Substation Protection and Control Engineer 3
Company: Commonwealth Associates
Posted on: January 19, 2023
DescriptionSubstation Protection and Control Engineer will
performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and
analysis, and is familiar with a variety of engineering concepts,
practices, and procedures.
Role and responsibilities:
- Acts as Lead Engineer over protection & controls projects for
medium to high voltage utility substations.
- Exhibits knowledge in electro-mechanical relays,
microprocessor-based relays and other related protection & controls
- Develops engineering cost estimates for proposals.
- Prepares equipment specifications and assists in bid
evaluations and procurement recommendations.
- Development of protection & control design submittals including
bill of materials, one-line diagrams, AC three-line diagrams, DC
schematics, communication diagrams, SCADA integration, cabling,
wiring, and panel front views.
- Familiar with physical layouts of major equipment and
verification of phasing.
- Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard
methods and principles.
- Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering
- Prepares a variety of engineering deliverables such as contract
documents, project documents, and studies with little to no
- Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality
- Demonstrates understanding of project phases and schedules as
it pertains to engineering production and deliverables.
- Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers
through project related client contact and through interaction and
communication with project management.
- Continues to learn and develop knowledge and skills in
departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable
engineering codes, and Commonwealth Associates policies and
procedures. Applies this knowledge to assigned tasks.
- Applies developed understanding of and compliance with
Commonwealth Associates quality program to associated
- Mentors staff of less experienced engineers and designers.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited
program required. Professional Engineer (PE) license required. At
least three years of protection and control experience
demonstrating continuous growth and knowledge expansion, delivering
3-5 multifaceted projects simultaneously, and overseeing technical
aspects of projects. The successful candidate must be eligible to
work in the United States.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is
(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance
of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
Keywords: Commonwealth Associates, Charleston , Substation Protection and Control Engineer 3, Engineering , Charleston, West Virginia
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