Relay Field Engineer - Boot Camp Summer 2023

Job Locations US-MN-Brooklyn Park
Field Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Qualus is a leading provider of specialized engineering and technical field services. We offer competitive benefits as well as in-house career and professional skills development through QualU, while providing job opportunities in power systems engineering, field services, and turnkey project management.


POWER your future with Qualus as our Relay Field Technician I / Relay Field Engineer I.

If you are looking for intensive training to propel your career off to a great start and would like to provide a great impact and produce excellence in the power industry, we want to hear from you! Qualus University’s Relay Technician Boot Camp is a program to prepare entry level technicians/field engineers for their careers within Qualus. Our program pours intensive training into new graduates over the course of seven weeks. These efforts propel their careers off to a great start, producing quality entry level relay technicians/field engineers who can provide great impact and produce excellence within Qualus and its customers.


The 2023 Relay Technician Boot Camp, powered by Qualus University, will have a start date of Monday July 10, 2023. All offers extended will be permanent positions with Qualus and will be assigned a customer project within the region noted upon successful completion of the 7-week Boot Camp program. Please note that this position does require extensive travel throughout the region assigned.


  • Supporting acceptance testing / routine maintenance of Transmission and Distribution substation power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and microprocessor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, (testing of carrier set, tuning unit, wave trap), pilot wire, transfer trip, fiber optic, CT’s, CCVT's, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipment testing, verifying all metering (local and SCADA); calibrating all relays; trip testing (local and SCADA), digital fault recorders (DFRs) and sequence of event recorders (SERs) and end-to-end line relay systems
  • Applying test procedures for various types of relay test equipment
  • Substation awareness and Safety consciousness
  • Aptitude to quickly learn and apply test procedures for various types of substation equipment
  • Good PC skills and the ability to support testing activities as required by the project lead


  • Knowledge of 3 phase power systems; power system protection & control schemes; test equipment; test equipment software
  • Field experience in commissioning, panel and equipment checkout, relay calibration, testing and repairing substation relaying and control schemes preferred.
  • Knowledge of test equipment and tool/wiring usage
  • Interpretation of wiring and elementary diagrams; basic test skills to perform duties listed above, basic PC skills
  • Learn and apply client’s switching procedures and safety measures under direct supervision
  • Reference and complete assignments as described in applicable specifications
  • Perform regular field work both indoors and outdoors
  • Quickly learn and apply test procedure for various types of substation equipment
  • Candidates must be able to perform physical activity such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending in all types of weather extremes
  • Candidates must be able to lift at least 30 lbs. without assistance
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Associate of Science in Electrical Technology (AET) or equivalent specialized training in system protection for a Relay Technician title.
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technology (BET) or bachelor's in science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) required for a Relay Field Engineer title.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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