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Mechanical Engineer I - IV 

Req Number ENG-18-00003  
Salary $26.35 - $52.30/Hourly (DOE)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Wanapum Dam, Beverly, WA  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  

Position Summary

Responsible for cost - effective engineering activities in the Power Production Engineering Department including design, project management, contract management and construction coordination at the Power Production Division. Duties include engineering support for maintenance for the Priest Rapids Project, 2,000 mW Hydroelectric generating facilities and small hydroelectric generating facilities at Quincy Chute and Potholes East Canal Headworks.

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 mechanical engineering design, project management and construction coordination for Power Production assets.

Provide Engineering Supervisor with cost effective recommendations for maintenance, repair and replacement of Power Production assets.

Provide long-range planning to develop manpower and budgeting for orderly replacement of obsolete equipment.

Prepare technical specifications and drawings for contract documents under guidance of Engineering Supervisor or peer engineers to be used for bidding purposes.

Administer contracts for work performed on District facilities by contractors, including inspection of contractors work.

Provide engineering assistance to other business units in the resolutions of problems arising from daily activities.

Manage work by consultants, contractors and other contract personnel.

Prepare detailed instructions; including markups, revisions and generating new drawings and manuals.

Provide necessary supervision for craftsmen to implement engineering changes in the field.

Maintain good relations with company representatives, craftsmen, suppliers and other engineers while keeping informed of the latest equipment, practices and processes in the power industry.

Provide recommendations on budget requirements, scheduling and management of projects.

Assist other engineers with work orders, budgeting, contracts, purchasing accounting and technical information.

Perform field inspection of work and provide required reports.

Conduct failure analysis and prepare equipment reliability statistics.

Actively promote teamwork approach in conducting business.

Demonstrate commitment to Grant PUD's mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. Incumbent shall become familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a manner that aligns with these expectations.

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

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or B.S. in Mechanical Technology with 2 years applicable mechanical engineering experience. Professional Engineering License (PE) in the State of Washington preferred but not required.

Two years of mechanical engineering experience in hydroelectric field preferred.

EIT and/or Washington State PE certification preferred.

Position Open Until Filled

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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.

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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