PROTECTION & CONTROL ENGINEER

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full Time

EXPERIENCE

Mid Level

LOCATION

Atlanta, GA or North Palm Beach, FL

SALARY

Competetive

RELOCATION AVAILABLE

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

The selected candidate will be responsible for the detailed electrical schematic design for high voltage substation protection & control projects. These projects may require a minimal amount of site visits for data collection and verification. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Obtain and interpret philosophy, AC and DC elementary drawings and apply information to remotes, wiring, and other related drawings.

  • Obtain and interpret manufacturer’s drawings and use information obtained to complete point to point wiring on elementary, remotes, wiring and other drawings.

  • Obtain interpret and utilize information from client’s information database to verify, modify or analyze information received from the field to carry out all necessary engineering and point to point wiring.

  • Obtain and interpret elementary drawings for client’s protection and control equipment and utilize information to verify or modify remotes, wiring or other related engineering drawings.

  • Carry out other engineering/wiring activities related to but not limited to those mentioned above.

  • Develop designs that establish and maintain proper clearance requirements for High Voltage Equipment and the safe work practices as established by the NESC and OSHA.

  • Liaise with relevant engineers or specialists to verify client’s requirements.

  • Provide technical assistance and training to less experienced technician(s) (Engineering I or II)

  • Provide technical assistance and training to less experienced engineer(s) (Sr. Engineer)

  • Complete protection and control system design including development of complete engineering design package for protection/control and communication including one-line, three-line, DC and AC schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts, and interconnection diagrams.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sr. Engineer – 4-10 years of experience in designing P&C engineering. PE Registration preferred

  • Very familiar with electrical schematic, designs and symbols

  • At least a 4 year engineering/technical degree. Professional License (PE) is a plus

  • Substation/P&C field experience is a plus

  • Utility and/or consulting engineering firm experience is a plus

  • AutoCAD or Microsoft experience is a plus

 

TRAVEL:  This position requires minimal amount of site visits for data collection and verification.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This job operates in a professional office environment requiring routine use of standard office equipment such as computers, electronic devices such as tablets, printers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets as well as use of standard office applications such as MS Office, and internet based filing system.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to clearly communicate, talk, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk.  Manual dexterity is required.  Some light physical effort required. 

 

FLSA STATUS:  Exempt

 

OTHER DUTIES:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The duties of this position may change in the discretion of PowerWright and without advance notice to the employee.

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