TRC Engineers LLC
There are multiple openings for this position
Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or a related field and 3 years of experience performing electrical transmission and distribution field service engineering.
Or in the alternative:
Bachelor's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Electrical Engineering or a related field and 5 years of experience performing electrical transmission and distribution field service engineering.
Experience must include 2 years of the following:
(1) Leveraging Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and International Electrical Testing Association industry testing and commissioning standards and guidelines to successfully perform testing, commissioning, and placing into service utility substation protection and control schemes and equipment;
(2) Designing AC and DC schematics, wiring and interconnect drawings, and one line and three line diagrams for electrical protection systems, including relay communications;
(3) Leveraging medium and high voltage substation and power plant equipment and performing apparatus testing and interpreting test results; and,
(4) Testing and commissioning substation utility protection and control circuits.
Supports potential projects, and prepare proposals, estimates, and schedules. Connects to and communicates with a variety of microprocessor relays. Performs troubleshooting and problem analysis associated with protection and control systems and utility substation equipment, including application errors and omissions, drawing errors and omissions, wiring errors and omissions, settings errors and omissions, equipment malfunctions, questionable apparatus test results, and battery ground faults. Plans, coordinates, performs, and documents the commissioning of various utility substation protection, control and power circuits in accordance with company and client requirements. Develops detailed and complex project-specific testing and commissioning plans, outage plans, and energization plans. Develops a Site Risk Assessment to document all high-risk construction and commissioning activities and to formalize the processes of circuit isolation and restoration to limit unintended operations of station equipment and protection systems and personnel safety. Assists other engineers and technicians during commissioning and startup of systems and equipment. Conducts formal walk-down procedure prior to energizing any equipment. Performs Control Circuit Testing, CT/PT circuit testing, and in-service checks. Performs isolation, setpoint testing, advanced logic testing, and scheme testing. Sets up, tunes, and programs power line carrier equipment and audio tone equipment.