Power Systems Engineer (Distribution)

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Fort Collins, CO
$85,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor, Associate
May 21, 2018
Job ID
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
Salary: DOE. Relocation assistance