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Electrical Engineer

Murraysmith, inc.

Portland, Oregon 97204
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  • Control Systems
  • Environment, Health, and Safety
  • Instrumentation and Measurement
  • Power Engineering
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Job Details

Murraysmith is searching for a licensed Electrical Engineer to work with our growing pump station and facilities group in the Pacific Northwest. The successful candidate will be located in one of our eight office locations in Oregon, Washington or Idaho and will have experience in electrical, instrumentation and controls (EI&C) designs for municipal and industrial water and wastewater pump stations and treatment facilities.

The Opportunity

An Electrical Engineer at Murraysmith will be an integral part of our EI&C.  The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and will be a licensed electrical engineer in Oregon, Washington or Idaho with ability to obtain reciprocity in all three states.

Requisite knowledge for the position includes the design of low and medium voltage power distribution systems including electrical switchgear, motor control centers, standby generator and related. Instrumentation and Controls design includes developing Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and control strategies. Experience using computer aided electrical analysis applications such as SKM, and construction field experience are also desired.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively as part of a multi-discipline delivery team, leading the electrical, instrumentation and controls design of water and wastewater pump stations and treatment facilities;
  • Successfully manage and execute EI&C designs to be on time and budget using company systems and tools;
  • Produce effective and accurate written documents, reports, and technical memorandums;
  • Scope and budget projects, identify method of project execution and coordinate staff assignments;
  • Support business development opportunities and assist in sales and marketing efforts (proposal preparation, interviewing, scope, fee, etc.); and
  • Perform contractor construction submittal reviews and request for information documents and general electrical design activities for plant and pump station power systems.


  • BS in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from an accredited university;
  • Professional licensure in OR, WA or ID with ability to obtain reciprocity in all three states within 6 months;
  • Five to 10 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer with experience designing mechanical facilities such as municipal or industrial water and wastewater pumping and treatment facilities; and
  • Extensive knowledge of NEC and NFPA.

About Murray Smith

Murraysmith is an employee-owned Pacific Northwest engineering firm with an excellent reputation and consistent growth over our 36-year history. Our growing team includes 14 professionals located in 8 offices in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. We are experiencing a period of robust growth for our municipal clients in the transportation, stormwater, water, wastewater sectors that are providing opportunities to expand our service offerings throughout our geography. We offer a collegial work environment with a highly regarded team dedicated to best-in-class client service. At Murraysmith, you’ll find that we are just the right size - large enough to tackle any complex project, yet small enough to offer the look and feel of a smaller firm with less bureaucracy.


Murraysmith offers a generous benefits package with competitive salary, health/dental/vision insurance, paid time-off, 401(k) retirement plan, and athletic club membership and transit pass subsidies. We also offer a 9/80 work week option providing staff with a three-day weekend every other week.

Location: Any current office location 

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