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Talen Energy Engineer - Electrical - Controls in Colstrip, Montana

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Full time

Job Description

Electrical Engineer - Controls


This position is responsible for performing, under supervision, challenging engineering work but with limited direct responsibility. Specific job positions may include planning, designing and/or overseeing construction, installation, operation and maintenance of components, systems and facilities used in the generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy.


  • Assists in the work on smaller engineering projects or well-defined areas of larger projects. Uses existing procedures to investigate, evaluate and assist in producing technically correct and cost-effective designs or recommendations that solve ongoing problems.

  • Builds relationships that will facilitate knowledge transfer, cross functional knowledge of related work groups, and ability to present work products effectively.

  • Works under supervision in the field and/or home office in a variety of functions and challenging but structured work that develops competencies in the function/discipline.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using well defined engineering procedures, which may include routine and diagnostic testing of components and systems, and engineering studies.

  • Continually expands and improves technical and business skill set under own initiative with instruction, guidance, and direction from others.

  • Assists in a variety of topics including developing innovative procedures, improved design recommendations or new or better equipment purchase recommendations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering from a college or university accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent.


  • Controls experience or classroom training on controls .

  • Internship/co-op in the energy industry preferred.

  • Engineer in Training Certificate.

Note: You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .

Thank you for your interest in Talen Energy!

Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. We operate power plants that use diverse fuel sources in the most attractive wholesale power markets, and sell energy to wholesale and retail customers in selected competitive markets. Our passion for excellence grows value through safe and efficient operations. We have an inclusive, diverse, respectful and collaborative workplace, and a strong commitment to innovation, teamwork and integrity. We generate energy for a brighter tomorrow.

Talen Energy is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.

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