Power Transmission Utility Systems Engineer

Arlington, VA
Aug 08, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
About MRIGlobalMRIGlobal, an independent research and development organization, delivers solutions in global health, national security and defense, and energy and the environment. The organization perform scientific research, advanced engineering, and program integration and management for clients in industry, government, and academia. Established in 1944 as Midwest Research Institute, MRIGlobal is based in Kansas City, Mo., and operates in nine states and Washington, DC MRIGlobal employs more than 500 and manages 2,600-plus workers through management and operations programs with various clients. Utility Systems Engineer Basic Function Functions as the subject matter expert for evaluation and implementation of all project interconnection, utility, and transmission line requirements. Provides engineering, technical, and managerial direction for problem definition, analysis, requirement development, and implementation for complex systems in the engineering discipline required to meet technical requirements. Work location is in the Washington DC area. Nature and Scope Makes recommendations and advises on system development, improvements, optimization, or support efforts. Performs risk assessments and analyses employing modeling and simulation techniques. Works collaboratively to promote a team environment. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Essential Function Design and construction of utility and transmission line systems and interconnections. Development and deployment of various micro grid and major grid control technologies with utility systems and utility infrastructures. Minimum Qualifications BS in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil or other Engineering discipline related to the design and construction of utility and transmission line systems 10 years of engineering experience in utility and transmission line systems Experience with the analysis or design of electric distribution systems, transmission systems, or utility substations, including the 4k volts to 500k volts range Experience with applying engineering theories, standards, concepts, resources, and techniques Experience with working on complex projects independently or on teams of larger projects involving engineering and analytical studies Knowledge of electrical utility power equipment, methods, and developments in engineering Ability to interpret and analyze electric single line diagrams Ability to work in a team -oriented environment Ability to travel to work sites up to 25% of the time Ability to obtain a security clearance Success Factors and Additional Qualifications Experience with using load flow or power simulation software Experience with developing and analyzing conceptual electrical single -line diagrams Experience with renewable energy or distributed generation Performed arc flash studies and recommended improvements to reduce risk Selection of settings for relays and reclosers to improve coordination and management of power distribution during emergency switching schemes RMF Cybersecurity experience Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. In order to meet the government security investigation requirements, US citizenship is a prerequisite. It is the policy of MRIGlobal to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state protected classification. #CB

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