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Pacificorp Engineer II - Portland, Oregon - 105549 in Portland, Oregon

Engineer II - Portland, Oregon - 105549

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Date:Jun 9, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Under limited supervision, applies prescribed methods and standard practices in performing all phases of projects and assists other engineering staff on more complex projects. Develops engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments associated with the planning, design, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Company’s generation, transmission, distribution, telecommunication, or other utility facilities/systems.


  • Applies system analysis and planning skill set to advanced new planning processes, either developing or utilizing advanced planning tools and methods.

  • Evaluates and recommends planning policy and field design protocols for PacifiCorp based on a variety of methods including application of sensitivity tests, engineering knowledge, business case development and awareness of industry best practices.

  • Supports optimized planning processes leveraging use of existing and new tools and large datasets applying scripting or programming as needed

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives.

  • Develop moderately complex electrical engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments.

  • Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.

  • Guide and direct associate level engineers and colleagues.

  • Recommend alternative solutions to management in area of specialty on engineering solutions to meet business needs.

  • Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services to accomplish the assigned work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college/university.

  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering field.

  • Knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.

  • Understanding of Company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.

  • Ability to provide timely assessments with limited information and/or assumptions.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools.


  • Engineering experience specific to industrial power systems or electric utility power systems

Additional Information

Req ID: 105549

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Portland

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: No Selection

Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT

Hiring Range: 81,800.00 - 96,200.00

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market:Portland Oregon Career Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Electrical, Equity, Technology, Engineering, Finance

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