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Protection And Controls Engineer

Company: Actalent
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Employee Classification: Billable Full-Time Consultant (FTC)
Position Summary:
EASi has been a leader in providing engineering support services and technology solutions for the global market for more than 35 years, with particular expertise in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, embedded systems and manufacturing engineering. With 2,400 dedicated employees across the U.S. and India, EASi offers comprehensive and innovative solutions, specializing in energy and utilities, automotive, transportation, medical devices and consumer/industrial products.
The position falls within the Protection and Controls Department of the organization. The engineer will be working with high level engineers to complete protection and control projects that support our customer with minimum direction. They will work with in-house and client engineers and designers. They will provide training and guidance to lower level engineers.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Work on green-field and brown-field (retrofit) Protection and Controls Projects in substations with assistance of higher level engineers
--- Assist higher level engineers with setting relays and conduct relay setting calculations utilizing modeling software, manufacturer's software, and industry standard practices.
--- Design settings in appropriate format then issue to assigned field Protection and Controls supervisors
--- Mark-up and review protection schematics and elementaries in CAD
--- Review equipment and materials established by substation engineers for Protection Designers
--- Work with the following equipment: transformers, circuit breakers, buses, reactors, line disconnects, protective relays systems (SEL, ABB, etc.), and SCADA systems
--- Work under supervision of Protection Engineers II, I, High level engineers, and Principal Engineers
--- Position requires 10-15% travel to field substations
Protection and Control, P&C, Relay Settings, One-Line Diagrams, Fault Studies, Fault Analysis, Utility
Top Skills Details:
Protection and Control, P&C, Relay Settings, One-Line Diagrams, Fault Studies, Fault Analysis, Utility
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Education and Experience Requirements:
--- Zero to two years of experience in utilities working with protection and controls
--- Zero to two years of experience completing engineering projects from start to finish
--- Zero to two years of experience setting relays and designing one line diagrams
--- Power System coursework in college will be greatly beneficial.
--- Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (ABET)
--- An EIT License is desirable but not required
Experience Level:
Expert Level
About Actalent:
Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Birmingham , Protection And Controls Engineer, Engineering , Birmingham, Alabama

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