(Senior) Engineer - Power System Dynamics

Location US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
2020-14094
Business Area
Energy
Category/Discipline
Engineering
Location Details
Dallas, TX

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you a leader passionate about decarbonization of the grid? Are you excited to enable grid to reliably accommodate renewable energy such as offshore wind, non-wire alternatives and storage? You could support us by managing projects helping our customers achieving these goals.

 

As a Power System Dynamics (Senior) Engineer, you will contribute to a wide range of projects spanning from small to complex related to integration of onshore and offshore renewable energy, non-wire alternatives, and energy storage systems to the electrical grid. In addition to providing technical expertise, a successful candidate must demonstrate excellent project management skills and should take great pride in delivering top service to our customers. This position can be based at our office in Dallas, TX or Austin, TX.

 

Tasks May Include

  • Execute power system transient stability analyses for medium/large power system networks as part of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) compliance requirements (TPL, MOD, CIP, etc.) and/or ISOs’ generation interconnection system impact studies
  • Develop, validate and benchmark customized, or generic dynamic models associated with power system components including any emerging technologies
  • Produce technical reports for transient stability analyses as part of the NERC/FERC compliance or generation interconnection system impact studies
  • Review of design packages, technology vendors’ specifications and interconnection application filings
  • Review and perform quality checks on the study results and reports as produced by other team members
  • Assist with the team’s research goals in terms of development of new techniques and/or analytical tools to further the team’s performance in terms of efficiency and/or capability improvements
  • Adhere to department’s project quality and timeliness procedures
  • Actively attend ISO/RTO market stakeholder meetings and stay up to date with ISO/RTO market changes in terms of market developments and policy changes
  • Take responsibility for the timely completion of projects assigned while meeting all project quality and budget objectives
  • Interact with Clients to seek input and address their needs and concerns with respect to the project(s) under study
  • Assist in preparing responses to Statement of Qualifications (SOQ’s), Request for Proposals (RFP’s) for new tenders/bids/opportunities

Position Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Electrical Power System Engineering required
  • Strong computer skills using industry software Siemens PTI PSS®E
  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience with power system dynamics and transient stability simulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong organizational, time management, interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a high-paced team environment
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, including business and technical writing
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

Preferred Skills

  • Graduate degree with emphasis on Electric Power Systems
  • Hands on experience with power system analysis software packages such as PSLF, PowerWorld, ASPEN, and/or PSCAD/EMTDC
  • Work experience in transmission planning related analyses preferably in a utility, ISO/RTO, or consulting environment
  • Knowledge of North America ISO/RTO markets and their planning practices
  • Working knowledge of automation scripts such as VB, VB.net and/or Python for development of automation modules

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

 

Local employment conditions apply.

 

Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification and supply chain services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

 

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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