews on operations and maintenance practices and requirements.
Responsibilities (Staff Level):
Maintains currency in state-of-the-art engineering practices and provides guidance and direction on engineering processes and standards to colleagues when requested.
Supports substation improvements with extended knowledge of maintenance engineering principles and local codes and standards.
Applies knowledge to investigate, identify and clearly define substation problems and deliver engineering improvements on proposed equipment and systems. Provides technical guidance and support to other engineers and contractors.
Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects; coordinates multiple discipline activity. Develops and provides quality assurance reviews of maintenance engineering solutions that meet technical requirements, all applicable codes, regulatory requirements and follow sound engineering practice.
Actively coordinates with other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects, including representing the team to interdepartmental and external (regulatory) stakeholders. Plans, develops and coordinates projects with complex design, construction, operation, maintenance or testing elements in support of substation maintenance engineering projects; provides accurate capital budget and job estimates.
Serves as a technical specialist and provides consultation/guidance to project teams in a practice area; actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring; implements resource management strategy. Develops and delivers training of other engineers and crews on operations and maintenance practices and requirements. Provides and coordinates updates on critical safety and reliability topics to operations personnel. Participates in industry-related events for the purposes of benchmarking and learning about best practices.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program or program accredited by an equivalent agency.
Experience (Associate): Two or more years in engineering.
Experience (Staff): Eight or more years in engineering, or five or more years in related field with PE license.
Certifications, Licenses and Training Professional Engineering (PE) license strongly preferred; may be required based upon role.
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