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Power Engineers Senior Protection Engineer in San Diego, California

Senior Protection Engineer

Location:San Diego

State/Territory:California

Department:Power Delivery SAS Group II

Description

Senior Protection Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Senior Protection Engineer for our San Diego, CA 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, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

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