Burns & McDonnell Staff Transmission Planning Engineer in Houston, Texas
MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE
COMPANY: Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc.
LOCATION: 1700 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027
JOB TITLE: Staff Transmission Planning Engineer
DUTIES: Execute assignments in the area of electric power system studies involving planning and operations. Analyze power flow, transient stability, transfer capability, short circuit, electromagnetic transients, reliability, and economic dispatch associated with transmission congestion management scenarios. Plan, conduct, and coordinate work in the selection, adaptation, and modification of standard engineering techniques for electric transmission system planning procedures and criteria for transmission planning studies. Perform electric power and transmission planning assignments that involve conventional engineering practices, but may involve a variety of complex features. Perform power system planning and operations, including transient stability, short circuit, and voltage analysis. Perform necessary North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regional assessments, following established requirements and standards. Carry out electrical risk assessment processes and procedures utilizing standard techniques. Execute transmission planning assignments utilizing power system analysis software. Assist with problem-solving electrical power planning engineering fundamental issues, and communicate solutions with other operation departments. Coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments. Perform power transmission system steady-state and transient stability studies. Review assumptions, methodologies, and models. Perform studies to verify and test solutions to improve system reliability. Review and develop scope of work on study assignments. Prepare both written and oral presentation materials of complex matters in a simplified matter. Travel required up to 20%.
REQUIREMENTS: Position requires at least a Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related quantitative field PLUS two (2) years of experience in the offered role, transmission planning engineering, or another related field or role. Alternatively, will accept a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related quantitative field PLUS three (3) years of experience in the offered role, transmission planning engineering, or another related field or role. Requires experience with power flow or electric market simulation software, such as PSS/E, PSLF, and/or TARA; experience generating study-related subsystems, monitored facility, contingency, and fault idv files; the ability to generate and modify device dynamics models with manufacturer or client data; and knowledge of electric theory and transmission system operations. Travel required up to 20%.
Qualified applicants please submit resume to www.burnsmcd.com/careers . Requisition ID 180826 Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Primary Location US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 180826