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Process and Control Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 4/16/2024
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Process and Control Engineer on behalf of our client, a leading, integrated provider of construction, repair, and engineering services.
Position Overview: 
Provide substation protection and control design, engineering, technical support, and oversight to a transmission substation engineering and design team for the purpose of delivering safe, cost-effective, and quality engineering and design services. Provide technical competency and direction on complex engineering and technical problems for projects including a wide range of utility substation projects, battery energy storage systems and solar collector substations. The incumbent is expected to lead discipline work for projects, perform responsible charge engineering duties, and manage project schedules and budgets. The incumbent will also support proposal development and project cost estimating. 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Advanced understanding of protection and control fundamentals as they apply to utility substation and transmission line equipment
  • Proficient in design of protection schemes for substation and transmission line equipment, including bus, line, capacitor and transformer design and protection schemes and associated settings
  • Advanced understanding of SCADA communication design
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers and designers in a lead engineer capacity
  • Proficient in principles of project management
  • Basic understanding of substation design to include equipment arrangements
  • Create substation P&C design project scopes, estimates, budgets, and schedules for substation projects
  • Ability to read, interpret, design, and engineer P&C designs for utility stations through 500kV, including one lines, three lines, AC/DC schematics, panel layouts, wiring diagrams, settings, relays, and SCADA
  • Ability to perform studies and create reports for coordination, voltage drop, fault current, and insulation coordination
  • Perform calculations and studies using client specified software and standards
  • Oversee the work of junior staff and mentor designers/drafters
  • Experience checking designs for accuracy, appearance, and adherence to customer standards
  • Collaborate, communicate, and liaise effectively with other design disciplines, colleagues, construction contractors, consultants, materials suppliers, and clients
  • Visit sites, advise on P&C engineering issues, and modify design to solve issues during construction
  • Manage budgets and project schedules

Job Requirements


  • Five (5) to seven (7) years' experience as a practicing engineer
  • Bachelor's degree from an EAC/ABET accredited Engineering Program OR an approved evaluation of non-ABET credentials by NCEES OR graduation from a Master's or Doctoral Program in Engineering from an institution with EAC/ABET accredited Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or the ability to be licenses within one (1) year
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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