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Leidos Mid-level Relay-Settings / Automation Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts


Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits ( of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, ( you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)

  • Professional Engineer License (PE)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Technical & non-technical training opportunities

  • Mentorship Program

In this role, you can also expect to gain

  • NESC expertise

  • Electrical Power Calculations

  • GIS design training

  • Interactions with other disciplines(Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)

  • Time management and organizational skills

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Mid-level Relay-Settings / Automation Engineer with an emphasis on transmission protective relay settings and the associated studies. This position is member of dynamic team of Power Delivery engineers within our Energy & Systems Solutions operation.


• Solving challenging substation engineering problems.

• Working with design engineers and performing quality reviews.

• Working directly with clients as well as working with other staff in remote office locations.

• Assignments will cover the full range of project planning through design and construction support.

• Preparation of relay settings from 4.16kV through 500kV including relay set points, logic diagrams, configuration files and documentation.


• Minimum of 2+ year’s relevant experience in high voltage electrical utility system protection and control engineering.


• Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with 2-4 years of related experience.

• Main requirement is experience with communication devices and implementing and working with IEC 61850 protocol

• Capable of using Aspen OneLiner and/or Electrocon CAPE for coordination studies and fault study analysis.

• Preparation of protective relay coordination studies

• Experience with development of relay settings for microprocessor relays including: SEL, Alstom, GE, ABB and others. For both transmission line relays (Line Differential, Step Distance and Pilot Schemes) and substation relays (Capacitors, Transformers and buses)

• Being familiar with Schweitzer AcSELerator QuickSet, General Electric EnerVista and Schneider Electric MiCOM software is a plus

• Strong engineering and interpersonal skills and high attention to detail with a passion for quality.

• Experience implementing control and protection schemes including interpreting schematics and wiring diagrams and preparing relay logic to complete the schemes.

• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations

• Team player who can work effectively in team environment;

• Self-starter who will work independently with minimal direction

• Strong written and verbal communication skills required when interfacing with clients and staff

• High level of computer competency

• The following are additional skills that are considered a plus:

• Experience preparing technical reports

• Familiarity with PTC MathCAD software

• Previous Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience

• Periodic travel may be required



External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Electrical Engineering

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00058399

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.