Electric Power Systems

Protection & Control Design Engineer

Job ID
2019-1992
Location : Metro Area
Chicago, IL
Category
Engineering Design

Overview

Protection & Control Design Engineer II- III

 

EPS Engineering & Design (EPS E&D) is the professional engineering arm of Electric Power Systems International, Inc. (EPSII).  EPS E&D was formed in 2008 to offer a broad spectrum of capabilities that range from a simple relay settings change all the way to turnkey a 500kV power substation design project.

 

The candidate will perform conceptual and detail design services for physical, protection and control as well as cost estimates related to the development of new transmission and distribution substations, and the modification or expansion of existing substations.  Must have experience performing all aspects associated with substation design including one line diagrams, three line diagrams, DC control schemes, secondary AC distribution, cable matrices, wiring diagrams, SCADA equipment specification, balance of plant, general arrangements, electrical elevations, foundation layout/design, lightning protection, grounding plans, conduit plans, buswork design, control house layouts/elevations and material lists.

Responsibilities

  •        BSEE required from an ABET accredited university with an emphasis in power system related studies
  •        Three (3) or more years of increasing engineering experience and responsibility in protection system design and physical substation  design is preferred
  •        Working knowledge of electrical substation physical layout and control houses
  •        Working knowledge of electrical substation major equipment and auxiliary systems
  •        Working knowledge of protection and control design for electrical substations
  •        Working knowledge of load management, automated meter reading (AMR), distribution/transmission automation (SCADA) systems is a benefit but not required
  •        Professional Engineer (P.E.) License is a benefit, must be able to obtain P.E. licensure
  •        EIT registered in good standing.
  •        Occasional travel to customer locations or remote training locations

Qualifications

 

  • Must be highly creative and analytical with the ability to think critically
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook) and basic AutoCAD and/or Microstation
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Self-motivated to increase personal skills set and research design issues
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Project management skills a plus

 

EPS E&D is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Key Words

 

Electrical Substation | Physical Layout | Auxiliary systems | protection and control design | load management | Automated meter reading | distribution systems | transmission systems | SCADA systems | automation systems | power substation design | Relay settings change | lightning protection | grounding plans | conduit plans | buswork design | control house layouts | control house elevations |

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