Protection & Controls Engineer

at STANLEY CONSULANTS INC (NEW) in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Stanley Consultants, Inc. is seeking a full-time Protection & Controls Electrical Engineer in one of the following offices: Austin TX, Chicago IL, Denver CO, Jackson MI, Minneapolis MN, or Muscatine IA. This position will have a background in high voltage substation and transmission system protection schemes for utility or generation clients. Technical responsibilities will include the design of any/all of the following: high voltage one line and three-line diagrams; current and potential protection schemes, computer modeling/analysis of electrical systems; preparation of specifications for equipment and systems; report preparation; applying codes and standards, and performing and reviewing design computations.
Position will be responsible for some lead design efforts, with expectations of performing design duties with minimal supervision. Must be able to determine client requirements and coordinate technical efforts within discipline areas as necessary, managing a design budget and schedule, and be able to demonstrate proficiency in these areas.
AutoCAD Electrical experience preferred
BSEE from an accredited college or university, relevant experience with electric utility substations up to 345kV
PE License required
Proficiency in protective relay coordination and settings calculations for HV and EHV transmission systems.
Experience with common substations and transmission line protection schemes, such as step-distance, POTT, DCB, and DUTT
Experience with electrical system analysis software such as ASPEN, ETap, SKM, PSS/E and PSLF a plus
Knowledgeable of FERC and NERC requirements as they pertain to electric utility substation reliability requirements a plus
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (MSWord, Excel, and MSProject)
SCADA, RTU, programming a plus
Substation integration/automation a plus
Field testing and commissioning of substation equipment a plus
Factory acceptance witness testing of power transformers, switch gear or control panels a plus
Equipment specification writing
Relay settings experience a plus
Proficient with substation protection and control design and industry standards
Capable of reviewing and producing design drawings, including one-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, wiring diagrams, and control panel elevations
Must have the ability to work permanently in the US
Base Compensation: $80,000 - $115,000
Stanley Consultants is committed to maintaining transparency in our hiring process, including providing information about compensation. The starting salary for the successful candidate in this position is competitive and will be determined by the selected candidate's qualifications and experience, geographic location, internal equity, company policy and practices.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a company that is committed to innovative growth and improving lives in the communities where we live and work? Stanley Consultants is an award winning, interdisciplinary consulting firm providing program management, planning, design, permitting, engineering and environmental services. Recognized for its commitment to client service and a passion to make a difference, Stanley Consultants brings global knowledge, experience and capabilities to serve federal, municipal and industrial clients. Stanley Consultants solves complex challenges in power generation and delivery, transportation, water, energy and industrial plants, building services, and the environment. Since 1913, Stanley Consultants has successfully completed more than 50,000 projects globally in more than 100 countries, including all 50 of the United States and its territories.
Throughout our history, Stanley Consultants has remained an employee-owned company, committed to a legacy of professional independence and objectivity. The commitment to private ownership, shared responsibility and reward has sustained us for more than 100 years.
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Job Posting: 11964152

Posted On: Jun 09, 2024

Updated On: Jul 09, 2024

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