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2018-07-122018-08-10

Project Engineer II/III/Senior - Protection

Plymouth, MN
  • Job Code
    314742832
Jobid: 314742832
Job Title: Project Engineer II/III/Senior - Protection
Location: Michigan - Plymouth

SEL Engineering Services, Inc. (SEL-ES) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Project Engineer II/III/Senior – Protection in Plymouth, MI.  SEL serves electric power utilities and industrial companies worldwide through the design, manufacture, supply, and support of products and services for high voltage electrical system protection, control, monitoring, automation, metering, and integration. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Possesses, understands and applies knowledge and experience of power system protection, protective relays and their applications, settings, and testing and related SEL products in order to complete complex assignments.
  • Lead in training and assisting customers with the creation, design configuration, validation, installation, commissioning and operation of automation and/or protection systems.
  • Lead in assigning, completing and implementing work within agreed upon scope, schedule and budget to a high level of quality and safety.
  • Lead others to create and finalize customer approved functional design specifications for projects.
  • Assist in the identification, preparation and presentation of successful proposals for SEL equipment, services, and systems.
  • Provide support for other SEL marketing, sales, application engineering and development activities.
  • Mentor and develop professional staff. May supervise as necessary.
  • Model, teach, and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.
  • Understand. Create. Simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • B.S. In Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline
  • 6+ years relevant application experience with electric power systems, industry practices, and *focus area practices and philosophies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electric power system protection and control, integration and/or automation and communications applications
  • Demonstrated proven knowledge of electric power system design, studies, information and communication technology and protective relay applications
  • Willing to travel both domestically and internationally a minimum of 25% based on focus area
  • 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

  • Professional Engineer License or equivalent certification
  • Electrical utility, industrial plant, consulting engineering, or system integrator experience
  • Project management experience
  • Working knowledge of Vision or other project management tracking software

Location Information

This position is located in Plymouth, Michigan, positioned between Ann Arbor and Detroit.  The cultural and educational hub of Southeast Michigan, Plymouth is surrounded by parks and historic neighborhoods with top-rated school districts. Rated one of the safest cities in Michigan, and among the top Best Places to Raise a Family, Plymouth offers year-round outdoor recreation and festivals. Nearby world-class cultural attractions and a vibrant business community make Plymouth a highly sought-after place to call home.

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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