Columbia River PUD: Field Engineer I/II


Job Summary

Field Engineer I:

Provide engineering services related to the design and improvements of overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities. Prepare designs and complete cost estimates, specifications, and construction drawings for residential and small commercial services, line extensions, and subdivisions. Coordinate the relocation of electrical facilities for road improvement projects. Maintain accurate property records and ensure project outcomes are mapped correctly.

 

Field Engineer II:

Provide engineering services related to the design and improvement of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission facilities. Prepare designs and complete cost estimates, specifications, and construction drawings for residential, commercial, and industrial services, line extensions, subdivisions, and commercial developments. Coordinate the relocation of electrical facilities for road improvement projects. Maintain accurate property records and ensure project outcomes are mapped correctly.

 

Education and Experience

 

Field Engineer I:

Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Two years of progressively responsible electric utility work experience; or any combination of education, training, and on-the-job experience that provides an equivalent level of knowledge, skills, and training required to perform the job duties of this position effectively.

  • Valid driver’s license. Other driving-related requirements may apply depending on the nature and scope of responsibilities associated with driving on behalf of CRPUD.

    Preferred:

  • Two-year degree in Engineering Technology, plus five years progressively responsible utility engineering work experience.

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Field Engineer II:

Required:

  • Two-year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field or any combination of education, training, and on-the-job experience that provides an equivalent level of knowledge, skills, and training required to perform the job duties of this position effectively.

  • Valid driver’s license. Other driving-related requirements may apply depending on the nature and scope of responsibilities associated with driving on behalf of CRPUD.

    Preferred:

  • Bachelors of Science in Electric Engineering or other related engineering field, plus five years of progressively responsible electric utility engineering work experience.

 

Salary Range

Field Engineer I -        $27.67 – $39.44 per hour (depending on qualifications)

Field Engineer II -      $31.08 – $44.33 per hour (depending on qualifications)

 

Application Deadline

Open until filled

 

Application Materials

  • Memorandum to Applicants – Field Engineer I/II

  • Job Description – Field Engineer I and Field Engineer II

  • Veteran’s Preference

  • PUD Employment Application

  • Supplemental Questions (PDF) – Field Engineer I/II – Please see note below

  • Supplemental Questions (Word) – Field Engineer I/II

  • Additional Materials for Applicants

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How to Apply

Complete and submit a PUD Employment Application, the Supplemental Questions for the Field Engineer, Veteran’s Preference, and official copies of your transcripts/diplomas, certificates, and any other additional information you’d like us to consider to:

 

Human Resources Department
Columbia River PUD
PO Box 1193
St. Helens, OR 97051
(503) 397-5215 fax
jobs@crpud.org email

 

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

 

If you require accommodation to participate in our application process, please contact Human Resources at (503) 397-1844. Columbia River PUD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, age, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status or activity in accordance with applicable law. Veteran’s preference is available by completing the Veteran’s Preference Form and providing the required supporting documentation.