The PUD has multiple COVID-19 Assistance Program for customers who need assistance paying their bills due to economic hardships resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Disconnects for non-payment and late fees are currently suspended per Governor's Proclamation 20-23.7.

Grays Harbor Public Utility District is seeking a full-time electrical engineer to perform engineering required for the planning, design, construction and support of the District's substations and related systems, including the SCADA system. Duties and tasks include substation design, layout, and wiring; equipment specification and procurement; system protection studies and coordination; assisting with electrical equipment programming and testing; and overall power system analysis.  The successful candidate will be working with a team of engineers, technicians and field crews to complete projects from inception through commission, therefore organizational and communication skills are essential. 

A Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Power utility experience is preferred, and candidates with other relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply.  Please review the associated job descriptions for more information.

The successful candidate will be hired at Level I, II, or III depending on experience.  This position is a bargaining unit position represented by IBEW Local 77.

Position:  Substation Engineer I, II or III

Status: Full-time, Exempt, Union

Work Week: Monday - Friday

Supervisor: System Engineering Supervisor

Salary Ranges: 

Monthly Salary Ranges Effective February 1, 2021

                Level I (0-4+ years) $6,549 - $7,713

                Level II (5-8+ years) $7,930 - $10,338

                Level III (9+ years) $10,648 - $11,569

First Review Date:  July 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, supplemental questionnaire, and completed application to Human Resources, Grays Harbor PUD, PO Box 480, Aberdeen, WA 98520-0109 or email to Only applications that include a cover letter, resume, supplemental questionnaire, and completed application will be considered. Visit our website at for the application packet or contact us at (360) 538-6257. This opening has a first review date of 5:00 pm July 9, 2021.

Grays Harbor PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Substation Engineer I Job Description

Substation Engineer II Job Description

Substation Engineer III Job Description


Application Form

Substation Engineer Supplemental Questionnaire

Grays Harbor PUD Employee Benefits Overview - Represented