Power Engineer Jobs


Job Information

Power Engineers Senior Distribution Protection and Controls Engineer in Orlando, Florida

Senior Distribution Protection and Controls Engineer

Location: Southeast


Department: Power Delivery Distribution Services II Dept


Senior Distribution Protection and Controls Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers’ Distribution Engineering Services group is currently seeking a Distribution Protection and Controls Engineer thatwill be responsible for the performance of electrical protection & control systems, for electrical distribution systems within the power delivery/electrical utility sector.The ideal candidate will report to the Hailey, ID office (virtually) while working in a fully remote position. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and perform engineering tasks associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas, such as:

  • Substation Protection

  • Circuit Breaker Protection

  • DER Interconnection Protection

  • Line Recloser Protection

  • Equipment Protection (Transformers, Capacitor Banks, etc)

  • Grid Modernization

  • Protection Practices (WildFire Mitigation, FLISR, VVO, etc)

  • Arc Flash

  • Event Analysis.

  • Will interact with a wide variety of individuals to obtain the required information needed to improve performance of electrical distribution protection & control

  • Lead and perform engineering tasks associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas

  • Exercises authority and technical leadership on assignments that are often self-initiated and self-directed. Assignments are strategic and have significant long-term implications to the achievement of overall business objectives.

  • Track project schedules and budgets

  • Participation in industry working groups or standards (IEEE, CIGRE, IEC, ANSI)

  • Participation as a presenter in industry conferences

  • Some travel should be expected

  • Ability to support other distribution disciplines such as Planning and Grid Modernization

Required Education/Experience

  • A BSEE degree

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

  • 10+ years of experience in the electrical power delivery industry

  • Demonstrated experiencing in Electrical Protection Analysis using one of the following software packages – Aspen, Arc Flash Pro, Cape, CYME, or Synergi

  • Demonstrated experiencing using one or more of the following electrical control software packages – SEL acSELerator, GE EnerVista, Eaton ProView, Beckwith ISPcom

  • Demonstrated experiencing with one or more of the following relay packages – SEL 651-R, SEL-351S, GE F60, Eaton Form 6/7, Beckwith M-7679

  • Must have a strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in design teams, is self-motivated to perform assigned tasks, and take the initiative to learn new topics

Desired Education/Experience

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering

  • Significant knowledge of the design and operation of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV)

  • Demonstrated advance templating and/or logic solutions internal to SEL, GE, ABB, or Beckwith

  • Demonstrated advance protection solutions internal to Aspen, Cape or external programming scripting

  • Demonstrated industry participation in industry working groups, standards, conference. presentations, or publications

  • Experience with developing utility protection standards

  • Experience with the integration of distributed generation within the protection process

  • Field Testing and/or Commission Process Experience

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

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! 

EOE, including disability/vets

#LI-JV1 #hj