Power System Planning Engineer

Job#: 2024712

Job Description:

Apex Systems, a World-Class Technology Solutions Provider, is seeking applicants for the below position on behalf of our Fortune 200 Renewable Energy client. 

This position is designated as remote with required travel to the clients headquarters in Juno Beach, Florida every 4-6 weeks.

**For immediate consideration, please send your most up-to-date resume in a Word Document to Alex at [email protected]*

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.  
 

Position:  System Planning Engineer 
Location:  Remote 
Duration:  1+ year contract 
Rate Range:  $65-$95/hr. Multiple positions open, rate will depend on level of experience. 
 
Position Overview:  
This position will support engineering activities for renewable and transmission projects within the Engineering and Construction department. Preferred candidate is responsible for providing power system analysis, steady-state and dynamic modeling, generation and transmission planning for all Wind, Solar, Battery Energy Storage and stand-alone transmission /substation projects within the Engineering and Construction group.  Additional desired skills include experience in power flow analysis, stability studies, voltage studies, technical analysis of disturbances, implementation of regulatory reliability standards, and coordination of reliability and economic studies with the Regional Transmission Operator.  Finally, the preferred candidate will represent the clients interest while interfacing with ISO’s/Utilities/Muni’s/Regulatory agencies to understand and meet the requirements for new interconnections. 
 
Employees in this role use experience, creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented problems. This job is responsible for making decisions and recommendations that are authoritative and have an important impact on extensive organizational activities. This position engages industry with current engineering challenges and drives discussions with internal and external engineers to drive solutions.
Day to Day Responsibilities/typical day look like:  
  • Provide technical expertise to all aspects of generation interconnection processes and operational requirements.
  • Work closely with ISO’s/Utilities/Regulatory agencies to manage interconnection processes for Client facilities.
  • Create and validate PSSE, PSLF and PSCAD models for solar, wind and battery projects.
  • Perform and review steady state, dynamic, short circuit and other power system analyses for renewable facilities.
  • Develop software tools that enhance system reliability and organizational efficiency
  • Monitor dynamically changing requirements from regional agencies and advise stakeholders on the expected impacts.
  • Ensure compliance with regional modeling requirements for new and existing generation projects.
  • Contributes new designs or techniques that others within the industry regard as major advances in their area of expertise.
  • Ensures implementation of standards, policies, training, and support of organization.
  • Prepares communications, presentations and conducts meetings.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of interconnection procedures as defined by ISO’s/Utilities/TOs across U.S.
  • Experience with power system analysis tools including PSS/E, PSCAD, Aspen and GE PSLF software.
  • Strong understanding of electrical engineering concepts such as power flow, stability, voltage regulation, reactive support etc.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

 
*Please note that as a contract employee of Apex Systems, benefits include the below with employee contribution*   
  • Health  
  • Dental 
  • Vision  
  • Life Insurance; Short Term Disability 
  • Hospitalization Coverage 
  • Direct Deposit 
  • Weekly Pay Periods 
  • Training and Development Programs 
  • 401k 
  • Referral Program 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:
Contract

Location:
Juno Beach, FL, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
April 11, 2024