Title: Lead Protection and Control Engineer

Location: Hybrid role

Duration: 12-month contract. Direct hire is an option after this time if client/candidate mutually agree

Pay Range: $70 – $80/hr

Per Diem: N/A, local candidates

Target start date / availability: ASAP interview and start

OVERVIEW:

Candidate is expected to work from the office 2-3 days a week and may work remotely for the rest.

As a Lead Protection & Control Engineer?you will primarily review the work of others. That work will typically consist primarily of protection and control schematics and wiring drawings for a wide range of substation modifications and upgrades to support client requirements.?

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will be responsible for reviewing protective relaying philosophies, including selection of relay, control, and communications equipment, SCADA and telecommunication concepts and configurations, and I/O assignments and connection diagrams.?
  • You will work on challenging assignments that include investigating, troubleshooting, and solving a wide variety of substation protection and control issues.
  • You will perform review of the designs prepared by others for single line diagrams, substation relaying & metering diagrams (i.e. A.C. schematic diagrams), and D.C. schematic diagrams.
  • Perform independent reviews of work performed by others.
  • Develop your career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced engineers by way of company systems of processes and associated “Communities of Practice.”?
  • Provide guidance as a mentor in the development of less experienced engineers.
  • There is the potential for you to travel to client and vendor offices for design reviews and to plant project site locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • This position requires a BSEE with a power systems or controls emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering program.
  • 10 or more years of experience with a focus on protection / control / telecommunications for high voltage substations; including design, installation, and coordination.
  • Experience with the design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Familiarity with design codes and standards, such as NEC, NESC, NEMA, IEEE and ANSI.?
  • Experience with various vendor protective relay equipment typically used in substation protection.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.?
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior experience is desirable to include in-line, bus and equipment protection, breaker, transformer, and similar equipment control, RTU and SCADA systems, telemetering and communications (fiber optics, microwave, power line carrier, etc.).
  • AutoCAD or MicroStation experience.
  • Construction and start-up experience.
  • Testing or commissioning experience.
  • PE license.?
Job Number: 17798
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