Lead Protections & Control Engineer - 1595
New York, NY

Lead Protections & Control Engineer - 1595

This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Protections and Control Engineer for our New York City, NY office.

Your Impact

  • Prepare conceptual design of the complex projects
    Carry out/review/analyze complex technical studies and project scopes.
    Develop and review technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment/ projects.
    Review the design-based memorandum, detailed engineering scope and guide the assigned discipline engineers to align the engineering deliverables per project requirements.
    Work closely with peers to ensure accurate delivery and thorough electrical design that will meet industry standards and specifications and meet good engineering practices.
    Create a complete substation P&C design including One-Line, Three-line, AC/DC Schematics, and Wiring Diagrams.
    Maintain complete project documentation with respect to engineering studies and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
    Develop & maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support project such as other Engineering disciplines, Drafting, Procurement, Construction and Project Management etc.
    Select equipment and material and preparation of specifications for material, equipment, construction and installation work.
    Develop relay setting calculations and coordination report.
    Review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability.
    Coordinate design activities with other multi-discipline project team members.
    Provide construction support including resolving site queries, attending site meetings and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects.
    Maintain complete project documentation with respect to relay settings and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
    Mentor and provide guidance to developing engineers within the department.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 7 to 10 years of relevant post education experience as an electrical engineer in utility scale, substation protection and control design.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical is a strong plus.
  • Experience on MathCAD, ASPEN or ETAP software is an asset.
  • Experience on relay setting and coordination is a must.
  • Experience in the design of wiring schematics is a must.
  • Experience in SEL and GE relay programming is desirable.
  • Experience on PSCAD or EMTP software is an asset.
  • Knowledge of modern power system, power system protection and relay technologies.
  • Strong client focus.
  • Knowledge of High Voltage & Utility codes and standards.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Current PE registration in the US and ability to register in in the North-East US States.