Senior Engineer – Protection & Control

Quanta Technology LLC seeks Senior Engineer – Protection & Control (Raleigh, NC)

Duties: Perform advanced engineering and research studies for utility electric distribution systems and microgrids pursuing state-of-the-art technology consisting of distributed energy resources. Asses impact of photovoltaic integration to power distribution grid. Evaluate different optimization methods on power system. Perform electric power system reliability studies. Power system planning with complete knowledge of microgrid planning and cost-benefit analysis. Perform power system protection coordination and short circuit analysis. Application of principles and techniques of electric power systems engineering, review of technical documents and manuals, modeling simulation and analysis of protection and testing relays. Develop relay settings for transmission lines, transformers, Buses, Breakers and shunt reactors. Apply knowledge of new power system protection issues such as assessment of protection functions with respect to declining system fault levels and inertia due to the increased usage of power electronics in transmission systems. Miscellaneous tasks and studies utilizing variety of advanced engineering analysis tools such as ETAP, MATLAB, ASPEN, OpenDSS, etc.

Required:  Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering plus 1 year of related engineering or engineering research experience.

Must have experience or coursework and/or conducted graduate research in: Design, construction and implementation of power systems; Protective relays; Fault sensing and testing capabilities of transmission line relays, distribution line relays and transformer relays; Optimization methods on power systems; Power systems planning focused on microgrids; Cost benefit analysis for microgrids; Power system protection coordination and short circuit analysis; Relay coordination in distribution systems; Studies using advanced engineering analysis tool/software MATLAB and ASPEN; Development and/or review of technical papers and/or manuals.

Travel required 10% of the time.

Quanta Technology LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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