Integration & Automation Engineer - Metering in Boise, ID

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Schweitzer Engineering Labs   •  

Boise, ID 83702

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 31 days ago

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) is seeking a Meter Integration and Automation Engineer who will specify, develop, team, promote, and build complete metering systems. These systems will include meter hardware, communications networks, data collection, data bases, data exchange, analytics, and reports. Combining multiple SEL and third-party components into a turn-key system solving enduser requirements is key to success in this role. If you have experience in these areas, we invite you to consider joining our technical team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Strong interest in learning metering fundamentals, power quality compliance, communications architectures, industry protocols, database management, integrating components using APIs with a focus on a highly positive user experience.

Identify new integration needs and opportunities and guide the R&D metering team on new product development.

Collaborate with our sales and services teams to deliver end-to-end solutions by proposing, quoting, developing, and implementing end-to-end metering systems.

Diagnose customer reported problems with integration and communication features and document issues for developers.

Provide technical and market analysis to evaluate proposed products or enhancements.

Mentor Associate Engineers and Technicians.

Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operation and World Class Manufacturing principles.

Understand. Create. Simplify.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Demonstrated experience with serial, Ethernet, and multiple communication protocols and their application in an electrical power system environment

Typically 2+ years of experience in setup and configuration of a broad range of network devices and interfaces

Functional knowledge of databases and integrating components using APIs

Fundamental knowledge and typically 2+ years experience with AC power systems, energy metering, and power quality

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

Typically 2+ years of experience in electric power SCADA or EMS practices

Experience contributing to product development teams

Working knowledge of the following:

  • SEL products and protocols
  • Electric utility telecommunications;
  • IEC 61850, IEC 60870-103, -101, -104, DNP3, Modbus, PRP, IEEE 1588;
  • 3-phase and electric power systems;
  • Electric utility protection practices;
  • NERC-CIP compliance requirements;
  • Industrial controls and PLCs;

Valid Through: 2019-10-16