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Engineer 1

Company: First Tek, Inc.
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

This function provides professional engineering expertise in assisting project manager and other engineering personnel in implementing BPA management approved projects, supporting field maintenance crews and other related engineering activities.

Education & Applicable Fields:
Bachelor s Degree in Engineering (from an ABET accredited school), Engineering Management or a directly related field is required.
ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)

Education & Experience Requirements:
Level 1:
" 6 months of engineering experience is required.
" Knowledge of engineering concepts, principals, and practices applicable to components and facilities found on a regional transmission system is required.

Typical Tasks may include:
Note: All official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by appropriate BPA manager or other federal personnel with the authority to do so.
" Confer with engineers, internal customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects
" Provide planning support, coordinate plans of service with stakeholders, and implement BPA management approved plans for assigned projects.
" Prepare detailed design, material, or procurement specifications for assigned projects, verifying that technical tradeoffs have been considered, and decisions conform to existing policies and standards and are within budgetary constraints.
" Prepare engineering designs or assist in developing engineering requirements for the development, installation and modifications of existing facilities.
" Provide technical support to construction, operations, and maintenance personnel.
" Apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles/practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
General Skill Requirements:
" Engineering degree required and practical experience. Must have knowledge of engineering concepts, principals, and practices applicable to components and facilities found on a regional transmission system.
" Ability to analyze and design complex installations, facilities or structures using the latest techniques and applicable standards.
" Ability to participate and perform effectively in a project team environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments and changing priorities.
" Ability to manage and provide overall coordination for the design and construction of various facilities including project scheduling and estimating.
" Ability to review and evaluate packages prepared by technicians (including drawings, material certifications, and submittals for conformance to the design specifications).
" Skill in oral and written communication to effectively fulfill stakeholder/ customer/team requirements.
" Keep up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge.
" Communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
" Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
" Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
" Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
" Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
" Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services.
" Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Keywords: First Tek, Inc., Vancouver , Engineer 1, Engineering , Vancouver, Washington

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