Relay Setting Engineer

Framingham, Massachusetts
Jun 12, 2024
Jun 15, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

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At Leidos , we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer's success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

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We are in search of a Relay Settings Engineer to join our diverse and fast-paced Framingham, MA organization. As a core team member, you will be interacting with other electric utility disciplines, playing a valuable part in leading and designing microgrid and renewable energy projects. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.

REMOTE OPTIONS AVAILABLE: - Candidates with (4+) years of direct Relay Settings experience and are outside of the client servicing area can be considered in a remote support capacity.

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Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
  • Professional Engineer License (PE)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Technical & non-technical training opportunities
  • Mentorship Program

In this role, you can also expect to gain:

  • NESC expertise
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • GIS design training
  • Interactions with other disciplines (Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
  • Time management and organizational skills

In this role, the qualified individual will be expected to:

  • Solving challenging substation engineering problems.
  • Working with design engineers and performing quality reviews.
  • Working directly with clients as well as working with other staff in remote office locations.
  • Assignments will cover the full range of project planning through design and construction support.
  • Preparation of relay settings from 4.16kV through 500kV including relay set points, logic diagrams, configuration files and documentation.

What you will bring to the table:

  • Mid-Level - Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with two (2+) years of related experience.
  • Senior Level - Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) four (4+) years of related experience.
  • Main requirement is experience with creating relay settings and logic diagrams.
  • Capable of using Aspen OneLiner and/or Electrocon CAPE for coordination studies and fault study analysis.
  • Preparation of protective relay coordination studies
  • Experience with development of relay settings for microprocessor relays including: SEL, Alstom, GE, ABB and others. For both transmission line relays (Line Differential, Step Distance and Pilot Schemes) and substation relays (Capacitors, Transformers and buses)
  • Being familiar with Schweitzer AcSELerator QuickSet, General Electric EnerVista and Schneider Electric MiCOM software is a plus.
  • Strong engineering and interpersonal skills and high attention to detail with a passion for quality.
  • Experience implementing control and protection schemes including interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams and preparing relay logic to complete the schemes.
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations.
  • Team player who can work effectively in team environment.
  • Self-starter who will work independently with minimal direction.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required when interfacing with clients and staff.
  • High level of computer competency
  • The following are additional skills that are considered a plus:
  • Experience preparing technical reports.
  • Familiarity with PTC MathCAD software
  • Previous Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience
  • Periodic travel may be required.


Original Posting Date: 2024-06-05
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range: Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.