Lead P&C Engineer - Transmission and Substation Operations

ThinkBAC Consulting

  • West Palm Beach, Florida

  • Published : 2022-11-01
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This is a remote position.

Lead System Protection and Controls Engineer - Major Capital T&D Operations

Austin, TX area - Hybrid Work Schedule & Relocation Assistance Available

A Transmission & Distribution Company with wide scale electrical utility infrastructure operations across Texas is going through a transformational growth phase that includes the addition of Lead P&C Engineer.


This role will be tasked with leading Major Capital T&D and Substation projects as well as building out the P&C Department long term. The incumbent will act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all things P&C including the development and implementation of transmission/substation protection and controls engineering initiatives in accordance with NERC standards.

They have been around for over 70 years and offer a working environment that provides stability and career growth opportunities. The scope of their operations includes transmission (t-line), regional control centers, and distribution systems with interconnects to various renewable energy technology platforms.


The position comes with a solid compensation package that includes a competitive base salary, annual bonus, quarterly incentives, health benefits, and 401k match program in the double digits.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Facilitates the P&C Engineering design review and specifications of transmission / substation systems
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Performs remote P&C engineering work supporting relays and RTAC operations
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Develops, analyzes, and test P&C relay settings in support of company operations
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Handles high priority RTU programming and in-house in SCADA testing initiatives
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Leads P&C commissioning, maintenance, & testing operations
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Works with compliance team on up keeping NERC and CIP Compliance standards
  • The Lead P&C Engineer / Relay Protection & Controls Engineer - Has oversight of transmission and substation system firmware upgrades

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline with a focus Relay Settings and Power System Studies
  • 5+ Years of Transmission Protection, P&C, and/or Substation Automation engineering experience
  • Understanding of NERC Transmission Protection Standard and Compliance
  • Experience developing and analyzing protective relay Settings for SEL equipment
  • Hands-on experience working with ASPEN OneLiner, SEL acSELerator, SEL RTAC packages
  • Solid expertise in the areas of transmission protective relays, relaying systems, and SEL protective schemes
  • Experience facilitating power system studies, relay coordination, and short-circuit calculations in CAPE, ETAP, ASPEN, OR SKM
  • Familiarity with telecommunication and SCADA protocols like ModBus and SEL
  • Experience working as a Transmission Protection Engineer, P&C Engineer, Relay Engineer, or Protection & Controls Specialist (SME)
  • Strong understanding of P&C Design principles for high voltage system
  • Understanding of protective relay testing and calibration via testing systems like Omicron, Doble F6150, Doble Protection Suite, EnoservRTS (RTS)


   
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