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Sr. Protection & Controls Engineer

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New Haven, CT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 18, 2019
Job ID
Sr. Protection & Controls Engineer
Locations: New Haven CT, Portland ME, Rochester NY, Binghamton NY, Newark NJ, Augusta ME

We are seeking an experienced Protection & Controls Engineer to play a leadership role in our T&D Design Engineering Group. Our client is an industry leader in the field of electric utility T&D projects.  If you are an energetic professional with diverse knowledge in system protection and substation design / automation for medium to high voltage projects, WE WOULD LIKE TO TALK WITH YOU!

  • Work with the Power Delivery Group providing consulting and design for a variety of project types and clients in the utility substation sector.
  • Oversee protection and controls as applied to designing high voltage substations. Manage related transmission and distribution projects.
  • Help coordinate and supervise electrical equipment installation, power system design and studies, protective relay applications and settings, preparation of electrical equipment drawings and specifications and troubleshooting, repairs, and tests.
  • Assess existing facility conditions and make recommendations.
  • Assist in preparation of estimates and proposals.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior / intermediate engineers

  • Minimum  5 - 7 years consulting/design experience in electrical power systems for utility or heavy industrial market
  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering with Power Emphasis
  • Registered Professional Engineer preferred (PE License) or ability to obtain
  • Familiarity with digital micro-processor relays: (SEL, GE, Basler, Beckwith, ABB, Areva, etc.)
  • Proven experience in creating and reviewing engineering drawings including one-lines, three-lines, schematic diagrams, connection diagrams, riser diagrams, cable tray and conduit layout and physical electrical plans, elevations, and details.
  • Solid experience with MathCAD, ASPEN, CAPE, SKM and/or ETAP.
  • Solid knowledge and use of IEEE, ANSI, NSEC, NERC or NPCC Standards or Codes
  • Experience with relay settings and coordination studies is a plus.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, formal and informal

Salary: DOE. Comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance.
*Must be authorized to work in US.