Roanoke, VA 24011

Posted: 03/30/2023 Job Number: 23512852

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is currently seeking Protection and Control Engineers in the Roanoke, VA area for a top utility and energy company. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off. 
  • This position is posted as a range. Education and relevant experience will be considered in determining salary and salary grade.
  • Hybrid Position:  required in office days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 

  • Review relay protection and control activities for 4kV thru 765KV electrical substation projects.
  • Review Protection and Control (P&C) scopes for electric substation projects.
  • Prepare and/or review P&C engineering and designs for electrical substation projects.
  • Participate in project scheduling, resource planning, and cost control for assigned projects.
  • Provide engineering support for project installation, commissioning, checkout and troubleshooting.
  • Review and approve P&C related work of other team members.
  • Model transmission system impedances and perform short circuit fault studies.
  • Perform area protection studies and recommend settings for existing and new transmission line and station protection schemes.
  • Review, evaluate and provide P&C comments and recommendations on transmission system planning proposals as an active participant of a project team.
  • Coordinate with transmission customers and interconnected companies on associated protection issues.
  • Perform activities related to NERC P&C standards.
  • Identify, clarify, resolve, and initiate solutions to protection and control problems through analysis of interruption reports and fault recorder records.
  • Contribute to development of system-wide protection standards for transmission and distribution station protection, metering and control applications.
  • Provide general P&C technical support, as needed, including the technical interfaces with Telecomm, Operations, Transmission Region Operations, Station Engineering, Transmission Planning and Project Management.
  • Execute all activities in a manner that supports and is conducive to achieving the goal of Zero Harm.
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Electrical Engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
  • Engineer Associate: entry level position for new graduates
  • Engineer: 2 or more years experience in substation relay protection, metering, control and SCADA application, design and engineering for HV and EHV electrical substation projects.
  • Senior Engineer:6 or more years in substation relay protection, metering, control and SCADA application, design and engineering for HV and EHV electrical substation projects.
  • Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering examination in preparation for future licensing as a Professional Engineer (PE) is encouraged and preferred.
  • Valid driver’ s license 
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS): 

ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions.  Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.  
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today.  Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with a company match; paid holidays and vacations; tuition reimbursement.  To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.

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