Power Engineer Jobs


Job Information

Power Engineers PTE Field Engineer - Entry Level in Vancouver, Washington

PTE Field Engineer - Entry Level

Location: Vancouver

State/Territory: Washington

Department: PTE Vancouver WA Dept


PTE Field Engineer

This position is based in our Boise, ID or Vancouver, WA POWER Engineers office supporting utility and industrial clients across the Western United States.

Position requires up to 85% travel.

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.

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Perform testing and commissioning of apparatus, protection and control systems on high voltage substations

  • Support and perform on site hands-on protective relay testing using relay test sets such as Omicron CMC 256/356 or Doble F6150.

  • Support and perform on site hands on apparatus inspection and testing of circuit breakers, transformers and instrumentation transformers

  • Technical and Safety Development

  • Support Project Lead or Field Supervisor on projects

  • Accurately document test results and produce field reports on requested format

  • Read and understand electrical drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams.

  • Perform clerical responsibilities such as time cards, expense reports and project reports.

Required Education/Experience:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering; preferably electrical, or electrical technology

  • Good interpersonal, written and oral, communication skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical skills, and ability to perform mathematical calculations, working knowledge of computer systems and microprocessor or relay software and project environment skills

  • Administrative software: MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Experienced in managing electrical drawings

  • Valid drivers license

  • Ability to meet minimum insurability standards based on a Motor Vehicle Report

  • Ability to pass drug and alcohol test

  • Ability to pass seven (7) year background check

Desired Education/Experience:

  • NICET or NETA II/III certification

  • Demonstrable expertise on transmission, generation and distribution relays (SEL, Basler, Beckwith, and GE families) and protective schemes.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of electrical apparatus fundamentals

  • Technical Software for testing purposes and data review: ProTesT, Protection Suite, ENOSERV RTS, Omicron Test Universe and AcSELerator Quickset.

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary DOE: The pay range for this position is $50,000- $75,000.00 per year; however, base pay may be higher or lower depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This figure does not include additional compensation such as health benefits, vacation, 401k, etc.

#LI-SH1 #LI-Hybrid #ShawnMillerJob #ShawnMillerEntryFieldEng #PTEjobs