Salient CRGT Electronic Engr 1 - Telecom (8888) in The Dalles, Oregon

Company/Position Overview

Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose-built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

In this role you will support the Transmission Field Services (TF) group in the Transmission Services (T) business line of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). TF is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of BPA’s entire high voltage transmission grid, including the substations and telecommunications systems. This position will support the maintenance of BPA telecommunications equipment and systems, including testing, troubleshooting, and repairing of electronics and communication infrastructure on the BPA system. Also, this position will provide support for the planning, scheduling, and implementation of capital construction projects, specifically communications projects involving digital radios, fiber optics equipment, network management systems, and all types of command and control communications circuits.

A well-qualified candidate for this position will be self-driven, self-reliant, and have a proven ability to resolve issues. This position will provide technical phone support to engineers and craftsmen in the field, therefore the candidate should be comfortable communicating technical information verbally. They should possess excellent customer service skills and be able to relay information in a successful way to both technical and non-technical parties.

Mandatory Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field isrequired.

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in electrical/electronic engineering isrequired.

  • Experience with computer network and systems concepts, principals and practices applicable to components and facilities found on regional transmission systems.

Desired Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)

  • The systems encountered in this position are analog and digital communication systems. Familiarity and experience with these systems is preferred:


  • Network Timing Systems

  • Digital MW

  • Fiber Optics

  • Network Administration

  • SCADA and telemetry systems

  • PBX Administration

  • Ability to lead and participate effectively in a project team environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments and changing priorities.

  • Ability to review and evaluate design packages (including drawings, material certifications, and submittals) for conformance to the design specifications.

  • Ability to meet timelines, milestones, deliverables and provide timely status updates.

  • Ability to participate and perform effectively in a project team environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments.

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Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

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