Principal Engineer - PSA

Wellington
Permanent

Job Description:

Rob Law Max

About the role

You’ll love the varied work and will be able to fully utilise both your soft and technical skills, when working on national and international projects.You will be able to foster and develop professional and technical experience and advance your career while mentoring and sharing your knowledge with others.

You will have the opportunity to grow into a consulting role and become a trusted advisor for clients, where you execute and lead projects, on behalf of a market-leading company.

The role includes, but is not limited to the following tasks

project evaluation, scoping, specification and quoting

communicating results and solutions to our clients.

Quality Assurance oversight and mentoring of other engineers.

engineering of solutions for generation aspects of the power system

modelling and analysis of the power system, with knowledge of the following techniques

1.load-flow and short circuit assessment.

2.analytic techniques, including PV and QV analysis, for determination of power system limits.

3.dynamic RMS simulations, for transient and voltage stability.

4.generator control systems modelling, including AVR, PSS, OEL, UEL and speed governors.

5.knowledge of scripting techniques (for instance Python), within industry standard tools, such as PSS/E and PowerFactory, would be an advantage.

6.experience in the use of Siemens PSS/E and DIgSILENT PowerFactory, to undertake system studies, would be highly advantageous.

About you

You will have a solid grounding in power system analysis and be someone that actively pursues continuous learning to help shape the future. You will need a University degree - BE Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or equivalent, Eight years' minimum relevant experience and will have

Extensive industry experience, and the ability to build industry networks

Previous consultancy experience is preferred

Previous consultancy experience is preferred

A high degree of technical experience and competence

Experience with PSA tools including PSS/E, PowerFactory, and PSCAD

Knowledge of scripting/programming languages, preferably Python

Benefits

Competitive salary

Rob Law Max

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