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Work with the Best!

Our companies are always looking for highly motivated and talented people passionate about energy and making a lasting positive impact. Come join us!

Distribution Planning Engineer, II

Electric Power Engineers

Electric Power Engineers

Operations
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Distribution Planning Engineer, II

Location US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-1366
Category
Distribution Planning & Grid Mod
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!

Develop and conduct computer modeling, analysis, reports, presentations, and technical research related to various elements of the distribution system including distribution planning studies, short circuit and protection coordination studies, system design studies, cost-benefit and alternatives analysis, generation interconnection applications, and distributed energy resource system impacts.

How you can make an impact:

  • Provide client support on electrical theory, technical problem-solving, code compliance, and other technical subject matter.
  • Perform classic distribution planning studies including load growth projections based on historical trends, power flow studies in multiple software environments, planning criteria mitigation studies, and alternative analysis.
  • Identify expected system impacts from the interconnection of distributed energy resource technologies and determine appropriate and cost-effective mitigation measures where necessary.
  • Perform research and analysis work related to the proliferation of distributed energy resources and distribution automation capabilities including solar, wind, storage, electric vehicles, conservation voltage reduction, automated circuit restoration, and other emerging technologies.
  • Prepare reports, letters, one-line diagrams, and maps to communicate study results.
  • Process, generate, and maintain data as required for other engineering related studies.
  • Take responsibility for the timely completion of projects assigned while meeting all project quality and budget objectives.
  • Participates in multi-functional teams to obtain input, address comments, and perform studies.
  • Assists in developing tools, processes, and procedures that enhance engineering study completion.

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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electric Engineering with an emphasis in power systems
  • 1 - 3 years of experience as a power systems engineer
  • Experience performing distribution system modeling and studies including power flow, voltage drop, short circuit, protection coordination, and/or DER interconnection system impact studies.
  • Experience with one or more distribution modeling and study tools (CYME preferred).
  • Experience automating/programing in Python preferred.

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: Applicants in proximity to Champaign, IL or Austin, TX preferred but will also consider Remote candidates

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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