Relay Field Technician II

Job Locations US-MI-Walled Lake
Field Services
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus in our Protection and Control Field Services department as a Relay Technician/ Field Engineer. Our Relay Technicians/Field Relay Engineers perform testing and routine maintenance of Transmission and Distribution substation power equipment, relaying (electro-mechanical, solid state and micro-processor), pilot channel equipment (power line carrier, pilot wire, transfer, transfer trip, fiber optic, CVT’s, line tuners, line traps, etc.), controls and communications equipment. If you have experience in leading and mentoring relay/ protection and control teams. Apply now and join the Qualus team! 



  • Installing, calibrating, and troubleshooting relays.
  • Relay and Meter testing with secondary Injection Equipment
  • Testing the following relays: over-current/voltage, Directional, Distance, Impedance, Sync Check, Loss of field, Reverse power, Multifunction relays etc.
  • Communicating and managing different relay manufacturer Software packages.
  • Reading associated schematics, internal, and external of the relay.
  • Communicating with RTS software.
  • Writing Functional Test reports.
  • Remaining current on all safety and technical training.
  • Providing technical insight with regard to substation systems and electrical power systems
  • Adhering to all company, industry and client safety protocol and standards.
  • Proficient in the use of construction equipment, test equipment and tools required for routine maintenance and installation of equipment assigned, such as man lifts, bucket trucks, transformer and breaker testing equipment and relay test equipment without direct supervision and direction.
  • Demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of both AC and DC applications including the measurements of 3 phase power quantities and the normal control and protective schemes utilized in the industry.
  • Proficient in the use of other test equipment for testing other Protective Relays devices such as CT’s and PT’s.
  • Assisting engineering with relay programming.
  • Assisting in writing New Test procedures.



  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years’ related experience in power plants, industrial services, primary power distribution and related protection and control schemes.
  • Minimum 2 years of industrial or commercial power systems experience.
  • Licensures and Certifications: SEL, AVO or OEM Certified. NETA 2, 3, or 4 preferred.
  • Reference and complete assignments as described in applicable specifications.
  • Perform regular field work both indoors and outdoors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, business acumen, management ability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Valid Driver’s license and good driving record

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, renewable developers, and government clients, 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 solutions and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry issues 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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