United States Citizenship is required. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories - Engineering Services (SEL-ES) seeks an Automation Engineer who has a strong technical background in electrical power systems. This position offers the ability to work with an exclusive customer on renewable energy sources and the distribution of these assets.
If you are an engineer with demonstrated experience in electric power systems and are interested in applying your skills to promote, support, and develop distribution control products and solutions that serve the electric power industry, we invite you to join our team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Possesses, understands and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of power system automation, software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices.
Train and assist customers with the creation, design, configuration, validation, installation, commissioning and operation of automation.
Complete and implement assigned work within agreed upon scope, schedule and budget to a high level of quality and safety.
Participate in the preparation of functional design specifications.
Prepare and maintain detailed design documents, reports, checklists, test reports, and deliverables.
Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.
Understand. Create. Simplify.
Other duties as assigned.
United States Citizenship.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline.
Good knowledge of electric power system protection and control, integration and/or automation and communications applications.
Working knowledge of electric power system design, studies, information and communication technology and protective relay applications.
Willing to travel both domestically and internationally a minimum of 25% based on focus area.
Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills.
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Background check results satisfactory to SEL.
Negative drug test result(s).
2+ years relevant application experience with electric power systems, industry practices, and software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practices OR system protection, protective relays and their applications, settings, and testing.
Engineer in Training certificate.
Electrical utility, industrial plant, consulting engineering, or system integrator experience.
Project engineering experience.
Working knowledge of Vision or other project management tracking software.
This position is located in Hanover, Maryland. Hanover is centrally located between Baltimore and Annapolis. You can enjoy a variety of shopping, entertainment, and access to great schools and universities.
An Award Winning Company
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.
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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.