Engineer II - Protection & Control (Westborough, MA)

Job Locations US-MA-Westborough
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Protection & Control Engineer. Our P&C Engineers play a crucial role in the development of utility substation Protection and Control (P&C) engineering design packages.  This position involves collaboration with senior-level engineering managers and clients, requiring the ability to confidently present technical solutions and respond to concerns in real-time.  If you are a motivated individual with a passion for engineering and a desire to take on additional responsibilities, this role offers a pathway to future leadership positions.


  • Develop physical layouts for protection & control equipment, protection & control logic, elementary, and wiring.
  • Operate specification and procurement of engineered equipment, as well as the development of design scope and cost estimates.
  • Build and maintain trusted relationships with senior-level engineering managers and executives of current or prospective clients.
  • Confidently present technical solutions to key customers, responding in real-time to technical concerns and questions with clarity.
  • Participate in client meetings and job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • Ensure adherence to the Company’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) processes through customized client checklists on all design packages.
  • Assist in determining schedule and budget requirements.




  • 2+ years of experience with developing complete utility substation P&C engineering design packages.
  • Experience with AC one-line and three-line diagrams, DC schematics, logic and functional diagrams, panel layouts, interconnection diagrams, relaying equipment specifications, and bill of materials.
  • Physical design experience in addition to P&C experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently on assignments with guidance from the Manager of Engineering and/or Lead Engineer, especially on unusual or complex projects.
  • Provides technical direction and on-the-job training to drafters, engineering technicians, and less experienced engineers. 
  • Participate in client meetings / job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data. 

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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