Pend Oreille County PUD

Newport , WA

Engineer Transmission Distribution

Pend Oreille County PUD
Newport, WA Full-time
Posted on March 31, 2019

Engineer Transmission Distribution

Public Utility District No. 1 of Pend Oreille County ("PUD") is a publicly owned municipal corporation organized under the laws of the State of Washington. The primary purpose of the PUD is the efficient generation, transmission and distribution of electrical energy. The PUD serves the residents of Pend Oreille County and operates on revenues from the sales of its utility services. The PUD is currently seeking Transmission and Distribution Engineers to provide hands-on, technical oversight related to the District's electric distribution/ substation/transmission system. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone seeking to apply their skills and experience in a challenging, progressive and hands-on work environment. The department offers excellent advancement opportunities. The work location is in Newport, WA and offers four distinct seasons, two local ski resorts, recreational forest and numerous lakes/rivers. Newport is less than one hour away from Spokane, WA, Coeur d'Alene, ID, and the Montana State Line. The District also provides high-speed fiber optic network service in the county. A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, or higher is required. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate and effectively interact with District employees, customers, vendors/ contractors and regulatory/ compliance agency staff. The selected individual(s) will be encouraged to obtain a Professional Engineer (PE) license in the state of Washington as an electrical engineer, if they do not already have one. The District offers generous compensation ranging from $95,000 to $155,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Our benefits include Washington State Public Employee Retirement System (PERS 2 or PERS 3) defined pension plans, paid personal leave starting at 21 days per year, and Medical/Dental/Optical plans.

Position open until filled. Starting rate of pay Depends on Qualifications; excellent benefit package

The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.