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Portland, Oregon
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Engineering - Transmission
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Bachelor's Degree

Transmission Operations Advanced Applications Engineer III (R18-683)




Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.


You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.


Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

Transmission Operations Advanced Applications Engineer III




Coordinates with crews and other operations personnel to operate electric power distribution and transmission system to meet power demands with adequate distribution of electricity. Performs system analyses and provides real-time engineering support to ensure reliable operation of transmission and distribution systems.
Provides engineering support and analysis to ensure reliable operation of the transmission system. Supports field operations, switching, outage restoration and system planning and key stakeholder groups.




Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering from ABET-accredited engineering program or program accredited by an equivalent agency.
10 or more years in engineering.
Professional Engineering (PE) license strongly preferred; may be required based upon role.
Must be able to obtain the NERC Reliability Coordinator Certification.
Working knowledge of real-time and off-line power-flow software applications and high-level programming languages.
Advanced knowledge of protection schemes for substations and transmission/distribution facilities.


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. 


To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.


Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.


Staffing Services Contact:
Sandy Banister


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