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Power Engineers Senior Protection Engineer in Clarkston, Washington

Senior Protection Engineer



Department:Power Delivery SAS IX Dept


Senior Protection Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Senior Protection Engineer for our Clarskton, WA office.

At POWER, our Senior Protection Engineers have a diverse and deep technical understanding of their fields and opportunities to work on unique and challenging projects throughout the world. We offer competitive compensation, a full benefits package, expert-led technical training, and structure our teams to foster professional development at all levels. Our engineers work on every protection-related study imaginable, from low-voltage overcurrent coordination to hardware-in-the-loop dynamic simulation of 500kV+ transmission line protection. We have decades-long relationships with universities through teaching courses and participating on advisory boards, as well as ties to government research institutions for cutting-edge technology research and innovative applications.

As a Senior Protection Engineer, you’ll have the freedom to select your own path, lead projects, dive deep into complex topics, mentor driven engineers, access to our Advanced Technologies Laboratory, and become industry recognized, just to name a few. As an employee-owned company, we understand that investing in our people is key to our continued success, and provides the experience, means, and tenacity to make your career goals a reality. Come see why our motto, “Do Good Work, Have Fun, and Make Money” is so successful for our people!

Some of the protective relaying duties you will be able to perform include: short circuit and symmetrical component analysis, time-current coordination, protection scheme and criteria development, relay settings development and coordination, integration with SCADA systems, NERC compliance, arc flash analysis, commissioning assistance.

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is required

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of industry experience performing and leading studies in technical discipline described above

Desired Education/Experience

  • Preference is given to applicants with any of the following: specific training and/or power system courses covering topics such as protective relaying, symmetrical components, transmission line theory, power system transients, dynamic stability, and power system electromagnetics

  • Professional registration is not required, however strong preference is given to applicants who are registered professional engineers (P.E., P. Eng.)

  • Preference is given to applicants with experience in mentoring others and in providing technical and commercial leadership in industry-related, customer-focused engineering projects

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!