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Senior Power Systems Engineer - Energy Resources

Electric Power Engineers

Electric Power Engineers

Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Senior Power Systems Engineer - Energy Resources

Location US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-1363
Category
Generation Interconnection
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 gid. 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!

EPE is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our growing Interconnection Services team. In this role you will work closely with the entire team to provide subject matter expertise to our clients across a wide number of projects. In return for bringing your skills and capabilities to EPE, you will be rewarded with substantial professional growth opportunities and a competitive compensation package. You will also be joining a team that is highly engaged, driven and collaborative.

How you can make an impact:

  • Track record of successfully delivering generator interconnection, load interconnection or transmission planning projects across multiple ISOs/RTOs and/or Utilities in the Eastern Interconnect (PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, SERC, MISO, SPP, etc) or ERCOT.
  • Provide technical and competitive insight throughout the development, interconnection, and operation phases of projects.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on generator interconnection or load interconnection related studies by leading and conducting analyses related to load flow, transient stability and short circuit.
  • Passionate about solving difficult technical problems, providing innovative solutions and taking ownership of the solutions provided.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one but preferably several of the following software packages: PSSE, TARA, PSLF, ASPEN, PSCAD and PROMOD.
  • Identify optimal strategy for project interconnection to the grid based on system impacts and grid capacity.
  • Collaborate with other teams within EPE to provide strategic guidance on market trends and process change across multiple ISO’s In the Eastern Interconnect
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, industry organizations, and regulatory agencies.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies, market innovations, and best practices in the energy industry to enhance the organization's offerings and capabilities.
  • Carry out additional duties as assignedOther Duties:
  • Ensure that every document generated by the Power Systems Engineer(s) assigned to a project is prepared, checked, and approved in accordance with EPE's quality management standards and without errors.
  • Take responsibility for the timely completion of assigned projects while meeting all project quality and budget objectives.
  • Interact with clients to seek input and address their needs and concerns regarding the project(s) under study.
  • Assist in preparation of responses to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) by providing a scope of work and time estimates for new projects.
  • Provide training and mentorship to junior team members to build a strong and knowledgeable team.
  • Participate in industry conferences, seminars, and workshops to stay informed about new developments in the interconnection industry and network with other professionals in the field.

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here what’s needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or a related field (a Master's or PhD degree is preferred).
  • 4 to 6 years of experience in the electric energy industry, generator modelling, transmission planning and interconnection studies is preferred.
  • Solid background in at least one of the following: power flow, short circuit, EMT studies and transient stability
  • Experience with large load interconnection or DER interconnection would be considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of interconnection processes would be considered a plus.
  • Proven ability to evaluate new utility tariffs and study methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Automation experience (Python, C#, SQL) would be looked upon favorably.
  • Competency in analytical problem-solving, strong communication skills

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 pen 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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