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Power Engineers Power System Protection/Analytical Engineer in Portland, Oregon

Power System Protection/Analytical Engineer

Location:Portland

State/Territory:Oregon

Department:Power Delivery SAS III Dept

Description

Power System Protection/Analytical Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a mid- to senior-level Power System Protection/Analytical Engineer for our Portland, Oregon office.

Roles and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for successful completion of assigned projects and for maintaining and improving client relationships. Completion of these functions requires technical competence in primary production roles as well as leadership competence in working with clients and mentoring and supervising team members assigned to projects. Assigned projects will include electrical studies for utility and industrial/commercial clients. Systems to be analyzed will include conventional and renewable generation facilities, substations, and transmission and distribution systems. Technical disciplines include the following three areas:

  • Protective Relaying: short circuit and symmetrical component analysis, time-current coordination, protection scheme and criteria development, relay settings, integration with SCADA systems, NERC compliance, arc flash analysis. Applicable software: AcSELerator Quickset (SEL-5030), GE Enervista, ASPEN Oneliner, SKM-PTW, ETAP, RSCAD/RTDS

    The successful applicant must also demonstrate aptitude in the following:

  • Integrity

  • Initiative and self sufficiency

  • Spoken and written communication

  • Leadership and mentoring

  • Business and commercial performance

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Interpersonal relations

  • Organization

  • Successful candidates must be willing to travel on occasion and work successfully in a customer focused, project oriented environment.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (BSEE)

  • Five (5) or more years of industry experience performing studies in technical disciplines described in the Job Description section

  • EIT certified and eligible to sit for the P. Eng Exam

Desired Education/Experience

  • Strong preference is given to applicants who are registered professional engineers (P. Eng.) or equivalent

  • Preference is given to applicants with any of the following:

  • MSEE

  • GPA above 3.5/4.0

  • Power system courses covering topics such as three-phase power, load flow and reactive compensation, protective relaying, symmetrical components, transmission line theory, power system transients, dynamic stability, and power system electromagnetics

  • Preference is also given to applicants with experience in mentoring others and in providing technical and commercial leadership in 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!

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