Senior Power Systems Engineer

Tucker, GA
22 Mar 2019
13 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Power Systems Engineer at our Tucker, GA office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform HV/MV/LV power distribution design for power plants, cogen plants, cement plants, paper mills, chemical plants and renewable power plants
  • Design single line diagrams, three line diagrams and AC and DC control schematics
  • Perform power system studies including short circuit, load flow, relay coordination and arc flash studies using ETAP, SKM, Easy Power and PS CADD software.
  • Perform Grounding Studies using CDEGS
  • Perform Lightning Protection Calculations
  • Perform DC Battery system calculations
  • Perform ampacity calculations
  • Perform motor starting and generator transient analysis
  • Generate relay logic diagrams and program SEL, Multilin, Siprotec and other electronic relays
  • Be able to perform NERC/FERC studies including PRC-001, PRC-002, PRC-005, PRC-016, PRC-019, PRC-0024, PRC-0027 etc.
  • Perform real and reactive power flow and comply with the utility point of interconnect requirements
  • Be able to discuss utility interface requirements with Utility and NERC
  • Perform dynamic stability analysis
  • Be able to perform mapping relays with DCS/SCADA
  • Prepare Electrical Equipment Specifications, Data Sheets, Purchase Requisitions and Bid evaluations for Substation, Switchgear, Transformers, Motor Control Centers and Variable Frequency Drives
  • Mentor junior power system engineers

Skills / Qualifications
  • Registered Professional Engineer is preferred
  • Prefer 15 to 25 years' experience with design of Power Systems for Heavy Industrial Installations
  • Previous experience (>10years) in Electrical design in the field of Consulting Engineering in North America
  • Knowledge of transmission line experience will be a plus
  • Knowledge of pole line design is a plus
  • Extensive experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Experience with the Electrical System design, System Studies, Relay Coordination, Protection & Control
  • Knowledge and Experience using some of the following applications: Excel; Word; Power System Study programs ETAP, SKM, EASYPOWER, CDEGS, CYMCAP etc.
  • Familiarity with applicable codes, standards and regulations used in North American
  • Be flexible with the ability to manage change
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Good organizational skills and writing skills
  • Willing to travel to job sites - 20%
  • U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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