Power System Engineer

Schneider Electric   •  

Richmond, VA

Industry: Energy / Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 394 days ago

Execute electrical power system network analysis, perform electrical engineering design of projects and provide solution-based engineering proposals. RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Perform power system engineering analysis of industrial, commercial, and utility electric power systems in the areas of coordination of protection, short-circuit calculation, arc-flash hazard analysis, power flow, ground grid, design improvements of medium- and low-voltageelectricaldistribution systems, and product application;
  • Evaluate analysis results and prepare written report of findings, recommendations, and mitigation solutions;
  • Perform electrical design improvements primarily to support upgrades of facilities’ electricaldistribution system in conjunction with the customers’ needs;
  • Perform substation and protection design for electricaldistribution and generation projects;
  • Provide preliminary analysis and development of engineering drawings for renewable energy solutions;
  • Work with Solutions Sales team and potential customers to help qualifying customer needs, and potential energy solutions;
  • Meet customers on-site and review and identify their needs;
  • Provide Engineering cost estimates and bid proposals;
  • Utilize Engineering skills and applicable codes and standards to implement electrical systems that are safe, reliable, and economical;
  • Provide technical support and quality control for assigned projects;
  • Manage project timeline commitments to customers and ensure long-term relationships;
  • Available to travel to various customer locations in Canada.



  • Min 5 years of cumulative experience in power engineering studies and design experience in industrial projects;
  • ElectricalEngineeringDegree, Registered Professional Engineer in Bristish Columbia;
  • Experience with electric power systems, short-circuit, protective coordination, load flow, arc flash hazard analysis;
  • Knowledge of a power system analysis software (PTW from SKM, ETAP, EasyPower, CYME) is mandatory, preferably PTW from SKM;
  • Experience with electrical design and networkarchitectures, protection knowledge, electrical layout and understand plant / facility processes;
  • Excellent attitude toward providing system solutions to customer problems;
  • Proven skills in written and oral communication of technical topics;
  • Microsoft Office, Adobe Professional.