1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

509-884-7191 / 1-800-503-7990

Hydropower Engineer

Job Number: W 1801
Status: Archived
Closing Date: 4/11/2018 5:00 PM
Location: Wells Project
Wage/Salary: Competitive - DOQ
Duration: Regular - Full Time
Allow Email Submissions: Yes
Allow Postal Submissions: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION:  The Hydropower Engineer will work under the supervision of the Wells Project Superintendent or his designee.  Duties will be related to the operation, maintenance and testing of equipment and controls for the Wells Hydroelectric Project and its related facilities. The Hydropower Engineer's duties may also involve the administration of contractor services for projects requiring bid documents, specifications and construction management.  Assignments will include engineering management of projects involving mechanical, electrical or electronic control system upgrades and replacements. The Hydropower Engineer will be assigned major responsibilities relating to the generator rebuild and turbine refurbishment contract for the ten 80 MW generating units at the Wells Project.

Successful applicants should have:

  • Employment experience related to maintenance/construction of hydroelectric generating units
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in engineering is desired but applicants with experience gained at hydroelectric generating facilities and/or maintenance and testing of high voltage rotating machinery will be considered
  • Supervisory skills and experience are required
  • Ability to interact with co-workers, vendors, and the public in a respectful and positive manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • A current Washington State Driver License and evidence of good driving record

Douglas PUD offers excellent working conditions and a competitive salary and benefit package. Employee benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, personal leave plan, paid holidays, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), deferred compensation programs with employer matching, Health Reimbursement Accounts with employer contributions, Wellness Program, training opportunities, and more. This is an administrative position and is not subject to any of the conditions contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement other than those benefits that apply to all employees.

How to apply for this job:

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). Your cover letter and resume listing qualifications, and our Resume Cover Sheet, must be received by 4/11/2018 5:00 PM .

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). This position is open until filled, please send in your cover letter, resume listing qualifications and our Resume Cover Sheet as soon as possible.

Postal Mailing Instructions:

Please note on the outside of the envelope:

Hydropower Engineer - Wells Project

Mail to:
Barbara Davis
Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
1151 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

No e-mail or fax submissions, please.

Email Instructions:

Please include the job number ( W 1801 ) in the subject line of your email and send to careers@dcpud.org.