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Engineering Technician I-IV 

Req Number ENG-19-00011  
Salary $29.89-$36.90 Hourly/DOE  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Wanapum Dam, Beverly, WA  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Number of Openings 2  


The Hydro Engineering Technician I will continue to perform the Basic Functions of the Hydro Engineering Technician Trainee – Step II. In addition, the Hydro Engineering Technician I will prepare basic Working Drawings, Plans and Schematics for assigned projects, from detailed notes and sketches and according to specific instructions. The incumbent will be provided with guidance when the need arises. Finished work will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness. Incumbents will demonstrate responsibility for the upkeep, maintenance and use of the Division's Drawings and Departmental Records, File Systems, Engineering Databases and Data Files. The incumbent will assist with Field Work, and Surveying. The Engineering Technician I shall aid in the training of Hydro Engineering Technician Trainees, Summer Interns and Students.

Position Requirements

Essential Function:

  • Perform daily functions under the direction of the Senior Hydro Engineering Technician, other Hydro Engineering Technicians and/or a Hydro Supervisor
  • Participate in the stewardship of Hydro Project Drawings and Records
  • Participate in the support functions of the Hydro Engineering Staff and Power Production facilities
  • Participate in identifying and resolving issues that affect Hydro Support Group operation
  • Correctly utilize assigned tools and equipment and assist in keeping them clean and in good repair
  • Participate in Training junior Hydro Engineering Technicians and Summer Interns and Students
  • 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.


  • Must be a High School Graduate or the equivalent with an emphasis on drafting and mathematics
  • Must have completed all the Education and Training of the Hydro Engineering Technician I or have the equivalent training and/or experience


  • Must have one year experience as a Hydro Engineering Technician I or have the equivalent training and/or experience

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Must demonstrate the ability to write legibly and print neatly
  • Must demonstrate the ability to use basic electronic and manual drafting tools, and have an aptitude for drafting, mathematics, surveying and engineering work

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be mentally and physically fit for duty.
  • Able to sit, stand, walk and lie down
  • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs
  • Have fine manual dexterity
  • Able to operate foot controls
  • Able to bend, squat, crawl and kneel and ascend and descend stairs and ladders
  • Able to reach above shoulder level
  • Able to work at heights over 10 feet and unprotected heights of less than 10 feet
  • Able to work in confined spaces or areas of restricted movement
  • Able to work over water
  • Able to work indoors and outdoors in all climate conditions, including extreme heat and cold
  • Able to work in marked changes to temperature and humidity
  • Able to work in close proximity of rotating and high voltage equipment
  • Able to work in high noise and/or vibration areas
  • Able to differentiate colors
  • Able to speak, hear and see
  • Able to work on steep, uneven or unstable surfaces

    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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