WorkSource Oregon Specialist II/III, Utility Asset Management (R17-450) in Beaverton, Oregon

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 23, 2017 Specialist II/III, Utility Asset Management R17-450 POSITION PURPOSE: Utility Asset Management (UAM) provides pole management services to PGE and other utility pole owners. UAM is charged with ensuring compliance with state public utility commission and applicable federal telecommunication regulations and tariffs, developing standards among pole owners, developing data and mapping services, and developing tailored pole management programs for PGE and other customers. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Review and interpret permit requests and licensee drawings. Perform inspection of poles in the field and gather field data such as: attachment identification, span lengths, conductor/cable types and diameters, attachment heights, pole height and class, pole ground line circumference, existing anchor and guy sizes, angle/bearing of non-tangent main lines, services, and taps, etc. Perform structural analysis of pole and anchoring system using accepted design practices and analysis programs such as Linesoft software and PGE Design Tools. Perform quality assurance inspections to ensure licensee installations, design construction and corrective actions, and audit inspections have been accurately completed. Based on pole analysis, determine acceptability of proposed attachments. Develop design and work package for correcting non-compliant situations or make ready work. Apply project management concepts to effectively manage projects of varying size and complexity. Apply knowledge of Facility Attachment Agreements when reviewing licensee permit applications for attachment to PGE poles and PGE attachments to foreign-owned poles. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum High School Diploma or GED Working knowledge of Maximo design software and PGE Design Tools Minimum 3 years of related experience, 5 years is preferred. Demonstrated ability to use email and Microsoft Office software including Excel and MS Word. Demonstrated ability to apply complex engineering and design concepts, PGE and industry standards and governing codes. Working knowledge of common engineering principles and concepts. Working knowledge of NESC codes. 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. Staffing Services Contact: Connect with us on Twitter (, Facebook ( and LinkedIn (