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Substation Protection and Controls Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 11/18/2020
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Permanent Full Time



Technical Solutions is seeking a Substation Protection & Control Engineer on behalf of our client, a leading consulting engineering firm. This is a full-time, permanent position located out of our client’s Pittsburgh, PA or Bensalem, PA office.
Position Overview:
This role will be responsible for the relay protection & control engineering including detailed design for high voltage substation and transmission projects through 500kV. Depending upon the complexity of the project, the candidate may prepare, provide guidance, or assist in preparing and developing the engineering deliverables for electric substation projects - including the development of one & three-line diagrams; schematics and wiring diagrams; control and relaying panel layouts and specifications; control and relaying panel and equipment wiring diagrams; SCADA system and communications interfaces including RTUs and HMIs, auxiliary system design including batteries and chargers, AC & DC load centers, conduit, and cable sizing, and the overall bill of materials.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Responsible for working closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.
*Developing technical specifications, development of project design basis, providing direction and guidance to drafters and designers, directing the flow of drafting and designer duties, ensuring design schedules are met, including regularly providing project status updates to project engineer.
*Handling multiple projects and providing a detailed design package that complies with applicable engineering design standards and all safety codes.
*Engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems
*Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities
*Thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches
*Continuous improvement of job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance

Job Requirements


*Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from an accredited college or University
*Seven (7) + years of related experience
*Proficient in engineering theories and principles
*Proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.
*Effective oral and written communication skills
*Accurately records and files project documents
Preferred Qualifications:
*PE License
*AutoCAD experience
*Physical Substation Design experience
Technical Solutions Inc. provides a wide range of technical and staffing services. We specialize in engineering, IT personnel, management professionals, and also offer management consulting services. Our customer base is located throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. For more information on our company and to view our other great job opportunities, please visit


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