Tag Archives: Power Generation and Plants

Lead Product Engineer – HydroElectric Controls

BSEE. Provides engineering skill for utility power generation products including custom hydro-electric governor control systems and generators, and has also worked with relay logic, PLCs/HMIs, automation, servos, pressure controls, digital controllers, and AC power systems. Provides design, facility upgrades, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, often as project manager with supervisory responsibilities. Frequent engineering teacher on software and tools. Uses, Advantech, AutoCAD, Creo, MATLAB. < 10 Years. 100K. 06152015.2

Regional Sales Engineer – HydroElectric Controls & Mechanical

MSME. Diverse industry experience selling utility power generation products including hydro-electric governor control systems. For OEMs, industrial, and other markets, has experience in mechanical tooling, components, motion controls, actuators and hydraulic equipment. Employs technical hand to help customers define requirements by performing studies, often onsite, in applications engineering style, resulting in large contract wins. Strong in marketing, demonstrations, customer/salesrep and sales staff training.  Uses AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Mastercam, SolidEdge. Multi-lingual. < 10 Years. 80K. 06152015.01

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

Electrical Controls Systems Design Engineer

BSEE. Designs electrical industrial, wastewater, data center and utility plant controls and PLC for facility equipment. Brings exceptional mechanical maintenance/repair background for installation planning and management regarding equipment such as motors (MCC), chillers, boilers, variable frequency drives, transformers, switchgear. Tests to regulatory & requirements specifications, creates diagrams, generates load calculations/protective relay sizing. Advanced experience with onsite contractor management. Uses MATLAB, PSpice, Assembly, C. 70K. 06042015.10

Field Service Applications Engineer – Utility/Hydro

Provides field service/application engineering onsite expertise for hydro power/industrial facilities, working with motor drives, rotary/pump systems, PLC, breakers, high voltage distribution equipment. Specialty in clean water technologies. Interacts with government and end users, trains technicians and sales force. Specifies equipment solutions, approves/releases manufacturing drawing documentation, solves warranty issues. Automotive controls background. Varied Master’s degree. Uses Pro-E, AutoCAD 3D. <15 Years. 80K. 06042015.4

Consulting Engineer – Facilities/Critical Power

MSEE. Consults to utilities, large facilities, critical power/data centers, wind, solar, wave and tidal power and oil & gas industries. Performs power transmission and systems planning, plant expansions, PFC, transient modeling, simulation, arc flash/short circuit studies, software development, bid process. Specializes in harmonics and power quality. Works with motors, compressors, P&C, and gas/steam turbine generators. IEEE, PE. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, PSPice, MathCAD, Visual C, EMTP, EasyPower, CymeHarmo. Excellent consultant or direct hire. 95K. 06012015.9

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

Controls Engineer – Renewable Energy / Energy Storage

MSEE. Works with PLC integration, power monitoring and protection, medium/low voltage switchgear, various power distribution equipment, algorithm development, plus energy storage. Applies to marine, military, utility, wind/solar, oil & gas production facilities, power plants and refineries, and commercial/industrial users. Performs onsite commissioning, technical support. Uses AutoCAD, SmartPlant, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Codewarrior, C. Multilingual. 85K. 05202015.01

Manufacturing, Production & Operations Manager – Auto, Oil & Gas

Manages large manufacturing groups involving ERP systems, factory processes, inventory control, CAD/CAM fabrication, assembly and equipment design, applying to multi-million $ equipment contracts such as: Charging stations, electro-mechanical, rotary power (electric vehicles/general automotive), metals, power electronics/UPS, safety sensing devices and entire harsh environment electrical power plant installations for petroleum drilling. Transforms production and manufacturing facilities to ensure new business capabilities. Lean Six Sigma/Black. 120K. 05142015.5

Project Manager – Oil & Gas/Refineries/Power Distribution

MS-Safety, BSEE. Specializes in concept-to-closure project execution involving field oil & gas drilling construction, chemical processing plants and down/upstream refineries.

  • Ensures timely deliverables, manages contractors, handles scope changes, sourcing/procurement with cost reduction improvements and budgeting.
  • Sample projects involve heat exchangers and boiler replacements or repairs, tank containment and new installations.

Safety and OSHA expertise. Background in substation/power distribution construction projects such as expansions, switchgear upgrades, P&C. 10 Years. 110K. 05142015.4

Nuclear Power Plant Field Services Manager

MS-Math. Manages and coordinates domestic and international nuclear power plant equipment field repair and service, involving large circuit breakers, generators, motors, pumps, and components.

  • Administers long-term O & M and project-related contracts through closeout, providing financial reporting, and scheduling
  • Maintains company inventory control, sourcing and lab setup
  • Develops product solutions for complex problems: Environmental mitigation, component aging, critical mechanisms such as airlocks, doors, hatches, chillers
  • Fosters industry partner relationships, and O & M customer support, such as business plans and presentations

Active industry contributor. Specialized certifications. Six Sigma. 100K. 05132015.01

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

Protection and Controls Design Engineer – Utility, Generators

BSEE. Develops and updates P&C schematics, wiring diagrams and design packages for distribution/transmission utility substation equipment such as for line switching, breakers, transformers. Experienced with substation modification/upgrade projects, including SCADA, automation, and RTU. Generates and executes test procedures and provides overall engineering support to field crews and onsite technicians. Has experience leading teams on reclamation generator projects. Strong technical documentation specialist. 5 Years. 75K. 05082015.01

Instrumentation / Controls Electrical Engineer – Transportation

BSEE. Designs various controls, devices and systems for pump rooms, fuel systems, electrical/nuclear power and ventilation plants, and depots and stations relating to rail, bus, and subway transit systems. Works with automation controls, programming PLCs/HMIs, generating technical drawings, coordinating with contractors/project teams, and performing calculations for voltage, arc flash, cabling, heat loss and panel loading. Many activities involve post-catastrophe infrastructure rehabilitation field work. Uses Vijeo Citect, LTSpice, Trax Maker, SKM, SolidWorks, LabVIEW, C, VHDL. 5 Years. 70K. 04202015.5

Project Field Manager – Substations, Facilities, Data Centers

BS/Civil, BS/Proj Mgmt. Oversees start up, construction, commissioning, testing and maintenance for utility substations/control rooms, power plants, critical power / data centers, industrial and commercial facilities. Some elements of many responsibilities include: permitting, site development, bid and materiel management (SOWs, negotiations), protection and control, and layout/specifications for all other related equipment, plus factors such as lighting, cooling, compressed air concerns and energy efficiency.  95K. 04202015.3

Sr Field Service Engineer – DC Critical Power

Concentrated experience providing senior-level field service maintenance & repair, and technician supervision & training for data centers, critical power customers and DC plants, involving UPS, battery management, electrical and cooling. Employs preventative maintenance, and provides emergency response and followup. 80K. 04142015.2

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

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

Renewable Energy Director – Wind/Hydro

MS-Physics. An industry-renown renewable energy leader working with wind farms and hydro power plants (oceanic and dams). Manages technical program staff, performs integration costing/planning, prediction modeling and scientific level analysis. Calculates and demonstrates demand response programs, manages surplus usage, structures and negotiates power purchase agreements, and captures additional business via collaborative efforts. Prolific author. Contract or Direct Hire. 115K. 03192015.01

Director of Manufacturing/Government Programs

BSME. Executive level operations and corporate finance professional, leading high volume utility and manufacturing companies for flywheel backup power systems/rotating equipment. Secures capital funding/loans from various governmental sources, leads corporate level strategies, garners relevant outside resources (i.e. legal) to develop teams, negotiates 8 figure government contracts, and manages P&L. Provides operational management to reduce labor costs, and routinely exceeds industry records for scrap and client returns. Lean principles. 175K. 02272015.2

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

Electrical Test/Safety Contract Engineer, FAA/Substations – NETA III

BSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. A seasoned contract electrical test engineer, having a substantial history with both FAA/Avionics safety and substation equipment testing. The first of dual talents involves implementing new initiatives of regional FAA/EOSH safety program. Oversees arc flash risk program as expert and regional safety instructor/trainer. Performs power systems studies and is official FAA/EOSH Liaison. For the second skillset, has an extensive history with substation equipment testing and commissioning (relays, transformers, generators, switch/panel boards, transfer switches, breakers and cables) relating to utility and industrial plants and other facilities requiring critical power (such as hospitals, etc). Has focus for standards compliance in both fields. 100K. 02172015.8

Facilities, Factory Automation General Manager / Board Level Magnetics Design

MBA, MSME, P.E. Cert/20 Years. Has many achievements in power systems, factory automation and robotics for industrial, military, aerospace and semiconductor industries. Leads new product introductions with product roadmaps (such as >50% transformer innovation revenue growth), has profit/loss ownership for custom automation projects, key customer account responsibility, provides on-time delivery milestones and engineering resource scheduling, implements design process improvements, and develops / implements branding, among other talents. Has background in applications engineering involving actuators, motion control and more, plus a particularly successful electromechanical product design – singularly effecting 8 figure sales revenue growth. 150K. 02162015.3

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

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

Power Generation Plant M&O and Project Manager

MSEE/>15 Years. Oversees and manages various technical aspects of power generation plant operations and concepts, working with: Electrical “balance of plant”, energy storage systems, motor control centers, SCADA, excitation systems, protection and control, transformers, rectifiers, converters and more. Has hands-on initial concept design for specifications and develops: Excitation system software patches, simulation models and factory test protocols with FAT coordination. Performs field/design staff and other resource allocations and provides customer technical support. Is project-minded. Has a background in power generation, nuclear and other types of plants retrofit and modernization, domestically and internationally. Has worked with steam turbines. 100-120K. 02112015.3

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

Sr. Substations / Instrumentation and Controls Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Provides instrumentation and controls, fuel handling and other systems design engineering for nuclear power plants. Also designs, installs, and tests electrical power systems, 40MVA substations and 600V E-Houses for utility, solar farms and petrochemical industry with expertise in complex studies (short circuit, load flow, arc flash, mitigation), concept development, design layouts, and photovoltaic analysis. Experience includes DCN projects including generating specifications, drawings, test procedures development, equipment selection, site inspection and commissioning. Applies regulatory standards knowledge. Uses AutoCAD, CRC-COV, ETAP, SKM, Easypower. Extensive publications. 90-100K. 01292015.4

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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Thermal/Power Generation Sales Manager

MBA/>20 Years. Generates multi million $ revenue for UPS systems, steam / gas turbines, and power generation systems and services, including condensers, water heaters, heat exchangers, and waste heat boilers for oil/gas refining, petrochemical and solar industries to utility scale. Performs direct domestic and international sales, plus sales force and outside channel management, ensures customer deliverables satisfaction and is ultimately responsible for business development. Conducts technical presentations and has substantial customer liaison role experience. Also has a comprehensive background in gas turbine power generation and UPS systems for various types of end users. Has expertise in power architecture design, project management, long term service agreements and new product market development. 130-140K. 01262015.2

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

Power Systems Regional Sales Manager

MBA, BSBA/15 Years. Provides technical sales expertise for emergency backup systems, utility/power plant generation and distribution equipment (gas/steam turbines, wind turbines, CSP solar systems), temperature control systems and also services. Sells strategically through private/public bidding and specification projects, owner direct business and sales channel management. Has expertise in negotiating customer terms and conditions, including exceptions, and master agreement development. Provides forecasting, high level reporting and business plan development. Has a history of turning lost opportunities into viable orders.  120K. 01202015.7

Power Distribution / Substation Design Engineer – Contract

BSEE/>20 Years. Design engineer skilled in medium and low voltage power distribution systems, substations, relays and switchgear, plus integration of arc flash studies analysis. Works under NEC, IEEE/ANSI standards, performs load flow and short circuit complex calculations / analysis. Uses variety of tools such as SKM Dapper and ETAP for high level studies for: Motor starting, voltage drop, and sizing for breakers, transformers, load centers, MCC, UPS, batteries and cabling. Provides ampacity and penetration protection calculations for DCN/EDN/FCR modifications for nuclear power plants. Generates various diagrams for power factor improvements using AutoCAD. Designs / models lighting systems using AGI132. Assists with bid processes. Available for both full time roles and consulting projects. 100K. 01192015.6

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

Regional Sales manager / HVAC, Lighting, Facilities

MBA, BS-Engrg Sci/<15 Years. An HVAC sales and marketing specialist with additional skillsets in lighting, ultra violet lighting, energy / water use and power monitoring for facilities. Manages sales channels, provides presentations / product training, application support, customer service, contract negotiations, quality assurance, financial / project analyses, aftermarket activities. Prepares specifications, has developed proprietary products. Also has asset management and facility management background, plus heat and power generation projects. 70K. 01132015.13