Apple & Associates, Inc.
85,000 - $110,000
Power Systems Engineer
We are seeking an Power Systems Engineer for the System Planning and Analysis Group of a well-established engineering firm. MUST HAVE electric utility system planning and analysis experience. This position will require prior experience with distribution planning.
We will consider someone that is focused in distribution, transmission, or both. We would also consider a candidate that has a mix of planning and system protection experience.
Provide planning and analytic services to clients in the electric utility industry.
Work directly with clients and provide services such as:
Propose, develop, scope, estimate, communicate, execute, and close out electric power projects within budget.
Manage and coordinate projects.
Perform power system planning and analysis evaluations.
Perform rate and sectionalizing studies.
Support customer requests for special evaluations and studies involving electric power system products, engineering and economics.
Enthusiasm for marketing our System Planning and Analysis related services.
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
PE License / EIT or ability to obtain
Work experience in electric utility industry, minimum 3 - 5 years, primarily in system planning and analysis
Experience with most of the following; distribution sectionalizing coordination, rates, system modeling, special equipment application, underground line design, aerial line design.
Experience with long range planning studies as well as short range plans or construction work plans.
Experience with software modeling and analysis tools such as Milsoft Windmil (or CYME), SKM Power Tools, ASPEN, PSS/E and/or ETAP in developing models and using results to develop results and recommendations.
Experience with rural electric systems and/or municipal systems and experience with industrial systems would be beneficial.
Experience can be a combination of distribution and transmission planning, with protection experience being a plus.
Actual cooperative or municipal electrical engineering experience is a major plus.
Personality to work with engineering and operational personnel at small-to-medium rural cooperatives and small-to-medium municipalities as well as industrial concerns.
Demonstrated ability to work with highly technical staff and manage multiple tasks and objectives.
People-oriented team player.
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
Confident handling of the appropriate software for design purposes.
Ability and willingness to travel as needed within the continental U.S.
Must be authorized to work in US
DOE. Relocation assistance
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.