Engineer II/III/Senior

Organization Summary

Minnesota Power is an electric utility company headquartered in Duluth, MN. We provide electricity in a 26,000 square mile service area in northeastern Minnesota containing about 145,000 residential and commercial customers, municipalities and some of the nation's largest industrial customers. We are currently seeking a skilled Electrical Engineer II/III/Senior to join our Relay and Maintenance Engineering team.

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Location in MN
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Primary Duties

This person will be responsible for the development of protective relay configuration files and performance of short circuit and arc flash studies. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in protective relay theory and application. This position provides opportunities for professional development training along with site visits to substation and generation facilities during and after construction.

  • Develop protective relay configuration files and provide relay testing guidance for generation, transmission, and distribution capital and maintenance projects.
  • Review and develop protective relay logic drawings.
  • Provide relay engineering support for capital and maintenance projects to field personal.
  • Work with System Operations on real-time protective relaying concerns.
  • Post disturbance relay event analysis and report protective relay operation/misoperation data per NERC PRC requirements
  • Ensure Minnesota Power complies with NERC PRC and CIP standards by being a NERC PRC standard owner.
  • Promotes positive change in Minnesota Power business strategy through achievements of customer specific objectives and technological innovation.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

Engineer Senior


  • Eight years or more of protective relay engineering experience.
  • Professional Engineer license

Engineer III

  • Four years or more of protective relay engineering experience.
  • Professional Engineer license

Engineer II

  • Two years or more protective relay engineering experience.
  • Engineer in Training certificate

A master's degree in engineering may be equivalent for up to one year of related experience.

Special Requirements

  • Valid Driver's license required.
  • Provide personal vehicle for work related transportation on a mileage reimbursement plan.
  • Must participate in a continuing environment of teamwork, which is highly supportive of peers.
  • Requires a high level of interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal presentation skills.
  • Functional, demonstrable computer query and analysis capability is a necessity.
  • After hours and out of town travel is occasionally required.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.
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