Senior Engineer Specializing in Protection & Control

We need experienced protection and control engineers who are interested in joining our growing team of experts.  As a member of our Protection and Automation group, you will work on protection short circuit studies, relay settings, peer reviews, as well as advanced topics including IEC 61850 or RTDS studies alongside industry leaders.  You will have a chance to work at the leading edge of your specialty and provide thought leadership on how 21st-century power systems should operate and respond to contingencies. Locations are at our offices in the US and Canada (Raleigh, Toronto, Oakland, San Diego, Boston).  Highest priority is for locations in California.  There are also opportunities to further broaden your career by working on assignments with our clients outside North America.

Qualified candidates will ideally have ten (10) years of experience, but a consideration will be given to those with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in transmission protection engineering including proven competency in the following areas:

  • Setting protection relays
  • Reviewing protection schematic drawings for accuracy against standards
  • Calculation of setting parameters for microprocessor and electro-mechanical protective relays
  • Preparing settings in the relay manufacturers’ software
  • Preparing logic diagrams of protection schemes
  • Carrying out peer reviews to check adherence to standards, philosophy, application guidance and accuracy of calculations
  • Modeling of primary systems and secondary systems in electrical simulation software platforms such as CAPE or ASPEN software
  • Performing coordination studies and correcting any issues discovered
  • Providing commissioning support to field personnel
  • IEC 61850 experience is a plus
  • RTDS testing is a plus

Qualifications required include:

  • BSEE in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Power Systems, Masters preferred
  • PE or P Engineer license is preferred
  • Proficiency in using and applying software modeling tools
  • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Visio, Word, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel and work independently at client locations or as a member of a team

Quanta Technology, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, offers a diverse and collaborative working environment, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package.  Quanta Technology is an equal opportunity employer.


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