Engineer II - Performs System Protection (protective relaying) functions requiring electrical studies and calculations for GTC's distribution and transmission substations, and the selection and application of standard engineering techniques, guidelines, procedures and standards. Assignments are routine and with limited judgement on the details thereof and are reviewed for the application of sound engineering practices by senior engineers.
Engineer III - The individual will represent the System Protection Department as an integral part of corporate teams on assignments with clear and specific objectives and requiring the application of system operating practice and protection capabilities. Most assignments are completed independently with technical guidance and assistance received only on unusual and/or complex projects. Assignments are reviewed for application of sound engineering judgment. Supports the review of work products of peers and mentors to lower level staff.
Experience: Engineer II -18 months experience in the power system environment or electric utility environment with at least 6 months in system protection, relay and control design or substation relay maintenance. Engineer III - Three years experience in the power system environment with at least one year in system protection or relay and control design or substation relay maintenance.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Equivalent Experience: Engineer II: Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
Specialized Skills (e.g., typing, computers, software, tools and equipment uses, etc.): Knowledge of electrical control theory, distribution and transmission protective relays, Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD), knowledge of power system modeling (Siemens CAPE/Aspen/PECO/PSSE or equivalent) and fault coordination, FERC/NERC/ERO Compliance issues, ability to interpret one-line, three-line, electrical elementary, electrical connection and wiring diagrams. Effective communication and presentation skills, and ability to travel independently.
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