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Power Systems Consultant - North America

PSC - Power Systems Consultants
Remote friendly

We are an electrical engineering consultancy firm with global operations and we’re looking to hire a Power Systems Consultant to join our dynamic team! Our organization has been tackling the thorniest problems for some of the most prominent industry players for over 28 years. We provide critical project consulting support for large energy clients, renewable developers, sustainable energy initiatives, utilities, ISO, TSOs, and everything in between. Our highly collaborative worldwide team of professionals is defining the future of this industry and we’d love for you to come and join us.

We are compelled to make a difference and we aim to do the right thing in everything we do. At PSC, our vision is to empower people to transform the energy industry to build a more sustainable world. In line with our values, our culture is focused on empowering our teams to build a more sustainable workplace.

Remote working options for candidates based in North America will be considered. The candidate must be prepared to travel up to 10% of the time in North America. We have physical offices in Kirkland, WA, and Burnaby, Canada, and Holly Springs, North Carolina. 

 The Role:

PSC is looking for technically oriented enthusiast consultants with 1 to 5 years of experience relevant to power systems studies to join our team of passionate professionals. The candidates’ primary expertise should be in power system analysis and studies that model the behavior of power systems and their various components under steady state and perturbed conditions.

The power system studies consultant will conduct a variety of assignments under the supervision of Senior or Principal Engineers including but not limited to:

  • Classical power system analysis & modeling including load flow, transient stability, short circuit analysis, and small signal assessments.
  • Power generation and transmission studies such as System Impact Studies for interconnection of renewable and conventional generation, voltage stability, energy studies, insulation coordination, feasibility, and deliverability studies, harmonic analysis, power station and control system design, and network planning.
  • Operations planning including short-term assessments, switching studies, and incident investigations.
  • Steady-state and transient model development, testing, and field validation of the performance of generator control models
  • Preparation of long-term, multi-scenario network development plans
  • Preparation of detailed technical reports
  • Global interaction with PSC colleagues to coordinate and execute studies.
  • Manage client expectations through regular communications and responsiveness.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 to 5 years of work experience in steady-state, and dynamic system studies using PSS®E, PSLF, PowerWorld, DIgSILENT PowerFactory, and DSATools, or similar power networks simulation software.
  • Registered professional engineer in a US state, or eligible to become so.
  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering is required with a preference for a specialization in power systems.
  • Doctorate degree in power systems would be an asset (or equivalent expertise developed through extensive experience in power system modeling).
  • Legally authorized to work in the US and CAN with no restrictions on travel within North America.

We Offer:

PSC is committed to the principle of pay equity – paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions. The final pay offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and years of experience within the job, the type of years and experience within the industry, education, training, licensure, certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At PSC it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current US range is  $84,431 to $148,362.

You may also be eligible to participate in our profit share program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance. U.S.-based employees have access to medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.-based employees also receive, per calendar year, 10 scheduled paid holidays, and 10 days of sick leave. Additionally, regular full-time employees accrue up to 15 days of paid vacation. Benefits and perks listed on our Careers Page may vary depending on the nature of employment with PSC and the country work location.


PSC is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. PSC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or another legally protected status.

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