Engineer II or Senior - Stations Control Design

Company Name:
Idaho Power Company
Position Type:
Under general supervision, provides control and instrumentation engineering support; also provides quality reviews and designs for stations projects.
Additional duties include: working effectively within a project team environment to create control solutions to problems; reviewing and approval control designs for functionality and accuracy; participating in the advancement of station control systems' design; developing and evaluating new control systems technology and projects; working with System Protection and Communications personnel to create a control design that meets system protection and communications requirements, and maintaining a current knowledge of station control engineering, systems and devices.
Knowledge of:
Electrical engineering principles in power stations and systems; operating principles of electrical power station equipment; the principles and practices of integrating station controls, IEDs, Communications and SCADA systems; the practices, methods, materials, and equipment used in station construction; the hazards and safety precautions of electrical power station work, and the company specifications, regulations, and guidelines for the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and protection of station equipment.
Skills in:
Managing and coordinating control designs of projects using company and contracted resources, and developing and analyzing alternative solutions to control problems.
Ability to:
Prepare station electrical drawings and diagrams; develop concepts; demonstrate problem solving skills and techniques; use good judgment to apply established guidelines to solve work problems; manage multiple project designs simultaneously; facilitate meetings; manage control module development; lead control design projects, and apply the requirements of the NEC and NESC.
Bachelor of science degree in engineering from an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) engineering program.
(Level II)
Two or more years engineering experience.
five or more years of demonstrated Station Control, Protection, and/or Communication experience.
Seven years experience with 3 years in the area of expertise.
Licenses & Certifications
Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record according to driving requirements of the position, and valid First-Aid and CPR card or ability to obtain. FE/EIT or PE preferred.
Decision Making, Communication, Adaptability, Planning and Organizing, Work Standards, Building Strategic Working Relationships, Initiating Action, Innovation, Continuous Learning, and Customer Focus.
Job requires travel to various stations facilities with some overnight stays.
To be considered for this position, please visit our website at and complete our online application. If you have questions, or require assistance or accommodation to complete the online application, please contact us at:
Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Company Description:
At Idaho Power, we work hard every day to bring energy to your door. We do it safely and proudly. You can rest easier knowing we are always there. Planning for the future, caring for the environment, partnering with you. Big and small. Day and night. Today and tomorrow. We are your neighbors, your friends and your family, and you can always count on us for reliable, responsible, fair-priced service.

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