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Relay Settings Engineer



Posting ID: JP-002039199

Full Time
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Currently, we have an opportunity for a Mid-level Relay-Settings / Automation Engineer with an emphasis on transmission protective relay settings and the associated studies. This position is member of dynamic team of Power Delivery engineers within our Energy & Systems Solutions operation.


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.

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


Electrical, Engineer, Design, Electrical design, Electrical engineering, protection & control, relay, diagram, Functional, lightning, substation, AC Schematic, dc power, circuit, wiring, switches, Transformer, switchgear, feeder, relays, CCVT, kv, high voltage, SCADA, protection, alarms, lightening, grounding, transient, dynamic, load, PSCAD, WinIGS, insulation, Substation design, Schematic, bluebeam, CAPE, Aspen, SEL, ABB, AcSELerator, EnerVista, MiCOM, Alstom, GE

Top Skills Details:

2-4 years of Relay/settings experience

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

Experience with Schweitzer AcSELerator QuickSet, General Electric EnerVista and Schneider Electric MiCOM

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


Minimum of 2+ year’s relevant experience in high voltage electrical utility system protection and control engineering.


Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with 2-4 years of related experience.

Main requirement is experience with communication devices and implementing and working with IEC 61850 protocol

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

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level, willing to interview Entry Level with utility internship.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Julia Dell'Orso


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