Engineer I - Protection & Control (Engineering Boot Camp Summer 2024)

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as an Engineer through our Engineering Boot Camp Program. Are you looking for a Company that will provide you with intensive training to propel your career? Do you want to make a real impact and produce excellence in the power industry? If, so, we have the Engineering Program for you! Qualus University’s Engineering Boot Camp is a full-time entry-level program designed to jumpstart your career with Qualus. Our program includes intensive classroom training taught by internal and industry experts, site visits with hands-on substation safety, & equipment training. We want you to become amazing engineers who can make a direct impact on our clients and realize your career goals.


The 2024 Engineering Boot Camp, powered by Qualus University, will be starting on July 8, 2024. As a program participant, you will receive an offer to be a full-time employee with Qualus.




Power your future with Qualus as a Protection & Control Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design and development of utility substation Protection & Control (P&C) engineering design packages that include drawings such as one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, AC/DC Elementary diagrams, circuit schedules, logic diagrams, operating diagrams, and more.


  • Working on project teams supporting all quality and project management goals.
  • Meeting all project deadlines and supporting the processes and procedures to meet deadlines.
  • Maintaining up-to-date technical skills related to the design of electrical substations and protection and control schematics for the electric utility power grid through on-the-job work and formal training.
  • 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.
  • Develop drawings and assist in the preparation of design packages using CAD/drafting skills.
  • Preparing additional support documentation as needed to assist procurement, construction, and operation/maintenance of systems being designed.
  • Consistently following established design standards and CAD drafting standards while assuring quality, accuracy, and completeness.
  • Identifying process improvement ideas and commuting ideas through appropriate management channels.


  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET-accredited school 
  • Educational experience directly related to working with [medium to high voltage] electricity.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
  • Microsoft Office product application.
  • 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.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.

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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