Power Systems Engineering Senior Consultant (Home Based - Canada)

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity.  We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work.  Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.

  • Solve the worlds most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.

  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.

  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.

  • Competitive total rewards package.

  • Profit sharing available.

  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.

  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community. 

  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.

  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!

  • Employee perks and discounts.

  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

What will you do?


As a contributor to the Power Technologies International (PTI) Power System Consulting group part of the Digital Grid business Unit of the Siemens Smart Infrastructure Division. You will be accountable to plan, scope, execute, schedule, resource, and directly contribute to the successful completion of Power System Studies and projects.

The core responsibilities of a Power System Consulting Engineer include the management and the performance of consulting activities to deliver cost-effective transmission, distribution and industrial systems studies. In this role, it is crucial for the Consulting Engineer to develop and maintain a strong relationship with our customers through active and confident communication. The successful candidate requires superior problem-solving skills enabling quality and accuracy in a project environment.  Attention to detail is a success factor. Some domestic travel required.

Candidate can reside and work for any location in Canada. 


  • Effectively manage, lead and conduct transmission, distribution and industrial system studies within time and budget constraints while managing potential scope change

  • Assist in business development and technical marketing of consulting services for new business

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables with Management Consulting and Business Developers

  • Assist/Lead proposal development and respond to Requests for Proposals (RFP)

  • Provide direct customer support as required for Business Development or scope delivery

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, manage project budgets, scope and resources while accurately tracking costs associated with projects

  • Track and monitor progress of active projects while providing regular feedback to clients

  • Provide direction and support to project teams as required

  • Prepare study reports and other technical documentations as individual contribution

  • Ensure compliance in completion and delivery of reports

What will you need to succeed?

  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with a Power Systems focus is a strong complement

  • Minimum of 5 years' working experience in transmission, distribution and industrial system studies is a definite asset 

  • Experience in delivering successful consulting services is an asset

  • Experience in performance of power system studies as follows is an asset:

Steady-state and dynamic analysis

Distribution systems planning

Distributed Energy Resource planning

Integration of renewable energy and distributed generation

Smart grid design and implementation

Knowledge of the Electricity Utility Sector, Smart Grid and Smart Grid technologies

Short circuit and Protection and coordination

Electromagnetic transient (EMT) studies

  • Familiarity with commercial software for electrical system studies such as PSS®E, EMTP-RV, DigSilent, PSLF, PSCAD, CYMDIST, ETAP, ASPEN, etc.

  • Experience in Transmission and Distribution markets (macro level) and Consulting Projects for Utilities, ISO’s, TSO’s and Industrial systems preferred

  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages (FORTRAN, Python, C++, etc) is an asset

  • Business English both written and spoken is required and additional languages such as French, German, Spanish are assets

  • Available for domestic and some international travel

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability.  Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries.  We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us.  Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities.    Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees.   Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together.  So, what are you waiting for?  Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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