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  • Job reference: RMS0119329

Electrical Power System Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/12/2012
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The Company:
Our client, a major international Engineering, Procurement & Construction company, requires expertise for their ongoing mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:

Intermediate or senior electrical engineer experienced with the interconnection of major loads to the transmission system. May perform the following:

• Assist in performing/review of electrical power systems studies and calculation, including dynamic simulations
• Assist in preparing documents for grid connection permits, approvals, and liaising with utilities and regulatory agencies
• Assist in preparing/review of transmission and distribution system protective relay settings
• Assist in preparation of technical specifications, preliminary and detailed design of balance of plant systems, and selection of appropriate materials and equipment
• Analyze power system reports and provide technical recommendations for design reference.
• Provide technical support to design team, as required.
• Support in preparing detailed specifications and contract documents for procurement of major electrical equipment and construction document packages, and on-site supervision of installation
• Assist in preparing drawing/document lists, with associated engineering budgets
• Assist with scheduling of engineering work
• Assist in coordinating work with project team members
• Visit project sites for project related activities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Electrical Engineering degree with completed courses in power system analysis and electrical machines.
• In-depth understanding in power system simulations, analysis and report preparation.
• Understanding in performing different power system studies: short circuit, load flow, dynamic motor starting, protection coordination, arc flash, harmonic studies and grounding studies.
• Understanding and experience in performing dynamic and transient stability studies is an advantage.
• An understanding of the Alberta electric power industry (AESO).
• P Eng with minimum 5 years experience in electrical MV/HV power system design, projects in HV transmission and substations and associated electrical equipment/components
• Knowledge in IEEE/ANSI standards, Codes and other relevant industry standards.
• Experience in:

o Power system analysis/calculations, including engineering software
o Power equipment common to utility transmission systems and substations
o Preparing drawing
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