November 18, 2017

Senior Consulting Protection Engineer (Req: 51838542-E01)

United States, California, Fresno
End of contest:
May 2, 2014
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Full Time
Engineering other
May perform all the functions of Associate, Journey and Senior Protection Engineer, and in addition:

  • Manage large highly complex projects and perform engineering analyses, studies, and develop conceptual designs
  • Develop innovative solutions to solve challenging technical issues
  • In emergencies, acts as a lead in root cause analyses and makes recommendations to address local and system-wide implications
  • Represent PG&E at external industry associations, committees, trade organizations and other inter-utility groups
  • Perform protection job duties for transmission voltages 230 kV and below
  • Perform protection job duties for distribution voltages
  • Develop technical policies, procedures, and contributes to the development of standards, specifications, construction documents, and guidelines
  • Resolves problems of complex scope.
  • Serves as a key technical resource within system protection.
  • Regularly expected to apply creativity or new approaches to assignments that may be unique.
  • Will receive technical guidance from Principal engineers.
  • May lead others on technically complex projects.
  • Under general direction of supervisor, plans work to meet general objectives.
  • Work may be reviewed upon completion; solution often provides an opportunity for creative/non-standard approaches.
  • Internal contacts include project team members, managers and directors across various departments.
  • Serves as the most senior technical expert on the team.
  • External contacts limited primarily to obtaining, exchanging and providing information to vendors, manufacturers, other utilities, and consultants on non-routine issues.
  • Participates in professional affiliations (i.e. PSRC, IEEE) to keep abreast of new industry trends, developments and procedures. May represent the company on committees.
  • Often is a technical coach for others.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4-year BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited curriculum in the US or the equivalent from outside the US.
  • Current and active California PE license required
  • Mastery of the associate, journey and senior protection engineer job duties in respective discipline and demonstrated knowledge and ability to perform the basic duties of the Senior Protection Engineer.
  • Meets specific technical requirements gained through a minimum of thirteen years of cumulative experience in the field of system protection.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and abilities in system protection arena.
  • Able to handle multiple large and complex projects without little or no supervision and serve as team leader.
  • Demonstrate excellent presentation skills including knowledge transfer presentations.
  • Provide leadership, direction, and assistance to engineers.
  • Coach and develop other lower level engineers routinely.
  • Able to prepare and present system protection related technical papers in the appropriate trade groups, such as IEEE, WPRC, etc.

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