Principal Engineer (Transmission & Regulatory)

Position Type: 
Full-Time
Location: 
Raleigh, NC

Quanta Technology LLC seeks Principal Engineer (Transmission & Regulatory) (Raleigh, NC) Duties: Execute projects by applying high level technical skills for a broad area of electric power transmission and regulatory issues. Provide technical expertise on any power system issues associated with the planning, interconnection and operation of the transmission system as well as the generators. Perform various transmission planning analysis such as N-1 & N-1-1 contingency analysis, transient angular stability, reactive power compensation, short circuit, PV and QV analysis and transfer capability. Perform generator interconnection studies for the following technologies: onshore and offshore wind turbine, Solar generation, combined cycle gas turbine and pumped hydro storage. Perform power market analytic studies using PROMOD to identify the risk of curtailment and congestion. Adhere to mandatory reliability standards and practices of NERC as well as the regional authorities such as the NE-ISO, NYISO, WECC, SPP, CAISO and PJM. Extensive hands-on simulation modeling and load flow using PSS/E, TARA, and PSLF; Injection analysis and load flow using PSS MUST; Short circuit data modeling and analysis using ASPEN Software. Develop post-processing scripts using Python and FORTRAN programming languages. Develop thorough and accurate technical reports. Effectively communicate and present results to client during the project meetings. Identifying business opportunities, preparing consulting proposals and execute projects. Start developing contacts to generate projects. Present individual and overall QUANTA competencies and offerings to customers. Follow the QUANTA processes, strategic directions, and vision.

 

Required:  Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering plus 2 years of experience in the job offered or as a Consultant or related Engineering position.

 

Must have 2 years of experience with Transmission planning analysis N-1 & N-1-1 contingency analysis, transient angular stability, reactive power compensation, short circuit, PV and QV analysis and transfer capability; Simulation modeling and load flow using PSS/E, TARA, and PSLF; Injection analysis and load flow using PSS MUST; Short circuit data modeling and analysis using ASPEN Software; Mandatory reliability standards and practices of NERC as well as the regional authorities such as the NE-ISO, NYISO, WECC, SPP, CAISO and PJM.

 

Travel required 10% of time.

 

Submit resumes online at www.quanta-technology.com.  Quanta Technology LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.