Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 2:32 AM
Principal Engineer System Protection and and Rely : Technical
This is a Project position designed to support project work for a limited duration. While the exact duration of the project is yet to be determined, we currently anticipate a period of 3:5 years based on business needs at the present time following which you will separate from the Company. It is important for you to understand that this period may be shortened based on business needs in the future at which point you will separate from the Company. It is also important for you to understand that this employment is of a limited duration and that you will not be entitled to separation benefits under any PSEG plan at the time you separate from the Company. Director Level approval and waiver will be required for you to bid on other PSEG opportunities within the first 3 years of assignment. From year 4 through the end of your assignment, Director level approval and waiver will not be required. If your assignment ends prior to the anticipated timeframe based on business needs, you will be allowed to bid on other PSEG opportunities without Director level approval from the time you are notified your assignment will be ending through the end date of the assignment.
Location: This position will be located out of our Newark Headquarters in Newark, NJ
This is an Engineering position in System Protection within the DP and C organization, utilizing a broad knowledge of utility business experience, engineering principles and practices acquired through progressive experience and education. Requires a strong technical background in system protection, relaying and controls to develop and implement protective relaying policies for existing and new transmission and distribution projects. Good leadership skills required to lead a team of associates and contractors to ensure successful completion of relay settings for high voltage electrical substations and switching stations up to 500KV.
Responsibilities include the following:
Lead junior System Protection Engineers and organize and distribute the workload to accomplish the targeted completion and in:service dates. Perform Relay Settings calculation. Provide guidance and perform reviews of relay setting calculations. Perform "fault" analysis to determine correct relay operation during failures. The analysis includes writing and verbally explaining results and recommendations made. Provide technical assistance to field personnel in implementing relay settings and to assist in troubleshooting during testing and commissioning phase. Update and maintain relay I/O guide, review key drawings and one line control prints for adherence to PSE and G system protection standards. Mentor and lead junior engineers and contractors in system protection tasks and toward improving system protections processes. Actively participate in knowledge transfer and acquisition. Oversee special projects involving technical, field personnel, consultants, and contractors.
Additional duties include:
Be able to provide system protection technical support on call and during off:hours in response to system emergencies and equipment failures.
Interface with other technical and project disciplines to support project schedules and milestones. Provide relay recommendations for scoping documents. Coordinate as required with system planners, designers, asset experts, project managers, vendors, and construction and operation personnel. Provide technical support during commissioning phases of projects. Be able to demonstrate strong leadership and/or supervisory skills.
- B.S in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree
- Minimum of six (6) years of electrical utility experience specifically in system protection and relay settings ;and knowledge of electrical substations and switching stations equipment, e.g., transformers, circuit breakers, medium voltage switchgear, regulators, capacitor banks, disconnect
• Location: New Jersey, newark
• Post ID: 157004662 nynj