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Protection & Control Engineer

  1. Binghamton, Rochester
  1. Clean power

Job summary:

Working out of SNC-Lavalin's client office in Binghamton, NY you will be part of a team that works on designing, developing and delivering engineering including; system planning and studies, procurement and construction solutions for high voltage power transmission line and substation projects.

As a Protection and Control Engineer (P&C) in SNC-Lavalin's Engineering Department and reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, you are responsible for P&C design packages and associated engineering studies for our high voltage substation projects.

What will be your contribution?

  • Prepare or validate and approve engineering for protection and control (P&C)  system for HV (115 kV and above) and MV electric power substations.
  • Prepare one-lines, three-lines, control schematics, interconnection and wiring diagrams, relay panel front views, and cable schedules.
  • Perform engineering calculations/studies, and prepare system protection requirements design basis.
  • Prepare scope of works and specifications for procurement and installation of P&C systems (with electromechanical or digital relays), relay panels, AC/DC systems, and A&I systems.
  • Verify and validate equipment selection, bill of material, construction sequence and outage plan.
  • Ensure conformity and completeness of P&C engineering packages to be issued for construction against project requirements and specifications while following good industry practices.
  • Provide engineering support and solve queries during construction, testing and commissioning, attend site meetings and inspections.
  • Follow and comply with Quality Management System and standard operating procedures.
  • Work autonomously without direct supervision, in a multi-disciplinary stakeholders’ environment.

What we are looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience with proven track records in P&C design, preferably for electric utilities.
  • P.E. licensed (or eligible for registration) preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of North American standards and codes, and industry practices required.
  • Work experience or good knowledge SCADA, telecom, RTU/RTAC and SCADA interfaces required.
  • Use of ASPEN and experience with relay logic diagrams, settings and testing is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills required.

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