Principal Protection & Controls Engineer



Manchester, New Hampshire, United States


$130,000.00 per year

Employment Type:

Full time


Principal Protection & Controls Engineer

Job Description:

Principal Protection & Controls Engineer
We are seeking experienced Protection & Control Engineers to play a lead role in the Power Delivery Group. Must be energetic professional capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of system protection, including relay settings, applications, and substation design to broad areas of assignments. Join a top-ranked industry leader in the field of T&D Power Engineering. Locations: MA, CT, NH, NC, NY, CA, NM

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Work with the Power Delivery Group providing consulting and design for a variety of project types and clients in the utility substation sector.
  • Oversee protection and controls as applied to designing high voltage substations. Manage related transmission and distribution projects.
  • Help coordinate and supervise electrical equipment installation, power system design and studies, protective relay applications and settings, preparation of electrical equipment drawings and specifications and troubleshooting, repairs, and tests.

Job Requirements:

Minimum qualifications:
  • 8 - 15 years experience in electrical power systems for electric utility or heavy industrial market
    • Relay protection & control engineering including detailed design for high voltage substation and transmission projects through 500kV
    • Development of protection and control logic
    • Development of one & three line diagrams; schematics and wiring diagrams
    • Relay settings and calculations.
      • Familiarity with micro-processor relays: (SEL, GE, Basler, Beckwith, ABB, Areva, etc.)
    • Control and relaying panel layouts and specifications
    • Control and relaying panel and equipment wiring diagrams
  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering with Power Emphasis (advanced degree preferred)
  • PE License or ability to obtain
Salary: DOE. Relocation assistance.
Must be authorized to work in US.



Automation Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Protection & Controls Engineer, Relay Engineer, Substation Engineer

Company Info
PO Box 21285
St Simons Island, Georgia (United States)

Phone: 770-985-5017

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