Power Search and Consulting is partnering with a growing consulting engineering firm that is looking to grow their presence in Alaska. The position is a direct hire/permanent role that would spend 50-70% of the time working out of a home office in Alaska on power systems design and technical studies and 30-50% of the time traveling on projects in Alaska commissioning and testing projects they have helped design. For this role they ideally would like this person to live in or close to Anchorage, but would happily hire a candidate who resides elsewhere in Alaska as well. They would hire a mid-level experienced engineer or a more experienced engineer into a senior level role. The role will focus on supporting a mix of substation and other related power systems projects for electric utilities, industrial, and oil and gas clients in this market. Below is a summary of the job responsibilities. This firm ideally would like to find someone already living in Alaska, but will consider candidates from the lower 48 who have an interest in relocating up to Alaska. The details of the job description are directly below. Thank you,
- Perform detailed design of all aspects of electrical power systems to include one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, control and relaying schematics, wiring diagrams, SCADA, communications, conduit and cable sizing/routing, grounding design, general arrangement, selection of equipment, writing of equipment specifications, project and construction cost estimates, and project scheduling.
- Prepare computer-based models and perform power system studies on utility and industrial/commercial electrical power transmission and distribution systems, including: short circuit, load flow, relay coordination, arc flash, motor starting, power factor, harmonic analysis and other related studies. Employee should create a simple hand checks to quantify the computer aided results.
- Develop protective relay settings. Set, test, wire, and install relaying and control systems.
- Program, install, and test SCADA and PLC systems.
- Prepare a variety of documents and reports associated with projects including cost estimates, budget reports, and studies.
- Perform equipment and relay field testing and start-up and commissioning services.
Minimum Qualifications / Experience:
Education: BSEE or BSEET from an accredited institution
Experience: 3+ years of power systems engineering experience
Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
Job Type: Full-time
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Work from home
- Flexible schedule
- Parental leave
- Relocation assistance
- Professional development assistance
- Tuition reimbursement
- Monday to Friday
- Day shift