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Project Engineer II/III/Senior - Protection & Controls Design at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Project Engineer II/III/Senior - Protection & Controls Design

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Lakewood, CO (On Site) Full-Time
  • The devices we make at SEL are embedded in the power grid. They prevent blackouts. They make outages safer and shorter in duration; they add cybersecurity, automation, and communication. They use cutting-edge technologies and operate at speeds that push other pieces of the grid to go faster. As a Protection & Controls Design Engineer in Engineering Services, youll provide solutions and services that help our customers protect and control critical electrical infrastructure and power systems worldwide.

    Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline

  • Ability to work independently, accepting ownership of assigned responsibilities

  • Willing to travel as needed

  • Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

  • Background check results satisfactory to SEL

  • Negative drug test result(s)

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with electric power transmission, distribution, and/or generation systems

  • Experience being a part of and/or leading a project team

    Design Specialization:

  • Experience creating protection & control design packages for transmission & distribution utilities, generation facilities, and industrial clients

  • Experience creating design packages including one-lines, three-lines, AC schematics, DC schematics, wiring diagrams, bill of material, SCADA points lists

  • Experience performing site visits and scoping protection & control retrofit designs

  • Experience applying customer-specific protection & control templates for greenfield and brownfield designs

  • Demonstrated ownership of each component of the design process, and delivery of the overall package

  • Demonstrated understanding of zones of protection, instrument transformers, and protective relaying schemes

    Career Levels:

Project Engineer II

  • 4+ years of experience with electrical power systems with a focus in protection & control design

Project Engineer III

  • 8+ years of experience with electrical power systems with a focus in protection & control design

Sr Project Engineer

  • 12+ years of experience with electrical power systems with a focus in protection & control design


    Lakewood, CO -This position is located in Lakewood, CO. Tucked against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and located just seven miles away from Denver, making Lakewood a perfect place to live and work. Enjoy an unmatched quality of life with easy access to outdoor recreation and great schools.

    Competitive pay. Superior benefits. Inspiring work.

    People are at the core of our company and we hire employee-owners. We welcome you to learn more about how we support employees.

  • Were 100% employee owned. Retirement benefits include an employer funded stock ownership plan (ESOP) and personal 401K options.

  • We offer top tier medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

  • We recognize the importance of a healthy life balance and offer: 10 paid holidays, annual vacation accrual starting at 12 days, 9 paid sick days, and paid family and medical leave that covers 90% of your pay.

  • We foster growth and development of our employees through avenues such as STEM courses, apprenticeships, tuition assistance, and engineering development programs.

  • Ask our team about other benefits including wellness, fertility, adoption, and flexible spending benefits.

    Pay Range Data

    Project Engineer II $84,040.00 - $131,560.00.

    Project Engineer III $96,690.00 - $151,250.00.

    Senior Project Engineer $106,920.00 - $178,200.00.

    Our salary ranges are determined by job, responsibility, and location. We base our starting pay offer and title on location and job-related factors such as candidate experience, training, knowledge, and skills.

    Communication with Applicants

    We communicate with all applicants. If you do not receive a response about your application, please check your SPAM filter or reach out to us at [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Project Engineer II/III/Senior - Protection & Controls Design .

    SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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