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Protection & Control Engineer

Company: PTAG
Location: Orange
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

PTAG is a Project Management Advisory & Services firm, which is recognized in the industry by Project & Construction Management Industry think-tanks, innovative service delivery partners and world leading industrial clients. --We are looking for a--Protection & Control Engineer--to help us expand our presence with our clients in the--Utilities--Industry. We seek Project Professionals who will align with our corporate mission, vision & values:Our mission--is to help our clients ensure successful delivery and efficient operation of their major capital projects. Our goal is to employ innovation and strategic thinking by capital project subject matter experts to deliver optimum project results.PTAG???s vision--is to help our clients become global leaders in the selection, planning, and execution of their capital and sustaining projects.Our values--include:

  • Safety:--The safety of our employees, suppliers and clients is our top priority
  • Collaboration: Creating true partnerships with our clients and service providers
  • Leadership: Improving project performance through the application of best practices
  • Accountability: Being accountable to our clients for every aspect of an engagement
  • Client--Satisfaction: Delivering 100% client satisfaction on every project
  • Integrity: Open and clear communication in every aspect of our business Location: Augusta, ME ??? on-siteType of Employment: ContractRole & Responsibilities:
    • Understand and abide by Company and Client's Safety requirements.
    • Perform detailed review of all existing protection schemes present in the subject area to incorporate into new design. Special areas of focus are anti-islanding schemes, generator intertie settings, SPS schemes, etc. (anything outside of normal). Basically, the goal is to ensure that we don't remove required protections already in place or at least be aware of how things work today before we modify existing schemes.
    • Lead overall protection design for all capital projects and define relay protection functionality/scheme in accordance with standards.
    • Review contractor provided relay settings, logic diagrams (including Goose messaging diagrams), and operational descriptions for all capital projects.
    • Review/perform area relay coordination and determine what level of area coordination is required/needed (based on changes in fault duty and overall system performance due to the project changes).
    • Review contractor provided relay settings for all temporary builds and construction sequence steps including mobile settings.
    • Review/provide input to Owner's Aspen model changes as required for individual capital projects.
    • Provide design support during implementation/testing and commissioning of the above the items.
    • Provide feedback to Clients on existing TM standards and help refine the Client's design practices.
    • Ensure all as-built documentation gets filed appropriately in the plant filing location.
    • Lead overall automation and integration design for all capital projects.
    • Review/design SCADA point indexes, Protection settings and settings basis, IED Data Maps
    • Review contractor provided HMI screens/settings for all capital projects.
    • Review/create substation level operational descriptions (HMI operation, relay front panel operation, etc.).
    • Review automated maintenance data gathering (Digital Substation Data) point lists.
    • Track all required licenses/firewalls and key automation and integration deliverables needed for project implementation.
    • Provide design support during implementation/testing and commissioning of the above items.
    • Perform constructability review and ensure adequate automation and integration coverage is available for each outage step (SCADA etc.)
    • Demonstrating behavior that reflects professionalism and respect and represents Company's best interests. Qualifications / Requirements:
      • 7 years or more of relay/protection settings engineering experience.
      • Familiarity with major equipment suppliers.
      • Familiarity with applicable industry standards including the National Electric Code (NEC), National Electric Safety Code (NESC), and IEEE.
      • Experienced with preparing specifications and scope documents.
      • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology.
      • IEC 61850/Goose (power systems communications) experience required.
      • Valid driver's license required. PTAG is growing and seeking project professionals who want to join a fast paced, innovative, and team-oriented company. PTAG provides industry competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including an employee share

Keywords: PTAG, New England , Protection & Control Engineer, Engineering , Orange, Northeast

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