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Power Delivery Engineering - Substation Engineer I-IV 

Req Number ENG-19-00001  
Salary $56,721.60 - $129,500.80 Annually (DOE)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ephrata Headquarters  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  

This position is responsible to provide knowledge in discipline/specialty.

  • This position will be responsible to work on systems or facilities that have effect on plant or system reliability and non-critical assets.
  • This position is expected to be developing external contacts that have influence on project outcomes.

This position is expected to work with other engineers to provide recommendations in the area of expertise.

Position Requirements


  • Review engineering work requests to determine scope, cost, and justification for the work request;
  • Prepare technical specifications
  • Build material lists
  • Generating new drawings or revise existing drawings,
  • Inspecting equipment in the field, reviewing technical data outputs of various pieces of equipment, and analyzing variations from original designs
  • Coordinate and conduct engineering and other studies, projects, and systems;
  • Develop, implement, and coordinate procedures, functions, and activities
  • Analyze system requirements; perform calculations required to verify system integrity
  • Specify equipment, work with vendors, and obtain quotes as needed.
  • Research and analyze technical information and data in order to prepare reports.
  • Manage proper documentation, mapping, and safety planning for all aspects of Grant PUD’s infrastructure from hydro-electric facilities, power production infrastructure, or power delivery assets; ensure all documentation is properly stored in Grant PUD’s engineering application databases.
  • Function as main point of contact with various internal and external stakeholders ensuring proper relationship development and communication policies are followed during all interactions; oversee contractors and consultants performing engineering work.
  • Perform site inspections; meet with contract personnel, Grant PUD Employees, and other representatives to resolve problems and concerns and answer questions on issues/projects; assist with field inspections of projects for conformance to approved plans.
  • Perform increasingly more responsible work as the employee gains experience and independently performs engineering duties.
  • Train in the formulation of budgets for projects including planning, design, regulatory, and construction phases.
  • Perform Project Management under the direction of the Superviosr on small/simple projects in accordance with District standards
    • Prepare Project scopes
    • Prepare estimates and project budgets
    • Provide project justifications
    • Access project risks
    • Maintain project schedules

Perform related duties as required or assigned.

  • 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 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.

Job Responsibilities

Power Delivery Electrical Engineer- Specialty: Substation Engineer

This position is responsible to assess, monitor, analyze and address all substation equipment and systems.

Minimum Job Requirements

Educational/Experience Requirements

BS Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

Knowledge and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of – Concepts, principles, theories, and methods surrounding engineering industry standards and best practices; project management tools and techniques; technical competencies with an attention toward detail; financial management philosophies.
  • Skill in – problem solving; written and oral interpersonal communication; workflow and time management; utilizing MS office products; GIS and AutoCAD software, tools, and applications.

Special Requirements

A valid State driver’s license may be required.

A Washington State Engineering in Training Certification recommended.

Physical/Mental Requirements

Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting, with some field work that may require operation of a vehicle.

Closing Date to Apply: Open untill filled

Excellent Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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