McMillen, Inc.
  • Engineering / Environmental
  • Boise, ID, USA
  • 120000-160000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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McMillen is currently looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing organization. Qualified applicants will have 15+ years of experience providing electrical engineering support for at least one of these various water resource projects including hydropower plants, dams, spillways, gate structures, pump storage, fish hatcheries, and water treatment facilities. Services performed may include electrical and control systems for water control structures such as dams, spillways, intakes and outlets, pipelines, and penstocks. Special interest is placed on experience designing for medium and high voltage switchyards; power plant substations; generators and excitation systems; generator auxiliary systems; generator buses; generator circuit breakers; unit step-up transformers; balance of plant electrical systems such as medium and low voltage switchgear, motor control centers, DC battery systems, backup generators; relay protection and control systems; grounding and lighting systems.


  • Capable of responsible charge for the electrical design on large industrial projects through the schematic design development and contract document phase of a project.
  • Attend meetings and participate in reviews with internal and client review teams.
  • Prepare scopes, schedules, and budgets, and ensure that schedules and budgets are met.
  • Manage projects from conception to completion.
  • Experience with system relay protection functions and controls in substations, generation systems and industrial power distribution systems at medium and low voltages.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams including architects, contractors, and other engineers.
  • Prepare and approve engineering drawings and specifications for construction or procurement.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate project activities with manager, clients, and others as needed.
  • Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise efforts of less-experienced EIT's and/or Designers.
  • Conduct site inspections, field visits, and factory acceptance testing.
  • Perform other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license
  • Minimum 15+ years related electrical engineering experience
  • Familiarity with Federal Agency or Public Utilities (preferred)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel and work on-site as needed (15% - 25%)

Who We Are:

McMillen, Inc. (McMillen) is an engineering, environmental, and construction firm providing scalable, multi-disciplinary capabilities. We are a design and build firm providing clients with balanced perspective and realistic solutions. With experts in the United States, Canada, Australia, and France, our staff bring best practices from the water resources, energy, dams, infrastructure, fisheries, aquaculture, and restricted access markets.

We balance technical precision with collaborative delivery throughout all project phases. We have the resources and expertise to contribute to a project at the feasibility and planning stage, navigate the regulatory and permitting requirements, develop detailed designs, self-perform construction, and participate in startup, testing, and commissioning. We offer strategic planning, technical expertise, comprehensive project management, and integration of multi-disciplinary studies for traditional and alternative project delivery methods.

We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We aren't looking for the complacent or the comfortable. We are looking for the highly technical, the creators, the manic obsessives, the outliers who know being the best is a journey, not a finish line. We support our employees' efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance.

Benefits: McMillen provides a full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and match, 9 Paid Holidays, generous PTO, opportunity for Stock Ownership and Wellness Reimbursement

EEO: McMillen is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Visa sponsorship, including renewal during employment, will not be provided for this position.

No recruiters, please.

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