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Senior Relay Settings Engineer ( R-00082401-OTHLOC-PL-2D2052 )


Senior Network Engineer



Orlando, Florida, United States


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
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Mentorship & Training Opportunities
  • Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team

In this role, you can also expect to gain

  • NESC expertise
  • Interface with clients
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • Interactions with other disciplines(Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
  • Strategic Development
  • Partnering with a Variety of Utility Clients Nationwide

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Senior Relay-Settings 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 8 year’s relevant experience in high voltage electrical utility system protection and control engineering.


• Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with 8-12 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

• 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

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



Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00