Engineer- Electric System Engineering (CMP Standards Substations 47280)

Company Name:
Company: Central Maine Power (CMP)
Department: Electric System Engineering
Job Title: Engineer - Electric System Engineering
Reports to: Manager - Standards Engineering
Location: Augusta, ME
Cross Company Responsibility: Work with the different departments within and outside the organization.
CMP-ME-Augusta General Office
Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:
Responsible for electric delivery systems in either Maine (Central Maine Power) or New York (NYSEG and RG&E;). The electric delivery system in Maine is approximately 2,600 miles of transmission lines & 315 substations. The electric delivery system in New York is approximately 5,600 miles of transmission lines & 621 Substations.
Ensure all protection system designs meet applicable company, local, state, and national codes and standards (NESC, FERC, NERC, NPCC, NYISO, ISO-NE, NY PSC, and ME PUC).
Participate in engineering activities for electric transmission and substation system protection projects to ensure safe, timely and cost effective completion. Conduct analysis, complete estimates and develop engineering standards and criteria to drive the completion of projects. Coordinate with other departments, vendors, and consultants in order to complete projects in a timely and cost effective manner.
MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
1. Perform engineering design, estimating, and analysis of the electric transmission and substation protection systems in support of capital construction budget and keeping system performance enhancement in line with budget. Perform engineering calculations. Review and approve detailed protection system designs, including settings, testing, and commissioning developed both internally and by contractors and consultants.
2. Develop system protection engineering criteria, construction standards, design and equipment specifications, and requirements for engineering suppliers and contractors. Demonstrate new technology value in terms of safety, cost and other efficiencies and implement it to enhance power system performance.
3. Perform engineering studies to evaluate equipment and protection system performance and effectiveness, and analyzes operational issues in support of system reliability and operational efficiency. Develop and validate information needed for engineering analyses and apply engineering judgment to solve complex technical problems.
4. Review and approve work of engineering contractors who provide system protection engineering and design services to ensure compliance with company standards, specifications, and contract requirements. Develop technical specifications, standards, contracts and purchase orders. Direct engineering contractors and consultants performing system protection roles.
5. Analyze transmission fault event operations to ensure protection scheme operated as intended. Develop and provide clear and concise fault analysis reports to management depicting corrective actions and lessons learned when necessary.
6. Represent the company on regional and national committees.
7. Serve as mentor in the technical development of lower level engineers and cross-department employees.
Education & Experience Required:
A minimum of 2 years of experience in Engineering.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Technology or related field
Knowledge of power system protection.
Knowledge of national and international standards, regulations, and compliance requirements associated with power system protection.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Strong Electrical Design Experience
Able to perform protection coordination analysis.
Demonstrate project management skills.
Proficiency and fluency in power system protection theory, application, standards, design, test, commissioning, and analysis.
Global view of the Business - Competent level
Achieving Results and continuous improvements - Initial level
Initiative - Initial level
Innovation & Creativity - Competent level
2. Global Relationships:
Flexibility & Globalization - Competent level
Customer Focus - Initial level
Communicating & Influencing - Competent level
Team Work - Initial level
3. Global Leadership:
Team management - Initial level
Developing Others - Competent level

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