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Leidos Relay Settings and Automation Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts


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At Leidos , we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

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We are in search of a Relay Settings and Automation Engineer to join our diverse and fast-paced Framingham MA, organization. As a core team member, you will be interacting with other electric utility disciplines, playing a valuable part in leading and designing Relay Settings and Automation projects. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.

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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, the qualified individual will be expected to:

  • 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.

  • Configuration of IED and data concentrators for substation and distribution automations devices from 4.16kV through 500kV.

  • Configuration of Communication for Ethernet and Serial communications in substations.

What you will bring to the table:

  • Mid-Level : B.S. or M.S. degree in electrical engineering with (2+ years) of relevant experience

  • Senior Level : B.S. or M.S. degree in electrical engineering with (4+ years) of relevant experience

  • The preferred candidate would have relevant experience Power System or Communication Engineering in high voltage electrical utility substation protection and control engineering and experience with:

  • One and three-line diagrams for substations

  • Experience with communication devices HMI, SCADA and RTU

  • Experience with implementation of different communication protocols (example: DNP3, Modbus, IEC 61850 MMS and GOOSE)

  • Control and protection schemes including the preparation of schematics and wiring diagram.

  • Experienced with calculation of relay settings for microprocessor relays including SEL, Alstom, GE, ABB and others.

Nice to haves:

  • Some past experience of using ASPEN and CAPE for coordination studies and fault study analysis is a plus

  • Previous Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience is a plus

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations

  • Team player who can work effectively in team environment;

  • Self-starter who work independently with minimal direction

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

  • High level of computer competency

  • Experience with AutoCAD or MicroStation is a plus

  • Periodic travel may be required.



Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

REQNUMBER: R-00131615

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.