- Doctoral degree
- Master's degree
Power Systems Studies Engineer - ( 210001ND )
Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.
Stantec (formally Teshmont Consultants LP) is seeking a Power Systems Studies Engineer to perform a wide range of power systems studies and modelling, mainly in the areas of electromagnetic transients simulation (EMT) . Other study areas could include power flow, short circuit, transient stability and small signal analysis.
Your Key Responsibilities
Perform power system modelling and studies mainly focused on EMT type software PSCAD, but could also include PSSE, PSLF, DIgSILENT, RTDS and other software tools. The studies could include:
+ Switching studies
+ Sub-synchronous oscillations
+ Insulation coordination
+ Pipeline induction
+ AC/DC interaction
+ Harmonics analysis including resonance
+ Control system design and coordination of FACTS and HVDC; including STATCOM, wind, solar, inverter-based renewable generation, etc.
+ AC network reduction and dynamic performance studies
+ Hardware-in-loop (HIL) studies and protection-in-loop (PIL) testing
Develop and compare technical solutions for projects and prepare comprehensive study reports
Review technical documentations
Meet with clients to discuss solutions
Assist/Lead proposal development
Manage time, scope and budget of assigned projects
Write and present papers at conferences
Participate in IEEE and/or CIGRE working groups
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Deep understanding of electrical power system and power electronics theory and EMT modelling.
Experience with programs such as PSCAD, RSCAD, PSSE preferred
Experience with other power system simulation tools such as DIgSilent, EMTP-RV, PSLF, DSATools and other similar study tools also beneficial
Familiarity with one or more programming languages (Python, C , Fortran, Matlab, etc) is an asset
Exceptional communication skills, including both writing and public speaking/presenting
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively explain and discuss solutions with clients
Self-motivated and able to collaborate harmoniously with a group of professional engineers
Willing and able to travel internationally
Education and Experience
Minimum Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, experiences with EMT modelling or Ph.D. degree preferred.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in power systems/power electronics, preferably with knowledge in HVDC, FACTS and inverter-based renewable generation, (Graduate study or postdoctoral research experiences in EMT simulation related area included).
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Primary Location : Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg
Job : Electrical Engineer
Organization : BC-1265 Power & Dams-CA Prairies & Territories
Employee Status : Regular
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Jul 21, 2021, 7:04:47 AM
Req ID: 210001ND
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