Company: Preston-Hunter, Inc.
Posted on: March 27, 2020
Job Summary Performs engineering studies including power flow,
voltage security, andor dynamic stability analysis. Runs
appropriate scenarios and input variations to result in robust
results, analyzes study accuracy and assigns confidence metrics,
helps formulate conclusions and recommendations, prepares reports
and presentations. Develops and documents operating plans,
procedures and limits that allow the reliable and efficient
operation of the system. Performs andor reviews performance of
resource qualification testing and performance evaluation. Analyzes
system control performance and provides tuning and other
modifications to maintain reliable operations, including analysis
for development of ancillary service requirements and quantities.
Assists in the preparation of operations reports for management,
NERC, ERCOT, and other entities. Gathers and analyzes information
on operating conditions and events, helps formulate conclusions and
improvement recommendations and assists in preparing reports.
Supports development and performance of advanced applications for
operations, including State Estimator, Voltage Security Analysis,
Load and renewables Forecast, Contingency Analysis, Power Flow, and
Transient Stability Analysis. Develops and deploys situational
awareness and system monitoring applications and tools for
operations, management, and external entities. Assists market
participants to update power system dynamic models. Education
Required Bachelorrsquos degree in Electrical Engineering or related
field, ora combination of education and experience that provides
the applicant with knowledge equivalent to a major in such fields.
Required Skills Minimum 3 years (in excess of degree requirements
stated above) of progressively responsible experience as a power
system engineer or similar type role. Understanding of power system
dynamic models Familiar with PSSE dynamic stability analysis and
Python programming Preferred Work Experience Experience performing
dynamic stability analyses using power system simulation models
(PSSE, TSAT, Powerworld). Experience evaluating and updating power
system dynamic models Experience assisting in the development of
improvements to transmission planning processes. Experience with
transmission analysis projects Preston-Hunter, Inc. is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of
Any Kind Preston-Hunter, Inc. is committed to the principle of
equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing
employees with a work environment free of discrimination and
harassment. All employment decisions at Preston-Hunter, Inc. are
based on business needs, job requirements and individual
qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national,
social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, qualified
disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity andor
expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status,
past or present military service, family medical history or genetic
information, family or parental status, or any other status
protected by applicable laws or regulations in the locations where
we operate. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can
contact Human Resources at the location(s) where you are applying.
Preston-Hunter, Inc. will not tolerate discrimination or harassment
based on any of these characteristics. In the event I feel I have
been harassed or discriminated against I agree to immediately
report the issue to Preston-Hunter, Inc. Human Resources.
Preston-Hunter, Inc. encourages applicants of all ages, excepting
for minors. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will
be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the
United States and to complete the required employment eligibility
verification document, I-9 Form, upon hire. Preston-Hunter, Inc.
participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government
with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized
to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are
authorized to work, Preston-Hunter, Inc. is required to give you
written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of
Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so
you can begin to resolve the issue before Preston-Hunter, Inc. can
take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
Preston-Hunter, Inc. can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a
job offer and completed the Form I-9. At this time, Preston-Hunter,
Inc. does not sponsor work Visarsquos, and all candidates must be
eligible to be a W-2 employee working through Preston-Hunter, Inc.
All offers of employment, if any, are conditioned on the provision
of satisfactory proof of the individualrsquos right to work in the
United States, as required by law.
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