Protection and Controls Engineer
Company: TRC Companies, Inc.
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Responsible for electrical engineering associated with
protection and control of electrical systems for generation and
substation systems. This includes protective relay design
(protective relay one-lines and schematics), protective relay
setting coordination/development, high and low voltage equipment
replacements, and balance of plant (BOP) equipment type projects.
Expected to follow client requirements and internal company quality
control and quality assurance practices.
Essential Functions of Position:
Responsible for power systems analysis, fault current analysis,
circuit breaker coordination, electric plant stability analysis,
voltage drop analysis, and Battery sizing, and DC load flow
Design power generation or industrial electrical systems involving
preparation of: one and three line diagrams, wiring diagrams;
schematics; load flow and short circuit calculations; grounding
details; specifications for electrical equipment including motors,
MCCs, MV and HV switchgear, conduit, cables and raceways;
generators and excitation systems.
Travel as necessary is required for this position. (Once every few
Perform engineering work using extensive knowledge and experience
in evaluating, selecting, modifying, and applying standard
techniques, procedures, and criteria for electrical systems of
varying size and the highest complexity. Activities shall include,
but not be limited to, the following:
Preliminary design, budgetary estimating, and scheduling.
Detailed design, estimating, and scheduling.
Interdisciplinary interface for constructability and conformance to
Checking completed job for quality, adequacy of design, and
Monitor work to assure compliance with applicable engineering and
construction codes and practices.
Carry out programs for the testing of materials, equipment, or
plant systems at the direction of the Project Engineer.
Perform complex studies and economic analyses of engineering
Prepare reports and feasibility studies for submission to
Provide budget and schedule information to the Project Manager and
Serve as Project Engineer on assigned projects.
Be recognized as an expert in and applying Standards, both National
and Local. (For example, ANSI/IEEE, National Electric Safety Code,
ASTM, AIC, etc.)
Professional Engineering license or EIT pursuing
SCADA design system experience
5+ years experience in substation engineering design; (developing
circuits, layouts and markups) Can you draft a layout or mark up on
paper and hand it off to a CAD tech?
Degree in Electrical Engineering
Experience with low to high voltage projects (120kV-760kV)
Experience with or worked at power/utility distribution companies
(i.e. Eversource, NTERGY, PGE)
Proficient in Bluebeam or remote engineering collaboration
AutoCAD or Microstation experience
Keywords: TRC Companies, Inc., Austin , Protection and Controls Engineer, Other , Austin, Texas
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