Electrical Engineer

  • location: Akron, OH
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $40 per hour


Engineering Consulting firm is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join their substation engineering project team for a long term contract opportunity. You need 3 years of experience in any corporate office engineering environment and must be local to Akron, OH.

Responsibilities for the Electrical Engineer

  • You need to be willing to learn best practices for design of communication networks, automation systems, power management systems, RTU configuration and human-machine interface software for microprocessor based protection and control systems
  • Sit in the client's offfice and work with their Engineers on verifying SCADA points via RTU's
  • Interface with corporate Network Integration and Automation Engineering department in support of the project

Requirements for the Electrical Engineer

  • You need 3+ years of experience as an Electrical Engineer working in a corporate office engineering environment
  • You must have either a BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineeering
  • You must be local to Akron, OH or within a reasonable commutable distance
  • Specific experience configuring RTU's or experience with EMS or Centralized SCADA modeling would be a BIG PLUS
  • Experience with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Human Machine Interface (HMI) software, Energy Management Systems (EMS), Remote Terminal Units (RTU) and/or Substation Automation (SA) systems would be a big PLUS
  • Any knowledge of communication systems & networks used for Utilities related to their electrical substations would be a big PLUS
  • Any academic/working knowledge with some or all of the following technical facets would be a plus: Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Modbus, and SNMP, OPC, DDE and TCP/IP
  • Any telecom experience related to fiber optic ISP/OSP installations would also be a PLUS


  • PTO Program
  • 401K
  • Medical benefits available

Job Number: 133005

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