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Lead Protection & Controls Engineer

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Email AddressLead Protection & Controls EngineerLocations: Hartford CT, Manchester NH, Waltham MAWe are seeking an experienced Protection & Control Engineer to play a lead role in the Power Delivery Group. Our client is an industry leader in the field of electric utility transmission & distribution (T&D) projects.Must be energetic professional capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of protective relays and substation design / automation to broad areas of assignments. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for interfacing directly with clients as well as acting as a resource and mentor to other engineering staff.Responsibilities:You will perform all system protection and communication design aspects for high voltage (4kV - 230kV) and EHV (above 230kV) substation projects.Work with the Power Delivery Group providing consulting and design for a variety of project types and clients in the utility substation sector.Oversee protection and controls as applied to designing high voltage substations. Review the design-based memorandum, detailed engineering scope and guide the assigned discipline engineers to align the engineering deliverables per project requirements.Perform P&C system studies/calculations/coordination and generate relay settings to be integrated and configured into IEDs.Help coordinate and supervise electrical equipment installation, power system design and studies, protective relay applications and settings, preparation of electrical equipment drawings and specifications and troubleshooting, repairs, and tests.Mentoring and providing guidance to developing engineers within the department.Assist in preparation of estimates and proposals.Requirements:Minimum 8 years of experience in substation system protection & control design.B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering with Power Emphasis (advanced degree preferred)Registered Professional Engineer or EIT designationFamiliarity with micro-processor relays: (SEL, GE, Basler, Beckwith, ABB, Areva, etc.)Must have experience in relay settings and coordinationProven experience in creating and reviewing engineering drawings including one-lines, three-lines, schematic diagrams, connection diagrams, riser diagrams, cable tray and conduit layout and physical electrical plans, elevations, and details.Proficient in use of ASPEN One Liner, ETAP, PowerFactory, CYME Dist, or similar programs.Strong familiarity with NERC System Protection Coordination Requirements including NERC PRC-001 and NERC PRC-027.Proficiency with Wind and Solar farm SCADA and Network Requirements and associated designs is a plus.Excellent verbal and written communications skills; good presence with customers/clients in conveying technical knowledge.Salary: DOE. Comprehensive benefits. Must be authorized to work in US. FULL-TIME POSITION!swbkr79-40921About UsOur mission is to enable efficient hiring and simplify career growth by providing easy access to thousands of real, current positions across the US. Explore some of our positions today!SDL2017

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