Electrical Power Systems Engineer
The Woodlands, TX  / Westwood, MA  / Raleigh, NC  / Woodbridge Township, NJ ...View All
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Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

This role is responsible for performing electrical power systems analysis for renewable developers, utilities, and EPC contractors. As part of this role, the successful candidate will prepare detailed power system models, perform advanced dynamic and steady state simulations, and issue technical reports detailing the methodology, modeling, and results of the study.


  • Prepare and oversee the development of detailed power system models of wind generation, solar PV generation, battery energy storage system (BESS) facilities;

  • Perform load flow, short circuit, and stability studies for renewable developers and utilities;

  • Prepare accurate and detailed technical reports, correspondence, documentation, and calculations;

  • Engineering expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of technical problems;

  • Accountable to follow applicable codes and standards, policies and procedures;

  • Mentor and provide guidance to developing engineers within the team;

  • Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring of work and design activities with multidisciplinary team members;

  • Make decisions regarding engineering complexities and methods. Requires use of advanced techniques and modifications and extension of theories, concepts, and practices in relation to electrical power systems

  • Continuous improvement of job-related engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance

Candidate Specification :

We invite applications from candidates with the following experience:

  • Master of Science or higher in Electrical Power Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required with at least 2 years of experience. Alternatively Bachelor of Science with at least 3 years experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of electric power system network analysis, transmission planning and assessment techniques.

  • Proficient in performing load flow, short circuit, and transient stability studies in any of the following programs: CYMCAP, ETAP, SKM, PSS/E, PowerFactory

  • Proficient in the application of NERC and Transmission Planner/Planning Coordinator planning reliability standards and criteria

  • Familiar with the application of IEEE and IEC standards in the design and study transmission, distribution, and generation facilities

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to travel to attend stakeholder meetings, working groups and conferences

Desirable qualities include :

  • Master's degree in Electrical Power Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • Ability to obtain Professional Engineer licensure within two years of commencing employment

  • Participation in stakeholder and industry committee activities

  • Experience in performing electromagnetic transient analysis (PSCAD/ EMTDC, ATP, EMTP-RV)

  • Experience in writing equipment specification

  • Experience in harmonic and GIC analysis

  • Knowledge in Python and EPCL programming

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

Equal employment opportunity is the law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.

Hybrid working policy

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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