Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

To meet growing demand, the Mid Atlantic System Protection group within the Power Sector at TRC is seeking aSenior System Protection Engineer(Engineer III) to work closely with a diverse team of System Protection and Substation Design engineers on projects for utility, generation and municipal clients across the country.

Successful applicant will be responsible for protective relay design (protective relay one-lines and schematics), protective relay setting coordination, development and calculations. Expected to serve as the interface with clients, other company departments, outside consultants, contractors, suppliers, and manufacturers on technically related matters. Expected to serve as Lead Engineer or technical reviewer on assigned projects. Expected to follow client requirements and internal company quality control and quality assurance practices.

Candidate will be responsible for working closely with other engineering and project management team members to coordinate overall project deliverables and be responsible for helping maintain project budgets and schedules.

Location: Work from Home or various in-office locations available.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Provides technical guidance and coordination regarding solutions necessary to meet client and project goals.
  • Takes a lead role in resolving problems, procedures, and methods working with the customer, TRC personnel, contractors, and suppliers.
  • Prepares and/or reviews project scopes and concepts.
  • Performs checking on projects for accuracy and completeness.
  • Serve as lead engineer on assigned projects.
  • Promote efficient flow of information and ensure complete and accurate record keeping.
  • Responsible for effective project planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities.
  • Responsible for providing status and progress information to management.
  • Ensure the effective technical support of department needs and requirements.
  • Represent the company and its clients on technical matters.
  • Assist in the professional development of other engineers.
  • Assist with internal training.
  • Assist field personnel during relay testing and commissioning, answering questions and ensuring the test results are acceptable.
  • Attends meetings and conferences and research, as necessary, to keep informed of technical development in the power industry.
  • Perform other department duties as required.
  • Graduate of four-year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer is preferred.
  • 6 or more years of electrical engineering experience is required, experience in protection and control engineering and/or relay settings and studies preferred.
  • Proficient in protective relay engineering theories and principles.
  • Experience with short circuit modeling (ASPEN, CAPE, SKM etc).


In accordance with New York state law, the following compensation range is applicable for the job and New York location associated with this requisition: $90,000 - $120,000 per year.Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors.

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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