Protection and Relaying Project Engineer

at HDR, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

About Us
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
HDR Engineering is looking for a Protection and Relaying Project Engineer to join our growing and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals in New England.
The primary duties of the Protection and Relaying Engineer position are to perform engineering tasks with varying levels of complexity, which are assigned by a Lead Project Engineer or Project Manager.
Perform protective relay calculations and determine appropriate relay set points.
Perform protective relay coordination studies utilizing short circuit modeling software.
Develop relay setting files utilizing relay vendor software.
Produce relay coordination compliance reports for applicable NERC-PRC standards.
Produce required client protective relay reports.
Provide protective relay construction support.
Work under the direct supervision of a Senior Engineer, APM, or PM.
Work independently on tasks and may assist senior engineers on larger, more complex projects.
Some travel may be required.
Perform other duties as needed
Coordinate with other substation design disciplines (i.e. P&C design teams)
Provide protective relay construction support
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Professional Engineer (PE) licensed.
Familiar with power system analysis software: CAPE, Aspen, ETAP, etc. is required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office and electrical design software.
Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects
Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm desired.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
Familiarity with Transmission and Distribution industry protection schemes and philosophies
Preferred Qualifications:
4 years of experience doing electrical power system analysis, electrical system planning, protective device application, settings and substation design is highly preferred.
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
Primary Location:United States-Maine-Portland
Other Locations:United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Rhode Island-Kingston, United States-Rhode Island, United States-New Hampshire-Manchester, United States-Connecticut-Rocky Hill

Employee Status:Regular

BusinessClass:Substation Engineering
Job Posting:Nov 8, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.  

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. 

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. 

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

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Job Posting: 1067546

Posted On: Apr 15, 2024

Updated On: Apr 15, 2024

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