Mott MacDonald Principal engineer protection and control in Plymouth, Michigan
Mott MacDonald is seeking a principal engineer to join the team in the Plymouth, MI. * Responsible for a team doing detailed design and settings for high voltage substations and/or transmission for relay protection and control engineering. * Review application of relays, engineering diagrams, equipment ratings, and protection documents. * Identify areas of conflict between system requirements and designed protective schemes, and recommend corrective action. * Responsible for establishing relay design bases. * The team is responsible for preparing relay diagrams, relay design guidelines, circuit breaker schematics, specification of relay panels, and wiring diagrams including performing fault calculations, plotting time-current coordination curves, plotting impedance diagrams, verifying appropriate scheme logic and assisting in relay action analysis. * Make decisions independently regarding engineering complexities and methods. * Requires use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices in relation to electrical power systems.Candidate Specification:We invite applications from candidates with the following experience: * Successful candidates will be qualified with a four-year degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, emphasis in power engineering preferred * 10 or more years related HV / EHV experience * Advanced knowledge of protective relaying and principles of automation and control for Schweitzer, Siemens, Areva, or ABB protective relay products * Project management experience and organizational skills * Support company's goals and represent the company positively and professionally * Continuous improvement of job-related, engineering technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance * Good analytical and problem solving skills; good oral and written communication skills * Proficient in MS Office * Ability to program relay settings and logic in relay software and prepare settings documents for field engineers is a plus * PE Professional Engineer preferred (we encourage the advancement of engineers) * This position can be based in any of our energy offices including: Austin, Charlotte, Lakewood, Raleigh and Houston.Job Profile:Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our organization, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We value the diversity of our staff and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has the chance to contribute.Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.Employer's Job# 47360BRPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.