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Senior Engineer - System Protection

Company: NV Energy
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

NV EnergyJob ID: 105853Location: Las Vegas, NVFacility: Ryan Operations CenterDepartment: System Protection SouthFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularTravel Percentage: 5 - 10%Regular_Shift: N/A Basic Purpose Specifies, selects, and applies protective relaying equipment, determines device settings, and develops protection, control and automation philosophy. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Completes relay coordination analyses and determines appropriate settings for large to complex substation projects. Leads the development of company system protection philosophy; design of protection, control and substation automation schemes, and specify relaying and associated equipment, including automation methodologies and large to complex remedial action schemes. Performs studies, prepares and provides reports to executive management, internal and external customers, and acts as an expert witness, in legal proceedings, if required. Applies technical expertise and knowledge in developing state-of-the-art solutions for large to complex protection problems, including the analysis of power system disturbances. Provides leadership, training and direction to fellow staff members, and provides technical design and project review in the absence of manager. Represents company in regional forums and work groups as a technical subject matter expert on system protection issues. Ensures quality control and external customer service on assigned projects by providing construction support and coordination with construction forces and proactively seeking and incorporating customer input. Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company, including NERC/WECC mandates. Participates in rotational weekly 24/7 on-call duties and responds to system control center calls for all relay related outages or alarms. Performs related duties as assigned. Requirements Essential Education, Skills, and Environment Education and Work Experience Engineering degree from an accredited college/university and 5 years industry experience with a PE license. If no PE license, then 8 years industry experience. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Demonstrated knowledge of: electric utility system protection principles and working knowledge of protection philosophies employed across the company. Demonstrated skills such as: performing technical analyses utilizing appropriate computer modeling techniques t ime management, organizational, oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills directing the work of a diverse group of engineers in the absence of the designated manager Equipment and Applications Laptop, Doble power system simulator, Microsoft Office, ASPEN OneLiner and Line Constants Program, ENOSERV Powerbase and RTS, and AutoCAD software. Work Environment and Physical Demands General office environment with occasional field work required. CompensationAnnual Salary: $95,800.00 (Min) to $112,700.00 (Mid); Up to 10% Short Term Incentive Plan target opportunity at the discretion of the company. This is a non-represented position.BenefitsWe offer the following benefits for non-represented employees. For represented employees, we offer many similar benefits plans and programs with specific terms negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement. Medical Pharmacy Dental Vision Life Insurance & AD&D Wellness Flexible Spending Accounts 401(k) fixed contribution - company contributes 4% regardless of employee's contribution 401(k) match - company matches 100% of the employee's first 6% contribution; immediate vesting Adoption assistance Tuition Assistance Paid Time Off (PTO) 12 paid holidays Parental leave Military leave Bereavement leave Short-term and long-term disability Identity Theft Protection - company paid Flexible Work Schedules, Part-Time Remote Work, or Full-Time Remote Work Options in NV (depending on position) - ask the hiring manager for more information Visit our Corporate website for detailed information and other benefits offered EOE/Veteran/DisabilityNV Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti- discrimination laws . If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at HumanResources@nvenergy.com or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired - 711 NoteDepending on qualifications of applicants, this position may be filled at a lower level than that which is posted such as Engineer II - System Protection or Engineer I - System Protection.PI177865092

Keywords: NV Energy, Las Vegas , Senior Engineer - System Protection, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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