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Columbia River PUD - Field Engineer I/II

Posted: 6/2/2022
Location: St. Helens, OR

Job Summary

Working independently and collaboratively with others, this position plays an integral role in executing CRPUD’s mission, philosophy, and commitment to providing safe, reliable power to our community and exceptional service to our internal and external customers. All employees are also expected to maintain a high level of trust, integrity, and ethical standards.

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.

Application Materials

  • Memorandum to Applicants – Field Engineer I/II
  • Job Description – Field Engineer I/II
  • Veteran’s Preference (as applicable)
  • CRPUD Employment Application – Please see note below
  • Supplemental Questions (Word) – Field Engineer I/II
  • Additional Materials for Applicants

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How to Apply

Please visit www.crpud.net/jobs to complete and submit a CRPUD Employment Application, the Supplemental Questions for the Field Engineer I/II, and Veteran’s Preference (if applicable) to:

Human Resources Department
Columbia River PUD
P.O. Box 1193
St. Helens, OR 97051
Fax: (503) 397-5215
Email: jobs@crpud.org

Incomplete and/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.

Qualifications

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.
  • Possess, or have the ability to obtain within six months, an FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) license to fly drones.
  • 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.

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.
  • Possess, or have the ability to obtain within six months, an FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) license to fly drones.
  • 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.

Salary Range

Field Engineer I: $32.21 - $45.94 per hour depending on qualifications

Field Engineer II: $36.18 - $51.61 per hour depending on qualifications

Closing

Open Until Filled