4 days old
2018-07-122018-08-10
  • Job Code
    314749997
Jobid: 314749997
Job Title: Project Engineer I- Automation
Location: Saudi Arabia - Khobar

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks an Automation Engineer who has a strong technical background in the automation of 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

  • Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of power system software, integration and automation, industrial controls, PLCs, industry protocols (IEC-61850, DNP, Modbus), Ethernet systems, protocol analyzers, and industry SCADA practicesand related SEL products. 
  • Train and assist customers with the installation, commissioning and operation of automation and/or protection systems, both on-site and from SEL offices.
  • Performs work that is varied and may be somewhat difficult or complex. 
  • Complete assigned work within agreed upon schedule and budget while focusing on quality and safety. 
  • Support project and engineering teams in the development of project deliverables.
  • Provide regular communication to SEL and customer project management, engineering, and support groups regarding project specifications.
  • Document and report technical issues and malfunctions and identify/analyze any undesirable trends.
  • Provide support for 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
  • Engineer in Training certificate or equivalent 
  • Two or more year’s relevant experience with electrical power systems or industrial automation system practices
  • Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of protection, integration and/or automation applications for electric power systems
  • Acceptable technical training, speaking and writing skills
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • 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

  • Experience with electric power transmission, distribution, and/or generation systems
  • Experience being a part of project teams

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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