Lead Electrical Power Engineer

Compensation

: $116,070.00 - $174,640.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



Lead Electrical Power Engineer
Location
Chelmsford, MA, United States
Posted on
Jan 18,2018
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OverviewnMPR is a multi-discipline, specialty engineering and consulting firm founded in 1964 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. MPR makes challenging projects successful, delivering safe and reliable technical solutions across the entire project or product life-cycle to benefit our clients and society as a whole. MPR provides high quality services to the Power (including Nuclear), Federal, Health & Life Science, and Consumer Products industries.nMPR is a group of highly skilled and motivated people who value interesting, challenging technical work and have a desire for continuous learning. MPRu2019s value is our people, and we continue to grow by hiring new individuals with an interest in expanding their technical, leadership, and business capabilities.nGeneral Job DescriptionnMPR is actively seeking Lead Electrical Power Engineers for full-time positions at our East Lyme, Connecticut, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and Alexandria, Virginia offices. Successful candidates will
engage in a variety of challenging engineering projects involving aspects of design, analysis, specification, test, modification, and failure investigation of industrial power systems and equipment. Projects vary on a year-to-year basis, but typically are associated with industrial facilities, including nuclear, coal, and gas-fired generating stations, renewable generation facilities, energy storage facilities, transmission and distribution networks, transmission system substations, and petrochemical and steel facilities. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to project teams immediately and leverage his or her leadership experience while embracing more complicated technical project management responsibilities.n nMPR is an adaptive technical organization that identifies and responds to our clientsu2019 needs while helping them frame their problems into workable technical and managerial solutions. For over 50 years, MPR has been the organization to which our
clients turn for specialty engineering solutions developed with integrity and technical excellence. MPR values the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence developed during military service.nDuties/Responsibilitiesnn Planning and leading electrical power system analysis and design efforts, including coaching and mentoring other engineers through execution of the work.n Engagement with our clients including engineering, management, maintenance, and quality team members.n AC and DC electrical power system studies, including load flow, short circuit, protective device coordination, and transient stability studies.n AC and DC electric power system alternatives evaluations and root cause failure investigations for all manner of power system components.n Evaluations and calculations for demonstrating compliance with applicable NERC, ISO, and NRC regulations.n Design, procurement, testing and installation of excitation systems and voltage regulation systems for
synchronous machines, including:nnn n Specifying equipment performance requirements and evaluating equipment capabilities against those performance requirements.n Consideration of all applicable design constraints including electrical performance requirements, mechanical fitup, interface with existing controls, and environmental factors.n Oversight of equipment procurement and design verification testing.n Development of equipment design submittals including drawings, qualification reports, technical manuals, and design review evaluations.n Oversight of equipment installation and commissioning.n nnQualificationsnEducationnn Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (MSEE) degree from an ABET-accredited university.nnTechnical Skills and Experiencenn At least 5 years work experience in the field of electrical power systems.n Strong analytical skills with a fundamental understanding of the underlying first principles of
engineering including, but not limited to, the physics of electricity, magnetism, and three-phase power.n Familiarity with, or the ability to quickly become familiar with, industrial design standards, codes and regulations including but not limited to IEEE standards and NERC regulations.n Experience using electrical analysis tools to develop solutions for electrical power system problems. The analysis tools used by MPR vary depending upon the needs of our clients. Example tools include MATLAB, ETAP, EMTPu2011RV, PSCAD, and ANSYS.n Experience specifying, designing, and developing design verification test programs.n Able to work closely with engineers of all backgrounds and experience to deliver comprehensive solutions to multi-disciplinary problems.n Desire and capacity to work in a dynamic engineering environment, often working several technically-diverse projects simultaneously.n Operational Naval Nuclear Power experience is considered a plus.nnSkills u2013 Personalnn
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and senior management.n Willingness and capability to lead and motivate project teams, encourage teamwork, manage change, and make timely, effective decisions.n Motivation and desire to tackle new problems, take on new responsibilities, and work diverse projects in new areas.n Good time management and organization skills.n MPRu2019s culture and heritage is firmly rooted in engineering excellence. Successful candidates must have a passion for solving problems and engaging with clients.nnTravelnAs required by project assignments, estimated 10% - 20%.n n**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteranu2019s status, sexual orientation, gender
identity, genetic information or any other classification as required by applicable law.

OverviewnMPR is a multi-discipline, specialty engineering and consulting firm founded in 1964 and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. MPR makes challenging projects successful, delivering safe and reliable technical solutions across the entire project or product life-cycle to benefit our clients and society as a whole. MPR provides high quality services to the Power (including Nuclear), Federal, Health & Life Science, and Consumer Products industries.nMPR is a group of highly skilled and motivated people who value interesting, challenging technical work and have a desire for continuous learning. MPRu2019s value is our people, and we continue to grow by hiring new individuals with an interest in expanding their technical, leadership, and business capabilities.nGeneral Job DescriptionnMPR is actively seeking Lead Electrical Power Engineers for full-time positions at our East Lyme, Connecticut, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and Alexandria, Virginia offices. Successful candidates will engage in a variety of challenging engineering projects involving aspects of design, analysis, specification, test, modification, and failure investigation of industrial power systems and equipment. Projects vary on a year-to-year basis, but typically are associated with industrial facilities, including nuclear, coal, and gas-fired generating stations, renewable generation facilities, energy storage facilities, transmission and distribution networks, transmission system substations, and petrochemical and steel facilities. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to project teams immediately and leverage his or her leadership experience while embracing more complicated technical project management responsibilities.n nMPR is an adaptive technical organization that identifies and responds to our clientsu2019 needs while helping them frame their problems into workable technical and managerial solutions. For over 50 years, MPR has been the organization to which our clients turn for specialty engineering solutions developed with integrity and technical excellence. MPR values the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence developed during military service.nDuties/Responsibilitiesnn Planning and leading electrical power system analysis and design efforts, including coaching and mentoring other engineers through execution of the work.n Engagement with our clients including engineering, management, maintenance, and quality team members.n AC and DC electrical power system studies, including load flow, short circuit, protective device coordination, and transient stability studies.n AC and DC electric power system alternatives evaluations and root cause failure investigations for all manner of power system components.n Evaluations and calculations for demonstrating compliance with applicable NERC, ISO, and NRC regulations.n Design, procurement, testing and installation of excitation systems and voltage regulation systems for synchronous machines, including:nnn n Specifying equipment performance requirements and evaluating equipment capabilities against those performance requirements.n Consideration of all applicable design constraints including electrical performance requirements, mechanical fitup, interface with existing controls, and environmental factors.n Oversight of equipment procurement and design verification testing.n Development of equipment design submittals including drawings, qualification reports, technical manuals, and design review evaluations.n Oversight of equipment installation and commissioning.n nnQualificationsnEducationnn Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Master of Science, Electrical Engineering (MSEE) degree from an ABET-accredited university.nnTechnical Skills and Experiencenn At least 5 years work experience in the field of electrical power systems.n Strong analytical skills with a fundamental understanding of the underlying first principles of engineering including, but not limited to, the physics of electricity, magnetism, and three-phase power.n Familiarity with, or the ability to quickly become familiar with, industrial design standards, codes and regulations including but not limited to IEEE standards and NERC regulations.n Experience using electrical analysis tools to develop solutions for electrical power system problems. The analysis tools used by MPR vary depending upon the needs of our clients. Example tools include MATLAB, ETAP, EMTPu2011RV, PSCAD, and ANSYS.n Experience specifying, designing, and developing design verification test programs.n Able to work closely with engineers of all backgrounds and experience to deliver comprehensive solutions to multi-disciplinary problems.n Desire and capacity to work in a dynamic engineering environment, often working several technically-diverse projects simultaneously.n Operational Naval Nuclear Power experience is considered a plus.nnSkills u2013 Personalnn Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and senior management.n Willingness and capability to lead and motivate project teams, encourage teamwork, manage change, and make timely, effective decisions.n Motivation and desire to tackle new problems, take on new responsibilities, and work diverse projects in new areas.n Good time management and organization skills.n MPRu2019s culture and heritage is firmly rooted in engineering excellence. Successful candidates must have a passion for solving problems and engaging with clients.nnTravelnAs required by project assignments, estimated 10% - 20%.n n**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteranu2019s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other classification as required by applicable law.


Associated topics: bsee, dsp, msee, plc, renewable, rf, schema, signal processing, solar, stationary engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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