Protection and Controls Engineer

Artech LLC
Oakland, California
May 23, 2024
Jun 05, 2024
Engineering, Systems
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Posting Title: Protection and Controls Engineer

Location: Remote

Duration: 6 Months

Job Summary:

has a position opening for a Protection and Controls Electrical Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line s Engineering Center of Excellence in our Grid Modernization programs, projects and pursuits.

For this role, offers the freedom and flexibility of hybrid work at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States through our Freedom to Grow program .

Our team provides a wide range of electrical engineering services across markets sectors including transmission (substations, OH/UG transmission systems, generator interconnections, interconnection strategy), power distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc.).

We are looking for a talented engineer with a protection and controls background to promote our skills to new clients and maintain our existing client base.

The successful candidate will have an understanding and experience in electrical engineering design and technology principles.

She/he will be expected to work successfully within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with other project team members and customers.

He/she will have a high level of initiative, motivation, and displays drive, energy, and enthusiasm for getting things done with an excellent attention to detail.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

Responsible for the electrical engineering design work on assigned projects.

Provide mentorship for the other electrical engineers in our High Voltage/Power team.

Working with Project Engineer and Project Manager on developing design schedules and budgets for electrical engineering work activities

Performing Power system studies and system protection settings coordination on various project

Generate basis of design documentation for protection settings and relay configurations

Supporting projects during construction, start-up, and commissioning

Reviewing engineering work performed by peers.

Attending client meetings

Occasional travel to client and/or project sites (including data gathering and field walks)

Level specific responsibilities:

Serves as lead engineer on projects of all sizes.

Senior technical resource may serve as technical advisor for team.

Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work by others.

Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

Prepares technical specification sections.

Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

At client, we re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone.

Whether it s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy.

We re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients.

Our understanding of the big picture and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure.

We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor s degree in electrical engineering

6+ years of relevant protection and controls experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred yrs experience with a minimum of 2 years as project lead.

PE license

Knowledge of FERC and NERC requirements

Experience with IEC61850

Successful track record working with remote teams

Experience on full EPC, Design/Build projects from start to finish.

Plant Startup and Commissioning Field Experience

Power systems analysis software experience (SKM, EasyPower, Etap).

Relay coordination utilizing ASPEN OneLiner

Experience developing native relay setting files

Distribution automation experience

Experience working in collaborative 3D model environments (e.g. Navisworks)

Saransh Singh

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