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Energy Northwest Engineer Staff - 7001 in Richland, Washington

Job Title

Engineer Staff

Job ID



Energy Northwest

Full/Part Time


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General Summary

Provide engineering service and support by performing moderately complex engineering tasks requiring application of engineering fundamentals in support of the design modification, operation, and independent assessment of Energy Northwest facilities.


Perform moderately complex engineering analyses and designs in support of operations, systems, and programs. Maintain cognizance of certain systems, programs, and projects. Projects may be composed of interrelated elements, for which applications of standards are less well defined. Interpretation of guidelines and adaptation of methods is frequently required.

Develop and review procedures and instructions.

Perform tests, inspections, and audits. Use engineering judgment in evaluating results or findings.

Identify potential deficiencies and initiate corrective action in accordance with plant PER process.

Assist other technically subordinate employees.

Works with moderate amount of supervision and has responsibility for providing technical decisions and interpretations commensurate with experience.

Assure compliance with design and regulatory requirements; coordinate with other disciplines and other departments as required. Engineering employees are expected to be available and to support the following activities as a condition of employment with Energy Northwest:

Emergency Response Organization (ERO) including being on-call (24/7) during your required team duty (2 weeks out of every 8 weeks).

12 hour work shifts during outages as part of our overall Outage support (24/7) including Outage Command Center and Engineering Outage Center

Engineering duty cycle support (24/7) including call-out availability during your responsible duty assignment. (This is a shared responsibility across all engineering positions).


Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and at least one year of engineering experience; OR a PE license obtained by accredited examination and at least one year of engineering experience. A high school diploma or GED is required.


ESAA qualifications completed.

Salary Range

Salary: $77,963 minimum to $97,454 midpoint, $116,945 career excellence

Typically, selected candidates are hired at a salary rate between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.


Energy Northwest (EN) offers a highly competitive and substantial benefits package which allows employees (and their families) to enroll in medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, supplemental life insurances, credit monitoring, and identity theft insurance. EN offers three retirement programs to qualifying employees including a matching 401(k) deferred compensation plan, the Washington State Pension Plan (PERS), and a 457(b) savings plan. Employees will also accrue 160 hours of personal time per year and nine paid holidays throughout the calendar year.

Other Compensation

Other available compensation includes our annual bonus program (“At-Risk Compensation” program), inducements, relocation, and various monetary recognition programs, when approved.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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This position is open until filled