Protection & Controls Engineer

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $90,000.00 - $125,000.00
Date: 10/17/2019
Job ID: 02668184
Job Description
Protection & Controls Engineer
Locations: Rochester NY, Bordentown NJ, Milford MA, Atlanta GA, Augusta ME
We are seeking qualified Protection & Controls Engineers to play a leadership role in our T&D Design Engineering Group. Our client is an industry leader in the field of electric utility transmission & distribution (T&D) projects.  Must be an energetic professional with diverse knowledge in system protection and substation design / automation for medium to high voltage projects.


  • 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.


  • Minimum 3 – 5 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

  • Familiarity with digital micro-processor relays: (SEL, GE, Basler, Beckwith, ABB, Areva, etc.)

  • Registered PE License (or EIT and ability to obtain PE)

  • 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.

  • Proven experience in sizing, specifying, reviewing vendor drawings and providing vendor surveillance for all types of industrial power apparatus including generators, rotating and static exciters, liquid filled and dry type transformers, circuit breakers, MV & LV switchgear, bus, motor control centers, lightning and surge protection, panel boards, DC systems, cable, cable support and terminations.

  • Proven understanding and application of the NEC and NESC.

  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, formal and informal

  • Possess self-initiative and passion for problem-solving!

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