Senior Hydroelectric Engineer

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Location: Marysville, CA

Senior Hydroelectric Engineer

J Powers Recruiting Inc.  – Marysville, CA

Are you interested in living and working in an area rich in history and a comfortable Mediterranean climate year round? Do you enjoy working in an environment that permits you to work independently while also having a team to support you when needed?
An established and well respected power & water agency has an opportunity for a Senior Hydro Engineer. The agency owns and operates four dams, the associated hydroelectric powerhouses with generating capacity of 397 MW and the water storage capacity of over one million-acre feet.. This position works under the direction of the Power Systems Manager and supports the agency with advanced professional level electrical and general engineering support.


Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related technical degree 
  • Broad experience with engineering support, project management, preparing plans, designing, cost estimating, schedules including system planning, protection, operation, quality assurance, SCADA and control design. 
  • Minimum 10 years of hydroelectric engineering experience is required
  • must have knowledge of NERC/WECC reliability requirements as well as codes and regulations of hydroelectric plants 
  • hydroelectric powerhouse experience is a huge plus
  • PE license is preferred.

The agency offers a competitive compensation package, amazing benefits which include: Calpers retirement, full family health insurance and life insurance.
If you are an interested and qualified for this position or other positions in the Water Resources industry, please contact Jennifer Powers at J Powers Recruiting Inc. (916) 238-4018.