All posts by Grid Specialist

Sr Electrical Engineer / Field Project Engineer – Grid

BSCE. Hands on electrical design engineering specialist for National Grid projects. Performs system and reliability upgrades, designs overhead and underground systems, and control systems for hydro-electric governers. Has worked extensively with power distribution involving substations, P&C, reclosers and transformers. Highly project-minded. Uses AuthCAD, Visio, Smallworld GIS, STORMS. 75K. 06122015.

Sr Project Financials Manager – Utility/Renewables

MBA, CPM. A value-add professional, managing a variety of billion $ projects to bring organizations to high profitability through transformation and optimization. Skills in infrastructure development, operations, corporate finance, and supply chain management. Involves capital investments, high level negotiations, budgets and forecasting, and financial reporting. Has managed large wind farm and solar projects and has extensive experience with power transmission and distribution. SAP & ERP expert and strong in various software applications. 10 Years. 115K. 06102015.

VP of Engineering – Solar Micro Inverters

Ph.D-EE. Manages global engineering teams on product development for micro and other inverters, from proof of concept to end-of-life/sustaining. Includes component level (magnetics, ASIC devices, capacitors), global supply chain development, cost reductions. Provides engineering training, and is key customer support for requirements definition and more. Works with next-generation grid-tied solar farm projects feasibility. Strong cross-functional team leader. Manages product trials. Uses Medici, Cadence, PSpice, PSCAD, ETAP. 15 Years. 145K. 06042015.7

Protection & Control Engineer – NERC

BSEE, PE. Calibrates and sets SEL, GE substation/transmission relays, 4kV to 500kV, sizes and analyzes high voltage circuit breakers and switchgear, performs overvoltage and short circuit studies, transient simulations, automation restoration, and mentors others. Ensures compliance to NERC/OSHA. Develops operating instructions/training materials. Uses CAPE, EMTP-ATP, AcSELerator, AutoCAD, MATLAB, MathCAD, TCL, LabView, PSpice, C. <10 Years. 105K. 06012015.3

Corporate Vice President, VP-Business Development

MSEE. Executive level leader, bringing top technical engineering skills to drive sales, business development, engineering management, and operations for multi-billion $, utility-scale power projects for solar/renewable energy, power distribution/transmission, and substation automation. Responsible for P&L, domestic/international strategic alliances development, and creation of business, sales, project and engineering units to support resulting growth. Excels in customer management and startup environments. Contact us for more details! 05292015.7

Project & Field Service Manager – Advanced Metering

Strong, consistent background in advanced metering and data management, to include project management, field installation and service, returns management. Drives entire lifecycle scope of each contract with strategic planning, tracking resources, 3rd party management, customer reporting, schedule, budgets/cost and closure. Strong field implementation leadership. Applies to water, power and utility sectors. Performs load study/demand response projects and tracks industry energy initiatives. Uses GIS. 15 Years. ASEET/Honors, PMP. 110K. 05202015.4

Product Marketing Applications Engineer – Metering

MSEE. Provides design, test, applications and marketing talent for utility/SmartGrid metering, electric handheld devices, substation automation, electrical controls and switches; plus has a background in LED lighting, RFIC/wireless. Publishes technical documentation for field sales and distributors and provides customer support and training. Project management skill and field experience. Uses LabVIEW, Python, PSpice, Cadence, MATLAB, MathCAD, Microstation. 95K. 05192015.3

Sr Software/Systems Field Engineer – Renewables

MSME/BSEE. Strong software development, simulation, validation, and systems engineering talent for wind/solar markets working with SCADA automation and substation / transmission line layout. Extensive domestic/international field work with upgrades, modifications, farm management systems, and testing. Provides equipment mechanical/electrical support, turbine optimization, root cause analysis and prototype commissioning. Background in harsh environment data acquisition, wireless telecom embedded software. Uses Wind/SolarSCADA software, WindPro2, MATLAB, Simulink, SQL, CanBUS, C. >15 Years. 100K. 05142015.01

Utility and Renewable Power Operations Engineer

BSEE/Honors. Operations and planning specialist for large scale hydroelectric, utility and renewable energy programs, providing load flow & “next day” studies, coordinating outage response, and ensuring reliability and NERC/FERC compliance. Also participates in design of utility capital improvement projects and related operating procedures generation. Experienced in transmission line upgrade planning activities. Uses MATLAB, C, Java, AutoCAD, PSpice, MicroStation, PLSCadd, Synergee. Multilingual. < 5 Years. 80K. 05082015.4

Western Regional Transmission Planning Engineer

MSEE. High level grid transmission planning engineer for western US region, providing technical support for interconnection and power purchase agreements for utilities and power plants, solar and wind generation organizations. Assists portfolio managers with key analysis for resulting investment decisions. Provides process efficiency to decrease day-to-day response times. Strong economical modeling applying to congestion revenue rights, plus reliability and NERC compliance studies. 10 Years. 120K. 05082015.2

R&D Electrical Engineer-Micro/SmartGrid Systems

Ph.D-EE. A well-studied electrical scientist and applied research engineer for high voltage power distribution/SmartGrid, with experience in system security and economics. Well organized for automation, optimization, re-structuring, analysis, monitoring and voltage controls, and data analytics. Applies to utility, solar and electric vehicles business. Multiple publications, awards, and strong industry participant. MATLAB, C, Python, PSCAD, WindMil, CYME, MilSoft, SAS. Thrives in innovative environments. 10 Years. 70K. 05062015.01

Sr Substation Standards Engineer – Protection & Control

BSEE/Honors. Responsible for evaluating, developing and leading others in engineering standards for substation protective relay equipment and controls, SCADA, plus transmission, distribution and fossil plant electrical equipment. Evaluates emerging technologies, regulatory changes and develops resulting design/planning integration strategies. Strong supervisory experience. Often is member of focus teams (i.e., customer satisfaction, reliability engineering). Many professional certifications (PE, PMP etc) and awards. 125K. 04272015.6

Executive VP/Consultant – Utility-Scale Solar Installations

Executive vice president and potential startup CEO for large, utility-scale solar farms development for utilities, military and large organizations requiring high voltage interconnectivity, substations and renewable power. Fully responsible for complex projects/contracts from concept to closeout, including: Risk and liability analysis; litigation management; commissioning, test, and engineering design/layout management; subcontractor selection/supervision. Strong business development and branding skillsets. Extensive industry contacts rolodex. Multiple industry honors, awards. Contact us for more details! 04142015.4

Utility Power Planning and Metering Analysis Engineer

BSEE. Provides transmission planning for large and municipal utility power authorities, performing load flow, voltage regulation and short circuit analysis for power distribution in both urban and remote locales for commercial and residential. Is involved in power projects related to new legislation, providing feasibility and overall system impact determinations. Specializes in power connectivity and metering regulations development. Has experience training others in field of renewable energy. Awards, honors, publications. Python, MATLAB, LabVIEW, AutoCAD, Powerworld, PSpice. 10 Years. 70K. 04142015.3

Principal Electrical Engineer – T & D Planning

BSME/EE, PE. High voltage electrical planning leader working with power distribution, substations, SCADA; power transmission/grid; and power generation plants, all to IEEE, NERC and other regulations.

  • T&D planning: Concept, licensing/permits, easements, structural, foundations, physical layout, switching/protective relays schemes, reserve/auxiliary power, and equipment selection. Strong skills working with variety of transformers.
  • Strong analysis and technical studies skills: load flow/forecasting, grounding, fault, stability, lightning, harmonic.
  • Transmission line design including underground, overhead and subsea.

120K. 04082015.3

Director, Global Field Service Operations

MBA. Full P&L and operational responsibility for O&M and commissioning field service, contracts and staff for solar farms and critical power plants within North/South America territories. Oversees technical support and repair centers and converts customer support cost principles to profitability/revenue opportunities. Plant operations includes production, manufacturing engineering, testing/quality, and supply chain management. Strong focus on profit and cost reduction. Has NPI/power electronics manufacturing background. Quality and Industrial Engineering degreed. Bilingual. 150K. 03272015.3

Sr Electrical Power Consulting Engineer, T&D/PV/Hydro

BSEE/Honors. An electrical engineering leader in power transmission, distribution and renewable energy. Excels at product test and systemic analysis such as: Load flow, stability, transfer, harmonics, plus contingency, quality, reliability. Performs modeling, steady state/dynamic simulation, long range calculative planning. Performs at both plant/facility & substation performance level and power electronics/devices level (including transformers, protection & control/relays etc). Compliance strengths: SERC, FERC, NERC, NEC, ISO. Uses MATLAB, SimPower, Riskamp, ETAP, SKM, etc. Consultant or Direct hire. 120K. 03202015.5

Power Solutions and Smart Grid Architect

Ph.D.EE. A transmission and distribution power solutions developer, providing Subject Matter Expertise for Smart Grid applications. Also designs and develops specification for complex distribution feeder automation projects, energy management systems from co-defined customer requirements. Uses industry network to convert emerging technologies/trends into realized product development and capitalizes on utility cross-business opportunities. Focus is on operational reliability and provides on-site service, troubleshooting. Fortran, C, Pascal, Unix, MATLAB Expert, EMTP, AutoCAD. 120K. 03172015.11

Power Transmission & Distribution Systems Engineer

MSEE. Designs industrial and utility overhead and underground power, generates specifications, provides line mapping, grounding, interconnectivity/short circuit studies, post-transient, transient and load flow/arc flash analysis, plus system capacity/future loads. Electrical equipment includes: Transformers, breakers, reclosers, variable frequency drives, UPS, battery management, protection & control (relays), switchgear, conductors, cabling, and motor controls. Coordinates with supply manufacturers and interfaces with utility reps. Works to NEC, NEMA, API, NFPA70-E, IEEE, OSHA. Uses ETAP, PSLF, PLS CADD, AutoCAD, SKM, Visio. <5 Years. 70K. 03172015.6

Project Manager – Power T&D

BSEE. Project manager for utility power transmission/distribution systems, Smart Grid, concentrating on customized power equipment, communications and monitoring systems (SCADA) integration with end users. Owns transformer bushing monitoring platforms product line. Implements market-driven system enhancements, performs product testing (hardware, code, IEEE/UL/IEC compliance, environmental) and manages warranty concerns. Responsible for vast amount of technical documentation including user manuals. AutoCAD. <10 years. 70K. 03132015.9

Software Systems Test Lead – Contract – Utility

BSCS. Performs large software systems test and defect resolution on contract/on site for large organizations and utilities. Provides customization, configuration, upgrades, version control, implementation planning and and risk mitigation with strong quality assurance focus. Performs lifecycle tests including function, integration, end-to-end, user acceptance, load, stress and performance under both manual and automated test methods. Systems include billing/meter data management, SmartMeter, CIS and power outage applications. Oracle, DB2, ALM, Win/LoadRunner, SQL, Cobol, Assembler. Contract Only. $120/hour.

Controls Engineer, Solar Inverters

Ph.D-EE. Designs control algorithms for grid-tied solar inverters/microinverters, hardware and software applying to Smart photovoltaic string combiners, and DSP-based current monitoring systems. Has DSP embedded design experience. Performs simulation, modeling, component selection, thermal analysis and power efficiency calculations. Uses Altium, MATLAB, Simulink, PLECS, PSCAD, Spice series, MathCAD, Protel, and C, Code Composer Studio. Extensive publications. <10 Years. 95K. 03032015.3

Director, Substations, Power Distribution and Transmission

Ph.D-EE, P.E. Cert. An electrical engineering & construction team leader, working with substation automation/protection and control, power distribution and transmission lines/SmartGrid, and all types of electrical equipment for utility sector and with international reach. Variety of applications to include combined gas/electric, hydro, wind, and overhead/underground distribution feeders. Brings new technology through US & foreign regulatory certification and performs risk mitigation. Multilingual. 175K. 02242015.7

Sr. Engineer and Power T&D and Renewable Energy Analyst

MSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. Provide utility transmission, distribution (Smart/MicroGrid) and renewable energy array (wind, solar PV) planning, from concept, as technical lead and project manager. A vast amount of complex analysis experience for technical evaluation studies: Optimization, risk management (financial/regulatory), cost modeling algorithms, impact, transfer contingencies, voltage stability, interconnection, steady state/dynamic, ampacity, EMF/arc flash, harmonics, to name only a few. Provides resultant recommendations with reliability focus. Specifies equipment sizing on upgrades. Provides leading-edge research directly applicable to today’s requirements, plus necessary internal/external training. Applies all efforts to NERC, IEEE and others. Uses PSCAD, PSLF, PSS/E, SYME, SynerGEE, PJM, PEPCO, EMTP. Has multiple publications. 110-130K. 02192015.01

Power Transmission Planning Analyst/Engineer – Contract

MSEE/<15 Years. A seasoned contract engineer, performing complex operability, reliability, and usage studies/calculations and recommendations. Applies to: Substation CT saturation, infrastructure analysis for reinforcement, interconnection stability, load pocket, congestion patterns, cable ampacity, ferro-resonance, equipment performance (sizing, grounding, short circuit, load flow, power compensation and transfer), and thermal assessments. Performs large-scale simulations, develops mitigation plans for critical/long term outages, wind farm/solar full grid modeling, and voltage flicker mathematical models. Has studied effects of reactive source substation removals. Assists in FERC 754/715, NERC NUC-001 compliance. Brings marketing talent involving proposal win strategies, external events liaison. Uses MUST, Aspen, SKM, ETAP, GE MAPS and more. Contract or direct hire. 100K. 02172015.3

Director of Engineering and NPI/MicroGrid, SmartGrid, Power Systems

MSME/>20 Years. A dual talented executive engineering leader in both applications design staff management/NPI and quality principles for power electronic and grid systems, involving micro grids, solar, battery/energy storage, gas/steam turbines, power generation systems, controls and more for power generation at customer sites. Develops and releases significant quantity of new product introductions (patentable) for 9 figure sales revenue increases annually, generates high volume technical proposals for upgrade options with high win rate, improves product costing through redesign/simplification, executes business development joint ventures/acquisitions and develops NPI engineering teams for same, significantly improves warranty rates through various quality methods, and implements high impact design process improvements. Lean, Agile, Six Sigma Black Belt. Multiple patents, awards, formal recognition. Contact us for more details! 02162015.2

Solar and Energy Storage Design and Applications Engineer

BSCS/<15 Years. Comprehensive experience working with utility scale solar electric projects, energy storage/on-off grid battery systems, photovoltaic systems, power electronics architecture and total package power/storage solutions (with communication systems, lighting control, power distribution) for utility and municipal sectors. Is primary technical liaison and applications engineer, working with various customer, municipal and regulatory representatives on early concepts, conducts presentations and oversees complete and seamless field installations on a project management level. Provides system performance optimization and high level technical support. Has pushed 1000Vdc and ungrounded systems through UL and other standards organizations for certification wins. 120-130K. 02122015.6

Global Marketing Director – Renewable Energy / Power T and D

>20 Years. An executive level marketing professional involved with renewable / green energy such as utility-scale/hybrid wind and solar turbines; power transmission (SmartGrid), distribution, generation products/services; and, water desalinization projects. Specializes in developing untapped and emerging global B2B markets (demand creation) in support of business development with export coordination; implements branding, authors marketing presentations and performs media outreach (including translation accuracy responsibilities) to foster global sales; represents customer “voice”; organizes high level governmental / industry affairs and press conferences while generating related supporting materials and communications; and, if corporate representative at all external industry events. Previous Secret security clearance. Uses Six Sigma principles, CECOR, VOC, Net Promoter Score. Contact us for more details! 02042015.3

Power Distribution and Transmission Systems Field Supervisor

>20 Years. High level field supervisor for large utility power distribution and transmission systems, involving new installations, maintenance and operations, emergency projects and commissioning of lines. Is project-driven from concept to completion. Participates to author/present construction processes technical documentation; trains safety, regulatory compliance and grounding to contractors and customer staff; provides field solutions to design problems; and is on site customer “go-to” liaison. Concentrates on meeting/exceeding milestones schedules and budget constraints. Has a background in fiber backbone projects, lineman crew leadership, load scheduling / outage management, and a very strong safety focus. 150K. 02032015.7

Regional Sales Manager – UPS, Gensets, Simulation S/W

BSEE/>20 Years. Provides electrical systems software design, simulation and analysis products and services for design engineering, critical power facility management and grid operations. Products involve flywheel UPS, backup generators, heat exchangers and more for utilities and data centers. Has built and managed startup sales channels to cover vast regional areas. Has multiple professional certifications, including Arc Flash, IEEE, C.E.M.  100K. 01262015.5

Business Operations Manager – Power Utilities

MBA, BS-Civil, Structrl/>20 Years. An operations leader with in-depth expertise in electric utility transmission and distribution business management to include responsibility for over 1500 M and O department staff, resource planning, energy procurement/negotiations, regulatory compliance and financial/capital management. Builds and leads high performance teams to include external parties, drives a variety of resources to lead initiatives, generates multi-year business plans and enforces innovative renewable energy and efficiency concepts. Is PE and uses Ventyx PROMOD. 150-170K. 01202015.10

Lead Engineer – Substations, Power Transmission

MSEE/<10 Years. Dual high voltage engineering managing lead for building and installing full utility substations, power transmission lines, power plants upgrades, and wind power generation: Miles of circuit line, cabling replacement, transformers, reactor banks, breakers, switchgear, protection and control, magnetics, PLC upgrades, algorithms and more. Provides oversee of 3rd party on site workers / consultants / contractors, voltage and environmental calculations, load flow analysis and contingency plans. Substantial field installation and supervision. 110-120K. 01152015.2

Substation Construction / Service Project Manager

BSEE/10 Years. Multi-talented construction manager for substations, power distribution and transmission/grid. Expert equipment knowledge to include capital equipment, equipment ratings, complex calculations, grounding studies, protection and control systems and overall system stability. A regulatory compliance expert. Liaison for all project groups: SC/M resource and other planners, performance mgmt., site reps, engineering and tech services. Performs complex analysis, design, simulations, modeling, schematics, diagrams, various performance tests, extensive project planning / projections. Substantial customer interaction to grow revenue, site visits and high level reporting. Applies to utilities, commercial and large organizations. Uses Matlab, PSpice, SAP and more. 70-80K. 01152015.1

Project Manager – Substations / Power Transmission

BSEE, ME, Honors/>20 Years. A specialized project manager with engineering skill for utility industry involving substations, power transmission, generation and distribution. Manages installations, variety of upgrades (storm hardening etc), public safety, flood protection and oil spill prevention programs implementation, plant M&O and more. Frequent installations for new generators, transformers. Manages staff, including union personnel, coordinates all field activity and teaches system courses to officials. Has experience as official liaison for emergency management, and sourcing/configuring software applications for same. Goal oriented. Has significant background in accounting/leasing as to rates. PE, PMP. 130-140K. 01132015.5

Engineering Manager – Utility/Grid, Wind and Solar

MBA, MSEE. A diversified, top level managing professional for large engineering groups with talents affecting multi million $ in revenue and cost savings.

  • Smart Grid, power transmission and distribution for solar/wind, substations/SCADA, power electronics (switchgear, generators, UPS), software/embedded projects.
  • Drives lifecycle product innovation and special skillsets include project/program management, overseas outsourcing, proof of concept.
  • Diversified Industries: Utility, solar, wind, avionics, aerospace, petrochemicals, automotive, medical, robotics.

Six Sigma Black Belt, TQM and lean. 125K. 01122015.11

Substation Protection Engineer / Field Technician Manager

BSEE/7 Years. A dual-role substation leader for utilities / large entities involving multi million $ projects, plus Smart Grid, power distribution and transmission. Multiple skillsets to include hands on design, test, programming, implementation, troubleshooting, plus innovation, project management, schematics, complex calculations, load planning and studies, outage and storm response group coordination / dispatch / field management, customer support, contractor interaction, and stringent standards compliance. Experience involves protection and control relays / plans, automated switchgear, capacitors and more. Also has startup installation and residential experience, plus extensive safety background. Multiple professional certifications. 70-75K. 01122015.8

Sales and Materials Management – Substations

AS/10 Years. A multi-talented, supportive professional for sales, marketing, materials/supply chain management and project management on substations, refineries, power transmission-grid / distribution and wind energy for commercial, industrial and utilities. Proven cost savings through various efforts, supplier liaison, bid processes / sales / negotiations, plus procurement and purchasing. Optimizes scheduling and resources through management of specific projects. Uses Rich Client, ProjectWise, Primavera and more. 70-80K. 01092015.2

Sr Software Engineer / Embedded Controls, Power Electronics

MS-S/W Engrg-Honors / 20 Years. A software design and engineering leader with project management experience for utility, aerospace and military. Designs and integrates life cycle systems and software for: Grid power electronics, embedded controls, algorithms, microprocessors, real time operating systems, DSP, PLCs, and various other platforms and equipment. Forms strategic alliances and works routinely with overseas engineering, integration labs, resource allocation, risk assessment and mitigation and simulation. Participates in corporate technology transfer concerns. A consultant candidate. Multi-lingual. ISO. 120-130K. 01082015.3

Power Transmission and Distribution Sales Executive

MS-Business, MSEE-Honors/>20 Years. A global power transmission, distribution and power measurement business developer for million / billion $ projects and programs. Is expert at capitalizing on industry trends / metering initiatives, energy renewables, developing non-traditional utility clients, driving design/build programs, and using overall extensive industry associates to grow revenue. Has substantial marketing and sales / competitor strategy skillsets; a corporate communications, risk management and technical applications engineering background; and protection and control, SCADA and Smart Grid concepts. Highly awarded, multiple recognitions, and very active in relevant industry organizations. Six Sigma Black Belt expert and instructor. 220-260K. 01072015.13

Business Development / Operations – Utility

BSEE/>20 Years. Brings strong technical skills and engineering design background to high level business development and operations for retail electrical generation / utility industry. Responsibilities and business functions managed include sales/marketing, business plans, strategic planning, finance, contracts, regulatory compliance process, rates/tariffs and billing operations, metering technology, and general utility market dynamics. History of design for substations, transformers. 150-160K. 01072015.1