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Principal Protection and Controls Engineer

Reading, PA

Posted: 04/05/2024 Job Number: 21959409

Job Description

Principal Protection and Controls Engineer
Position: Contract
Location: Readin, PA

You will support Substation and Transmission projects with focus on electrical protection and control activities for *** and its Customers as an integral part of the Power Networks team.


Duties and Responsibilities:
Independently perform tasks that typically include:
Technical execution of complex protection and control project assignments applied to both brownfield and greenfield projects for various clients
Preparation of engineering drawings and documents, calculations, and other miscellaneous deliverables as required
Supervise/coordinate other engineers of equal and lesser experience to successfully deliver a project
Complete tasks in accordance with project procedures, applicable codes and/or standards, on schedule and within budget
Discuss technical problems and communicate effectively with other project personnel and outside Customers
Perform independent audits and reviews of technical work
Perform proposal preparation, proposal estimates, and provide input to scope documents and client presentations
Perform the function of a team leader that is capable of solving complex issues and act as a lead engineer responsible for the quality of the deliverables
Work in a team-oriented environment with ability to work independently or as part of a group when and as required
Interface with other departmental staff, project management, and with outside Customers
Ability to travel to job sites to perform site walkdown
Responsible for the quality assurance of the documents to the applicable drawing standards and responsible for the proper document management procedures are followed

Skills / Qualifications

4 or 5 year Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering
Professional Engineer (PE) in the United States
Experience in protection and control engineering for switchyards and substations including supervisory experience (up to and including 500kV voltage class stations)
Experience working in project leadership role
Experience in estimating project costs and writing proposal content
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