Tag Archives: Protection and Control

Sr Electrical Engineer / Field Project Engineer – Grid

BSCE. Hands on electrical design engineering specialist for National Grid projects. Performs system and reliability upgrades, designs overhead and underground systems, and control systems for hydro-electric governers. Has worked extensively with power distribution involving substations, P&C, reclosers and transformers. Highly project-minded. Uses AuthCAD, Visio, Smallworld GIS, STORMS. 75K. 06122015.

Protection & Control Engineer – NERC

BSEE, PE. Calibrates and sets SEL, GE substation/transmission relays, 4kV to 500kV, sizes and analyzes high voltage circuit breakers and switchgear, performs overvoltage and short circuit studies, transient simulations, automation restoration, and mentors others. Ensures compliance to NERC/OSHA. Develops operating instructions/training materials. Uses CAPE, EMTP-ATP, AcSELerator, AutoCAD, MATLAB, MathCAD, TCL, LabView, PSpice, C. <10 Years. 105K. 06012015.3

Protection and Controls Design Engineer – Utility, Generators

BSEE. Develops and updates P&C schematics, wiring diagrams and design packages for distribution/transmission utility substation equipment such as for line switching, breakers, transformers. Experienced with substation modification/upgrade projects, including SCADA, automation, and RTU. Generates and executes test procedures and provides overall engineering support to field crews and onsite technicians. Has experience leading teams on reclamation generator projects. Strong technical documentation specialist. 5 Years. 75K. 05082015.01

Sr Substation Standards Engineer – Protection & Control

BSEE/Honors. Responsible for evaluating, developing and leading others in engineering standards for substation protective relay equipment and controls, SCADA, plus transmission, distribution and fossil plant electrical equipment. Evaluates emerging technologies, regulatory changes and develops resulting design/planning integration strategies. Strong supervisory experience. Often is member of focus teams (i.e., customer satisfaction, reliability engineering). Many professional certifications (PE, PMP etc) and awards. 125K. 04272015.6

Substation & Protection/Control Support Engineer

MSEE. A substation, distribution and transmission support engineer, performing both design and oversee of relaying and metering 1/3 diagrams, interconnection diagrams, panel layouts, schematics (transformers, lines, banks, breakers), drawings, DC & AC auxiliary systems, fault studies, and relay settings. Supports full SCADA integration and automation projects. Performs electrical analysis such as short circuit, relay coordination using CYME. Designs auxiliary systems (batteries, chargers, load centers, conduit/cabling). Helps customers define scope/upgrades. 5 Years. 90K. 04272015.3

Project Field Manager – Substations, Facilities, Data Centers

BS/Civil, BS/Proj Mgmt. Oversees start up, construction, commissioning, testing and maintenance for utility substations/control rooms, power plants, critical power / data centers, industrial and commercial facilities. Some elements of many responsibilities include: permitting, site development, bid and materiel management (SOWs, negotiations), protection and control, and layout/specifications for all other related equipment, plus factors such as lighting, cooling, compressed air concerns and energy efficiency.  95K. 04202015.3

Sr Applications Engineer – Protection and Control

BSEE. Oversees protection and control technical support group for multiple substation projects, providing leadership as P&C relay practical and theoretical expert. Provides onsite testing, debug and root cause forensic analysis for hardware, firmware and software with extensive reporting, demonstrations, and training for customers and sales channels. Ensures emergency call resolution. NERC/SERC/FERC compliance. 15 Years. 100K. 03312015.01

Electrical & Systems Design/Integration Engineer

BSEE. A truly diversified engineering professional:

  • Substation, SCADA and Protection & Control: Leads field installations, performs switching, wiring and drawings verifications, troubleshooting
  • Critical Power: Designs, integrates and installs UPS, power monitoring and other equipment, optimizes data management and provides customer technical support for large entities (data centers, military (FAA), Internet-of-Things)
  • Communications:  Experienced developer and systems integrator with HMI, video, audio and security control systems for military and government organizations. Subject Matter Expert on video monitoring

Contract or Direct hire. 80K. 03182015.01

Power Transmission & Distribution Systems Engineer

MSEE. Designs industrial and utility overhead and underground power, generates specifications, provides line mapping, grounding, interconnectivity/short circuit studies, post-transient, transient and load flow/arc flash analysis, plus system capacity/future loads. Electrical equipment includes: Transformers, breakers, reclosers, variable frequency drives, UPS, battery management, protection & control (relays), switchgear, conductors, cabling, and motor controls. Coordinates with supply manufacturers and interfaces with utility reps. Works to NEC, NEMA, API, NFPA70-E, IEEE, OSHA. Uses ETAP, PSLF, PLS CADD, AutoCAD, SKM, Visio. <5 Years. 70K. 03172015.6

Regional Sales / Service Manager – Utility, Industrial

Applies technical hand to product and service contract sales for utilities, municipalities and large industrial sectors. Products are protective relays, metering, breakers, substation testing, cables, connectors, field services. Provides field demonstrations, product training, manages manufacturing sales reps. Builds high-performing customer-focused sales teams, and has history of increasing sales by over one third. International arena success. Awards. Pubs/tech papers. 95K. 03102015.01

Director, Substations, Power Distribution and Transmission

Ph.D-EE, P.E. Cert. An electrical engineering & construction team leader, working with substation automation/protection and control, power distribution and transmission lines/SmartGrid, and all types of electrical equipment for utility sector and with international reach. Variety of applications to include combined gas/electric, hydro, wind, and overhead/underground distribution feeders. Brings new technology through US & foreign regulatory certification and performs risk mitigation. Multilingual. 175K. 02242015.7

Substation and Plant Automation Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Integrates, configures and programs routines/code for various systems into power transmission and distribution electrical substations, power plants, plus oil & gas and mining refineries. Works with SCADA, HMI, protection & control, PLC, DCS and ERP for site automation. Manages teams on various refurbish, re-instrumentation and new installation projects; monitors cost, budget and schedule; develops ESD programs; and generates user-friendly but highly technical maintenance programs. Is very project-minded. Has developed prototype libraries for documentability. Is a hands-on expert with various protocols such as IEC-61850 (and more), DNP, OPC, Modbus and too many to list. Uses C, Gensym, Visual Basic and more for programming. Multi-lingual. 90K. 02232015.4

Electrical Test/Safety Contract Engineer, FAA/Substations – NETA III

BSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. A seasoned contract electrical test engineer, having a substantial history with both FAA/Avionics safety and substation equipment testing. The first of dual talents involves implementing new initiatives of regional FAA/EOSH safety program. Oversees arc flash risk program as expert and regional safety instructor/trainer. Performs power systems studies and is official FAA/EOSH Liaison. For the second skillset, has an extensive history with substation equipment testing and commissioning (relays, transformers, generators, switch/panel boards, transfer switches, breakers and cables) relating to utility and industrial plants and other facilities requiring critical power (such as hospitals, etc). Has focus for standards compliance in both fields. 100K. 02172015.8

Power Generation Plant Maintenance and Operations Manager

MSEE-Honors, PE Cert/20 Years. Provides M&O and start-up responsibility for power generation, hydro, wind, fossil fuel, and steam/gas turbine plants. Performs variety of maintenance programs: Short circuit studies for generator breakers, step-up transformers, and large electric motors; load flow and motor starting studies; transient stability analysis; power switching (switchgear); reliability tests; protective relay settings; and outage planning and coordination. Implements new installation, rehabilitation and upgrade projects from concept to completion involving construction supervision, asset management, technology development, technical support and training. Routinely monitors and work with HVAC and auxiliary power systems, PLCs, DCIS, and excitation systems. Uses MatLab, Pro-Engineer, AutoCAD, Cadkey, Micro Station, Etap, Mathcad, Primavera and more. Multilingual. 130-150K. 02122015.2

Substation Applications Engineer / Sales

BSEE/>20 Years. Has comprehensive experience with substation equipment, communications and control systems (powerline carrier systems/PLC, multiplexers, fault recorders, protection & control and more). Captures multi million $ revenue increases through customer interface using facility enhancements, retrofitting and reliability concepts. Conducts extensive advanced customer technical training and internal/external (domestic & international) presentations. Introduces new product lines, develops installation process improvements to reduce man-hours. Has significant domestic and international sales channel management experience. 110K. 02112015.5

Power Generation Plant M&O and Project Manager

MSEE/>15 Years. Oversees and manages various technical aspects of power generation plant operations and concepts, working with: Electrical “balance of plant”, energy storage systems, motor control centers, SCADA, excitation systems, protection and control, transformers, rectifiers, converters and more. Has hands-on initial concept design for specifications and develops: Excitation system software patches, simulation models and factory test protocols with FAT coordination. Performs field/design staff and other resource allocations and provides customer technical support. Is project-minded. Has a background in power generation, nuclear and other types of plants retrofit and modernization, domestically and internationally. Has worked with steam turbines. 100-120K. 02112015.3

Power IC Failure Analysis / Test Engineer

MSEE/>20 Years. Has comprehensive expertise in failure analysis, test engineering and product launch for semiconductor power ICs, MOSFET drivers, CMOS-integrated voltage regulator ICs for buck converters, and integrated power distribution / protection ICs in CSP and fcQFN packages and more. Performs bench evaluation, ATE characterization, fault isolation, and product qualification. Designs burn-in circuits, generates schematics and approves PCB layouts. Ensures that products packages comply to: JEDEC/HTOL, ESD, LU, HAST, PRECON, HTS, TC, THB. Uses DataPower, Bench-ATE, OrCAD. 100K. 01302015.1

Power Systems Project / Operations Manager

MBA, BS-Systems/15 Years. Manages turnkey projects for electrical transmission and distribution substations facilities, protection / control (relays), and automation systems for utilities, industrial and commercial end users. Has completed approximately 80 automation system contracts with 98% on-time delivery and 99% were below budget. Actively participates in new product development such as “intelligent” electronic P and C relays, leading innovation performance improvement and reducing launch time/costs. Integrates SAP/ERP systems. Uses a wealth of software tools to effect proactive project management and manufacturing principles. Brings a background in finance, involving systems development for effective international billing, cloud CRM and resource management. A significant, high level background in quality management with TQM, Six Sigma, ISO, PMI PMP (using Agile, SOX, CMMI and more) and involving FAA, IEEE, MIL-Q-9858A and DoD standards. Consultant or direct hire. 80-90K. 01282015.3

Power Systems / Protection and Control Engineer

BSEE-Honors, PE Cert/<10 Years. A professional engineer with power systems and substations expertise, and strong customer focus, relating to protection and control, utility networking automation (Modbus, NDP, IEC61850) and IP architecture, and complex load-flow/short circuit/fault modeling and disturbance/system stability analysis. Experience applies to various relay types (digital microprocessor, universal), SCADA, meters and metering rates concepts, switchgear and components and more. Uses 3-phase relay test sets, performs CT selection, systems simulations, implements asset management projects, and often provides managerial consulting on-site with substantial customer and regulatory officials interaction. Builds customer relationships and increases upgrade revenue. Utility, wind and solar power industries. Uses Matlab, PSpice, PSCAD, ETAP, SKM, Gantt, CRM and more. Available for direct or contract hire. 80-90K. 01222015.2



Systems Integration / Automation / SCADA Engineer

BSEET/>20 Years. Designs and programs substation automation solutions/SCADA and HMI using SQL, DMS/EMS systems and network configuration, and integrates protection / control and data acquisition devices for utilities. Integrates data from analog feedback, digital IO and variable frequency drives. Design experience includes various hardware, panels and layouts.  Manages bid processes and technical proposals. Works with various resources to actively resolve all customer issues. Uses AutoCAD, Visio. 80-90K. 01202015.6

Power Distribution / Substation Design Engineer – Contract

BSEE/>20 Years. Design engineer skilled in medium and low voltage power distribution systems, substations, relays and switchgear, plus integration of arc flash studies analysis. Works under NEC, IEEE/ANSI standards, performs load flow and short circuit complex calculations / analysis. Uses variety of tools such as SKM Dapper and ETAP for high level studies for: Motor starting, voltage drop, and sizing for breakers, transformers, load centers, MCC, UPS, batteries and cabling. Provides ampacity and penetration protection calculations for DCN/EDN/FCR modifications for nuclear power plants. Generates various diagrams for power factor improvements using AutoCAD. Designs / models lighting systems using AGI132. Assists with bid processes. Available for both full time roles and consulting projects. 100K. 01192015.6

Lead Engineer – Substations, Power Transmission

MSEE/<10 Years. Dual high voltage engineering managing lead for building and installing full utility substations, power transmission lines, power plants upgrades, and wind power generation: Miles of circuit line, cabling replacement, transformers, reactor banks, breakers, switchgear, protection and control, magnetics, PLC upgrades, algorithms and more. Provides oversee of 3rd party on site workers / consultants / contractors, voltage and environmental calculations, load flow analysis and contingency plans. Substantial field installation and supervision. 110-120K. 01152015.2

Substation Construction / Service Project Manager

BSEE/10 Years. Multi-talented construction manager for substations, power distribution and transmission/grid. Expert equipment knowledge to include capital equipment, equipment ratings, complex calculations, grounding studies, protection and control systems and overall system stability. A regulatory compliance expert. Liaison for all project groups: SC/M resource and other planners, performance mgmt., site reps, engineering and tech services. Performs complex analysis, design, simulations, modeling, schematics, diagrams, various performance tests, extensive project planning / projections. Substantial customer interaction to grow revenue, site visits and high level reporting. Applies to utilities, commercial and large organizations. Uses Matlab, PSpice, SAP and more. 70-80K. 01152015.1

Regional Sales Manager / Substation, Telecommunications

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. A proven technical sales professional with dual product line talent. Drives new product development, marketing campaigns, very large contract negotiations, applies customer influence, interacts with suppliers, manages groups of channel sales / territory coverage plan startups, develops non-existing market for new products, and provides technical training / presentations. For power electronics, involves substation protection and control, SCADA, and various electrical systems and equipment and maintenance services for utilities and government organizations. For telecommunications, involves carrier plans, equipment, and wireless systems. Awards and formal recognition.  80K. 01132015.10

Substation Protection Engineer / Field Technician Manager

BSEE/7 Years. A dual-role substation leader for utilities / large entities involving multi million $ projects, plus Smart Grid, power distribution and transmission. Multiple skillsets to include hands on design, test, programming, implementation, troubleshooting, plus innovation, project management, schematics, complex calculations, load planning and studies, outage and storm response group coordination / dispatch / field management, customer support, contractor interaction, and stringent standards compliance. Experience involves protection and control relays / plans, automated switchgear, capacitors and more. Also has startup installation and residential experience, plus extensive safety background. Multiple professional certifications. 70-75K. 01122015.8

Applications and Power Electronics Design Engineer

MSEE/>10 Years. An innovative design engineering professional involved with drives, switchgear, converters, transformers, embedded controls, microcontrollers, circuitry (analog, digital), MOSFETs, gate drives, generators, protection and control, PLC, SCADA, excitation systems, turbines and more. Provides design, simulation, test, troubleshooting, and extensive specifications / manuals / manufacturing documentation. Applications vary and include substations and power plants for utility industry. Has significant test engineering involvement and some field installation / startup / failure analysis management expertise. Uses Matlab, Simulink, Labview, PSCAD, SIMetrix, and more, and has some FPGA. 70-85K. 01122015.3

Project Manager – Electrical Plant Engineering

BSEE/>15 Years. Long term experience managing projects for installations and upgrades of water and electrical power plants for utilities, industrial, municipalities and government organizations. Works with small and very large multi million $ contracts, and manages relevant engineering personnel. Involves substations, instrumentation, fire protection, telecommunications, security, power protection and control, power electronics replacement, feasibility and other studies, critical power issues and green energy. Equipment ranges from transformers, generators, switchgear, regulators and more, to gas/steam turbine engines. Liaison for regulatory and permitting / construction related requirements. Has many professional certifications. 150K. 01092015.5

Protection and Control Substation Lead Technician

20 Years. Has a concentrated background in substation power electronics involving: Relay protection and control, SCADA, transformers, breakers, switches, regulators, motor controls, VFDs, fiber optics, instrumentation and more for utility, plants, avionics, telecommunications and nuclear applications. Performs programming, upgrades, extensive test, repair and troubleshooting. Has a variety of additional skillsets: Technician supervision, labor union / contractor / vendor interaction, CNC and conveyor systems, and robotics. Background has significant work with power generation, transmission and distribution grid systems. Work to variety of code standards, plus FAA. Uses AcSELerator, EnerVista. ISO. 90-100K. 01082015.4

Power Transmission and Distribution Sales Executive

MS-Business, MSEE-Honors/>20 Years. A global power transmission, distribution and power measurement business developer for million / billion $ projects and programs. Is expert at capitalizing on industry trends / metering initiatives, energy renewables, developing non-traditional utility clients, driving design/build programs, and using overall extensive industry associates to grow revenue. Has substantial marketing and sales / competitor strategy skillsets; a corporate communications, risk management and technical applications engineering background; and protection and control, SCADA and Smart Grid concepts. Highly awarded, multiple recognitions, and very active in relevant industry organizations. Six Sigma Black Belt expert and instructor. 220-260K. 01072015.13

Director, Protection and Control Engineering / Utility

BSEE/>20 Years. Provides top level utility plant protection and control engineering management. Responsible for planning, managing and coordinating all activities related to P/C installation and maintenance. Is technical go-to for power distribution, transmission and generation areas as to facilities stability, performance. Provides complex analysis, investigations/studies, advises system upgrades, uses high level relay software test programs and conducts P/C formal instruction. Supports outage/emergency failure resolution. Reviews drawings, designs, schematics. Fluent: SCADA, CAPE, AREVA, ETAP and more. Has multiple professional certifications, frequent presentations. 90-100K. 01072015.12

Field Service Electrical Engineer / Protection and Control

BSEE/15 Years. Brings a varied background with multiple technical talents for design engineering, field service installation, maintenance and repair for substations / utility. Includes calibration, extensive test expertise / troubleshooting, failure mitigation, complex analysis and comprehensive regulatory compliance skill. Significant vendor relations/monitoring. Involves transformers, transducers, breakers, switchgear, relays, fiber optics, SCADA. Has aerospace/avionics and automotive design background: VFDs, motors, pumps, video, thermal imaging, instrumentation/sensors, and accelerometers for vibration / reliability systems issues. Also FAA expertise, Top Secret clearance. Fluent: Spice family, Matlab, LabView, Simulink, Catia, SAS and much more. Multi-lingual. Multiple professional certs. 80-100K. 01072015.2

Senior Electrical Engineer – Power Systems / Substations

BSEE/>20 Years. A highly experienced contract design engineer working with gas / steam turbines, power plant systems, substations and all related power electronics and equipment: (High voltage, transformers, protection and control, metering, SCADA, batteries and chargers, UPS, motors, generators, instrumentation and transducers, plus much more). Works to stringent regulations and code, provides facility support such as contractor liaison and schedule, procurement, etc., trains technical staff and has significant test experience. Extremely well traveled. A well-versed contract candidate. 125-135K. 01062015.7

Lead Electrical Engineer – Power Electronics

MSEE/10 Years. Strong power electronics leader working with inverters, filters, gate drivers, control circuitry, inductors, resistors, protection and control, DC/DC, power supplies, motor drives and more. Provides design and supervision, verifications, simulations, substantial test technology, debugging. Also experienced in complex calculations, drives manufacturing process efficiency, works to RoHS, EMC, thermal sciences, PCB layouts, prototypes and has strong topologies skillset. Patents. 130-140K. 01052015.5

Electrical Substation Project Engineer – Contract

BSEE/15 Years. Well-versed, hands-on electrical engineer involving substations and power distribution, lighting, various utility equipment, protection and control, panels, station upgrades and heavy facilities experience for utilities, public works, government organizations, retail and some residential. Performs field verifications, test witness, on site support, SOWs, quality control, scheduling, budgeting, equipment procurement, designs drawings / site plans, complex calculations. Uses AutoCAD, SAP, MicroStation, Legacy, and has Archflash. Domestic and international customer services. Excellent contract candidate. 80-90K. 01052015.4

Regional Utility Transmission Sales Manager

BS-Mktg/>20 Years. A concentrated background in utility transmission systems and services regional sales. Responsible for marketing / bid process, generating revenue, customer product training and demonstrations, and negotiating long term equipment and services contracts. Primarily for pole-type hardware, but including protection and control, transformers and a wide range of electrical equipment. Provides product complaint analysis and resolution and inventory program development. 100K. 01022015.4

Supervising Substation Engineer

MBA, MSEE/<10 Years. A supervisor-level engineering professional with concentrated high voltage utilities substation expertise. Prepares technical drawings / schemes / plans for various purposes: Structural (i.e. elevation), and electronics such as switchgear, relays, meters, breakers, UPS, generators, transformers, etc.  Various project management elements include: Generating SOWs / BOMs, working with customer specifications, complex calculations, preparing estimates / schedules / bid processes, commissioning, site visits / inspections / FAT, customer liaison, and contract management. Also has significant data centers/HVAC experience. Fluencies: SCADA, Minitab, PLC. Has multiple technical certifications (Six Sigma and more). 125-135K. 12232014.7

Applications / Test Engineering Manager – Relays

>20 Years. A high level technical teacher and customer liaison for protection and control technology in utility / substations sector. Performs detailed training and demonstrations. Expert in relay testing software. Well travelled. Fluencies: SCADA, Megger, SEL, SKM and more. 110-120K. 12232014.4

Substation Field Engineer

BSEE/5 Years. A hands on engineering professional working with substation construction, power stations and related equipment. Tests protective relays / microprocessors / metering / breakers, interprets schematics, installs various equipment including transformers, performs repairs and has emergency repair experience. Has eye for process / procedures improvement. Uses AutoCAD, PSpice, MATLAB. 70-80K. 12052014.13

Senior Design Engineer – Transformers

MSEE/10 Years. A concentrated background designing various transformer types, plus protective technologies. Is significant customer liaison (often performs onsite failure analysis), has vast experience on redesign / repair, administering warranty / returns program with resulting revenue generation. Promotes cost savings and procedures, process improvements, participates in bid processes, acts as technical expert lead, implements capital equipment, and manages test facilities. Uses Visual Studio, AutoCAD, Inventor, Catia and more. 75-85K. 12052014.7

Protection and Control Substation Engineer

BSEE/>20 Years.  Installs, maintains, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, overhauls and maintains protective relay systems and their components for utility and power plant industry. Protection applies to generators, motors, transformers and transmission / distribution lines. Experience includes commissioning, staff training and writing test plans and procedures. 80-90K. 12032014.7