Empowering our employees for personal success and meaningful work

RLC’s mission is to infuse passion and integrity into everything we do. We are always looking for individuals who possess the same vision to create real-life solutions for our clients while continuing to develop ourselves both professionally and personally.

 

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz

Our Core Values

We continue to grow our team with individuals who embody the core values of RLC Engineering; Be HONEST with yourself, your peers and customers. Take RESPONSIBILITY for your work. Be ACCOUNTABLE for your actions and personal growth. THINK outside the box. Give RECOGNITION for great performance and quality work. Strive to be a LEADER and make a positive contribution. Help others LEARN from our experiences. Recognize that TEAMWORK out performs individual contributions.

Community Involvement

RLC values the communities that we live and work in and we support our employee’s involvement in causes and organizations that are meaningful to them. As a team, we support the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderer’s Annual Christmas Program, and Teen Challenge Maine, to name a few. Many RLC employees also volunteer on their own time to raise money and awareness for causes and organizations that are meaningful to them.

Military and Veterans

Military service provides training and experience in leadership and teamwork that is a valuable asset to any team. RLC recognizes military experience and the unique contributions that military personnel can make, whether they have served in the past or are on active reserve duty. RLC participates yearly in the U.S. Marine Corp. Toys for Tots Campaign, helping to provide toys for children at Christmas.

Have a Good Time

It can’t be all work and no play. In the summertime, we throw family-friendly company picnics with a lobster bake, fun activities for both the kids and adults and competitive cornhole tournaments. Our Christmas parties are never short of delicious food and plenty of fun entertainment. Throughout the year, we also host multiple cooking and wellness challenges.

Living our Best Life

We want our team to be happy and lead a balanced life, both inside and outside of work. We work hard, we put in an honest day’s work and then we go home to be with our families and spend time doing what we love. While at work we encourage our employees to take a break to rejuvenate themselves, to get up and move by taking a brisk walk on a trail, challenging a teammate to a game of Corn Hole, or refueling with the supply of healthy snacks and beverages that are provided.

Benefits and Perks

Professional Development

 RLC offers ample opportunities to continue learning, add new skills, and sharpen your talent. RLC provides our team members with our tuition reimbursement program, commitment to training both in-house and off site, and our new-hire mentorship program to equip our team with the skills they need to be successful. 

Benefits

RLC offers a comprehensive benefits package to support you and your family. That includes medical and dental insurance, 401k retirement plan and financial planning services, life insurance, disability insurance and more.

Health & Wellness

Your health and wellness are important to us too. Our company culture encourages a healthy work-life balance with paid time off and flextime and other benefits such as a gym membership subsidy to support your well-being.

Get a glimpse of what it’s like to work at RLC! If you’re looking for a great career working with the best in their fields, then we’re looking for you! See for yourself what our team members have to say about their experience working for an organization that truly appreciates their employees and in turn makes coming to work something they look forward to – not something they have to do.

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General Description of Position:

Under immediate supervision of the Manager or other designated professional power system engineer, this position assists power system engineers with analysis and study work.  The incumbent must be able to assist in power system database manipulation and capable to learn and understand basic power system calculation methodologies, terminologies, and techniques. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to learn and operate power system software tools required for performing power system engineering studies.
  • Establish working knowledge of power system calculation methodologies, terminologies, and techniques.
  • Gather data and perform basic power system database manipulation work required for studies and analyses.
  • Assist in power system studies while developing the ability to analyze results.
  • Maintain basic understanding of power system analysis tools and their operation.
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations.
  • Ability to work with others while maintaining a high level of initiative and self-motivation.

Other Functions of the Position:

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization.
  • Must have good PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Shall possess a four year Bachelor of Science or Technology degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent amount of experience in the electrical engineering field.
  • Must demonstrate technical capabilities to effectively perform the job duties and responsibilities.

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General Description of Position:

RLC is seeking a Civil Designer to join the growing civil/structural engineering team.  This position will entail work on a variety of electric power projects including substations, transmission lines, wind and solar generation plants, and battery storage facilities.  This individual must be self-motivated and ready to work with a multi-disciplinary team.  Depending on the team member’s location, this individual will report to either RLC’s Hallowell or Falmouth office.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Work closely with civil engineers to develop plan sets (site plans, road plans and profiles, pipe plans and profiles, sections/details, etc) using AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Process survey, aerial images, and other mapping, topographic, and boundary data to generate plans.
  • Apply industry and client-specified drafting standards to prepare drawings.
  • Interface with other engineering team members to coordinate civil design with other engineering disciplines.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Prepare quantity take-offs and calculations.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for compliance with the design drawings and specifications.
  • Occasionally attend site visits.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent).
  • Four plus (4+) years of experience in civil design of site plans, roadways, water/sewer lines, and other projects with a focus on land development and grading.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D including surfaces, corridors, and pipe networks.  Use of Microsoft Office Suite also required.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Experience with wind and solar developments preferred but not required.

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General Description of Position:

Under general supervision of the Manager or other designated Senior Designer this position performs a substantial role in designing and developing layouts for electrical circuits or systems for power distribution. The incumbent must be capable of developing effective and safe electrical diagrams by performing design computations using their engineering skills. The incumbent must also possess an understanding of engineering techniques and industrial tools and translate design requirements into specific configurations. This position may also direct the work of drafters or develop assignments with clear and specific objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work closely with senior design engineers to develop electrical drawings using AutoCAD or Microstation.
  • Develop accurate and precise product designs complying with recognized drafting standards, company practices, policies and procedures
  • Develop, prepare, check and coordinate designs, drawings plus other documents needed for electrical systems
  • Ability to maintain quality control over all work produced by drafters for client review and issue for construction.
  • Work with electrical engineers to develop electrical designs meeting client needs
  • Generate quality assurance of electrical, control detail engineering and design project deliverables
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills.
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations

Position Requirements:

  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent) is required.
  • Three plus (3+) years of related utility design experience preferred.  Similar electrical consulting, or industrial design experience, will be strongly considered.
  • Strong computer skills including the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).  MicroStation and Visio are also preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate both internally and externally to the organization.

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This position performs a substantial role in power system design of electric power distribution, transmission, substation and renewable projects and interfaces directly with clients to establish new projects and to develop proposals in response to requests for work.  The incumbent must be competent to operate various CADD processes, line layout equipment plans, substation layout/equipment plans, along with the ability to complete required design calculations and production of both preliminary and final design drawings and documentation. The incumbent must also possess an understanding of both basic and complex electrical engineering calculation methodologies, terminologies, and techniques and have the ability to train others in design analysis.

This position may also direct the work of others or develop assignments with clear and specific objectives as a project manager.  This individual handles all solving problems without the assistance of others.  This individual also demonstrates ability to review work with professional judgment and appropriate quality controls.  Professional Engineering license preferred or in-depth subject matter expertise widely recognized by industry peers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ability to develop proposals including a scope of work that details the established goals and objectives and clearly defines the deliverables and schedule of work to be performed including estimated cost for performing the study.
  • Experience managing projects with clients and internal resources and providing input on resource schedules and work assignments.
  • Perform design studies and demonstrate a good working knowledge of substations, protection and control, and automation and integration projects.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply industry standards used to design substations, protection and control, and automation and integration projects. In addition, work may require development and review of technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment and projects.
  • Ability to prepare and review written reports which explain the purpose, methodology, data requirements, design criteria and recommendations and observations.
  • Ability to analyze results and develop conclusions on electrical design problems being studied.
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills.
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations.
  • Lead role in marketing to clients, organizing projects and proposals, identifying new and maintaining existing clients.
  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. 

Other Functions of Position:

  • Serve on industry committees and associations as appropriate where potential clients network.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Must have good PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Respected by industry peers as a subject matter expert in electrical engineering with demonstrated role in leading study efforts.
  • Establishes Business Development goals.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Shall possess a four year Bachelor of Science or Technology degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent amount of experience in the electrical engineering field.
  • Fifteen or more years of proven work experience in power system operations or planning with emphasis on analysis and system studies work. Higher education such as masters or doctoral degrees included.
  • Professional Engineers License is preferred.

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RLC Engineering is seeking a Protection & Controls (P&C) Designer to join their team of professionals.  The Designer will work with RLC’s team to develop design construction packages for protective relaying and control systems.  The designer will prepare Electrical Schematic Diagrams, Front View Layouts, Wiring Diagrams, Bill of Materials, and Cable Schedules by working with a Lead Engineer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Create electrical (AC & DC elementary) schematics from One-Line Diagrams.
  • Generate control panel layouts, internal point-to-point wiring diagrams, and interconnection diagrams using CAD software.  Design documents will include: protective relays, analog/digital meters, local/remote control devices, annunciators, and SCADA systems.
  • Organize and submit design packages to meet project schedules.  Work to ensure P&C design deliverables are on time and on budget.
  • The ability to learn and apply company, client, and industry design standards and safety codes.
  • Demonstrate a superior level of technical work quality though all aspects of design and review.
  • Perform peer design reviews and deliverable quality control checks.
  • Job may include occasional travel. Varying from one to two weeks per year. The ability to work occasional overtime to meet project deadlines.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent) is required.
  • Three plus (3+) years of related utility protection and control design experience preferred.  Similar electrical consulting, or industrial design experience, will be strongly considered.
  • Strong computer skills including the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).  MicroStation and Visio are also preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate both internally and externally to the organization.

Excellent salary and benefits offered. Please submit resume and cover letter.

Apply Now!

General Description of Position:

Under general supervision of the Manager or other designated professional engineer, this position performs a substantial role in design, preparation of specifications and field engineering related to assigned engineering projects. The incumbent must be competent to carry out, review and analyze complex technical studies and project scopes, along with the ability to develop and review technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment/projects. The incumbent must be able to work closely with clients and other senior and junior engineers in the office and throughout the organization in the successful delivery of Protection and Controls design engineering work and in the development of additional business with existing and/or new clients.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform design studies and demonstrate a good working knowledge of substations, protection and control, and automation and integration projects.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply industry standards used to design substations, protection and control, and automation and integration projects. In additions, work may require development and review of technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment and projects.
  • Ability to prepare written reports which explain the purpose, methodology, data requirements, design criteria and recommendations and observations.
  • Some participation in client business development.
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with others while maintaining a high level of initiative expectations.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization.
  • Must have good PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Shall possess a four year Bachelor or Science or Technology degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent amount of experience in the electrical engineering field.
  • Minimum of one (1) of more years of proven work experience.
  • Must demonstrate technical capabilities to effectively perform the job duties and responsibilities.

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RLC Engineering is seeking a Principal Protection Engineer to join their team of professionals. This position will serve as the department’s technical advisor and mentor for other Protection Engineers within the group. The incumbent must be well versed in the Transmission and Distribution protection schemes implemented by the Major New England Utilities and will be responsible for system protection engineering associated with electrical protective relay systems for generation, as well as transmission and distribution systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform design studies and demonstrate a good working knowledge of relay protections involving logic diagrams, calculations report, relay database management, and coordination studies.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply industry standards used to determine relay settings and develop schematics required in protection and control engineering projects. In addition, work may require development and review of technical specifications, drawings and standards of equipment and projects.
  • Ability to prepare and review written reports which explain the purpose, methodology, data requirements, design criteria and recommendations and observations of protection and control engineering projects.
  • Ability to analyze sequence of event recorder logs and relay data and develop conclusions on relaying design or setting problems being studied.
  • Experience in relay setting calculations and coordination of Intelligent Electronic Devices and Numerical Relays. Must have ability to use ASPEN or equivalent software program and be familiar with SCADA systems, Remote Terminal Units and Real Time Automation Controllers.
  • Experience in developing and reviewing protection and control schematics for distance, differential, and feeder over current and other common protections and major substation equipment.
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations.
  • Lead role in marketing to clients, organizing projects and proposals, identifying new and maintaining existing clients.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional experience focused on the development of protection philosophies, modeling of transmission/distribution systems and relay settings development.
  • Professional Engineering License Required. Desired states: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate both internally and externally to the organization.
  • Must have sufficient PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  MS Project experience is desirable.
  • Experience with ETAP, Mathcad Prime, AcSELerator, ASPEN, CAPE, UR EnerVista, or SKM Power Tools preferred.
  • Serve on industry committees and associations, as appropriate, where potential clients’ network.
  • Experience managing projects with clients and internal resources and providing input on resource schedules and work assignments.
  • Ability to mentor lesser experienced engineers and technicians.
  • Possess ability to learn RLC’s Utility client protection standards and apply
  • Proven ability to independently develop proposals which include a scope of work that details the established goals and objectives, clearly defines the deliverables and schedule of work to be performed.

Excellent salary and benefits offered. Please submit resume and cover letter.

NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS.

RLC Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Now!

General Description of Position:

RLC is seeking a Senior Civil Designer to join the growing civil/structural engineering team.  This position will entail work on a variety of electric power projects including substations, transmission lines, wind and solar generation plants, and battery storage facilities.  This individual must be self-motivated and ready to work with a multi-disciplinary team.  Depending on the team member’s location, this individual will report to either RLC’s Hallowell or Falmouth office.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Work closely with civil engineers to develop plan sets (site plans, road plans and profiles, pipe plans and profiles, sections/details, etc) using AutoCAD Civil 3D.  Initiate designs with limited guidance.
  • Process survey, aerial images, and other mapping, topographic, and boundary data to generate plans.
  • Apply industry and client-specified drafting standards to prepare drawings.
  • Interface with other engineering team members to coordinate civil design with other engineering disciplines.
  • Perform internal reviews of drawing packages for drafting standard compliance.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Prepare quantity take-offs and calculations.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for compliance with the design drawings and specifications.
  • Occasionally attend site visits.
  • Develop and manage in-house CAD and drafting standards and libraries.
  • Assist with budget estimates and proposals.
  • Mentor and train junior staff members.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent).
  • Ten plus (10+) years of experience in civil design of site plans, roadways, water/sewer lines, and other projects with a focus on land development and grading.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D including surfaces, corridors, and pipe networks.  Use of Microsoft Office Suite also required.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Experience with wind and solar developments preferred but not required.

Apply Now!

General Description of Position:

RLC is seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join the growing civil/structural engineering team. This position will entail work on a variety of electric power projects including substations, transmission lines, wind and solar generation plants, and battery storage facilities. This individual must be self-motivated and eager to support the growth and development of the civil/structural engineering team. Depending on the team member’s location, this individual will report to either RLC’s Hallowell or Falmouth office. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepare plan sets, calculations, and specifications for grading, stormwater management systems, roadways, erosion control, and water/sewer infrastructure.
  • Prepare permitting applications and associated engineering documents.
  • Sign and seal documents as the engineer-of-record.
  • Prepare budget estimates and proposals.
  • Coordinate with internal design team(s) and with sub-contractors.
  • Interface with clients, permitting agencies, planning boards, and contractors.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Attend site visits and project site inspections.
  • Work with project management team on schedule, budget, quality, and other items.
  • Act as project manager for small projects.
  • Work with business development team to form new client relationships and to generate new business.
  • Mentor and oversee junior staff members.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Ten plus (10+) years of experience in civil engineering with a focus on land development, roadway design, stormwater, and permitting.  Additional experience with linear projects (water/sewer mains, etc) preferred.
  • Licensed professional engineer and willingness to obtain licenses in other states as required.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of AutoCAD Civil3D, hydraulic modeling software (HydroCAD, HEC-RAS, etc), and Microsoft Office Suite.  Additional skills with GIS software such as ArcGIS preferred but not required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients and agencies.
  • Experience with wind and solar developments preferred but not required.

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RLC Engineering is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their team of professionals. This position performs a substantial role in electrical engineering design related to Power Generation projects including: job scope development, site layout/routing, design calculations, coordination with CADD process, and production of both preliminary and final design drawings and documentation. As well as interfaces directly with clients to establish new projects and to develop proposals in response to requests for work. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform design studies and demonstrate a good working knowledge of power generation, site layout/routing, design calculations and coordination with CADD process.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply industry standards used to design various solar projects as well as offer construction support activities such as RFI, Submittals reviews and site inspections.
  • Ability to prepare and review written reports which explain the purpose, methodology, data requirements, design criteria and recommendations and observations.
  • Ability to analyze results and develop conclusions on electrical design problems being studied.
  • Ability to support preliminary and conceptual engineering or final engineering and final plan production for construction.
  • Ability to work independently and with others while maintaining a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability to independently develop proposals including a scope of work that details the established goals and objectives and clearly defines the deliverables and schedule of work to be performed.
  • Participates and engages in marketing to clients for new work and identifying new and maintain existing client relationships.
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills.
  • In addition to performing design studies, this individual will have an opportunity to manage and lead certain project tasks and oversee the work performed by other staff members.
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations.
  • Production of preliminary and final design drawings and documentation;
  • Participate in the review of client Requests for Proposal and contribute to the completion of competitive project proposals and bid responses.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Serve on industry committees and associations as appropriate where potential clients network.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Must have good PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent amount of experience in the electrical engineering field.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience with employment in engineering work at a professional level.
  • Capability of managing small projects or tasks on larger scale projects and ability to mentor lesser experienced engineers and technicians.
  • Professional Engineering License preferred.

Excellent salary and benefits offered. Please submit resume and cover letter.

NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS.

RLC Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Now!

RLC Engineering is seeking a Senior Protection & Controls (P&C) Designer to join their team of professionals.  The Senior Designer will work with RLC’s team to develop design construction packages for protective relaying and control systems.  The senior designer will prepare Electrical Schematic Diagrams, Front View Layouts, Wiring Diagrams, Bill of Materials, and Cable Schedules by working with a Lead Engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Create electrical (AC & DC elementary) schematics from One-Line Diagrams.
  • Generate control panel layouts, internal point-to-point wiring diagrams, and interconnection diagrams using CAD software.  Design documents will include: protective relays, analog/digital meters, local/remote control devices, annunciators, and SCADA systems.
  • Organize and submit design packages to meet project schedules.  Work to ensure P&C design deliverables are on time and on budget.
  • The ability to learn and apply company, client, and industry design standards and safety codes.
  • Demonstrate a superior level of technical work quality though all aspects of design and review.
  • Perform peer design reviews and deliverable quality control checks.
  • Job may include occasional travel. Varying from one to two weeks per year. The ability to work occasional overtime to meet project deadlines.

Requirements

  • A minimum of an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent) is required.
  • Five plus (5+) years of related utility experience preferred.  Similar electrical consulting, or industrial design experience, will be strongly considered.
  • Strong computer skills including the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).  MicroStation and Visio are also preferred.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate both internally and externally to the organization.

Excellent salary and benefits offered. Please submit resume and cover letter.

Apply Now!

RLC seeks a Senior Level Protection Engineer who will serve as the department’s technical advisor and mentor for other Protection Engineers within the group. The incumbent must be well versed in the Transmission and Distribution protection schemes implemented by the Major New England Utilities.

He/she will be responsible for system protection engineering associated with electrical protective relay systems for generation, as well as transmission and distribution systems with emphasis on technical accuracy and completeness of content, i.e. quality. This includes protective relay design (protective relay one-lines and schematics), transmission and distribution system modeling (ASPEN), protective relay setting coordination, development and calculations. Incumbent is expected to follow client requirements, and internal company quality control and quality assurance practices. He/she is expected to serve as the interface with clients, other company departments, outside consultants, contractors, suppliers, and manufacturers on technically related matters. Expectations also include serving as Lead Engineer or technical reviewer on assigned projects. Incumbent will be responsible for working closely with other engineering and project management team members to coordinate overall project deliverables and be responsible for helping maintain project budgets and schedules.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Provide technical guidance for various relay setting schemes for basic and advanced system topologies to ensure quality of deliverables while meeting individual client preferences. This includes using Aspen as a primary tool to run various cases, interpret results and develop best possible bus, transformer, generator and line protection settings.
  • Provide effective project planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of relay settings work activities including communication progress information to management, preparation and/or reviews of project scopes, concepts and quality control measures.
  • Lead internal training and development, implementation and monitoring other staff development initiatives.
  • Participate in the review of client Requests for Proposal and contribute to the completion of competitive project proposals and bid responses.
  • Participate in marketing to clients and of projects and identifying new and maintaining existing client relationships.
  • Assume responsibilities for all aspects of deliverables as they pertain to relay settings.
  • Assume Project Management responsibilities as required to manage scope, schedule and budget for Relay Settings Projects.
  • Attend meetings and conferences and researches, as necessary, to keep informed of technical development in the power industry as it pertains to Transmission and Distribution Protection. 

Key Attributes of Position:

  • Ability to work independently, and with others, while maintaining a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with clients, company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive and collaborative manner.
  • Possess a good working knowledge of substations, protection & control, and automation & integration projects.
  • Communicate with Client and manage expectations.
  • Monitor compliances with RLC Quality Standards.
  • Possess ability to learn RLC’s Utility client protection standards and apply.
  • Ability to independently develop proposals which include a scope of work that details the established goals and objectives, clearly defines the deliverables and schedule of work to be performed.

Position Requirements:

  • A Graduate of a four-year College or University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology is required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience focused on the development of protection philosophies, modeling of transmission/distribution systems and relay settings development.
  • Professional Engineering License Required. Desired states: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate both internally and externally to the organization.
  • Must have sufficient PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.  MSProject experience is desirable.
  • Experience with ETAP, Mathcad Prime, AcSELerator, ASPEN, CAPE, UR EnerVista, or SKM Power Tools preferred.
  • Serve on industry committees and associations, as appropriate, where potential clients’ network.
  • Capable of managing small projects or tasks on larger scale projects and ability to mentor lesser experienced engineers and technicians.

Apply Now!

RLC is seeking a Senior Structural Designer to join the growing civil/structural engineering team. This position will entail work on a variety of electric power projects including substations, transmission lines, wind and solar generation plants, and battery storage facilities. This individual must be self-motivated and ready to work with a multi-disciplinary team. Depending on the team member’s location, this individual will report to either RLC’s Hallowell or Falmouth office.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Work closely with civil/structural engineers to develop structural drawing packages using AutoCAD or Microstation.  Initiate design drawings with limited guidance.
  • Prepare structural drawings in accordance with AISC and ACI detailing requirements.
  • Apply industry and client-specified drafting standards to prepare drawings.
  • Interface with other engineering team members to coordinate civil/structural design with other engineering disciplines.
  • Perform internal reviews of drawing packages for drafting standard compliance.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Prepare quantity take-offs and calculations.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for compliance with the design drawings and specifications.
  • Occasionally attend site visits.
  • Develop and manage in-house CAD and drafting standards and libraries.
  • Assist with budget estimates and proposals.
  • Mentor and train junior staff members.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent).
  • Ten plus (10+) years of experience with CADD and structural design of steel and concrete.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of AutoCAD and 3D design software.  Use of Microsoft Office Suite also required.  Additional Microstation knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge of detailing structures including AISC and ACI requirements.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Experience with utility and/or industrial structures preferred but not required.
  • Experience with steel-framed buildings will be strongly considered.

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General Description of Position:

RLC is seeking a Senior Transmission Engineer to join the growing transmission engineering team. This position will entail working in a staff support role for utilities in the New England region. This individual must be self-motivated and eager to support the growth and development of the transmission engineering team. Depending on the team member’s location, this individual will report to either RLC’s Hallowell or Falmouth office, or may work remotely but most be located in New England.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Prepare project scope documents.
  • Interface with clients and contractors.
  • Manage deadlines and stakeholder expectations.
  • Coordinate with internal design team(s) and with sub-contractors.
  • Develop plans, specifications, and drawings for transmission line designs.
  • Sign and seal documents as the engineer-of-record.
  • Review project documents created by others to ensure design requirements are met.
  • Prepare engineering budget estimates and proposals.
  • Prepare construction budgetary estimates.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Attend occasional site visits and project site inspections.
  • Mentor junior engineers.
  • Work with project management team on schedule, budget, quality, and other items.
  • Act as project manager for small projects.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients and agencies.
  • Maintain organization of project files.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Eight plus (8+) years of experience in transmission engineering. 
  • Licensed professional engineer and willingness to obtain licenses in other states as required.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of PLS-CADD, L-Pile and Microsoft Office Suite. 

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General Description of Position:

This position performs a substantial role in power system analysis and study work and interfaces directly with clients to establish new projects and to develop proposals in response to requests for work.  The incumbent must be competent to operate various power system software tools required for performing power system engineering studies.  The incumbent must also be capable of manipulating power system databases and establishing base cases for loadflow and dynamic stability modeling in both transmission and distribution planning.  The incumbent must also possess an understanding of both basic and complex power system calculation methodologies, terminologies, and techniques.

This position may also direct the work of others or develop assignments with clear and specific objectives.  This individual requires low levels of assistance, self-guided in solving problems and capable of handling unusual problems.  This individual also demonstrates ability to review work with professional judgment and appropriate quality controls.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • In addition to performing power system study duties, this individual will have an opportunity to manage and lead certain project tasks and oversee the work performed by other staff members.
  • Perform power system engineering studies using standard software tools such as PSS/E, PSLF, PSCAD and ASPEN. Areas of analysis will include loadflow for thermal and voltage assessment, fault studies for relay protection assessment, transients for switching studies, and dynamics for transient and steady state stability assessment.
  • Ability to comprehend and demonstrate a good working knowledge of power system planning, design and operation.
  • Ability to prepare and review written reports which explain the purpose, methodology, data requirements, recommendations and observations of power system engineering studies.
  • Ability to analyze results and develop conclusions on power system problems.
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with others while maintaining a high level of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability to independently develop proposals including a scope of work that details the established goals and objectives and clearly defines the deliverables and schedule of work to be performed.
  • Participates and engages in marketing to clients for new work and identifying new and maintaining existing client relationships.
  • Maintains a program of personal study to expand and improve technical and analytical skills.
  • Keep department manager informed of status of all projects relative to pre-established expectations.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Serve on industry committees and associations as appropriate where potential clients network.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Must have good PC skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Technology degree from an ABET accredited engineering school.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of professional experience with employment in engineering work at a professional level.
  • Capability of managing small projects or tasks on larger scale projects and ability to mentor lesser experienced engineers and technicians.
  • Professional Engineering License preferred.

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RLC is seeking a Structural Designer to join the growing civil/structural engineering team.  This position will entail work on a variety of electric power projects including substations, transmission lines, wind and solar generation plants, and battery storage facilities.  This individual must be self-motivated and ready to work with a multi-disciplinary team.  Depending on the team member’s location, this individual will report to either RLC’s Hallowell or Falmouth office.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Work closely with civil/structural engineers to develop structural drawing packages using AutoCAD or Microstation.  Initiate design drawings with limited guidance.
  • Prepare structural drawings in accordance with AISC and ACI detailing requirements.
  • Apply industry and client-specified drafting standards to prepare drawings.
  • Interface with other engineering team members to coordinate civil/structural design with other engineering disciplines.

Other Functions of Position:

  • Prepare quantity take-offs and calculations.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals for compliance with the design drawings and specifications.
  • Occasionally attend site visits.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent).
  • Three plus (3+) years of experience with CADD and structural design of steel and concrete.
  • Strong computer skills in the use of AutoCAD.  Use of Microsoft Office Suite also required.  Knowledge of Microstation and 3D design software preferred.
  • Knowledge of detailing structures including AISC and ACI requirements.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate within the organization and outside with clients.
  • Experience with utility and/or industrial structures preferred but not required.
  • Experience with steel-framed buildings will be strongly considered.

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