Power Systems Planning Consultant

Minnetonka, Minnesota
04 Oct 2016
19 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 158024
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location MN - Minnetonka, IN - Indianapolis, TX - Dallas
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/energy-management.htm

Job Description
Position Overview;
Siemens PTI is seeking an experienced Power Systems Planning Consultant to perform advanced large-scale simulations of electrical transmission systems for clients such as transmission providers and system operators and to develop solutions for safe and reliable power system operations.

Job responsibilities will include the application of power systems planning principles, simulation and analysis of power system steady state and dynamic behavior, development of mathematical models for reliability assessment of electrical networks, and delivery of on-site technical consulting/training services. This position will specifically be responsible for analyses of power systems in North America, and the successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with these systems.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience;
The successful candidate should possess a Master's degree in Electrical Power Systems Engineering with at least 5-8 years of relevant experience in the electric power industry. Candidate should have in-depth knowledge of transmission system planning and operations with experience analyzing power flow, transient stability, and electromagnetic transients. Knowledge of PSS/E is a plus. Programming skills are preferred.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, disability status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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