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Wenatchee, Washington, United States (on-site)
4 days ago

Description

There are 2 positions that will be filled at the Electrical Engineer I, II, III, Senior I, Senior II or Principal level contingent upon the selected candidate's experience and education.

JOB PURPOSE Electrical Engineer I: Performs basic entry level analysis, design and construction of electrical power and communication systems and assists with project management activities related to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of hydroelectric generation plants and related facilities such as switchyards, substations, etc. The position requires entry-level knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures, including materials, equipment, and techniques, used in professional level work in the field of electrical engineering and project management. The position works under close or continuing supervision and requires limited exercise of judgment when developing designs and design criteria, determining methodology and developing alternatives.

JOB PURPOSE Electrical Engineer II: Performs fundamental engineering calculations, analysis, design and construction support of low complexity electrical power and communication systems and may assist with project management activities related to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of hydroelectric generation plants and related facilities such as switchyards, substations, etc. Plans, scopes, schedules, and conducts engineering work with technical guidance and oversight from supervisor or higher-level engineers.

JOB PURPOSE Electrical Engineer III: Performs electrical engineering, analysis, and project management activities of medium complexity in the electrical power generation field. Plan, scope, schedule and conduct engineering work requiring independent judgment for a variety of projects and facilities such as hydroelectric plants, switchyards and substations. May act as the design engineer and/or the project manager for on moderately complex, lower risk projects. Interacts with engineering consultants, crew superintendents, foreman and contractors to troubleshoot and resolve problems during design, construction, or installation.

JOB PURPOSE Electrical Engineer Senior I:  Performs technically complex electrical engineering design, analysis, and project management in the electrical power generation field. Plan, scope, schedule and conduct complex and/or technically sophisticated engineering work requiring independent judgment for a variety of projects and facilities such as hydro-electric plants, switchyards and substations, including work done by engineering consultants. May act  as the lead engineer or project manager on moderately complex projects .Has technical responsibility for preliminary and final designs and design criteria. Interacts with crew superintendents, foreman and contractors, other utilities, and regulatory agencies to troubleshoot and resolve problems during construction or installation.

JOB PURPOSE Electrical Engineer Senior II : Performs complex engineering design, analysis, and project management in the electrical power generation field. Plan, scope, schedule and conduct complex and/or technically sophisticated engineering work requiring independent judgment for a variety of projects and facilities such as hydro electric plants, switchyards and substations, including work done by engineering consultants. May act as lead design engineer, project engineer or project manager on complex. Has technical responsibility for preliminary and final designs and design criteria. Leads project teams and Interacts with crew superintendents, foreman and contractors, other utilities, and regulatory agencies to troubleshoot and resolve problems during construction or installation.

JOB PURPOSE Electrical Engineer Principal : The Electrical Engineer Principal I - Engineering & Project Management is designated as a technical specialist in two or more areas of engineering, providing advanced, technically complex analysis, calculations, troubleshooting, and design including technical direction to others and recommendations to management and project leaders.

JOB FUNCTIONS Electrical Engineer  I: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. 

              % of Time    Job Functions

  1. 45%             Design Engineering - Perform basic electrical engineering design, analysis, and calculations for projects under the guidance, direction, and supervision of higher-level engineers. Tasks will be assigned that apply and develop basic engineering skills. Draft basic plans and specs for procurement. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications. Prepare material and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Review submittals and respond to requests for information during construction. Develop inspection and testing plans. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials, work products and troubleshoot construction problems. Prepare start-up and training plans for operation and maintenance of projects.
  2. 20%             Planning and Preliminary Engineering - Perform basic engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
  3. 15%            Project Management - Develop and assist with implementation of scopes, schedules and budgets for basic projects or less complex portions of more difficult projects. Oversee and monitor project activities from concept to close out. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervision, and management. Write status and tracking reports. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams, management groups and the Commission. Procure materials. Participate in the selection of consultants and assist with management of consultant contracts. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
  4. 10%              Perform technical inspections and field verifications to help learn about the design process and construction practices. Operations and Maintenance Troubleshooting and Technical Assistance - Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of plant personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Participates in investigations, collects data, and performs research. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations. Receives daily technical guidance from higher level engineers.
  5. 5%               Process Improvement Efforts - Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams.
  6. 5%              Training - Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
  7. Ongoing      Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
  8. Ongoing     Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

JOB FUNCTIONS Electrical Engineer II: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. 

              % of Time    Job Functions

  1. 50%            Design Engineering: Perform fundamental electrical engineering design, analysis, and calculations for low complexity projects. Prepare plans and specs for procurement. Propose design options and alternatives. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications. Prepare material and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Respond to RFIs during construction and troubleshoot construction problems. Develop and implement inspection and testing plans. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials, and work products. Provide routine construction support and field design modifications. Assist with project start up activities including training O&M staff. Peer review work of same or lower-level engineers. Receives frequent technical guidance from higher level engineers.
  2. 15%           Planning, Preliminary Engineering, Budget Development: Perform engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
  3.  15%          Operations and Maintenance Troubleshooting and Technical Assistance: Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of plant personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
  4. 10%      Project Management: Assist in the development and implementation of scopes, schedules, budgets, and procurement documents for project.  May act as a project manager for projects of limited complexity. Communicate progress on project related activities to project manager, internal clients, District supervision and management. Write status and tracking reports. Participate in progress meetings. Procure materials. Participate in the selection and management of consultants and contractors. Participate in the preparation of technical specifications and other bid documents required for project construction. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
  5. 5%         Process Improvement Efforts: Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams.
  6. 5%          Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills.
  7. Ongoing    Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
  8. Ongoing     Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

JOB FUNCTIONS Electrical Engineer III: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. 

             % of Time        Job Functions

  1. 40%                Perform electrical engineering design, analysis, and calculations of medium complexity, as assigned. Provide the design steps and correct sequencing of the technical activities to other project team members. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications. Prepare material and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Respond to RFIs during construction and troubleshoot construction problems. Develop and implement inspection and testing plans. Apply appropriate codes and standards. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials and work products. Provide routine construction support and field design modifications. Lead project start up activities including training O&M staff. Peer review work of same or lower level engineers. Receives frequent technical guidance from higher level engineers.
  2.  20%              Manage conventional projects or portions of larger complex projects from concept to close out. Develop and implement scopes, schedules and budgets. Set up and lead project teams including design engineers, consultants, contractors, construction inspectors, real property agents, skilled crafts workers, permitting specialists, purchasing agents, etc. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervisor and management. Write status and tracking reports. Lead progress meetings. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams and management groups. Procure materials. Select consultants and manage consultant contracts. Negotiate agreements. Oversee preparation of bid documents. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
  3.  20%              Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of transmissions system personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
  4. 15%              Perform engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
  5. 5%                Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams. Contribute to the development of company technical standards.
  6. Ongoing       Responsible for instructing others in the safe diagnosis, repair, maintenance or operation of plant equipment and systems.
  7. Ongoing       Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
  8. Ongoing       Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.

JOB FUNCTIONS Senior I: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. 

                % of Time    Job Functions

  1.   40%             Perform engineering design, analysis and calculations of advanced complexity as assigned determining the methodology and depth needed. Lead other team members in proper execution of technical activities. Prepare cost estimates. Prepare technical plans and specifications of moderate complexity for procurement. Interpret codes and standards including nuances of application, identifying different possible interpretations. Prepare material and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Respond to RFIs during construction and troubleshoot construction problems. Develop and implement inspection and testing plans. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials, and work products. Provide design and construction field support by answering questions, reviewing options, and providing alternatives. Lead project start up activities including training O&M staff. Peer review work and provide guidance to lower-level engineers. Receives infrequent technical guidance from higher level engineers.
  2.   20%              Perform electrical equipment testing, start-up, and commissioning. Prepare test and commissioning plans, direct craft labor and contractors to perform the tests, interpret test result and prepare summary reports, prepare operations and maintenance instructions.
  3.   15%              Perform engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc. Provide input to team leads in approach and execution of technical activities to support feasibility studies.
  4.   10%              Manage moderately complex projects from concept to close out. Develop and implement scopes, schedules, and budgets. Set up and lead project teams including design engineers, consultants, contractors, construction inspectors, , skilled crafts workers, permitting specialists, purchasing agents, etc. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervisor, and management. Write status and tracking reports. Lead progress meetings. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams, management groups and the Commission. Procure materials. Select consultants and manage consultant contracts. Obtain permits. Negotiate conditions and agreements with stakeholders, landowners, and regulatory agencies. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
  5.  10%           Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of Operations personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
  6.  5%             Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams. Contribute to the development of company technical standards.
  7. Ongoing      Responsible for instructing others in the safe diagnosis, repair, maintenance or operation of plant equipment and systems.
  8. Ongoing      Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

JOB FUNCTIONS Senior II: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. 

                % of Time       Job Functions

  1.  40%                Perform electrical engineering design, analysis, and calculations of medium complexity, as assigned. Provide the design steps and correct sequencing of the technical activities to other project team members. Prepare cost estimates. Write technical purchase and construction specifications. Prepare material and/or labor bid document packages. Follow engineering QA/QC procedures. Respond to RFIs during construction and troubleshoot construction problems. Develop and implement inspection and testing plans. Apply appropriate codes and standards. Inspect fabrication and construction activities, materials and work products. Provide routine construction support and field design modifications. Lead project start up activities including training O&M staff. Peer review work of same or lower level engineers. Receives frequent technical guidance from higher level engineers.
  2.   20%              Manage conventional projects or portions of larger complex projects from concept to close out. Develop and implement scopes, schedules and budgets. Set up and lead project teams including design engineers, consultants, contractors, construction inspectors, real property agents, skilled crafts workers, permitting specialists, purchasing agents, etc. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervisor and management. Write status and tracking reports. Lead progress meetings. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams and management groups. Procure materials. Select consultants and manage consultant contracts. Negotiate agreements. Oversee preparation of bid documents. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
  3.  20%             Troubleshoot operations and maintenance problems at the request of transmissions system personnel. Clarify and pinpoint problems. Develop testing methods and alternatives. Provide alternative problem solutions. Write brief reports describing possible solutions and recommendations.
  4. 15%             Perform engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc.
  5. 5%              Participate in work process improvement efforts primarily as a member of interdisciplinary work teams. Contribute to the development of company technical standards.
  6.   Ongoing       Responsible for instructing others in the safe diagnosis, repair, maintenance or operation of plant equipment and systems.
  7.  Ongoing       Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC). 
  8. Ongoing       Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.

JOB FUNCTIONS Principal: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. 

                    % of Time    Job Functions

  1.       30 %             Engineering Design: Perform technically complex engineering in two or more specialty areas. Execute complex processes and design steps and sequencing for complex problems in specialty areas. Identifies, evaluates, and recommends the optimum technical approaches to unusual and obscure issues in support of feasibility studies and in specialty engineering areas. Review of technical design submittals for compliance with contract specifications and standards while meeting the requirements of the Plant for maintainability and operability. Respond to Requests for Information from contractors to give design direction and gather and disseminate input from stakeholders. Review of inspection and test procedures for compliance with the specifications and using specialty experience to identify potential issues. Provide specialty interpretation and guidance to management and staff. Prepare detailed schematic and wiring diagrams. Provides technical direction to engineers and project teams. Mentors lower-level engineers by providing effective feedback and guidance. Receives and applies guidance from internal and external experts. Occasionally refers to specialty guidance information.
  2. 20 %             Engineering Planning: Perform engineering planning, feasibility studies (including technical report writing), cost estimating, economic analyses, and develop alternatives to help determine solutions to operational problems, maintainability, life expectancy, safety, regulatory concerns, efficiency improvements, asset management issues, etc. Identifies, evaluates, and recommends the optimum technical approach for unusual and obscure issues in support of feasibility studies. Gather and disseminate input from contractors, manufacturers, operations personnel, maintenance personnel, experts from other disciplines, consultants, and electrical engineering peers to determine the optimal design for the District.
  3. 15 %             Project Management: Manage complex projects from concept to close out. Independently develop and implement scopes, schedules and budgets for complex projects and programs. May independently develop scope, schedule, budgets and procurement contracts for complex projects and programs. May act as a program project manager. Set up and lead project teams including design engineers, consultants, contractors, construction inspectors, skilled crafts workers, permitting specialists, purchasing agents, etc. Communicate project progress to internal clients, supervisor, and management. Write status and tracking reports. Lead progress meetings. Give presentations including project recommendations to teams, management groups and the Commission. Procure materials. Select consultants and manage consultant contracts. Negotiate conditions and agreements with stakeholders and regulatory agencies. Ensure compliance with QA/QC procedures to maintain the quality of project deliverables.
  4.   15 %             Field Support: Makes on time decisions to resolve highly complex field issues. Investigate alternative designs during construction, articulate advantages and disadvantages and recommend the best solution to groups of managers/directors. Work is generally independent. May receive technical guidance from higher-level internal experts and consultants both in electrical engineering and other disciplines.
  5. 15 %             Plans & Specifications: Prepares technically complex plans and specifications for procurement, particularly those in specialty engineering areas. Prepare contract drawings according to District standards. Review of other discipline specifications for coordination with electrical specifications and holistic design goals.
  6. 5 %                Codes & Standards: Interpret codes and industry standards applicable to specialty areas, resolving varying technical opinions and interpretations. Lead the development of new internal engineering standards and procedures in electrical engineering.
  7.  Ongoing       Training: Identify and attend training to maintain and learn new skills. Conduct technical training and information sharing with other District electrical engineers.
  8. Ongoing       Is required to drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
  9. Ongoing       Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Post-Secondary Education Electrical Engineer I, II, III:  Bachelor's degree (B. S., B. A.) in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology; or equivalent combination of education and experience. EI (Engineering Intern) or EIT (Engineer in Training) achieved by passing the FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam, preferred.

Post-Secondary Education Senior I, II: Bachelor’s degree (B.S., B.A.)  in Engineering;  or the equivalent combination of education and experience.   PE in the State of Washington strongly preferred.

Post-Secondary Education Principal:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Engineering; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  PE in the State of WA required. Continuing education or advanced learning in two or more specialty engineering areas strongly preferred.

Experience Electrical Engineer I: Entry Level.  No experience required. Candidates with experience in a hydro generation and/or with an electric utility are preferred.

Experience Electrical Engineer II: Requires a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing  electrical engineering related to power generation plants of increasing complexity.  Experience must include examples of successful application of basic electrical engineering in the form of reports, calculations, specifications, and drawings; participation in data collection and field research or inspections.

Experience Electrical Engineer III: Requires a minimum of four (4) years experience performing electrical engineering related to power generation plants of increasing complexity.  Experience must include examples of successful application of fundamental electrical engineering in the form of reports, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; development of design alternatives.

Experience Senior I: Requires a minimum of six (6) years’ experience performing electrical engineering related to power generation plants of increasing complexity.  Experience must include examples of successful application of engineering in the form of reports, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; knowledge of construction turnover/testing and commissioning; and proper identification of appropriate codes and standards for a wide variety of situations.

Experience Senior II: Requires a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience performing electrical engineering related to power generation plants of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of complex engineering in the form of reports, calculations, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; knowledge of construction turnover/testing and commissioning.

Experience Principal: Requires a minimum of twelve (12) years progressively responsible experience performing electrical engineering in a hydro generating plant of increasing complexity. Experience must include application of engineering design in two or more designated engineering specialty areas; examples of providing technical guidance in complex situations where there is limited or no standardization; and examples of successful mentoring.

Specific KSA's: A fully skilled incumbent will have the following specific knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge

  • In depth knowledge of the application of engineering tools and software.  Rarely refers to training and textbooks.
  • Gaining basic knowledge of codes and standards in multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Knowledge of project evaluation, scheduling, budgeting, and contract execution for moderately complex projects.
  • General knowledge of other engineering disciplines used at the District.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to collaborate in the development of alternatives in a team environment. 
  • Accurately interpret and apply common codes and standards.
  • Problem Solving - Able to lead the effort to investigate problems and develop and evaluate alternatives.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to engineering problems.
  • Able to develop, collect, and present data and evidence in a clear, and accurate manner.
  • Able to prioritize and break work assignments down into manageable parts.
  • Able to interpret and communicate engineering challenges and solutions for non-engineers. Can prepare and provide presentations to peers and clients.
  • Collaborate with other District engineers regarding engineering concepts and opinions.
  • Able to lead an inner-discipline team to solve problems

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Complexity: Prioritizes and performs a broad range of moderately complex technical or professional work. Solves day to day problems using established policies, regulations, or work rules.

Decision Making: Works under general supervision.  Free to determine most appropriate work methods.   Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Escalates unusual or complex issues to supervisor.

Computers & Equipment: A fully skilled incumbent will have the ability to utilize the following software, hardware, or equipment:To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Word; requires proficiency with analytical, scientific, and engineering software to conduct design, modeling, and analysis. To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have basic knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials; Microsoft PowerPoint; Primavera; General Office Equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; use repetitive hand or arm motion; talk, hear.   The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or twist torso; pull, push, or exert force; taste, smell; carry or lift unassisted up to 20 pounds; lift above shoulder unassisted up to 25 pounds.  Vision requirements include close, distance and color.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; in confined spaces; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; vibration. The noise level is usually moderate.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: An employee may not be hired or transferred to a job, or continue in a job if currently employed, if they do not satisfy the following job requirements. These District requirements cannot be waived by supervisors.

Pursuant to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) standards, Chelan County Public Utility District #1 conducts background screening of personnel who have access to the District's critical physical and/or cyber assets.

A valid driver's license is required for this position (verified upon hire).  A valid Washington State driver's license is required within 30 days of employment.

Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.

EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish. 

Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)



Requirements

Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers.   A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.

We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.

Rated by Forbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!

We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in our children and believe that education is the key to our future success.

We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality wines.

In addition to a competitive starting salary range of $67,360-$84,200 (I) $77,360-$96,700 (II) $84,960-$106,200 (III) $93,440-$116,800 (Senior I) $102,320-$127,900  (Senior II) $121,840-$152,300 (Principal)  (based on qualifications, skills and abilities), Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year. 

Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.

Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is waiting for you.

Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled

Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document. Your cover letter must summarize your education and experience as it relates to the position.  Incomplete materials will not be considered.

To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.

This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67217782
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Wenatchee, Washington, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Chelan PUD
  • Position Title: Electrical Engineer (I, II, III, Senior I, Senior II, Principal)
  • Industry: Energy/Utilities/Gas/Oil/Electric
  • Job Function: Power Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $67,360.00 - $127,900.00 (Yearly Salary)

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