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Engineer I / Engineer II - Electrical Engineer (DEP - Raleigh)

Company: Duke Energy
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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This position can be hired as either an Engineer I or Engineer II depending on experience
Job Summary
Responsible for the design of protection and control relaying applications for substations (new and existing). Design projects range from routine equipment modifications and installations to the complete design of new transmission facilities. Will work independently and as part of a project team to develop detailed project scopes, layouts of control equipment enclosures, detailed elementary, schematic and wiring diagram drawings and plans required for construction of specific substation projects. The work performed by this unit requires an understanding of power systems, transformers, protective relaying, and electrical engineering principles. Involved in the development and review of designs for high voltage substations at voltages of 23kV, 115kV, 230kV and 500kV. Additionally, expected to develop or possess expertise in protective relay settings calculations and analysis based on current and evolving standards (IEEE, NERC, etc.). Must be able to manage multiple projects in various stages of design so as to meet project schedule deadlines; provide design support to field personnel during project implementation; develop and maintain sufficient level of expertise in use of CAD software for efficient production of engineering work; and collaborate in a team environment to spread knowledge and to produce the best quality product possible.
Job Responsibilities

  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of routine problems in area of expertise.

  • Assists in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities under the guidance of higher-level employees.

  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches associated with the resolution of routine technical problems.

  • Conducts basic engineering studies requiring little evaluation or ingenuity.

  • Possesses knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures.

  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities. Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.

  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

    Basic Qualifications
    This position can be hired as either an Engineer I or Engineer II depending on experience
    Engineer I

    • Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program

      Engineer II

      • Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited program

      • 2 years minimum required related experience

        Preferred Qualifications

        • Familiarity with electromechanical, solid-state, and microprocessor-based relaying.

        • Familiarity with relay protection schemes and relay logic .

        • Experience with relay settings calculations for protective relays from Protection & Control designs specifically settings for line, autobank transformers, transformers, bus, capacitor bank for both transmission & distribution class equipment

        • Interpret and develop relay logic used with microprocessor-based relays

        • Interpretation of relay documents and Protection & Control design drawings

        • Interpretation and compliance with all applicable NERC (PRC-006, PRC-012, PRC-023, PRC-025, PRC-027, CIP-002, and CIP-10) and FRCC regulations

        • Analysis and reporting of fault analysis and relay actions

        • Experience with power system modeling and relay coordination studies using Aspen One-Liner software

        • Familiarity with Aspen Relay Database, SEL-5010, SEL-5030 AcSELerator , EnerVista UR, CymTCC software.

        • Familiarity with protection system components, such as relays, carrier sets, RTU, instrument transformers, and DC systems.

        • Basic understanding of serial and networking communications

        • Experience with multiple SCADA hardware platforms

        • Experience developing SCADA Point Assignment Sheets (PAS) or Point Data Sheets (PDS)

        • Experience with developing SCADA configuration files on multiple hardware platforms

        • Development of baselines and I/O summaries for existing and new substations

        • Familiarity with SEL RTACs and associated substation automation products

        • Experience with RTU configurations with serial protocols

        • Basic understanding of communication protocols: DNP 3.0, SEL, ASCII, MODBUS

        • Understanding of NERC CIP requirements as well as ports and services of devices and configurations

        • Adhere to internal and industry compliance and regulations

        • Database entry of compliance and non-compliance data & perform Queries

        • Familiarity with MicroStation or AutoCAD

          Additional Preferred Qualifications

          • Demonstrates ability to quickly grasp new techniques, deal with rapid changes in priorities, and remain calm and effective in stressful situations.

          • Demonstrates ability to meet required deadlines while simultaneously completing other tasks.

          • Demonstrates ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, partners, customers, and the public by adapting to various personality styles in a professional manner.

          • Experience and demonstrates written and oral communications skills, including the ability to present information, facilitate meetings and provide direction to others.

          • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

          • Understanding of basic principles of project management

            Working Conditions

            • Hybrid - Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable commute to their designated Duke Energy facility.

              Specific Requirements

              • Must have obtained Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

              • A Master's degree in Engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S. Engineering degree.

                Travel Requirements
                Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) Yes
                Represented/Union Position No
                Visa Sponsored Position No
                Posting Expiration Date
                Friday, March 31, 2023
                All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.
                Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.
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