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Jobid: 322171489
Job Title: Application Engineer I - Protection
Location: Canada - Burnaby

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a protection engineering problem-solver to travel and solve real-world technical problems, train customers on SEL products, and become recognized as an industry expert in a fast-growing global company! If you are interested in moving your career toward an exciting and challenging direction, we invite you to apply for the Application Engineer – Protection at SEL!

This position is located in Burnaby, B.C. Canada where you would be supporting customers located in the Northwest region via phone, email, and customer site visits.


  • Maintain and improve knowledge of power systems, protection, and all related SEL products.
  • Help customers apply SEL products through visits, demonstrations, training courses and telephone contact.
  • Contribute to product specifications, application and testing software, and literature.
  • Participate in SEL marketing and sales activities and industry technical meetings and conferences.
  • Teach in training schools for customers and SEL personnel.
  • Maintain customer database for customer application and quality information.
  • Continuously identify, measure, follow, and improve marketing, sales, and engineering quality procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree/work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in power systems, industry practices, and protection
  • Proven technical training, speaking, writing, and customer service skills
  • Ability to direct daily work activities with general supervision
  • Ability to travel 30%
  • 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

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, with emphasis in Power Systems/Protection
  • Experience publishing application guides
  • Experience using SEL products

Location Information

Burnaby, BC-This position is located in Burnaby, BC, east of Vancouver. Burnaby is the one of the largest cities in British Columbia. Burnaby has designated 25% of their land to parks and open spaces, making it ideal for those looking for that big city feel and maintaining the comfort of open spaces.

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 résumé 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. 

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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