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Sr. Systems Planning/Systems Studies Engineer

R-045044
  1. Albany
  1. Clean power

Sr. Systems Planning/Systems Studies Engineer

Sr. Systems Planning/ Studies Engineer

Why join us?

This position is based out of our offices in the North East Region, NY, MA, ME, CT, and reports to our Vice-President, Engineering & Chief Technology Officer. It is responsible for providing engineering, procurement and working in collaboration with the system studies experts located in our Montreal and Toronto offices to prepare deliverables.

The Sr. Systems Planning/ Studies Engineer will work in a fast-paced international consulting environment with excellent career growth opportunities. The main tasks will include interconnection studies, injection studies, load flow studies, dynamic and transient studies, feasibility studies, and power system modelling and analysis, using software such as PSS®E, PSCAD, etc.

SNC-Lavalin has an exciting full-time career opportunity for a Senior System Planning Engineer / System Studies Engineer to build a career in the area of Power Systems applicant must be available to travel to Montreal, Canada for the first 3-6 months, as part of team integration phase.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Power system studies, as described above.
  • Python scripting for system study automation.
  • Data collection, model development, simulations, analysis, and reporting.
  • Transient studies including Transient Recovery Voltage (TRV), insulation coordination and harmonics.
  • Feasibility and Techno-economic studies (lines, substation, generation, etc.).
  • HVDC, FACTS and renewable energy (wind, solar) system design and studies, including dynamic simulations, parameter setting and preparation of specifications.

What will you contribute?       

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, from a recognized institution (Master’s or PhD degree in power systems preferred).
  • 10+ years of relevant experience, particularly in modeling and simulations of power systems, and writing reports.
  • Exceptional academic, extracurricular, and professional record.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical capabilities with a focus achieving results.
  • Team player with great interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Client focused, highly autonomous, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Comprehensive understanding of high-voltage electric networks fundamentals.
  • Fluency in English language, both spoken and written.
  • Availability for local/international short-term assignments.
  • Proficiency in the following software tools (an asset): PSS®E, PSCAD, Python Scripting, PROMOD, PLEXOS, PSLF, EMTP-RV, Dig Silent.
  • Design studies (such as grounding, lightning, EMF/EMI, audible noise, cable sizing, etc.).
  • Site visits to measure audible noise, ground resistance, harmonics, and electromagnetic fields data (for regional projects).

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com.

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