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SubStation Protection and Controls Engineer

Augusta, Maine
Job Type
12 Feb 2021
Job Description Be involved in projects with our Power Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!WSP is currently initiating a search for a Protection & Control Engineer for our Augusta, ME office.Duties and Responsibilities:Prepare conceptual design of the complex projectsCarry out/review/analyze complex technical studies and project scopes.Develop and review technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment/ projects.Review the design-based memorandum, detailed engineering scope and guide the assigned discipline engineers to align the engineering deliverables per project requirements.Work closely with peers to ensure accurate delivery and thorough electrical design that will meet industry standards and specifications and meet good engineering practices.Maintain complete project documentation with respect to engineering studies and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information.Maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support project such as other Engineering disciplines, Drafting, Procurement, Construction and Project Management etc.Selection of equipment and material and preparation of specifications for material, equipment, construction and installation work.Develop relay setting calculations and coordination report.Review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability.Coordinate design activities with other multi-discipline project team members.Maintaining complete project documentation with respect to relay settings and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information. Maintaining good working relationship with internal groups that support projects such as other engineering disciplines, Drafting, Project Management etc.Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications:A degree Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.A minimum of 5 years' experience in substation protection and control design.Experience on MathCAD, ASPEN or ETAP software is an asset.Experience on relay setting and coordination is a must.Experience in the design of wiring schematics is a must.Preferred QualificationsExperience in SEL and GE relay programming is desirable.PE or EIT preferredAbout WSP USAWSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career. At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started? As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
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  • Job Reference: 230505271-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2021
  • Recruiter: WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Location: Augusta, Maine
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent