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Transmission Engineer I - IV 

Req Number ENG-17-00006  
Salary $26.35 - $52.30/Hourly (DOE)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ephrata Headquarters  
Description

Position Summary

Responsible for engineering activities in the Power Delivery Engineering Department including design, project management, and construction coordination for transmission based projects associated with the District’s transmission lines at both new and existing facilities.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Complete transmission engineering, design, project management, and construction coordination for transmission line facilities through 230 kV.

Work in a team environment to solve and build strong internal and external relationships.

Understand and adhere to transmission construction standards and requirements for materials and equipment at voltages through 230 kV.

Develop project budgets, cost estimates, schedules, and feasibility studies for transmission line projects.

Prepare, administer, and award contracts for materials, contractors, and professional services for transmission line projects.

Ensure that project management and construction coordination is used to effectively communicate and coordinate project status to District departments and stakeholders.

Accurately document and record project design information to assist in the closeout phase of District transmission line projects.

Provide technical support to District field crews, shop staff, and contract crews to support system reliability activities.

Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.

Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.

Actively participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:

  • Following all safety policies and procedures;
  • Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or harzdous working conditions;
  • Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
  • Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements

Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering. Professional Engineering License (PE) in the State of Washington preferred but not required.

Two years of utility engineering experience is preferred.

EIT and/or Washington State PE certification is preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of - transmission, distribution and substation systems; basics for how to develop project budgets, cost estimates, schedules, and feasibility studies; engineering economic analysis, project alternative development, and project budget planning (preferred not required); project management and the elements used to manage projects; MS Project software; WAC 296-45 (preferred not required); transmission, distribution and substation operations (preferred not required).

Skills in - using PLS-CADD to evaluate existing or new transmission line designs (preferred not required); the development of project design criteria documents (preferred not required); applying the NESC to electric utility facilities (preferred not required); the successful completion of utility transmission line design projects (preferred not required); the development of plan and profile drawings (preferred not required); the successful acquisition of environmental permits, planning permits, and Rights-Of-Way easements (preferred not required); performing factory and field quality assurance inspections (preferred not required); Microsoft Office suite of products to help manage tasks and projects; working in an office environment and in various field locations; climbing, crawling, and working in both hot and cold weather conditions; working in and around physical hazards from energized equipment, construction areas, and loud working environments.

Special Requirements

A valid State driver’s license is required.

Physical Requirements

Duties are performed in an office environment and in various field locations. Must be able to travel by various modes of transportation to remote sites and manufacturing locations.

Position Open Until Filled

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.

 
Close Date  
About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.



Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Values
Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship  

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