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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/26/2015
Job Category:
Engineering
Electrical Engineer I, Distribution Engineering R15-406
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State of Oregon | Portland, OR
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Job Description

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 2, 2015

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.

Electrical Engineer I, Distribution Engineering R15-406

Perform the functions of an entry-level Standards Engineer by providing engineering solutions to complex problems while minimizing costs and maximizing reliability. Provide engineering expertise in assignments relating to transmission and distribution standards including overhead/underground distribution design, construction practices, street lighting, and materials and specifications. Recommend improvements in the areas of transmission and distribution (T& D) standards, work practices, maintenance, and materials.

Qualifications include:

Typically requires a bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering.
Typically zero to two years of engineering experience.
Knowledge and experience in operation and maintenance of PGE T& D system desired.
Proficiency to review, evaluate, and analyze technical information, policies, and reports.
Effective in reviewing, evaluating and analyzing semi-complex technical information, policies, and reports.
Basic knowledge of fundamental engineering/economic principles and concepts.
Basic knowledge of applicable policies, rules, regulations, and codes related to electric distribution.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Proficient oral and written communication skills.
Proficient interpersonal skills.
Basic presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, and all levels of management company-wide to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
Valid driver's license.

PE 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.