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Burns & McDonnell Senior Power System Planning Engineer in Mumbai, India


Our Power Systems Planning team is looking for a Senior/Principal Power System Engineer. In addition to supporting our business, this individual will make a significant contribution to the growth of activities in transmission and distribution. The work will include modelling and performing power system studies for major energy clients worldwide. The projects typically cover all aspects of the power sector, including generation (conventional & non-conventional), transmission, distribution, and industrial systems. The candidate should demonstrate understanding of Transmission and Distribution Fundamentals, including impacts of distributed energy resources. The candidate will be responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work efforts with the project manager. Study efforts will require judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard engineering techniques for electric transmission / distribution system planning procedures and criteria. Work will involve conventional engineering practices as well as a variety of complex features related to the power flow and stability of electrical systems. This position involves teaching and training less experienced engineers in the field of transmission / Distribution planning studies and evaluations. Other duties as assigned.


  • Masters in electrical engineering or Bachelor’s in electrical engineering or Power Systems Engineering.

  • 7-10 years relevant professional experience

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Flexible approach to work, and ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines and client needs.

  • Perform technical modeling and power system studies. Coordinate with department project managers and staff to complete deliverables as required. - Demonstrate expertise in using power system analysis software such as PSS/E, PSLF, EMTP, PSCAD, SKM, CYME, Synergi, DigSILENT, Windmil, MiPower and ETAP etc.

  • Experience with power system planning and operations: Power flow studies, short circuit, transient stability, dynamic Studies, reliability studies, risk assessment techniques, and protection co-ordination studies; generator interconnection; load forecasting and harmonics analysis.

  • Develop tools using software such as Python, Visual Basic etc. to automate the repetitive tasks during projects.

  • Familiar with IEEE/NERC & IEC etc. standards and work experience in North America power system fundamentals will be added advantage.

  • Serves as a point of contact with the client Project for matters relating to technical studies.

  • Leads status meetings to review technical, cost, and schedule status, risks and issues.

  • Leverages utility and consulting experience, skills, and competencies for team development, decision making, problem solving, change and conflict management.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable deadlines are met.

  • Assist in preparing training materials and process documentation for team members.

  • Ability to work independently and adjust to multiple time zones.

  • In addition, you must be available to travel internationally.

Job Engineering

Primary Location India-Maharashtra-Mumbai

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 230473 Job Hire Type Experienced

Not Applicable #BMI N/A