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Power Engineers Senior Distribution Studies Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Distribution Studies Engineer



Department:Power Delivery Distribution Services II Dept


Senior Distribution Studies Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Senior Distribution Studies Engineer for our Power Delivery Distribution team.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The qualified candidate will be responsible for the performance of electrical studies and planning of utility electrical distribution systems, including:

  • Distribution System Planning Studies including construction work plans and long-range plans

  • Real and Reactive Power Flow Studies

  • Voltage Drop Studies

  • Coordination and Sectionalizing Studies

  • Arc Flash Studies

  • Distributed Energy Resource Interconnect Studies

  • Distribution Feeder Automation

  • Non-Wire Alternatives

  • Program Justification Studies, including financial modeling and/or regulatory review

  • The ability to interact with a wide variety of people to obtain the required information needed for performance of electrical distribution system studies

  • Leads and performs engineering tasks associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas

  • Exercise authority and technical leadership on assignments that are often self-initiated and self-directed. Assignments are strategic and have significant long-term implications to achievement of overall business objectives

  • Track project schedules and budgets

  • Participation in industry working groups or standards (IEEE, CIGRE, IEC, ANSI)

  • Participation as a presenter in industry conferences

  • Some travel should be expected

Required Education/Experience

  • A BSEE degree

  • Ten (10) + years of experience in the electrical power delivery industry

  • Demonstrated experiencing in Electrical Power System Analysis using one of the following software packages – CYME, Milsoft, or Synergi

  • Must have a strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in design teams, is self-motivated to perform assigned tasks, and take the initiative to learn new topics

  • Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process

  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Desired Education/Experience

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering

  • Twelve (12) + years of experience in the electrical power delivery industry

  • Significant knowledge of the design and operation of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV)

  • Demonstrated advance modeling techniques internal to CYME, Synergi, or Milsoft or external programing/scripting

  • Demonstrated industry participation in industry working groups, standards, conference presentations, or publications

  • Experience with developing utility planning/program standards

  • Experience with the integration of distributed generation within the planning process

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!