Sr. Protection Engineer (PR-33937313)

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
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I'm currently working on a FULL TIME *REMOTE* PERMANENT POSITION for a Leading Consulting Firm for Power Generation/Distribution projects that offers great benefits, upskilling and career progression.

Location: Knoxville,TN *** - REMOTE available
*This Company does NOT offer visa transfer/sponsorship*

Job Description: Electrical Engineer with an emphasis on generation station protective relaying. This position will be responsible for the design and engineering for generation station relay replacements/retrofits and new installations. Must be eligible to get PE licensed.


  • Proficiency in relay settings and calculations for generator, transformer, motor, feeder, and bus protection schemes with a focus on SEL, Beckwith and GE relays.
  • Designing and reviewing drawings, including one-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Perform protective device coordination from 480V to 500kV relays
  • Perform NERC PRC evaluations and reviews (E.g., PRC-025, PRC-019)
  • ETAP/SKM or other system analysis software knowledge.
  • Field Testing and Commissioning is a plus (Relay testing, function trip path testing, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Writing test and checkout procedures.
  • Specifying equipment such as protective relays, test switches, aux relays, CT/PTs, etc.
  • Familiar with IEEE standards
  • Ability to Travel to onsite projects for commissioning support

Would you have any interest speaking about this opportunity? If so please send an updated resume and best number to reach you at.

EOE Statement: Specialist Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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