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Power engineering, also called power systems engineering, is a subfield of energy engineering and electrical engineering that deals with the generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power and the electrical devices connected to such systems including generators, motors and transformers. Although much of the field is concerned with the problems of three-phase AC power – the standard for large-scale power transmission and distribution across the modern world – a significant fraction of the field is concerned with the conversion between AC and DC power and the development of specialized power systems such as those used in aircraft or for electric railway networks. Power engineering draws the majority of its theoretical base from electrical engineering and while some power engineers could be considered energy engineers, energy engineers often do not have the theoretical electrical engineering background to understand power engineering. Electricity became a subject of scientific interest in the late 17th century with the work of William Gilbert. Over the next two centuries a number of important discoveries were made including the incandescent light bulb and the voltaic pile. Probably the greatest discovery with respect to power engineering came from Michael Faraday who in 1831 discovered that a change in magnetic flux induces an electromotive force in a loop of wire—a principle known as electromagnetic induction that helps explain how generators and transformers work. In 1881 two electricians built the worlds first power station at Godalming in England. The station employed two waterwheels to produce an alternating current that was used to supply seven Siemens arc lamps at 250 volts and thirty-four incandescent lamps at 40 volts. However supply was intermittent and in 1882 Thomas Edison and his company, The Edison Electric Light Company, developed the first steam-powered electric power station on Pearl Street in New York City. The Pearl Street Station consisted of several generators and initially powered around 3,000 lamps for 59 customers. The power station used direct current and operated at a single voltage. Since the direct current power could not be easily transformed to the higher voltages necessary to minimise power loss during transmission, the possible distance between the generators and load was limited to around half-a-mile (800 m).

41 jobs at POWER Engineers
Senior Protection Engineer

A Senior Protection Engineer at POWER Engineers leads teams of engineers on projects, provides mento...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Underground Distribution Line Inspector

Perform field inspections and monitoring on electrical distribution circuits, feeders and switches...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Transmission Planning / Studies Engineer

This individual will be responsible for interfacing with other engineers in the preparation of compu...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Transmission Planning / Studies Engineer

This person must have a strong conceptualization ability and strong interpersonal communication and...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Power System Protection / Analytical Engineer

The successful applicant will be responsible for successful completion of assigned projects and for...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Transmission Planning / Studies Engineer

This individual will be responsible for interfacing with other engineers in the preparation of comp...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Environmental Services Project Manager

Communicate effectively and professionally with project staff, clients, resource agencies and sub-co...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Archaeological Principal Investigator

Manage the technical aspects of research, fieldwork, synthesis, and product production within projec...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Archaeological Principal Investigator

Manage the technical aspects of research, fieldwork, synthesis, and product production within projec...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Archaeological Principal Investigator

Direct and oversee junior staff during archaeological field and laboratory operations, and report pr...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Archaeological Principal Investigator

Manage the technical aspects of research, fieldwork, synthesis, and product production within projec...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Senior Project Manager

Portfolio of work representing a successful project management role across a variety of project type...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Transmission Planning / Studies Engineer

This person must have a strong conceptualization ability and strong interpersonal communication and...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   8 - 10 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Quality Assurance Specialist

Responsibilities include conducting and reporting on supplier qualification assessments, vendor surv...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Archaeological Principal Investigator

Prepare sound and well written technical reports that meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Archaeological Principal Investigator

Manage the technical aspects of research, fieldwork, synthesis, and product production within projec...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   Less than 5 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Environmental Services Project Manager

Communicate effectively and professionally with project staff, clients, resource agencies and sub-co...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Underground Distribution Line Inspector

Perform field inspections and monitoring on electrical distribution circuits, feeders and switches....

Posted 19 days ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Power System Protection / Analytical Engineer

Protective Relaying: short circuit and symmetrical component analysis, time-current coordination, pr...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Environmental Services Project Manager

Communicate effectively and professionally with project staff, clients, resource agencies and sub-co...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Senior Wetland Ecologist / Project Manager

The Senior Biologist will be responsible for building and maintaining client relationships through m...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Staff Environmental Engineer

Communicate effectively and professionallywith project staff, clients, resource agencies and sub-con...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Environmental Services Project Manager

Communicate effectively and professionally with project staff, clients, resource agencies and sub-co...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Senior Environmental Project Manager - Natural Gas

Ideally, this candidate would be located in our Houston, Texas office but flexibility is available...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   11 - 15 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

System Controls Engineer

The successful applicant will be responsible for successful completion of assigned projects and for...

Posted 19 days ago

  •   5 - 7 years exp.  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services