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Federal Transmission Specialist (Portland, OR) 110675

PacifiCorp Portland, OR (Onsite) Full-Time
CB Est Salary: $113100 - $133000/Year
Federal Transmission Specialist (Portland, OR) #110675
Date: Aug 27, 2023
Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232
Company: PacifiCorp

PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Manages PacifiCorp's relationship with Bonneville Power Administration and Western Area Power Administration. Performs legislative, regulatory and relationship functions. Works to develop and facilitate strategic business objectives, strategies, and plans in support of Company strategic goals.


  • In collaboration with internal and external customers, develop and plan case-filing schedules including PacifiCorp Average System Cost filings and PacifiCorp's participation in Bonneville and WAPA rate cases, including the post-2028 Residential Exchange Program regional settlement process.
  • Collaborate with various technical groups within PacifiCorp regarding the planning and development of actual filings.
  • Develop regulatory strategies in conjunction with business objectives.
  • Build relationships with Bonneville and WAPA staff and other regional entities/representatives and organizations.
  • Testify at Bonneville and WAPA hearings.
  • Advise the company on Bonneville and WAPA rates and policy issues that will impact the company's transmission or power contracts or other business relationships.
  • Collaborate with Pacific Power legal team to ensure all schedules and deadlines are met.
  • Provide technical and policy assistance to legal team on Bonneville issues.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business Finance, Accounting, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 7 years of utility and/or regulatory experience.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information.
  • Teamwork skills to negotiate with and influence peers and management on policy and strategic issues.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including ability to effectively consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues of policy and strategic issues.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and background, and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.

Additional Information

Req Id: 110675
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND
Department: Pacific Power
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $113,100 - $133,000
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit:

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Career Segment: Law, Database, Equity, Legal, Technology, Finance


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