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Protection & Controls Engineer

Company: K&A Engineering Consulting, P.C.
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

K&A Engineering Consulting - White Plains, NY is a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection, and collaboration, and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in our industry, and we work hard to maintain a culture of which our employees can be proud. Our company has earned its reputation through challenging work, uncompromising precision and continuous learning and adaptation to client environments.
We strongly believe in building long lasting relationships with our clients, employees, and communities. We love what we do, and our goal is to have the happiest clients and employees in the industry. We deliver a reliable and innovative range of services for projects around the country. The company's team members are passionate about engineering, infrastructure, and design, and meet our clients' business needs and objectives.
Due to Company growth, we are actively seeking an experienced Protection & Controls Engineer to join our team in Binghamton, New York.

  • Lead overall protection design for all capital projects and define relay protection functionality/scheme in accordance with the client's TM 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 Owner on existing TM standards and help refine the Owner's design practices

  • Ensure all as-built documentation gets filed appropriately in the plant filing location at Owner

  • Lead overall automation and integration design for all capital projects

  • Review/design SCADA point indexes

  • Review contractor provided HMI screens/settings for all capital projects

  • Review/design Protection settings and settings basis

  • Review/design IED Data Maps

  • 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.)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with a strong background and knowledge of all utility engineering disciplines

  • Seven (7) years or more of relay/protection settings engineering experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Proven experience in Substation Design should include general arrangement, electrical equipment plans, elevation and section views, equipment cable trays, cable design, conduit fill calcs, rigid bus calcs.

  • Professional level skills in MicroStation, AutoCAD

  • Must be self-motivated, able to handle multi-tasks with minimal supervision, and possess the temperament to deal pleasantly and efficiently with both customers and co-workers.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours as determined by the local management team

  • Must be capable of carrying out the essential functions of the classification

  • Must be able to work a Hybrid Schedule as needed

    Requisition ID: 2023-2267
    External Company Name: K&A Engineering Consulting PC
    External Company URL:
    Remote: No

Keywords: K&A Engineering Consulting, P.C., Binghamton , Protection & Controls Engineer, Engineering , Binghamton, New York

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