Power Systems Consultant (Home Based Position)

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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 Consultant 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 consultant 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.

  • 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 required
  • Minimum of 3 years' working experience in transmission, distribution and industrial system studies
  • Experience in performance in at least 2 of the following power system studies is required
  • Steady-state and dynamic analysis
  • Integration of renewable energy and distributed generation
  • Electromagnetic transient (EMT) studies
  • Smart grid design and implementation
  • Strong knowledge with commercial software, PSS®E, PSCAD is required
  • Experience with other engineering software such as EMTP-RV, DigSilent, PSLF, CYMDIST, ETAP, ASPEN is an asset
  • Experience in Transmission and Distribution systems 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
  • Strong written and spoken English is required
  • Additional languages such as Spanish, French, German are assets
  • Experience in consulting services is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Electricity Utility Sector, Smart Grid and Smart Grid technologies is a great asset

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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