Power System Lead Engineer

Posted 12 January 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCivil Engineering
ReferenceBI 000G9O

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our Power Solutions team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space.  We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions from replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable energy to developing demand side management strategies.

We are looking for a Power System Lead Engineer who will be responsible for working collaboratively on power system studies projects such as network modelling, steady state and dynamic studies. Assist in building core technical competence in power system studies for conventional and renewable generation, grid connection, transmission and industrial network studies. Support wider team on execution of assigned tasks and provide solutions to achieve the project goals efficiently.

The Power System Lead Engineer will develop and nurture leading skills within Jacobs and relationships with clients whenever required, support strong service delivery to all clients, work with client and project managers to understand client requirements for key projects and manage technical relationships and build appropriate level contacts with key clients

He/she will strengthen client relationships through excellent in project delivery and technical performance, support projects through delivery, HSEC, quality and client service, working with the GID counterpart to deliver the expected performance on the project and understand the commercial aspects of the projects

 Here's What You'll Need:

The Power System Lead Engineer should have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or equivalent from a reputable University

  • Experience working in engineering/consulting organisation with a strong focus on power system modelling, simulations and problem solving.

  • Experience in power generation technologies, Solar, Wind and Battery storage (renewables) relevant to the market.

  • Optional experience in Hydrogen Fuel Cell technology power generation & microgrids.

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting studies like power system steady state and dynamic analysis (comprising of power flows, short circuit, protection coordination, unit protection, motor starting, arc flash, power quality, power system stability studies); Electromagnetic Transient Analysis (Insulation Coordination, Equipment Failure analysis); Grid Connection Studies

  • Strong understanding of international standards, respective country Grid codes and able to interpret the requirements

  • Excellent Technical Report writing skills.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to articulate a clear technical direction.

  • Hands on experience in operating power system softwares like Power Factory, ETAP, PSS/E, PSCAD, CYME, SKM. Experience of Python programming is preferred.

  • Presenting well to clients (internal and external) and having good social and networking skills. 

  • Capacity to work within teams to solve technical problems and achieve a high level of assurance on project deliverables.

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