16 days old
2018-08-012018-08-31

Transmission Engineers

Power Systems Consultants, Inc.
Kirkland, Washington 98033
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  • Job Code
    1001
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract

 

 

Transmission Engineers

 

Power Systems Consultants (PSC), North America is seeking experienced Transmission Engineers throughout North America, as part of the company's worldwide growth in the Energy Management System (EMS) space. A successful applicant should expect a long and rewarding career with PSC as this is a full-time, permanent position, not a temporary placement.

PSC is a specialist consultancy to the electricity industry and a rapidly-growing global company, with a world-class reputation for delivering services for select clients in North America, and around the world.

You will join a passionate team of experts powering the next generation of power grid technologies across North America. You will continue to learn and grow your skills every day, while completing a diverse stream of project and services work for a variety of clients.

Specific Requirements

  • Proven experience in problem analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation for energy management systems

  • Utility operational technology project and support experience and mindset

  • Basic understanding of the day-to-day operations of a power utility control room

  • A working knowledge of maintaining IT infrastructure that supports real-time critical business systems

  • An understanding that IT/OT infrastructure only exists to serve a functional purpose for end-users

  • Academic degree in Power Systems Engineering, Computer Science or IT Systems

  • Strong ability to communicate (verbal and written) technical and complex information

  • Ability to travel in NA and globally

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Join a highly-collaborative worldwide team of professionals

  • Be a part of a team that drives the industry forward

  • Join a very solid and growing global organization

  • Become part of a team that values people

  • Develop your career direction

Cover Letter

Your application must include a cover letter answering the following questions:

  1. Describe one occasion when you've inadvertently interrupted the uptime of a IT/OT service and how you resolved the issue(s).

  2. Give your opinion on why a server controlling the power grid should be treated with a different mindset to a server providing email for office staff.

  3. Describe a project highlight from your career that you are particularly proud of.

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please submit your CV / resume and cover letter, in complete confidence, to PSC's North American Operational Technologies Group at usa.recruitment@pscconsulting.com.

 

PSC Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Requirements

Minimum Expertise

  • At least 3-5 years Transmission control system experience

  • Hands on experience with at least one EMS vendor system (GE, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, OSI)

  • Proficiency with at least one modern programming language and one scripting language

  • Experience with SQL based RDBMS databases

  • Excellent power user computer skills

  • Proficiency with Windows server, Windows desktops and Linux

  • Proficiency with virtualization

Preferred Expertise

  • Advanced degree in Power Systems Engineering Studies

  • Proficiency with EMS modeling tools (SCADA, Network, Generation)

  • Proficiency with EMS display building tools

  • Experience with EMS domains (SCADA, Generation, Network, Dispatcher Training Simulator)

  • Experience with specific EMS applications (Historians, Alarms, Mapboard, Load Shed, Outage Scheduler, Variable Line Rating, OAG, RTNET, VAST, PSSE)

  • Proficiency with OSI Pi Historian

  • Experience with Factory or Site Acceptance Testing

  • Experience with Point to point testing

  • Experience integrating complex software systems

  • Operator Experience

  • Expertise with Distributed Energy Resources / DERMS

  • Performing or creating training programs

  • Proficiency with server hardware

  • Proficiency with IPv4 networking

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