30 days old

Substation Automation and Protection Engneer

Wendell, NC
**Substation Automation and Protection Engneer**

Locations:Wendell, North Carolina

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Energy Management

**Business Unit:** Digital Grid Solutions & Services

**Requisition Number:** 220799

**Primary Location:** United States-North Carolina-Wendell

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 35%

**Division Description:**

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/energy-management.htm

**Job Description:**

**Position Scope**

The Digital Grid Substation Automation Systems group located in Raleigh, NC is looking for a Substation Automation and Protection Engineer to support Siemens customers in the design, development, implementation, and commissioning of substation automation systems and applications that incorporate Siemens or other automation products. The engineer will also develop new application solutions with IEC61850 between other protocols and provide technical support on Siemens supplied automation and protection systems.

**Specific Job Responsibilities**

Design, development, implementation, testing, commissioning of substation automation systems

Implementation, testing, commissioning of protection systems

Communication network design and configuration

Interface with customers, including trouble shooting and commissioning support

Provide technical back-office support for the sales/proposal team

The candidate will be required to travel to project sites

**Required Skills**

BS in Electrical Engineering

Applied knowledge of;

o Communication Network Technologies, including design, configuration, and troubleshooting

o Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Profibus, Profinet, OPC, Modbus

Solid knowledge of at least two of the following vendors' substation automation products and associated software packages: Siemens/GE/SEL/ABB

Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools

Minimum four years experience in the Protection and Control Engineering field.

Demonstrated good verbal and written communication skills.

Prior experience in the power industry, including applied knowledge of electrical engineering, schematics, one and three lines

Adept with Microsoft Office Applications

Applied knowledge of transmission and distribution numerical relay and protection; capable of designing and specifying them; capable of approving and supervising the designs of other engineers.

Design of electrical schematics (AC/DC for control and protection), one and three line diagrams, mechanical layout, BoM, wiring diagrams, etc for substations up to 500kV

Development of protection schemes and logic diagrams based on technical drawings

Solid knowledge of the following vendors' relay products and associated software packages: Siemens/GE/SEL

Project Execution experience

Panel Test experience

Control and Protection commissioning experience

C Programming Language experience.

**Optional Skills**

Knowledge of ANSI standards, IEC standards.

High Voltage, Distribution and Generation applications experience, working for Utility and Industrial customers.

Knowledge of at least one of the following vendors' relay products and associated software packages: Siemens/GE/SEL/ABB

Computer technologies knowledge

Drafting abilities using AutoCAD or Microstation

Microsoft Project

Project Execution experience

Team Lead/Project Lead experience

Professional Engineer license


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing / Production

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