Senior Power Systems Engineer - Protection Controls Automation at Schneider Electric USA, Inc

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

In Schneider Electric everything we do promotes progress and sustainability for all - our colleagues, customers, partners, and the communities and societies where we live and work. From the products, software, and services driving the digital transformation of energy management and automation to volunteer activities, we make an impact by helping people and organizations become more resilient and efficient, more electric and digital. Which is where you come in. Working at Schneider Electric means working toward a better world. You're part of a global team built on purpose, action, curiosity, mastery, and teamwork, turning ambitions into actions.

A day in the life:

As a Power System Engineer you are recognized as a subject matter expert inside and outside of Schneider Electric. You will work directly with customers, business development managers, project developers, and others to develop and deliver solutions that align with the end users' goals. You will evaluate customers technical needs/objectives and deliver a solution that meets project specifications, scope of work, schedule, and budget.

Your typical day will be:

General Activities


  • Execute engineering work

  • Provide technical consultation to customers building a trusted advisor relationship

  • Develop and maintain a high technical and commercial competency for relevant offers

  • Execute engineering work

  • Develop proposals

  • Draft and deliver technical reports

  • Train and mentor others

  • Lead troubleshooting activities

  • Actively work with your manager on education, experience, and exposure plans for your development

PCA Activities


  • Develop and maintain cross functional expertise with all elements of Schneider PCA offers

  • Read, interpret, and modify electrical drawings

  • Create and modify PLC and HMI programs for Automatic Throwover (ATO) Applications

  • Develop/modify Sequence of Operations procedures

  • Develop and implement solutions to solve power system issues

  • Actively participate in the PCA Community of Practice


Basic Qualifications

  • BSEE or MSEE

  • 5 years' experience as an electrical engineer

  • Experience with power systems or controls engineering including PLC's and HMI's

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Desire to grow/develop and a passion for customers

Technical Preferred Qualifications/Experience


  • Switchgear power automation for gear <38kV>

  • ATO programming in PLC's or Protective Relays

  • Protective Relay programming and commissioning

  • Exposure to electrical maintenance and testing

  • Ability to read and interpret power system studies

  • Electrical distribution design

  • Generator controls

  • Ability to analyze and interpret engineering documents, codes and standards, and technical procedures

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license

Soft Skills Preferred Qualifications


  • Able to anticipate and communicate project risks and how to mitigate them

  • Collaborative and influential communication style

  • Ability to work remotely effectively

  • Capability to work individually or with a team

Why do you want to work for Schneider Electric?

Some of the Vast Rewards of working here


  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan - comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

  • Company Matching 401k up to 6%

  • Annual employee share plan options with Company match

  • Short term incentive plans (STIP)

  • Huge focus on employee engagement and employee resource networks

  • Internal recognition system to recognize others and to be recognized

  • Access to a huge, global, network of experts to grow your expertise

  • Workplace flexibility policies

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2023

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

Why us?

At Schneider Electric we're committed to creating a workplace that gives you not just a job but a meaningful purpose in joining our mission to bring energy and efficiency to enable life, progress and sustainability for all.

We believe in e mpowering our team members to reach their full potential, fostering a sense of ownership in their work.

We embrace inclusion as a fundamental value, ensuring that every voice is heard and valued. We value differences, and welcome people from all walks of life. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone, everywhere.

If you want to be part of a company where your contributions truly matter, where you are empowered to make a difference and where inclusivity is valued, we would love to hear from you.

Discover your M eaningful, Inclusive and Empowered career at Schneider Electric.

€34.2bn global revenue
+12% organic growth
135 000+ employees in 100+ countries
#1 on the Global 100 World's most sustainable corporations

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled

Schneider Electric aspires to be the most inclusive and caring company in the world, by providing equitable opportunities to everyone, everywhere, and ensuring all employees feel uniquely valued and safe to contribute their best.

We mirror the diversity of the communities in which we operate and we 'embrace different' as one of our core values. We believe our differences make us stronger as a company and as individuals and we are committed to championing inclusivity in everything we do. This extends to our Candidates and is embedded in our Hiring Practices.

You can find out more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion here and our DEI Policy here

Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color , gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

In Schneider Electric everything we do promotes progress and sustainability for all - our colleagues, customers, partners, and the communities and societies where we live and work. From the products, software, and services driving the digital transformation of energy management and automation to volunteer activities, we make an impact by helping people and organizations become more resilient and efficient, more electric and digital. Which is where you come in. Working at Schneider Electric means working toward a better world. You're part of a global team built on purpose, action, curiosity, mastery, and teamwork, turning ambitions into actions.

A day in the life:

As a Power System Engineer you are recognized as a subject matter expert inside and outside of Schneider Electric. You will work directly with customers, business development managers, project developers, and others to develop and deliver solutions that align with the end users' goals. You will evaluate customers technical needs/objectives and deliver a solution that meets project specifications, scope of work, schedule, and budget.

Your typical day will be:

General Activities


  • Execute engineering work

  • Provide technical consultation to customers building a trusted advisor relationship

  • Develop and maintain a high technical and commercial competency for relevant offers

  • Execute engineering work

  • Develop proposals

  • Draft and deliver technical reports

  • Train and mentor others

  • Lead troubleshooting activities

  • Actively work with your manager on education, experience, and exposure plans for your development

PCA Activities


  • Develop and maintain cross functional expertise with all elements of Schneider PCA offers

  • Read, interpret, and modify electrical drawings

  • Create and modify PLC and HMI programs for Automatic Throwover (ATO) Applications

  • Develop/modify Sequence of Operations procedures

  • Develop and implement solutions to solve power system issues

  • Actively participate in the PCA Community of Practice





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