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Electrical /Technical Subject Matter Expert - Power and Renewables

  1. New York, Houston
R-110473

Why join us? 

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and it’s people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and it’s people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking an Electrical SME in New York City, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Houston, TX, or Los Angeles, CA to lead and work on various Power and Renewables (P&R) projects. We will also consider other major AtkinsRéalis locations across the US.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management companies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

About you:

In this Technical Subject Matter role, you will conduct, review and interpret power system analyses and reports such as load flow, short circuit, and transient stability studies for planning and operational purposes as well as design studies in tools such as PSCAD or other EMT type tools. You will also conduct site visits and inspections in a T&D/Substation environment, throughout the construction, testing & commissioning and operational phases of the project.

How your experience will contribute to the team:

  • Review and validate complex software models in PSS/E, PSCAD, ETAP, and Cyme.
  • Advisor for clients on high level interconnection strategy
  • Coach and supervise younger engineers starting out in the field.
  • Support Client utilities in their system expansion and interconnection studies.
  • Attend and present at Power Industry events and conferences.
  • Support substation physical design, protection and control system design and studies (grounding, lightning, insulation coordination, bus studies, load calculations, ampacity sizing of electrical equipment, arc flash, short circuit, selective coordination, and harmonic analysis)
  • Prepare/review/validate technical reports and presentations for stakeholders.
  • Maintain and update power system models and databases.
  • Contribute to the development and verification of technical reference information and system requirements.
  • Lead one-on-one and team sessions with peers, colleagues, partners, and customers that highlight Electrical Engineering objectives, issues, and their resolution.
  • Deep Electrical design and code compliance understanding, electrical calculation standards (e.g., NEC, IEEE, and ANSI) and customer experience knowledge.
  • Leadership and capacity to foster collaboration toward a common goal.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Power Engineering with strong background in power system analysis.
  • MSc. Or Ph.D. in the field of power system analysis is considered an asset.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration.
  • Extensive understanding of power systems, renewable integration, and electrification challenges.
  • Extensive understanding of FACTS.
  • In depth experience with using power system software packages (e.g., PSSE, PSCAD, ETAP).
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and computational skills.
  • A Minimum of 15 years relevant work experience in the field.
  • Experienced in facilities management service delivery with specialist knowledge in Electrical systems.
  • Industry association membership (e.g., IEEE) with committee chair and associated technical paper development.

SKILLS & APTITUDES

  • Able to work within a collaborative team that promotes sharing of knowledge and experience.
  • The Candidate must be physically capable of carrying out site visits and inspections in a T&D/Substation environment, throughout the construction, testing & commissioning and operational phases of the project.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Advanced ability to recommend and implement technical solutions for cross-functional projects.
  • Fluency in English

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

lease review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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Expected compensation range is between $160,000 - $240,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.  

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Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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