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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 staffing services throughout Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Simplify the job search process by letting us do all the work! With 30 years of expertise, we have the resources, techniques and insights to guide your job search. Our staff will work with you one-on-one to understand your needs and discuss your options. We can even send your resume to multiple job openings that you are a fit for, giving you opportunities to choose from. We reach out to hiring managers for feedback, coordinate and schedule interviews, and advocate on your behalf so that you get the best offer possible. At TSI, we genuinely care about our employees and want to see you succeed. No candidate is ever promised something we do not deliver. The best part is that there are no fees or cost for any of our services. For more information on our company and to view all of our exciting job opportunities, please visit or give us a call at 724-733-2100.


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