Systems Engineer/Spec 2

Company Name:  Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Alpharetta, GA, US, 30005


Primetals Technologies, a worldwide leading engineering and manufacturer of capital equipment for the steel making industry, known for our strengths in mechanical engineering, power electronics, automation, and power system manufacturing, project management and service is hiring for the following position:  Systems Engineer – Power

Location:  Alpharetta, GA                                         Required Travel: 30% 


Required Education: Batchelor’s degree (Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred) with an emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems or a related field. Professional Engineer Certification is an added plus. 


Position Overview:  Perform design, development, testing, documentation, installation, and commissioning, of power systems to meet customer requirements. Support sales efforts through proposal support, cost estimation, and contribute to presenting technical papers. Define equipment to be purchased, develop engineering procurement specifications, and interact with vendors. Coordinate and conduct training for customers and coworkers. Comply with company standard operating procedures.


Area of responsibility is primarily tactical/operational in nature and include:

  • Responsible for the execution of Power System Solutions, as well as enhancements, modifications, and upgrades to existing industrial power systems, and integrate the appropriate hardware and software.
  • Develop material specifications and schematics for: simple to intermediate power systems, Substations and SCADA systems
  • Perform power system analysis such as load flow, short circuit, coordination, arc flash and harmonic analysis
  • Support marketing and proposals with cost estimates, technical specification generation, technical vendor evaluations, and BOMs and take-offs for greenfield, brownfield and revamp proposals.
  • Execute projects at project engineer capacity while supporting the lead engineer in balancing budget, customer expectations and technical specifications requirements.
  • Use NESC, NEC, IEEE and ANSI standards to specify and evaluate the power system equipment and integrate the various equipment to build customized power system solutions for our customers.
  • Design protection and control schematics for outdoor substations from 34.5kV to 230kV for industrial customers.
  • Develop system engineering, to/from lists, panel schematics and integration schematics to bring equipment together based on the ANSI, IEEE and Primetals department standards.
  • Execute IEC61850 based SCADA and power monitoring systems for small to medium scale industrial plants and support under guidance for large scale systems. Interact with the customer to answer technical questions and review applicable design documents.



Required Skills/Knowledge, Education and Experience:

The following skills must have been gained through either professional experience, , or academic coursework:, EIT Certification, IEC61850 based substation automation, NEC and ANSI standards, SCADA, power system analysis, protection design and protective relay testing and commissioning, substation design and automation.  Employer will accept any amount of experience with the required skills.

Typically, 0-2 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above, Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable. 


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta