25 days old

Staff Transmission & Distribution Line Design Engineer (R1-19-0204)

Portland General Electric
Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


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 to shape Oregon’s energy future.


What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

Staff Transmission & Distribution Line Design Engineer




Maintains currency in state-of-the-art engineering practices and provides guidance and direction to colleagues on engineering processes and standards when requested.

Reviews the work of transmission designers and less experienced engineers with regard to PGE standards, applicable codes and construction processes

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R1-19-0204If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.


Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

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

Staffing Services Contact:

Sandy Banister





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Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET accredited engineering program or program accredited by an equivalent agency.

Typically eight or more years in engineering, or five or more years in related field with PE license.

Professional Engineering (PE) license strongly preferred; may be required based upon role.

Advanced knowledge of engineering and economic principles and concepts.

Advanced knowledge of other engineering disciplines and advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

Advanced understanding and application of engineering processes and procedures; working knowledge of other related departments and functions.

Advanced industry knowledge and technology trends.

Advanced knowledge of company QA/QC process and procedures.

Intermediate knowledge of construction feasibility.

Intermediate knowledge of procurement and contract administration.

Advanced knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimates.

Advanced skill designing overhead transmission lines, including relevant civil, structural, environmental and electrical sub-systems.

Advanced knowledge of applicable policies, rules, regulations and codes relating to the design and operation of transmission.


Posted: 2019-01-24 Expires: 2019-02-25

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