Job Description Summary
Engineers providing consulting services to internal / external energy clients resulting in sales revenue Jobs at this level operate with some autonomy but are covered by well-defined Commercial policies or review of end results.
The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (typically annual volume, margin and compliance requirements).
Responsible for medium-sized sales territories.
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Role Summary / Purpose
This position is for a Senior Engineer, EMEA team, within the Energy Consulting organization, working across several other teams and cross functionally.
Energy Consulting offers our global clients a wide range of solutions across power generation, delivery, and utilization.
The desired Consultant will be involved in :
Executing (proposing, negotiating, planning, leading and reporting out) tests at customer power plants to assist them in meeting evolving regulatory standards for steady-state performance, dynamic performance and modeling.
Communicating effectively with clients to support their testing or compliance needs and resolving issues promptly.
Supporting GE project(s) with power systems engineering expertise; including design and equipment specification studies, and commissioning support.
Supporting continuous development of generation products based on evolving codes and standards.
Actively participating in a working environment where teamwork, quality, customer service and innovation are prized.
Technical advisory services for projects under development, construction and operation which may include but not limited to technical due diligences, electrical network modelling and study, assessment of electrical system operation performances.
Technical analysis and performance assessment of Renewable Energies
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in electrical, mechanical or electric power engineering.
Minimum 5 years of experience in electrical or electric power engineering, conventional power plant design and operation.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (e.g. ability to effectively communicate with all levels of GE and customer / plant staff).
Understanding of grid systems interactions with power plant equipment and controls.
Strong project management skills.
Willingness and ability to travel (up to 35%) domestic and internationally.
Languages : must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to write clear and detailed technical reports, presentations and emails in English and French (mandatory).
Advanced degree in electrical, mechanical, or electric power engineering from an accredited university or college.
3+ years of experience with turbine control and / or excitation system design, implementation and testing.
Field experience with GE or other OEM Thermal power generation turbine and excitation control systems.
Experience in planning and execution of electrical / mechanical tests in power plants.
Strong knowledge of utility transmission planning practices, grid code compliance and regulatory standards for power system performance.
Experience with dynamic simulation tools (PSLF preferred, PSS / E and MATLAB desired).
Track record of industry reputation and recognition.
Solid knowledge of protection systems design, schemes, settings, relays, and standards.
Solid understanding of controls concepts for grid-interactive power systems equipment and controls, e.g. : automatic voltage regulators, and power system stabilizers.
Understanding of generators, transformers, circuit breakers, generator protection, closed loop voltage regulator controls, governor and power / frequency control, arresters, shunt and series applications of capacitors, synchronous condensers, power electronic converters for renewable energy (wind and solar) and industrial applications.
Proficiency in key software analytical tools, e.g., PowerFactory, PSS / E, PSCAD, EMTP / ATP, PSLF, PVsyst, MATLAB, Python
Relocation Assistance Provided : No