4 days old
2018-07-122018-08-10

Engineer III - Commissioning

Centurion Hills, GA
  • Job Code
    319844227
Jobid: 319844227
Job Title: Engineer III - Commissioning
Location: South Africa - Centurion

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a Commissioning Engineer who has a strong technical background in the commissioning of protection electrical power systems. Successful candidates will excel in problem solving and troubleshooting and have excellent customer service, relationship building and communication skills. If you are an engineer with demonstrated experience in electric power systems and are interested in applying your skills to promote, support, and develop distribution control products and solutions that serve the electric power industry, we invite you to join our team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of power system, perform commissioning and site acceptance testing in the field, train and assist customers with installation, commissioning and operation of devices and systems (requires traveling more than 50% of the time)and related SEL products in order to complete complex assignments.
  • Provide technical leadership to customers for the installation, commissioning and operation of automation and/or protection systems, both on-site and from SEL offices.
  • Plans, conducts and supervises assignments and operates with substantial latitude and autonomy.
  • Complete assigned work within agreed upon schedule and budget while focusing on quality and safety.
  • Provide technical leadership for project and engineering teams in the development of project deliverables.
  • Own regular communication with SEL and customer project management, engineering, and support groups regarding project specifications.
  • Solve technical issues and malfunctions and identify/analyze any undesirable trends.
  • Collaborate with other SEL marketing, sales, application engineering and development activities.
  • Continuously identify, measure, and improve processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or related degree
  • Professional Engineers License or equivalent
  • Eight or more year's relevant experience with electrical power systems or industrial automation system practices
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of protection, integration and/or automation applications for electric power systems
  • Strong technical training, speaking and writing skills
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • Extensive experience with electric power transmission, distribution, and/or generation systems
  • 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. Electrical Engineering

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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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