Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain | US-MI-Iron Mountain | US-MI-Houghton


Power Engineers who shape the Electrical Utilities Industry!


As a member of Systems Control’s Engineering Services in Pewaukee, Wisconsin or Iron Mountain, Michigan, you will become a valued member of a team of professionals who provide engineering design solutions that transform the electrical industry. 


Our organization is small enough to be entrepreneurial and growth oriented, but large enough to be recognized as a premier provider of Transmission & Distribution relay and control panels, equipment enclosures, and protection & control design services


  • Ability to interpret customer specifications and provide a design which meets all requirements
  • Understand the theories and fundamentals of electrical circuits and related components
  • Check/yellow line protection and control wiring diagrams to schematic diagrams
  • Create wiring diagrams for both protection and control panels and EE Integration from schematic diagrams
  • Create project specific protection and control schematic diagrams from standard customer schematics
  • Create protection and control schematic diagrams from a 1-Line diagram
  • Update/revise existing customer substation legacy schematic and wiring diagrams
  • Recognize a need for, and champion process improvements
  • Customer visits (travel approximately 10% of the time)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Associates Degree with equivalent experience
  • P.E. license or ability to obtain a P.E. license
  • Minimum one year of Transmission and Distribution Protection and Control related experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the specifications, structure, programming and configuration of the following control devices is also beneficial:
    • Microprocessor Based Protection and Control Relays
    • RS-232/RS485/Fiber optic/Ethernet Communication
    • IEC-61850 and DNP protocols
    • RTU Equipment
    • HMI
    • SCADA Systems
    • Distributive Control
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of transmission and distribution protection and control schematic and wiring diagrams
  • Proven analytical & problem solving skills


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