Project Engineer III - Protection

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
8 - 10 years experience
Energy / Utilities
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Project Engineer III - Protection


  • Serve as technical lead and actively participate in complex project conceptual and detail design, execution, development, and support activities crossing multiple projects in protection and automation.
  • Identify, prepare and present successful proposals for SEL equipment, services, and systems.
  • Expert knowledge of system protection, protective relays and their applications, settings, and testing
  • Lead project teams to resolve customer concerns and foster customer satisfaction.
  • Manage projects by reviewing and approving scope, schedule and budget for assignments.
  • Ensure project team deliverables are within agreed upon scope, schedule and budget to a high level of quality and safety.
  • Collaborate in SEL marketing, sales, application engineering and development activities.
  • Mentor and develop professional staff. May supervise as necessary.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
  • Understand. Create. Simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in ElectricalEngineering or relevant discipline
  • 8+ years relevant application experience with electric power systems or industrial automation system practices
  • Expert knowledge of electric power system protection and control, integration and/or automation and communications applications
  • Demonstrated 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
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise project teams
  • Excellent 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:

  • Professional Engineers License or equivalent certification
  • Electrical utility, industrial plant, consulting engineering, or system integrator experience
  • Project management experience
  • Working knowledge of Vision or other project management tracking software


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