Transmission Engineers Wanted

North America

PSC is a specialist engineering consultancy and a rapidly-growing global company, with a world-class reputation for delivering services for select clients in North America, and around the world.

PSC is seeking experienced Transmission Engineers as part of the company's worldwide growth in the Energy Management System (EMS) space. A successful applicant should expect a long and rewarding career with PSC as this is a full-time, permanent position.

You will join a passionate team of experts powering the next generation of power grid technologies across North America. You will continue to learn and grow your skills every day, while completing a diverse stream of project and services work for a variety of clients.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven experience in problem analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation for energy management systems
  • Utility operational technology project and support experience and mindset
  • Basic understanding of the day-to-day operations of a power utility control room
  • A working knowledge of maintaining IT infrastructure that supports real-time critical business systems
  • An understanding that IT/OT infrastructure only exists to serve a functional purpose for end-users
  • Academic degree in Power Systems Engineering, Computer Science or IT Systems
  • Strong ability to communicate (verbal and written) technical and complex information
  • Ability to travel in NA and globally

MINIMUM EXPERTISE

  • At least 3-5 years Transmission control system experience
  • Hands on experience with at least one EMS vendor system (GE, Siemens, ABB, Schneider, OSI)
  • Proficiency with at least one modern programming language and one scripting language
  • Experience with SQL based RDBMS databases
  • Excellent power user computer skills
  • Proficiency with Windows server, Windows desktops and Linux
  • Proficiency with virtualization

PREFERRED EXPERTISE

  • Advanced degree in Power Systems Engineering Studies
  • Proficiency with EMS modeling tools (SCADA, Network, Generation)
  • Proficiency with EMS display building tools
  • Experience with EMS domains (SCADA, Generation, Network, Dispatcher Training Simulator)
  • Experience with specific EMS applications (Historians, Alarms, Mapboard, Load Shed, Outage Scheduler, Variable Line Rating, OAG, RTNET, VAST, PSSE)
  • Proficiency with OSI Pi Historian
  • Experience with Factory or Site Acceptance Testing
  • Experience with Point to point testingĀ 
  • Experience integrating complex software systems
  • Operator Experience
  • Expertise with Distributed Energy Resources / DERMS
  • Performing or creating training programs
  • Proficiency with server hardware
  • Proficiency with IPv4 networking

BENEFITS

  • Advanced degree in Power Systems Engineering Studies
  • Proficiency with EMS modeling tools (SCADA, Network, Generation)
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Join a highly-collaborative worldwide team of professionals
  • Be a part of a team that drives the industry forward
  • Join a very solid and growing global organization
  • Become part of a team that values people
  • Develop your career direction

COVER LETTER

Your application must include a cover letter answering the following questions:

  1. Describe one occasion when you've inadvertently interrupted the uptime of a IT/OT service and how you resolved the issue(s).
  2. Give your opinion on why a server controlling the power grid should be treated with a different mindset to a server providing email for office staff.
  3. Describe a project highlight from your career that you are particularly proud of.

TO APPLY

To apply for the position, please submit your CV/Resume and cover letter, in complete confidence, to:

  • PSC's North American Operational Technologies Group at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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