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Lead Power Engineer

Company: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL)
Location: Pullman
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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 Lead Power Engineer in R&D, you'll work on innovating safety critical code for hard real time embedded systems that support everyday life, from critical, life-saving operations to everyday tasks, like flipping a light switch.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Maintain a detailed understanding of electric power systems and how to protect, monitor and control the power system.
2. Maintain a detailed understanding of 400 series protective relays.
3. Serve as the technical lead for development projects in R&D.
4. Develop papers on innovative power system protection solutions & present at conferences & seminars.
5. Conceive and develop concepts for new product ideas and enhancements.
6. Lead in providing power engineering support for customers & field application engineers.
7. Model, teach, and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operation and World Class Manufacturing principles.
8. Understand. Create. Simplify.
9. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
Typically 6+ years of experience in electric power systems, protection practices and philosophies
Excellent technical training, speaking and writing skills
Experience with project leadership and management
Experience with computer programming
Working knowledge of SEL products
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 in power system modeling

Location Information
Pullman, WA - SEL's corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.
An Award Winning Company
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.
Communication with Applicants
SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of r--sum-- or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

Physical Requirements

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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