Location: Wenatchee, Washington
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $67,360 - $106,200
Years of Experience:
Internal Number: 11962
Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document. Your cover letter must summarize your interest, education and experience relative to this position. Incomplete materials will not be considered.
To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.
This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The first review date for application materials is scheduled for Monday, June 13th. For a full job description, and to apply, visit chelanpud.org/careers
Interested parties are also invited to contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the position.
This position will be filled at either the Electrical Engineer I, II or III level, depending on candidate qualifications.
In addition to a competitive starting salary range of $67,360 - $84,200 (Elec Engr I), $77,360 - $96,700 (Elec Engr II), $84,960 - $106,200 (Elec Engr III) (based on qualifications, skills and abilities), Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.
Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.
This position will be filled at Electrical Engineer I, II, or III, depending on candidate qualifications. Job descriptions for each level will be provided at the interview phase.
JOB PURPOSE: The Electrical Engineer - Engineering & Project Management performs basic entry level to medium complexity analysis, design and construction of electrical power and communication systems and assists with project management activities related to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of hydroelectric generation plants and related facilities such as switchyards, substations, etc. The position requires entry-level to more complex knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures, including materials, equipment, and techniques, used in professional level work in the field of electrical engineering and project management. The position works under close or continuing supervision and requires limited exercise of judgment when developing designs and design criteria, determining methodology and developing alternatives. Addiitional responsibility will be given at higher levels.
JOB FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Essential functions (EF) are those activities that, if not performed, would significantly and fundamentally alter the position. Secondary functions (SF) are activities not fundamental to the job and may need to be relaxed to accommodate an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability. In the aggregate, secondary functions typically account for less than 15% of the job scope.
# EF/SF % of Time Job Functions
QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Post-Secondary Education: Bachelor's degree (B. S., B. A.) in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology; or equivalent combination of education and experience. EI (Engineering Intern) or EIT (Engineer in Training) achieved by passing the FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam, preferred.
Experience:Elec Engr I: Entry Level. No experience required. Candidates with experience in a hydro generation and/or with an electric utility are preferred.Elec Engr II: Requires a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing electrical engineering related to power generation plants of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of basic electrical engineering in the form of reports, calculations, specifications, and drawings; participation in data collection and field research or inspections.Elec Engr III: Requires a minimum of four (4) years experience performing electrical engineering related to power generation plants of increasing complexity. Experience must include examples of successful application of fundamental electrical engineering in the form of reports, specifications, and drawings; knowledge of construction means and methods including cost and schedule estimates; development of design alternatives.
Specific KSA's: A fully skilled incumbent will have the following specific knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Skills & Abilities
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; use repetitive hand or arm motion; talk, hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or twist torso; pull, push, or exert force; taste, smell; carry or lift unassisted up to 20 pounds; lift above shoulder unassisted up to 25 pounds. Vision requirements include close, distance and color.
A valid driver's license is required at hire. A valid Washington State driver's license is required within 30 days of employment.
Pursuant to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) standards, Chelan County Public Utility District #1 conducts background screening of personnel who have access to the District's critical physical and/or cyber assets.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.
Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.
EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish.
Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)