Substation System Protection Engineer

Ulteig Engineers Inc   •  

Fargo, ND

Industry: Business Services

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 61 days ago

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The Opportunity

Ulteig is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Substation System Protection Engineer, within the Substation department in our Fargo, ND office. The Substation System Protection Engineer acts as a fully competent engineer who performs work involving the application of intense and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices.

What You'll Do

Uses advanced techniques, theory, precepts and practices to complete complex project features. Provides expert consultation for the design, development and implementation of technical plans and systems. Performs calculations using engineering formulas and skills. Supervises less experienced engineers and/or technical support.

What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required. Master's degree a plus. ABET accredited program or equivalent required
  • PE registration required
  • 7+ years of industry experience in system protection engineering and relay settings
  • Strong knowledge in system modeling, relay coordination studies, and development of associated protective relay settings for systems ranging from 34.5 kV to 345 kV is required
  • Experience with 500 kV and 765 kV systems is a plus
  • Experience should include transmission line, bus, transformer, capacitor bank, reactor bank, feeder, and communication assisted protection schemes
  • Proven experience in system modeling and fault analysis software (ASPEN and CAPE) and Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access) is required
  • Effective leadership and mentoring skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, time management, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Proficient with substation protection and control design and industry standards
  • Capable of reviewing and producing design drawings, including one-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, wiring diagrams, and control panel elevations
  • Ability to perform AC & DC substation studies
  • On site commissioning and/or construction support a plus
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) a plus
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Must have the ability to work permanently in the US

What You Can Expect from Ulteig

For 75 years, we've built a culture focused on people – both our clients and our employees. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:


  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture