Junior Protection and Control Engineer
GE Energy Management 269 reviews - Fort Edward, NY

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The Junior Protection and Control Engineer is responsible for leading and coordinating technical aspects of substation protection and control projects. In this position, you will:

Essential Responsibilities
  • Responsible for design of protection schemes for industrial, balance of plant, and utility substation applications including one-lines, three-lines, DC schematics, and relay settings
  • Work with / lead a design team to develop panel and interconnect wiring as well as panel layouts and elevations
  • Provide performance based and economic evaluations, selection, application, settings, operational analysis, and maintenance practices of protection schemes and devices
  • Evaluate the interoperability, control features, and communication / protocol aspects of protective relays
  • Coordinate with and provide technical assistance to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) engineers, substation physical engineers, and control design staff in order to fully develop system integration of protection, control, and monitoring systems
  • Work with team to meet project specifications, cost control, and schedule objectives
  • Perform power system load flow studies, fault studies, relay setting coordination, and transient studies
  • Train end-users on the theory, operational use, and maintenance of integrated protection and control systems
    support factory acceptance testing and site testing & commissioning
  • Developing outage, cut-over, and testing procedures

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or an Engineering discipline Eligibility Requirements:
  • Ability and willingness to travel (including international)

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Masters in Electrical Engineering in power systems with emphasis on faulted power systems and protective relaying
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in utility protection and control design, settings development, communication systems and maintenance practices for transmission, distribution, and generation protection applications
  • Prior GE Experience (GE Employees Only)
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent computer skills, including automation tools, and familiarity with AutoCAD / Microstation
  • EIT or Professional Engineer (PE) license in United States
  • Knowledge of Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and CSA standards
  • Strong understanding of safety, operating, maintenance, and testing practices common to utility substations, transmission, and generation facilities
  • SCADA or Substation Physical design experience
  • Planning & Control (P&C) field testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting experience
  • Strong presence in front of customer with demonstrated commercial experience
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Commitment Approval (UCA), GOOSE messaging, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61850, and logic development in protection IED’s Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. In the energy industry, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. Learn more about our Business Today! PLEASE NOTE: Fort Edward, NY is the preferred location, however other U.S. locations may be considered. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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