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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Automation Specialist/Technician in Lakewood, Colorado

The devices we make at SEL are embedded in the power grid. They prevent blackouts. They make outages safer and shorter in duration; they add cybersecurity, automation, and communication. They use cutting-edge technologies and operate at speeds that push other pieces of the grid to go faster. As an Automation Specialist/Technician in Engineering Services, you’ll provide solutions and services that help our customers protect and control critical electrical infrastructure and power systems worldwide.

As an Automation Specialist/Technician, a typical day might include the following:

  • RTAC programming and checkouts

  • Quality assurance and quality control checks

  • Commissioning (25%+ of the time)

  • Leading and supporting automation specific projects

    This job might be for you if:

  • You are autonomous and self sufficient

  • You communicate openly and willingly

  • You are flexible and open to broadness

  • You have a depth of knowledge in power systems Automaton

  • You have or are willing to dive into SEL’s RTAC

  • You have 5+ years of power systems Automation experience

  • You are willing to travel 25% of the time

  • You are familiar with communication management (interface and physical transports of communication), IO management, and PLC programming.

    Why SEL?

    We run SEL like our moms would want us to and part of that is taking care of our employees.

  • We’re 100% employee owned. We recruit employee owners at SEL, not just employees.

  • Tuition Assistance program

  • 95% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage.

  • Awarded by Fortune Magazine as one of the 100 best companies to work for,100 best workplaces for millennials, 20 best workplaces for baby boomers, and 15 best workplaces for manufacturing and production.


Lakewood, CO-This position is located in Lakewood, CO. Tucked against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and located just seven miles away from Denver, making Lakewood a perfect place to live and work. Enjoy an unmatched quality of life with easy access to outdoor recreation and great schools. Pay range: $45,000 - $56,000+ per year depending on experience. This position provides medical, dental, vision, paid leave, and a monthly education allowance. ​

This is your chance to build your career with a global leader and innovator in the power protection industry. Join Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, a company of innovators, inventors & problem solvers to continue building the most innovate and safety-critical products so that future generations have the means to pursue an increasingly higher quality of life. Apply today!

Communication with Applicants

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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.