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[Electrical Engineer] Electrical Engineer (Protection and controls) opportunity in Indianapolis area

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Posted by: Planet Forward <bkillacky@theplanetforward.com> on April 14, 2019 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Post Number: 520213
Posted By: Planet Forward
Posted On: 2019-04-14 00:04:01
Email Address: bkillacky@theplanetforward.com
Subject: [Electrical Engineer] Electrical Engineer (Protection and controls) opportunity in Indianapolis area
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: plainfield
State: Indiana
Country: United States

Engineer is responsible for applying critical thought and providing technical solutions for all design issues of a Protection and Control nature related to the Transmission, Distribution and Generation system. This position provides technical direction in determining the feasibility, cost, and design of major capital and maintenance projects. The Senior engineer is expected to work collaboratively with the appropriate groups individuals across the enterprise to develop and implement technical solutions that support the objectives of the Transmission Department.

The position will often be called upon to support field relay technicians in troubleshooting emergent issues and should be able to respond calmly and professionally in high stress situations. Since this position has a critical role in applying the technical direction and philosophy of the Department, the senior engineer should demonstrate a high level of technical competence in applications including voltages from 13kV to 500kV and will include all manner of protection and control schemes. The position will be involved with and responsible for engineering designs, relay protection schemes, adherence to standards, standards development, project scopes, project estimates, designs and quality reviews.

The successful candidate should be capable of providing a high level of technical competence in the following areas: protection and control design, research and development to support new standards development, and troubleshooting. Competence in the following professional skills is also paramount for the successful candidate: peer leadership, oral communication skills, written communication skills, collaboration across functions and forge consensus among a diverse group, and the capacity to represent the organization in various forums.

Responsibilities for Relay Design Engineer:

Protective relay project design and coordination, Preparation of relay and control functional one-lines, AC & DC elementary drawings and wiring diagrams
Preparation and review of relay panel arrangements and control enclosure layouts.
Preparation of written relay philosophy and functional description documents of protection and control schemes.
Research and prepare technical specifications for electrical protection and control equipment.
Interpretation of vendor documents and drawings.
Review and approve vendor drawings and technical specifications for new equipment.
Provide guidance to the project design team during scope development and design process.
Provide construction coordination and support with field personnel
Incorporation of new relays in the application of protective schemes.
Support Engineering team to accomplish unit goals and objectives.
Occasionally support department in emergency restoration efforts as needed.
Expected to be capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting expected deadlines.
Communicate with vendors for evaluation of new products and support of existing equipment
Required Qualifications:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program and state registration as a Professional Engineer.
A Master's degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S. engineering degree. 3-5 years engineering experience required.
Preferred Qualifications:

Skilled in principles of project management.
Experience in the electric utility industry.
Experience in the production and development of protection and control design packages for construction in the transmission, distribution and generation electric utility systems.

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