Tag Archives: High Voltage

Electrical Power Systems Engineer – Nuclear Plants/Weaponry

BSEE. International design and power systems engineer with variety of applied low/medium/high voltage electrical sciences: Gas turbine power generation plants, nuclear reactors/weaponry. Also data centers/UPS, military installations, petrochemical, mining and utility facilities, working to all electrical standards.

  • Performs both equipment design and project management for overall facilities
  • Generates wiring diagrams, schematics; provides plant elevation, balance loads, grounding, short circuit, arc flash studies; site assessments; testing/commissioning; tech support/training; implements environmental protection (i.e., lightning)

Equipment includes VFD, motors, large drives, heat exchangers, and has strong background in UAV/Avionics. Math/AuthCAD, Enovia, Ansys, Wireless InSite. Top Secret clearance. Contract or Direct. 110K. 06102015.10

Sr Transformer Design Engineer

BSEE. Consistent experience designing transformers for UPS and inverter products, working with single and 3 phase, switchmode, ferro-resonance, high voltage & frequency – up to 3000KVA, and next-generation custom applications. Routinely provides redesign and streamlining of design process, test equipment, and component sourcing, resulting in up to 40% in cost reductions. Applies to industrial, oil & gas, utility and nuclear markets. 115K. 06102015.4

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

President & CEO/CFO

MBA, BSME. Leads power electronics and satellite communications product manufacturing and services companies to success, creating niche markets for greater revenue gain across commercial, industrial, aerospace and military sectors. Consistently turns around poor-performing entities through creative restructuring. Very strong financial and corporate background to include merger/acquisition activities and international business. Would also be an excellent leader for high voltage and medical imaging products due to “niche” business strategy style. Please contact us for more details! 05292015.4

Oil-Filled Transformer Design Engineering Manager

BSEE/MS-Honors. Hands-on electromagnetics design and staff manager working with oil-filled (up to 700MVA), phase shifting and HVDC conversion transformers, switchgear, reactors, and high voltage insulation. Has developed mobile transformer units. Strong training professional, drives technology transfer, and performs re-engineering projects. TQM. Long list of publications. 140K. 05212015.3

Electrical Components Test Engineer

Performs test and pre-production prep and termination on high voltage utility cables and wiring. Has wide array of test experience to various regulatory and ISO standards, especially in a laboratory environment, such as: Withstand, partial discharge, dissipation, capacitance, resistance, etc. Proficient in failure analysis, component characterization, microscopy and generates various test documentation and manuals. Has some SCADA/HMI background. Has honors in Masters-Components/Material Engineering. Uses SQL, C, Minitab, WinSMITH. 7 Years. 85K. 05112015.10

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

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, 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

Power Systems/SCADA Substation Automation Engineer

Performs automation and planning for large, high voltage substations for utility and industrial sectors.

  • Complete drawing packages for SCADA/HMI, protection and control, metering and communications.
  • Comprehensive analysis and studies, using ETAP & SKM for short circuit, load flow, device coordination, relay settings and arc flash.
  • Single line, block and wiring diagrams; A/C and D/C schematics; and wiring, DCS, PLC, grounding, power equipment and panel layouts.
  • Power factor and harmonic modeling, simulation, workload demand, PFC.

Has experience with real time data management systems and global electrical codes, and is project-minded. 110K. 03052015.01

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

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

Power Generation Plant Maintenance and Operations Manager

MSEE-Honors, PE Cert/20 Years. Provides M&O and start-up responsibility for power generation, hydro, wind, fossil fuel, and steam/gas turbine plants. Performs variety of maintenance programs: Short circuit studies for generator breakers, step-up transformers, and large electric motors; load flow and motor starting studies; transient stability analysis; power switching (switchgear); reliability tests; protective relay settings; and outage planning and coordination. Implements new installation, rehabilitation and upgrade projects from concept to completion involving construction supervision, asset management, technology development, technical support and training. Routinely monitors and work with HVAC and auxiliary power systems, PLCs, DCIS, and excitation systems. Uses MatLab, Pro-Engineer, AutoCAD, Cadkey, Micro Station, Etap, Mathcad, Primavera and more. Multilingual. 130-150K. 02122015.2

Solar/Components Sales and Business Development Manager

BS-Aero Engrg/10 Years. A sales revenue developer and marketer for solar / alternative energy and industrial sectors involving DC/AC, DC connectors, cables and modules. Connector types include PST, balance-of-system, circular plastic and high voltage DC. Generates specialized sales plans, and has achieved start-up sales to $1.5M. Has helped developed innovative arc fault detection solutions, residential combiner and junction boxes, and environmentally rugged installation labels.  100-110K. 01302015.2

Senior Embedded Power Electronics Engineer

MSEE/10 Years. A strong, project related range of experience for embedded systems within various power electronics and real time operating systems (RTOS) firmware. Hardware includes microcontrollers and related devices, high/low voltage switchgear, UPS, converters (DC/DC, DC/AC and hybrid), power supplies, and motor controls. Varied circuitry expertise involving gate drives, sensors, power management ICs, op-amps and IGBT.

Performs complex calculations, ARC flash and load flow studies, algorithm modeling, verification, validation, simulation, integration, test and also program managing and new product development. Has additional background working in-depth with high voltage, various topologies, battery systems, turbines, fuel cells, and more. Substantial domestic and widespread international customer interaction. Applies to telecommunications, electric vehicles, renewable energy, industrial, power plants.

Vast array of tools, languages, etc: MathCAD, Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, ETAP, GAMS; TCP/IP, Profibus; Perl, ARM and far to much more to list. 120-130K. 01262015.4

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Substations Field Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Comprehensive experience in high voltage substations and field maintenance and operations management for thermo-electric power plants. Is lead on environmental regulations compliance (ASME, ANSI, NEC, IEEE and more), overall construction, and emergency equipment replacements. Generates BOMs, is responsible for bid processes and supplier selection, and performs hands-on maintenance and testing as required. Has particular expertise with transformers, breakers, interrupters and grounding. Has PE certification. 70-80K. 01212015.4

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

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

Project Manager – Electrical Plant Engineering

BSEE/>15 Years. Long term experience managing projects for installations and upgrades of water and electrical power plants for utilities, industrial, municipalities and government organizations. Works with small and very large multi million $ contracts, and manages relevant engineering personnel. Involves substations, instrumentation, fire protection, telecommunications, security, power protection and control, power electronics replacement, feasibility and other studies, critical power issues and green energy. Equipment ranges from transformers, generators, switchgear, regulators and more, to gas/steam turbine engines. Liaison for regulatory and permitting / construction related requirements. Has many professional certifications. 150K. 01092015.5

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

Semiconductor / RF Technical Sales Manager – Regional

BSEE/<20 Years. Brings technical expertise to Hi-Rel customer sales (Aerospace, space, military/defense, telecommunications, wireless, medical). Manages and trains sales force and channels, drives bid process, negotiates large contracts, provides complex forecasting, outside audit liaison, and performs business development activities (major design wins). Many formal awards. Technologies are: Implant sensors/units, RF, high voltage components, radio and other types of integrated circuitry, and electro-optical components. 100-120K. 01072015.10

Senior Electrical Engineer – Power Systems / Substations

BSEE/>20 Years. A highly experienced contract design engineer working with gas / steam turbines, power plant systems, substations and all related power electronics and equipment: (High voltage, transformers, protection and control, metering, SCADA, batteries and chargers, UPS, motors, generators, instrumentation and transducers, plus much more). Works to stringent regulations and code, provides facility support such as contractor liaison and schedule, procurement, etc., trains technical staff and has significant test experience. Extremely well traveled. A well-versed contract candidate. 125-135K. 01062015.7

Electrical Project Manager – Substations / Transmission Lines

AS (plus)/>20 Years. A lifecycle project oriented leader for very large substations w/SCADA, transmission/grid lines and electrical construction for utilities, plants, space program facilities, military and various governmental organizations. Vast lineup of professional certifications. Works with high voltage / arc flash (expert), underground and overhead lines, O&M, power distribution, critical power, battery systems and more. Multi tasks contracts through to closeout, performs all phases or project management (planning, budget, analysis, scheduling, negotiations, reporting, technical drawings / specifications compliance, outside contractor responsibilities), employs safety programs, is frequently equipment instructor, and hands on constructs and installs substations and their subsystems. Uses NIMBUS, has FAA experience, and substantial field service. Very well traveled.  Excellent contract candidate. 110-130K. 01052015.15



Consultant – Power Electronics / Energy Sciences

MBA, BSEE, PE/10 Years. A high level business consultant for power electronics and energy technology to drive business development, sales, product management, bid processes, engineering / manufacturing / operations supervision, processes improvement, design management, complex strategies and studies and especially all facets of project management (technical specifications, resources, accounting, Gantt, reporting, scheduling). Varied applications involve power generation / demand, power distribution, systems software, utility substations, Smart Grid, high voltage, generators, switchgear, automation, motor controls / drives, pumps, photovoltaics and lighting. Develops SCRUM process, load flow analysis. Has electrical forensic legal experience. 75-85K. 01052015.8

Engineering Manager – Substation / Grid Electrical Systems

MBA, BSEE/Nuclear. A project lifecycle and customer driven engineering professional, overseeing all aspects of engineering groups and tasks, from workload assessment to revenue forecasting plus everything in between. Drives grid and substation design, implementation of SCADA equipment, technical details / integration of RTUs, PLCs and more, is utility and customer liaison, and develops large bid responses. Has many plant projects in background, including reactors and hydroelectric. Has standards authorship. 100K. 01022015.9

Supervising Substation Engineer

MBA, MSEE/<10 Years. A supervisor-level engineering professional with concentrated high voltage utilities substation expertise. Prepares technical drawings / schemes / plans for various purposes: Structural (i.e. elevation), and electronics such as switchgear, relays, meters, breakers, UPS, generators, transformers, etc.  Various project management elements include: Generating SOWs / BOMs, working with customer specifications, complex calculations, preparing estimates / schedules / bid processes, commissioning, site visits / inspections / FAT, customer liaison, and contract management. Also has significant data centers/HVAC experience. Fluencies: SCADA, Minitab, PLC. Has multiple technical certifications (Six Sigma and more). 125-135K. 12232014.7

Power Supply / Transformer Design Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Designs AC/DC, DC/DC power supplies and a wide variety of transformers, magnetics and high voltage, inductors and converters. A topologies expert (buck, boost, forward, flyback) with strong background training others. Expertise includes working with extensive test equipment/ATE, EMI concerns, and military standards. Background also includes microprocessors, GUI. LabVIEW, PSpice, MathCAD and more. 130-150K. 12232014.2

Technical Director / Product Management – Power Management ICs

MSEE/>15 Years. Extensive experience in hardware and firmware product development / architecture / management for power electronics and semiconductors to include primarily power management ICs, and also converters, amplifiers, high voltage, microcontrollers, embedded systems, LED lighting, motor controls, batteries, digital signal processing, and more. Besides hands-on design for applications engineering and high level staff management, performs customer interface, conducts design reviews, negotiations and has substantial marketing strategy, profit and loss. Multi-patented. 180-200K. 12102014.3

Senior Substation Engineer

BSEE/15 Years. A highly concentrated background performing design and field work for substations, power plants, for utility, solar and industrial use. Works with high voltage, subsystems (transmission lines, transformers, oil filtration units, switchgear) and holds NCEES with multiple states. Skillsets include design, retrofit, project management, generation of technical documents RFP/bidding, cost estimating, commissioning, vendor selection / negotiations, onsite construction and inspection, project reviews, conceptual layouts, high level engineering calculations, problem resolutions, and load flow / fault analysis. Has strong safety background. Well-travelled. Uses AutoCAD, Microstation, CDEGS, Pspice, Fortran, Basic and more. 130-145K. 12082014.8

Regional Sales Director, Power Electronics

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. Manages large sales groups for multi million $ sales volumes for power electronics (switchgear, automation, reclosers, power demand equipment, high voltage) and test instrumentation, cabling. Applicable industries: Utilities, industrial. Responsible for new product and business development, strategic account and sales channel management, planning, forecasting, negotiations, and managing customer service teams. Has significant training and education experience. 120K. 12082014.6

Project Manager / Technical Sales – Substations

BSME, EE/>20 Years. A multi-talented technical professional working with various substations and related systems, high voltage, power transmission / cogeneration / distribution, GIS/AIS, and gas insulated for industrial and utility. Focus is on customer for all activities: Sales, schedule, tracking deliverables and proposal activities. Has extensive structural design expertise, engineering management background, product development, marketing, presentations and materials ordering. An excellent consultancy candidate. Well travelled. Uses AutoCAD, SAP. 110-120K. 12052014.14

Substation Field Engineer

BSEE/5 Years. A hands on engineering professional working with substation construction, power stations and related equipment. Tests protective relays / microprocessors / metering / breakers, interprets schematics, installs various equipment including transformers, performs repairs and has emergency repair experience. Has eye for process / procedures improvement. Uses AutoCAD, PSpice, MATLAB. 70-80K. 12052014.13

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics / Grid

Ph.D-EE/>20 Years. A high level engineering professional for solar grid / power plant electrical systems architecture. Provides plant design, validation, modelling, load profiling, reliability reviews, new product innovation, intellectual property management, project/program management, customer design reviews, engineering team management, funding/grant wins, technical proposal generation, first article builds, cost modelling, reliability studies and allocation of resources. Products / technologies: Smart Grid, DC/DC, DC/AC, converters, topologies, inverters, UPS, generators, controls, motor drives, analog, power protection, battery management / chargers, switch mode, MOSFET, stabilizers, excitations systems, magnetics, RF, SoC, power systems software and more. An excellent consultancy candidate. Collaborates with industry leaders. Multiple patents, publications and presentations. 200K. 12052014.3

Substation Mechanical Engineer

BSME/15 Years. Concentrated mechanical design experience with substations, treatment plants, pump stations. Provides full structure physical layouts plus control room, foundation, grounding, route maps, elevation. Also designs high voltage equipment, switchgears, transmission lines, cable routing, transformers (with installation). Performs 3D modeling, assembly drawings, translates sketches to full drawing packages, creates BOMs / orders materials, creates additional technical documents (civil works guides etc), manages review meetings, evaluates manufacturing processes (lean), evaluates CNC components, and is well-travelled for customer requirements definition. Is project-oriented. Uses Solidworks, MicroStation, AutoCAD/Desk and more. 90-100K. 12042014.4

Senior Systems and Power Electronics Design Engineer

BSCE/>10 Years. A well-rounded engineering professional working with aircraft / automotive systems, and power electronics for various applications. Systems work includes actuators, various control systems, processors, PCB and more. Electronics products and technologies include power supplies, DC motors, analog, high voltage, motor drivers, DC/DC, MOSFETs, battery chargers. Performs design, redesign, process improvements for standards, verification, extensive proprietary test engineering and documentation, Mfg contract liaison, assembly cost reductions, components evaluation and procurement. Specializes in passing environmental standards. Fluent: MathCAD, MATLAB, Verilog, Altera, PSPICE, ITAR, RS232/485, JTAG and more. Patent activity. Multiple awards. 100-120K. 12042014.3

Technical Sales Engineer / Smart Grid, Substations

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. Multi-talented, proven utility sales professional with extensive technical background. Manages multi-million $ large accounts and full sales channels, while working with various departments to ensure customer satisfaction, drives online auctions, and provides class training and presentations to staff and customers for new product development and especially Smart Grid. Evaluates specifications and has a heavy hand in new product development. Provides field technical support. Has background in standards and regulatory responsibility. Technical engineering experience includes power facility design, also involving substation upgrades with variety of design tasks. 120-130K. 12042014.1

Principal Engineer – Electric Vehicles

BSEE, CE/<10 Years. Has concentrated experience with prototype electric vehicle industry for systems design, integration and optimization to stringent industry standards. Expertise also includes engineering management, patent / trademark intellectual property, establishes joint venture relationships, extensive on site technical support / troubleshooting, reverse engineering, data analysis, reliability and performance tests. Subsystems include: Battery systems / high voltage energy storage, embedded systems, vehicular telephony, inverters, motor controllers, GUI and more. A lithium ion battery expert. Uses Matlab, Simulink, CANoe, CANalyzer, PHP, Objective-C and more. Well travelled. 130-150K. 12032014.15