Relay Protection and Control Engineer

Arcadis U.S./RTKL/RISE   •  

Middletown, CT

Industry: Technical Services


15+ years

Posted 58 days ago

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Job Description

Arcadis is looking for an experienced Relay Protection and Control Engineer to join the Industrial Infrastructure team in one of our New York, Connecticut or Maine office locations. The Engineer will be responsible for engineering and design tasks which require application of engineering principles and knowledge of substation design.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create/modify design documents and drawings for a project, including one-lines, three-lines, control schematics and wiring diagrams, relay panel arrangements and specifications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, and generating bills of material
  • Design auxiliary AC and DC power systems
  • Develop SCADA system and communications interfaces
  • Work with project teams to fully develop system integration of protection, control, and monitoring systems
  • Perform basic calculations such as relay burden, voltage drop, and short circuit calculations
  • Perform relay coordination studies and prepare relay settings
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate project activities with manager, clients, and others as needed
  • Prepare project scopes, schedules, and budgets, and insure that schedules and budgets are met
  • Develop technical plans, specifications and estimates
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to less experienced staff members Qualifications

The selected candidate will have:

  • Knowledge or protection principles and practices for transmission lines, distribution feeders, and major substation equipment
  • Strong knowledge of AC/DC fundamentals, including understanding of three-phase power systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of substation components and their functions
  • Knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary to complete a substation protection and control design project
  • Knowledge of relevant codes and standards such as IEEE, ANSI, NESC, NEC, and NEMA
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of work product
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline
  • 15+ years of experience in relay protection and control design of high voltage (15-345 kV) substations

Required Driving Statement

This position requires a current valid driver's license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of New York

Why Choose Arcadis

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line

Now more than ever, businesses and governments recognize the need to incorporate environmental concerns into their decision making. As the leader in global environmental services, Arcadis has provided groundbreaking sustainable solutions for some of the world's most complex projects. We wrote the book on environmental remediation, and our experts continue to pioneer the development and application of cutting-edge approaches in environmental planning, site evaluation, environmental construction and strategic environmental consulting. We are encouraged to innovate, apply emerging technologies and develop better solutions through global learning opportunities and workshops. Our team improves quality of life for our clients and their communities. Join us today!

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Principal Electrical Engineer

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Employer Statement

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.