Siemens Substation Automation Engineer in Wendell, North Carolina
Substation Automation Engineer
Locations:Wendell, North Carolina
Job Family: Engineering
Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Requisition Number: 218552
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.
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The asset services and substation automation systems group located in NC is looking for a Substation Automation Engineer to support Siemens customers in the application,, and commissioning of substation automation systems and applications that incorporate Siemens products. The engineer will also develop new application solutions with IEC61850 and provide technical support on Siemens supplied automation systems.
Specific Job Responsibilities
Provide technical support, training for Siemens substation automation products
Develop applications for Siemens substation automation products
Help Customers with testing and commissioning of our products
Present our technology to Customers and Siemens personnel
BS in Electrical Engineering
Applied knowledge of
Communication Network Technologies, including design, configuration, and troubleshooting
Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Profibus, OPC, Modbus
Solid knowledge of at least one of the following vendors' substation automation products and associated software packages: Siemens/GE/SEL/ABB
Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
Minimum two years experience in the Protection and Control Engineering field.
Demonstrated good verbal and written communication skills.
Prior experience in the power industry, including applied knowledge of electrical engineering, schematics, one and three lines
Adept with Microsoft Office Applications
Knowledge of ANSI standards, IEC standards.
High Voltage, Distribution and Generation applications experience, working for Utility and Industrial customers.
Knowledge of at least one of the following vendors' relay products and associated software packages: Siemens/GE/SEL/ABB
Technical knowledge of numerical protection relays and applications
Computer technologies knowledge
Project Execution experience
Team Lead/Project Lead experience
Panel Design and Test
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