Advance Protection and Control Engineer- Grid Automation


Siemens Energy, Inc.
Grid Technologies
Digital Grid

A Snapshot of Your Day

Advance Protection & Control Engineer is responsible for relay protection and control engineering activities, including basic design and check of detail design for high voltage substation and transmission projects. This position will offer the ability to directly apply candidate’s knowledge of protective relaying and controls systems in substation and transmission projects.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Perform analysis and design of single line diagram.
  • Develop concept of substation relaying & metering diagrams (i.e. A.C. schematic diagrams), and D.C. Schematic for basic design.
  • Prepare specification & Bill of Material for Protection/Control/Metering/RTU/ Communication Panels
  • Develop concept Diagram for substation control system and Communications interfaces including RTUs, HMIs, and IEDs.
  • Develop Protection and Control Panel layouts.
  • Develop high level Cable Schedule for Substation.
  • Perform Factory Acceptance Test for Protection and Control Panels.
  • Perform reviews of work performed by others
  • Work closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements.
  • The candidate should be flexible to travel locally and internationally to customer meetings and to project sites. Approximate travel is 20-30%.
  • This position requires a BSEE with a power systems emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering program. MSEE is a plus

What You Bring

This position requires a bachelor’s degree or Business ideally with background in Electrical Engineering.

  • 5-8 years or more of experience with a focus on protection/control/communications design for substations.
  • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for relay calculations.
  • Knowledge on ANSI standards, IEC standards knowledge is a plus.
  • Experience with various vendor protective relay equipment typically used in substation. protection, including SEL, Siemens, GE.
  • Know-How in Configuration Tools for protection relays from different vendors (SEL,Siemens, Hitachi, GE, Schneider …) and control systems.
  • Familiar with Auto-CAD or Micro-Station.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Professional Engineering license preferred

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

About the Team

Grid Technologies

Our Grid Technology division enables a reliable, sustainable, and digital grid. The power grid is the backbone of the energy transition. Siemens Energy offers a leading portfolio and solutions in HVDC transmission, grid stabilization and storage, high voltage switchgears and transformers, and digital grid technology.

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 94,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

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  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Supportive work culture
  • Company paid Health and wellness benefits
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • 401K savings plan with company match
  • Family building benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Bonus based on performance.

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