Burns & McDonnell Jobs

Job Information

Burns & McDonnell Power System Planning Engineer - Mumbai in Mumbai, India


Our Power Systems Planning team is looking for a Power System Planning Engineer. In addition to supporting our business, this individual will make a significant contribution to the growth of activities in transmission and distribution. The work will include modelling and performing power system studies for major energy clients worldwide. The projects typically cover all aspects of the power sector, including generation (conventional & non-conventional), transmission, distribution, and industrial systems. The candidate should demonstrate understanding of Transmission and Distribution Fundamentals, including impacts of distributed energy resources. Study efforts will require judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of standard engineering techniques for electric transmission / distribution system planning procedures and criteria. Work will involve conventional engineering practices as well as a variety of complex features related to the power flow and stability of electrical systems.

  • Strongcommunicationskills(bothverbalandwritten)andpresentationskills.

  • Stronganalyticalandcriticalthinkingskills.

  • Flexible approach to work, and ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines and client needs

  • Perform technical modeling and power grid studies. Coordinate with department project managers and staff to complete deliverables as required. - Demonstrate expertise in using power system analysis software such as

PSS/E, PSLF, EMTP, PSCAD, SKM, CYME, Synergi, DigSILENT, Windmil, MiPower and ETAP etc.

  • Experience with power system planning and operations: Power flow studies, short circuit, transient stability, dynamic Studies, reliability studies, risk assessment techniques, and protection co-ordination studies; generator interconnection; load forecasting and harmonics analysis.

  • Develop tools /scripts using software such as Python, Visual Basic etc. to automate the repetitive tasks during projects.

  • Familiar with IEEE/NERC & IEC etc. standards and work experience in North America power system fundamentals will be added advantage.

  • Develop tools using software such as Python, Visual Basic etc. to automate the repetitive tasks during projects.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensuredeliverabledeadlinesaremet.

  • Assist in preparing training materials and process documentation for team members.

  • Ability to work independently and adjust to multiple time zones.

  • In addition, you must be available to travel internationally.


·Masters in electrical engineering or Bachelor’s in electrical engineering or Power Systems Engineering.

·2-10 years relevant professional experience.

Job Engineering

Primary Location India-Maharashtra-Mumbai

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 241477

Job Hire Type Experienced Not Applicable #BMI N/A