Tag Archives: Grid and Power Transmission

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

Regional Sales Manager – Utility Steel Structures & Equip

BS/Business. Excels in utility capital equipment, substations and steel structures sales for super-sized power transmission and distribution projects. Analyzes all market factors (SWOT), develops competitor strategies, deepens customer relationships, increases brand awareness, and develops large (9 figures) order opportunities. Manages and grows highest strategic accounts. 90K. 06032015.4

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

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

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

Sr Electro-Mechanical/Electro-Magnetics Designer – Contract

Provides design concept, fabrication, and configuration for prototype power distribution/transmission grid systems and equipment: Evaluation sensors, pole transformers, generators, cable racks, conductors, connectors. Designs mobile electrical power supplies to UL standards consisting of transformers, electrical cabinets, undercarriage, circuit panels, breakers and switches. Monitors transformer performance and measures current, voltage and temperature in the field. Provides 3D modeling, mechanical layout drawings. Background in RF, avionics and solar energy. Uses Icepack, Solidworks, Orcad, Cypress, PSpice. Contract or Direct. Patents. 100K. 04062015.3

Construction Manager – HV Substations, T&D, Industrial Plants

BSEE. Performs large scale construction management for power projects involving large substations, distribution and transmission projects, institutional facilities, data centers, steel plants, mining, mills, marine port terminals. Manages new construction, upgrades, and re-powering.  Works 10-figure contracts from concept costing to closeout, with full P&L accountability. Supervises superintendents, foreman, and subcontractors. Has final approvals and bid packages responsibility. 156K. 03302015.5

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 T&D / Substations Sales & Services Manager

BSEE. Brings technical edge to power transmission and distribution automation and equipment sales and service. Utilizes industry experts to enhance sales revenue for Smart Grid, advanced metering, demand response, SCADA control, voltage optimization/monitoring equipment, and wireless communications. Oversees regional management, channel sales staff and partners, providing custom sales plans and applied industry research initiatives. Provides overhead/underground switchgear expertise. Maintains 7-figure budgets and tracks performance goals results. Utilizes cross-business principles. 10 Years. 90K. 03172015.10

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

Director, Business Development, HVDC Transmission

MBA, BSEE. Global business developer for high voltage DC power, substations and flexible AC power transmission large projects for utility and industrial sectors. Generates proposal responses, performs highest level negotiations and manages new contract projects from award through completion. Leads multiple sales forces on executive level, providing training, marketing support and implementing industry initiatives/strategies. Conducts presentations, defines requirements, often onsite, and architects custom solutions to capture resulting service and hardware contract revenue. 180K. 03132015.10

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, Substation Engineering and Construction

MBA-Finance/<20 Years. Brings highly technical hand to directing entire substation construction process including defining scope, assigning resources and managing engineering schedules. Oversees various departmental staff including engineering, electrical, civil and drafting. Has led replacement of a complete power system for a very large municipality. Responsible for various project management functions: QA/QC, scheduling, cost control, budget and is involved in bid processes. Has reorganized entire departments for quality gains. Also has strong focus background with maintenance and field support, working with transmission line projects, high voltage, GIS, transformers, breakers and switching. Has been a high level contract hire. Contact us for more details! 02242015.6

Facilities O&M Manager – HVDC/Power Plants

BS-Mgmt/>20 years. Provides all phases of facilities management for overall maintenance and operation of high voltage DC converter stations, power plants and large transmission projects. Routinely enhances plant performance, streamlines internal processes and implements personnel and operational efficiency. Leads safety, compliance, Q/A and commissioning activities. Captures regulatory audit wins, manages/negotiates with labor relations as corporate representative, ensures project scheduling goals are met early, manages facility construction activities and revamps customer billing systems. Responsible for inventory management and equipment assets >$1B. Has coordinated an 8 figure plant restoration project. Also has background with power transmission, nuclear, oil, gas and power generation plants. Many additional training certifications. 110-130K. 02242015.5

Substation and Plant Automation Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Integrates, configures and programs routines/code for various systems into power transmission and distribution electrical substations, power plants, plus oil & gas and mining refineries. Works with SCADA, HMI, protection & control, PLC, DCS and ERP for site automation. Manages teams on various refurbish, re-instrumentation and new installation projects; monitors cost, budget and schedule; develops ESD programs; and generates user-friendly but highly technical maintenance programs. Is very project-minded. Has developed prototype libraries for documentability. Is a hands-on expert with various protocols such as IEC-61850 (and more), DNP, OPC, Modbus and too many to list. Uses C, Gensym, Visual Basic and more for programming. Multi-lingual. 90K. 02232015.4

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

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

Power Systems Project / Operations Manager

MBA, BS-Systems/15 Years. Manages turnkey projects for electrical transmission and distribution substations facilities, protection / control (relays), and automation systems for utilities, industrial and commercial end users. Has completed approximately 80 automation system contracts with 98% on-time delivery and 99% were below budget. Actively participates in new product development such as “intelligent” electronic P and C relays, leading innovation performance improvement and reducing launch time/costs. Integrates SAP/ERP systems. Uses a wealth of software tools to effect proactive project management and manufacturing principles. Brings a background in finance, involving systems development for effective international billing, cloud CRM and resource management. A significant, high level background in quality management with TQM, Six Sigma, ISO, PMI PMP (using Agile, SOX, CMMI and more) and involving FAA, IEEE, MIL-Q-9858A and DoD standards. Consultant or direct hire. 80-90K. 01282015.3

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

Power Systems / Protection and Control Engineer

BSEE-Honors, PE Cert/<10 Years. A professional engineer with power systems and substations expertise, and strong customer focus, relating to protection and control, utility networking automation (Modbus, NDP, IEC61850) and IP architecture, and complex load-flow/short circuit/fault modeling and disturbance/system stability analysis. Experience applies to various relay types (digital microprocessor, universal), SCADA, meters and metering rates concepts, switchgear and components and more. Uses 3-phase relay test sets, performs CT selection, systems simulations, implements asset management projects, and often provides managerial consulting on-site with substantial customer and regulatory officials interaction. Builds customer relationships and increases upgrade revenue. Utility, wind and solar power industries. Uses Matlab, PSpice, PSCAD, ETAP, SKM, Gantt, CRM and more. Available for direct or contract hire. 80-90K. 01222015.2

 

 

Field Service Engineer – Substations

BSEE/5 Years. Provides on-site technical engineering support and troubleshooting for substation operations and auxiliary subsystems. Identifies and resolves potential operational problems proactively, and leads subsystem component testing activities. Is technical liaison to customers (performance indicator reporting and more) and also to vendors / suppliers. Performs training for O and M technical staff, and manages technical documentation such as operations and maintenance guides, manuals. Brings EIT/NERC certifications and high voltage power transmission experience. 120K. 01212015.2

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