Application Engineer - Protection

Schweitzer Engineering Labs   •  

Billings, MT

Industry: Energy / Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 394 days ago

Application Engineer - Protection

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a protection engineering problem-solver to travel and solve real-world technical problems, train customers on SEL products, and become recognized as an industry expert in a fast-growing global company! If you are interested in moving your career toward an exciting and challenging direction, we invite you to apply for the Application Engineer – Protection at SEL!

This position can be located at one of the following locations: our SEL Headquarters in Pullman, WA; Billings, MT; Spokane, WA; Salt Lake City, UT; Boise, ID. From any office, you will support customers located in the Northwest region via phone, email, and customer site visits.


  • Maintain and improve knowledge of power systems, protection, and all related SEL products.
  • Help customers apply SEL products through visits, demonstrations, training courses and telephone contact.
  • Contribute to product specifications, application and testing software, and literature.
  • Participate in SEL marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
  • Teach in training schools for customers and SEL personnel.
  • Maintain customer database for customer application and quality information.
  • Continuously identify, measure, follow, and improve marketing, sales, and engineering quality procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in ElectricalEngineering or equivalent degree/work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in power systems, industry practices, and protection
  • Proven technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills
  • Ability to direct daily work activities with general supervision
  • Ability to travel 30%
  • 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)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in ElectricalEngineering, with emphasis in Power Systems/Protection
  • Experiencepublishing application guides
  • Experience using SEL products