Engineer III, Distribution Electrical Engineer
Portland General Electric - Oregon

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Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

Engineer III, Distribution Electrical Engineer (R12-296)

The successful candidate will perform the functions of a Distribution Engineer by providing engineering solutions to complex problems using sound engineering principles, theories and concepts with minimal supervision. You will be responsible for the design, operations and maintenance of facilities with emphasis on high reliability and quality of service. Also, you will help support field operations, customer services, outage restoration and system planning and development.

Top candidates will have:
A bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering.

Typically five-plus years of responsible engineering experience required.

Professional Engineering license required.

Working knowledge of fundamental engineering and economic principles and concepts.

Previous distribution experience, preferred.

Good human relations skills and effective oral and written communication skills.

Thorough knowledge of fundamental engineering/economic principles and concepts.

Thorough knowledge of applicable policies, rules, regulations, and codes related to electric distribution.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with internal and external customers.

Valid driver’s license with evidence of a safe driving record.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at

by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits - medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more - plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Kathrine Litchfield



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