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Power Engineers Senior PTE Project Engineer in Boise, Idaho

Senior PTE Project Engineer



Department:PTE Vancouver WA Group


Senior PTE Project Engineer

POWER Testing & Energization, Inc. is seeking a Senior Testing & Energization Project Engineer. They must have a thorough knowledge base and skill set in transmission, distribution, conventional generation, and/or renewable generation commissioning and maintenance testing.

We strive to create an environment where our field teams operate safely, delivering excellent technical service, leading to a high degree of client satisfaction. We share lessons learned and keep our safety and technical skills sharp through training and application. If you are interested in a long-term engagement with a high-performing team, please send us your resume.

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Manages safety, scope, schedule, and budget on testing services for electrical systems through the 500kV class

  • Leads technical teams on medium-large size projects and is often the primary client interface for projects

  • Contributes to scope of work documents, work plans, budgets, schedules and related proposal documents; present the finished proposal to perspective or established clients both internally and externally

  • Collaborates with POWER personnel and subcontractors that provide environmental, construction management/observation and testing/commissioning services, as called for by the project scope

  • Reviews general project objectives and establishes commissioning, testing, or maintenance requirements for a whole project or major system

  • Produces cost estimates and project schedules, and coordinates project deliverables

  • Adheres to and positively conveys to team LOTO, electrical safety, risk assessment, and continuous improvement principles

  • Supports multiple projects with complex technical challenges

  • Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring

  • Assists the project manager in developing a strategy for technical execution of medium to large sized projects

  • Develops overall project approach and sequencing of technical activities to facilitate an efficient and organized execution of the work

  • Organizes, oversees, and contributes to the implementation of POWER’s quality process on project work to produce deliverables which meet our client’s quality expectations

  • Performs additional responsibilities as requested or assigned

  • Domestic travel 50% - 75% or higher is expected; some international travel opportunities may be available

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable engineering discipline required

  • Twelve (12) + years of applicable professional experience in the electrical testing industry, including experience in medium and high voltage circuit breakers, power transformers, instrument transformers, and substation protection and controls testing

  • Professional Registration (P.E. or P.Eng.) or ability to obtain one within one (1) year of hire

  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record and successful drug/alcohol screening are required

Desired Education/Experience

  • Master’s Degree in applicable engineering discipline preferred

  • Experience operating in organizations having high appreciation for Human Performance Improvement

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.