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Senior Protection and Control Engineer

Ref no. BHN570521
Location Calgary Region, Canada
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Matchtech are working with a key client located in Calgary or Edmonton to recruit for a Senior Protection and Control Engineer. This role is a permanet positions offering hybrid working (50/50 split). Experience in PLC CADD is a must!

Key skills required for this role

Protection and Controls Engineer - PLC CADD - MathCAD - Microstation - AutoCAD - Energy - Power


Protection and Controls Engineer - PLC CADD - MathCAD - Microstation - AutoCAD - Energy - Power

Job description

Senior Protection and Control Engineer

Calgary or Edmonton office locations

Hybrid working - 50/50 split

Matchtech are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Protection and Control Engineer to join our clients team. As a leader in the industry, our client is dedicated to delivering innovative power and energy solutions that meet the needs of their customers.

Key Skills

  • Significant experience in Protection and Control Engineering
  • Prior experience with PLC CADD

Business Sector / Discipline

The Senior Protection and Control Engineer will be working in the power and energy sector, contributing towards the development and implementation of cutting-edge technologies and solutions.


This role offers a flexible working arrangement with a 50/50 split between work from home and office. While our client is open to relocation, they strongly prefer candidates already living in Calgary or Edmonton.


  • Familiar with Protection and Control philosophies, schemes, and standards
  • Apply knowledge of components, arrangements, and standards to complete design packages for substations that include, but are not limited to, schematics, wiring diagrams, and bills of materials
  • Working knowledge of MathCAD, Microsoft Office, ETAP Aspen Oneliner and CAPE
  • Excellent knowledge of modern digital protective relays in utility applications and experience calculating relay settings
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of electric transmission system operation, maintenance, performance, power equipment and substation design
  • Familiarity with Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) rules will be an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage a wide variety of issues on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Provide technical support during construction and commissioning
  • Competent in basic computer skills to include Microstation, Autocad, Trane Software and Microsoft Office products
  • Good Knowledge of relevant legislations, standards, regulations, guides and good practise (CSA, ANSI, IEC and IEEE standards.)
  • Familiarity with local area networks, communication schemes, platforms and protocols used to provide local and remote interrogation with substation relays, meters, fault recorders and other intelligent electronic devices (IEDs). Knowledge of IEC61850
  • Familiarity in design of electrical facilities for Transmission and Distribution, Power generation, Industrial
  • Create detailed technical drawings, specifications, design studies and technical reports to meet client(s) requirements
  • Apply and maintain knowledge of relevant and new legislations, standards, regulations, guides and good practise to projects
  • Review and follow-up on drawings to ensure compliance with equipment specifications
  • Provide assistance and feedback in the design process
  • Compute and establish manufacturing, construction, installation standards and specifications from detailed calculations
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects through planning and implementation of procedures

If you have significant experience in Protection and Control Engineering, specifically with PLC CADD, and are passionate about pushing the boundaries of power and energy solutions, we encourage you to apply now.

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