Electric Power Engineers

Senior Power Systems Engineer

Location CA-ON-Toronto
ID 2024-1335
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 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!

 

If you're the type of engineer who is ready to take your skills and leadership to the next level, EPE might be the place for you.

 

As a Senior/Principal Transmission Planning Engineer, you’ll be responsible for performing and leading advanced power system studies for utilities and ISOs in the USA West region.  As a leader, you’ll also participate in meetings with clients, contribute to drafting proposals and Scope of works, and train junior staff.

 

How you can make an impact:

  • Perform high-level bulk power system studies using various power systems software such as PSLF, TARA, DSA Tools, and Aspen.
  • Perform generic and specialized studies of the power grid, such as generation interconnection studies, transmission system planning, remedial action evaluation, black-start studies, and sub-synchronous Resonance assessment.
  • Develop mitigation plans for identified steady-state and dynamic constraints and system issues.
  • Manage the timely completion of projects assigned while meeting all project quality and budget objectives.
  • Interact with clients to seek input and address their needs and concerns with respect to the projects under study.
  • Lead and train electrical engineers in performing power system analyses.
  • Develop and review transmission planning study methodologies and processes.
  • Participate in WECC Sub-Committees and promote the EPE brand.
  • Lead process improvement efforts to enhance efficiency and support business development activities.

 

Performance Criteria:

  • Quality of the study/task completed.
  • Efficiency in task completion at or below assigned hours.
  • Meeting deadlines.
  • Billable hours.
  • Support team members and contribute to the overall progress of the team.
  • Perform high-level bulk power system studies using various power systems software such as PSLF, TARA, DSA Tools, and Aspen.
  • Take responsibility for the timely completion of projects assigned while meeting all project quality and budget objectives.
  • Interact with clients to seek input and address their needs and concerns with respect to the projects under study.
  • Lead and train electrical engineers in performing power system analyses.
  • Perform generic and specialized studies of the power grid, such as generation interconnection studies, transmission system planning, remedial action evaluation, black-start studies, and sub-synchronous Resonance assessment.
  • Develop mitigation plans for identified steady-state and dynamic constraints and system issues.
  • Develop and review transmission planning study methodologies and processes.
  • Participate in WECC Sub-Committees and promote the EPE brand.
  • Lead process improvement efforts to enhance efficiency.
  • Support business development activities.

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here what’s needed:

  • Prior experience as a Power Systems Engineer and a Bachelor of Science or higher in Electrical Engineering with power system emphasis.
  • Proven team player skills with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Prior hands-on experience working with steady-state and dynamic base cases in the WECC region.
  • Solid understanding of power system basics, transient stability, and master in of-the-shelve software tools like PSLF and TARA.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly with respect to explaining technical matters.
  • Strong technical/report writing 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 be Remote USA or Canada

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

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