Power Systems Consultant - NERC Compliance
Business Unit: Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Requisition Number: 224139
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 30%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.
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Job responsibilities will include the application of power systems planning principles, simulation and analysis of power system steady state and dynamic behavior, integration of renewable energy in power systems development of mathematical models to represent equipment in power system stability simulation, and delivery of on-site technical consulting/training services. This position will be responsible for NERC compliance verification and in particular with respect of the standards TPL-001-4 and MOD 025-2, MOD 026-1, MOD-027-1.
Conducting advanced large-scale simulations of electrical transmission systems including dynamic and voltage stability
Development of models to represent electrical equipment in power system stability simulation software, such as PSS®E
Experience in machine testing, model validation and machine parameter derivation based on analysis of field test data
Perform simulation modeling of control systems as well as conduct dynamic performance analyses of synchronous generators, excitation systems, and turbine governors
Dynamic modeling and model validation of wind turbine. solar PV and Energy Storage inverter models
Knowledge and experience with power system stabilizer tuning and model writing is preferred.Other requirements and attributes:
Strong people skills and engaging presentation and written communications skills
Extremely partner focused, proactive and effective within a team environment
Demonstrated financial acumen from a profit and loss perspective
Works on medium to large-sized individual or multiple projects. Performs analysis of customer's business requirements and application objectives, develops an application design in products to meet customer's needs and prepares reports to client. Estimates time frames, quality and quantity of resources required to successfully implement very complex projects, develops project plan incorporating all project variables. Conducts periodic status checks with customer and team to assess progress against plan. Provides training to clients as may be required. Prepares weekly status reports on all project activities. May develop pre-sales support activities as needed.
BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.
May provide specialized guidance or train lower level support staff. Leadership qualities and role model qualities are required for this position.