Parsons Corporation Power Generation Engineer in San Ramon, California

Power Generation Engineer


San Ramon, California, United States

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Power Generation Engineer

Do you want to work for the largest investor-owned hydroelectric system in the nation? Do you w ant to live and work in the most beautiful part of the country? Parsons is looking for a Power Generation/Electrical Engineer to support our client who is delivering safe and clean energy to over 16 million people throughout Northern and Central California . If you are the right one for us, you have a background in Electrical engineering, a passion for systems design and verification and quality is one of your core values! Parsons is an industry leader in delivering technology driven solutions to promote safer, healthier and sustainable world class infrastructure to communities throughout the world. Our landmark projects and capital improvement programs support global initiatives in infrastructure, water, energy, power, renewables, and the environmental infrastructure.

In this role, you will review the designs and perform verification of electrical systems used in power generation. Expect to review drawings and validate equipment and systems used in powerhouses around central and northern California. This might include exciters, governors, generators and control systems. Assist maintenance and operations engineers in ensuring the safety and quality of these systems is in place so that energy can be delivered on time and within specifications.

You can expect to assist the clients engineering team to ensure all systems and components that are in their facilities, meet drawing requirements and electrical standards. You may be involved in generating detailed calculations, drawings, procurement documents, design and installation packages, proposal evaluations, technical reports, and detailed analyses.

This position involves about 70% office work, and 30 % field work visiting facilities and performing walk-downs to review systems. So, if you enjoy some travel, expect to see the mountains, desert and oceans of California and apply today!

This is a great opportunity to really learn the energy industry, be mentored and developed by other engineers and grow your career!


BS degree in Electrical Engineering (or closely related field)

3+ years of related work experience in design/review/verification of Electrical systems, preferably with Electrical power related systems (like exciters, governors, generations, control systems, for example).

EIT preferred. PE Preferred.

Hydro Power Generation experience is a plus but not required.

Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.

Must have desire and ability to coordinate with the client to review and oversee electrical facilities/systems review/verification

Must have strong interpersonal skills to work with client teams and enjoy being hands on and working in the field occasionally to review actual systems and equipment.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

All across the world, at every time of day, Parsons is keeping people moving toward a brighter, safer world. For more about Parsons, please visit.

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