Power Engineers Substation Project Engineer in Vancouver, Washington
Substation Project Engineer
Department: Power Delivery Small Utility Services II Dept
Substation Project Engineer
POWER Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a Substation Project Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Small Utility Service (SUS) Department in our NW (Central Washington) Region. The department focuses on providing Owner Engineer and design services to PUDs, electric cooperatives, small municipalities that serve the public by providing electric utility service. The department includes several employees with past electric cooperative work experience. The department endeavors to have a strong service mindset, and the position provides the opportunity for the applicant to serve the membership and public of electric cooperative and public utility systems.
Roles and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will be responsible for successful completion of assigned projects and for maintaining and improving client relationships. Completion of these functions requires technical competence as well as leadership competence in working with clients and mentoring and supervising team members assigned to projects. This role will lead substation engineering project work, including, but not limited to:
Develop project work scope documents, budgets, and proposals
Complete conceptual design and feasibility studies
Prepare construction cost estimates and project schedules
Lead engineering design activities
Perform substation design checking
Support projects during construction
The successful applicant must also demonstrate the following:
Honesty and integrity
Attitude of service toward clients
Willingness to share successes with the project team
Strong command of the English language
Strong written/oral communication skills in order to communicate professionally with internal team members and clients
Willingness to travel occasionally to client sites or conferences
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering, or equivalent technical education
Professional Engineering license (P.E.) or equivalent in the state of Washington, Oregon, or Texas, or ability to achieve P.E. within six (6) months of hire date
Seven (7) + years of experience performing physical and electrical substation design
Experience preparing project work scope documents and sequence of construction plans for substation projects
Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
P.E. in Washington, Oregon, or Texas
Experience performing substation design for electric cooperatives, public utility districts, or municipalities
Experience working at an electric cooperative, public utility district, or municipality
One (1) + years of experience leading substation project design teams
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:
Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
Voluntary Life Insurance
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 $65k - $120k 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.
EOE, including disability/vets