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Burns & McDonnell Technical Advisory Consultant - Utility Consulting (Portland) in Portland, Maine


  • Execute assignments in the area of electric power system studies involving planning and operations, including analyses of power flow, transient stability, short circuit, electromagnetic transients, reliability, and economic dispatch.

  • 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 which involve conventional engineering practices but may involve some complex features.

  • Execute power flow, transfer capability, and economic dispatch associated with transmission congestion management scenarios.

  • Perform power system planning and operations including transient stability, short circuit, and voltage analysis.

  • Perform necessary North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), regional assessments, following established requirements and standards.

  • Perform electrical risk assessment processes and procedures utilizing standard techniques.

  • Perform transmission planning assignments utilizing power system analysis software.

  • Assist with problem-solving fundamental electrical power planning engineering issues and be able to communicate solutions with other departments.

  • Coordinate departmental and divisional project studies and report preparation assignments.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a directly related field plus three (3) years of system planning experience in electrical/power engineering.

Must have 1 year of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Transmission planning studies including power flow (steady state and contingency) analysis

  • Transmission planning studies including short circuit and voltage analysis

  • Transmission planning studies including generator interconnection analysis

  • Applicable engineering design and power system analysis computer software systems, including: PTI PSS/E, PowerGEM TARA, or ASPEN.

Must have 6 months of experience in each of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):

  • Transient stability analysis.

  • Transfer capability analysis.

  • Numerous power regions of the country and independent system operators.

  • Power system planning reliability standards, requirements, policies, and operating procedures.

  • Guiding a team of engineers or analysts in regards to transmission system planning studies.

  • Interacting and collaborating with and/or presenting complex projects and scenarios to clients.

  • Conducting multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable deadlines are met.

Will accept a Master's in Electrical Engineering or directly related field plus two (2) years of planning experience in electrical/power engineering. Experience may be gained before, during, or after issuance of advanced degree. 5% domestic travel for business meetings.

40 hours/week. 9am - 5pm.

Qualified applicants please submit resume to www.burnsmcd.com/careers. Requisition ID 210940. Employees may also refer a candidate to apply and be eligible for an award through Burns & McDonnell’s Employee Referral Program described in the company’s Policy Manual. Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-ME-Portland

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

About 1898 & Co.

1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 210940