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Electrical PE/ PM - Water/ Wastewater Industry at RH2 Engineering in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

RH2 is currently seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Electrical Project Engineer or Project Manager for one of our Oregon State office locations (Portland or Medford, OR). If you are a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and thrive in a collaborative team environment that requires critical thinking to solve complex problems and providing exceptional client service while managing a diverse workload and creating technically accurate deliverables, we encourage you to apply and join our talented team.

About RH2

We don’t just live and work within our communities, our communities depend on us for the services and quality results for which we have become known. We plan and design the systems that keep our cities flowing and moving, including water, wastewater, irrigation, stormwater removal, and transportation projects.

We look to hire the best and the brightest, and in turn, strive to keep our employees challenged and satisfied. Our company-wide team-building and social events give everyone a chance to unwind and have some fun outside of the work environment. We believe our success can only be achieved through the people we hire. We make every effort to offer a rewarding and positive work setting, provide exciting and challenging projects, and deliver the best in compensation, benefits, work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities. 

Many of our staff have worked at RH2 for most of their careers. We attribute the longevity of our employees to RH2’s commitment to engage staff, cultivate an environment that fosters innovation, and collaboration between offices, specialties, and experiences.

As an Electrical Project Engineer/ Project Manager, you will be working and collaborating with other RH2 team members in the planning, designing and construction of electrical systems in support of water and wastewater facility projects, SCADA, and control. This work matters and impacts the quality of life for local communities, so we have big responsibilities and strict qualifications.


  • Design and analytical work associated with all phases of electrical system designs for utility facilities for clients throughout Washington and Oregon

  • Perform facility electrical service calculations and power system analyses preparing facility one-line diagrams, electrical floor plans, lighting plans, and electrical construction details

  • Prepare technical specifications, construction cost estimates, and develop PLC and graphic operator interface software

  • Design coordination with other engineering disciplines including mechanical, structural, chemical, and process engineering as well as with clients, power and communication utilities, and review agencies

  • Perform inspections of electrical and control system installations

  • Review construction submittals and respond to Contractor requests for information (RFIs)

  • Assist with electrical and control system testing, troubleshooting, and startup

  • Assume project management role on small or sub projects; mentor and direct EIT or Staff Engineers


  • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited University

  • Current P.E. license in the State or Oregon required; + WA preferred

  • 5+ years’ experience with demonstrated understanding of electrical engineering concepts and experience with digital and computer design through education or job experience

  • Knowledge of standard design software including AutoCAD and MS Office Suite; plus preferred exposure to: Wonderware, PLC programming, SKM software and other programs in electrical disciplines

  • Understanding and awareness of computer networks and the National Electric Code (NEC)

Preferred Attributes

  • High energy, collaborative, and adaptable with the ability to work well in teams within a multi-discipline engineering environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize and organize work on multiple projects and meet all deadlines

  • Passion for exceeding customer expectations with the ability to clearly communicate technical information both in writing and verbally

  • Ability to learn new software quickly

  • Willingness to travel to project sites during both design and construction (~ 25% local Oregon/ Washington travel)

Additional Information

We offer a highly competitive pay rate with paid overtime and a comprehensive benefit package which includes 4 weeks paid time off, health insurance, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing, bi-annual bonuses and a company stock option program.

All applications must be submitted online through our career site. However, if you have questions or need application support, please email us at We are looking to fill this role quickly and look forward to receiving your application!

RH2 is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. RH2 will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.