Senior Protection & Control Engineer (Lake Mary, FL)

Job Locations US-FL-Lake Mary
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus in our Substation Protection and Control department as a Senior Protection & Control Engineer. Our team is growing, and we are seeking seasoned Protection and Control Engineers. If you have 7+ years of experience in major utility substations, we want to hear from you! 


  • Coordinate with Substation Physical Engineering, Relay Settings, and other groups to ensure design concurrence.
  • Development of complete engineering design packages for protective relaying and communications systems, including one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, AC schematics, DC schematics, logic and functional diagrams, panel layouts, control house layouts, wiring/connection diagrams, interconnection diagrams, relaying equipment specifications and bill of materials.
  • Development of SCADA packages, including input / output list (Point Data Sheet)
  • Provides technical direction and on-the-job training to drafters, engineering technicians, and less experienced engineers.
  • Developing, nurturing and maintaining trusted relationships with senior level engineers, managers, and executives with current or prospective clients.
  • Confidently and comfortably present technical solutions to key customers; respond in real time to technical concerns and answer questions in a knowledgeable articulate manner.
  • Direct and/or participate in client meetings/job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • Perform/Ensure company’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) processes are followed on all design packages.
  • Delegating, planning, prioritizing and reviewing the work of other engineers will be critical.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with a power systems focus. An MS Degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the BS Engineering degree. International Engineering Degrees will be considered.
  • Seven or more years of electrical engineering experience is desired, experience in protection and control engineering is required.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration or plan to become registered is required. Professional Engineering registration in the working state a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record are required.
  • Must have strong analytical and computer skills.

Company Overview

Qualus is a leading pure-play power services firm and innovator at the forefront of the energy transition, with differentiated capabilities across grid modernization, resiliency, security, and sustainability. The firm partners with utilities, commercial, industrial, and government clients, and renewable and energy storage developers, offering comprehensive solutions through boutique and integrated advisory, planning, engineering, digital solutions, program management, and specialized field services. Qualus also provides software and technology enabled services and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry challenges such as distributed and variable resource integration, emergency management, and secure data exchange. The firm has over 1,000 professionals, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. 


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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