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Power Systems Engineer I - Transmission Planning

Electric Power Engineers

Electric Power Engineers

Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Power Systems Engineer I - Transmission Planning

Location US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-1332
Category
Transmission Planning Utilities
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

We are designing the grid of the future!

Be a part of an innovative team shaping the grid of the future through advanced energy intelligence. For more than half a century, Electric Power Engineers, (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe providing consulting expertise and energy intelligence software solutions for complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. As leaders in the renewables space, we are focused on building a modern, secure, and resilient grid. Join us in making an impact on the communities we serve and the environment in which we live. Together we can transform the future of energy.

Responsibilities

Join us in leading the change!

Develop and conduct computer modeling and analysis for transmission planning studies which include steady state analysis, short circuit analysis, and dynamic stability analysis. Studies may include near-term and long-term transmission planning, generator interconnection studies, reliability-driven transmission project alternatives development, and NERC standards compliance analyses.

How you can make an impact:

  • Perform power system impact studies: Steady State, Short Circuit, and Dynamic Stability
  • Perform NERC-compliance-related technical analyses such as TPL Annual Planning Assessments.
  • Perform full generator interconnection studies which may also include Sub-Synchronous Resonance (SSR) studies.
  • Ensure that renewable and/or storage resource projects interconnecting to the transmission system meet Voltage Ride-Through (VRT) requirements.
  • Participate in ERCOT working group meetings and case building efforts on behalf of specific clients as assigned.
  • Prepare technical study reports for all studies performed. Process, generate, and maintain data as required for all studies.
  • Take responsibility for the timely completion of projects assigned while meeting all project quality and budget objectives.
  • Identify training needs and present to the Engineering Manager as needed.

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here what’s needed:

  • Proven team player with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly with respect to explaining technical matters.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks.
  • Flexible with the ability to manage change.
  • Have high standards in producing quality reports and products that he/she shall own with pride.
  • Strong technical report writing skills.

Staff I

  • Bachelors degree in Electric Engineering with an emphasis in power systems

Staff II

  • Bachelors degree in Electric Engineering with an emphasis in power systems
  • 2 - 3 years of experience as a power systems engineer
  • Experience performing power system impact studies such as Steady State, Short Circuit, and Dynamic Stability
  • Experience with power systems software such as PSS/E, PSCAD, Aspen, and TARA.
  • Experience automating/programming in Python

How we support you:

  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision with 100% premium coverage for you.
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Continuous Education Benefits
  • Work with industry leaders
  • 401K, up to a 4% match (100% vested from day 1)
  • Flexible Work including hybrid and remote possibilities base on position.

Location: This position will be open to remote

Travel: Occasional travel may be needed (10% or less)

EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster

If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to: applicationassistance@epeconsulting.com

Third-Party Recruiting Notification

EPE does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited third-party resumes forwarded by recruiters to EPE via our career page or to any of our managers or employees will be considered public information, may be treated as a direct application from the person identified in the resume, and will not be eligible for placement fee payment to the agency. EPE will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter or agency without a previously signed third-party agreement and has not coordinated their recruiting activity with the appropriate member of the Talent Acquisition team.

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