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Grid Technologies – Analyst and Engineer

Portland General Electric
Location: Portland , OR US
Position Type: Full Time
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Date Posted: February 1, 2021
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This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Portland General Electric is looking for individuals with control systems experience who are excited about change and interested in learning new technology to become part of a team working to enable the clean energy future our customers want. You will be part of a collaborative team ensuring that our control center systems (EMS and ADMS) operates well. If you’re interested in the opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art control center with a company committed to a clean energy future, we want to talk to you! 

The Grid Technologies team of Analysts and Engineers currently support multiple real-time systems used by the control center, including EMS, ADMS and T&D PI system. We are looking to add one more Analyst and one more Engineer to the team. Staff or Senior level experience is ideal, and the level will be commensurate with experience. These positions are in Portland, Oregon and will be relocating to Tualatin, Oregon in 2022 to our new Integrated Operations Center.

The Grid Technologies Systems Analyst reliably operates PGE's transmission and distribution systems in compliance with electric system reliability standards, applicable tariffs and other rules and take actions necessary to protect electrical equipment and ensure public safety. They troubleshoot and maintain application and systems used with the Control Center. The Analyst supports the integration efforts between the various systems and reviews operational processes, operational plans, procedures and documentation to support Grid Operations.

The Grid Technologies System Engineer support the System Control Center’s transmission and distribution (T&D) operational function. Their focus is on SCADA testing and checkout for ongoing substation capital and maintenance work; database update work for changes made to the T&D systems. They work with substation SCADA systems; developing and maintaining operational and situation awareness displays for the System Operators and maintain T&D PI tags, displays and notification systems.

We are seeking individuals that are excited to learn new technologies along with in depth knowledge of EMS/DMS platforms. If you are interested and would like more detailed information about Portland General Electric please visit us at Portland General Careers. If you are interested in applying, click Analyst position or click Engineer position

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

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.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.
Talent Acquisition Contact:
Staffing@pgn.com