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Eaton Corporation T&D Project Lead Engineer in Olympia, Washington

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services & Systems is currently seeking a Project Lead Engineer - Transmission and Distribution to join our team. This position will be based remotely.

Position Overview:

The primary purpose of this Project Lead Engineer - Transmission and Distribution position is to provide Utility engineering project oversight and project management support while also applying engineering and technical consultation for customers in the areas of power systems studies and, Distribution System Design & Planning functions, substation automation, and utility protection and control engineering support.

Eaton's Electrical Services & Systems team offers a comprehensive portfolio of services tailored for every stage of a power system’s life cycle—whether it’s design, build, or support. Our services integrate and optimize the elements of a power system to make sure it’s aligned with business goals. We can help keep your power system safe, efficient, reliable, and up-to-date.

Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of power system engineers in the industry, with industry-standard software and advanced modeling and analysis capabilities at their fingertips. This team brings extensive skills and experiences to power system analysis and design. Active participation in technical societies such as IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our engineers are knowledgeable about today’s cutting edge engineering techniques. We assist customers at every stage of the power system: from substation and distribution system design to renewable energy and smart grid engineering, from safety and reliability-focused studies to power quality and grounding related audits and analyses.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

In this function you will:

  • Provide applied engineering and technical consultation for utility customers in the areas of power systems studies, planning and design, reliability analysis, and system protection.

  • Electric utility distribution circuit analysis for loading, voltage, reactive power, reliability, balancing and coordination.

  • Provide technical solutions to utility customers that may involve engineering planning or design, substation automation, feeder automation, reliability analysis or design improvements, and protection systems settings.

  • Self-management of assigned projects and job cost accountability to perform work within budgeted cost estimates.

  • Project Management support for managing customer relationships and teamwork commitments.

  • Interpret specs and customer inquiries and design technical proposals and pricing for customers.

  • Mentor or lead other engineers on large sized projects.

  • Ability to run large studies and projects unassisted.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with or for an electric utility in an operations, planning, or design capacity

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

  • No relocation is being offered for this position

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Advanced / Specialty Skills

  • Reliability Analysis

  • Distribution System Design

  • Distribution System Planning

  • Substation Design

  • Protection & Control Design

  • Substation or Feeder Automation

  • Distributed Energy Resources (DER)

  • Project Management

  • Master's Degree in Engineering

  • Experience with CYME software

  • PE License

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Bachelor’s degree focused in power

  • IEEE Senior Membership

  • Active in Local IEEE

Position Criteria :

  • Successfully complete and maintain compliance with the company’s safety program

  • Submit to periodic customer required background and drug screenings

  • Possess and maintain a valid & unrestricted driver's license

  • Electric utility experience as a Planning, Project or Design engineer either employed directly by a utility or as a contract support engineer

  • Experience with electrical engineering analysis software (CYME preferred)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Advanced / Specialty Skills

  • Distribution System Planning or Design

  • Substation or P&C analysis/design

  • Substation or Feeder Automation

  • Project Management

Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $111,200-154,900 a year.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)

  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs

  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance

  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs

  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

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Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes – Remote

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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