Burns & McDonnell HVDC Engineer - Converter Stations (San Diego) in San Diego, California
Our Burns & McDonnell San Diego office is looking for an HVDC Engineer to support in developing technical proposals, business development efforts, and for the development of commercial aspects of proposals including costing & scheduling. The HVDC engineer will provide technical support related to HVDC and FACTS systems as well as a broad range of project management and commissioning management support. Job duties may include:
Technical support related to HVDC & FACTS systems including but not limited to:
Engineering oversight and management
HVDC & FACTS Control & protection design
PSCAD model development and studies
Dynamic performance studies
Major equipment test witnessing
HVDC & FACTS control & protection system factory acceptance testing.
Integration of HVDC & FACTS devices within the interconnected ac grid
Operational readiness (operating procedures, training of operations personnel, etc)
Operations & Maintenance
Project management support activities including:
Schedule and cost monitoring
Interfacing with system operators
Commissioning Management support activities including:
Development of Project Commissioning Plan
Project Systematization for mechanical completions
Building and leading multidisciplinary teams
Integration and oversight of complex industrial plant processes using advanced automation systems
Commissioning sequence and schedule development
Sequence and coordinate multiple disciplines to align with project commissioning sequence
Management of Integrated Factory Acceptance Testing
Construction/commissioning integrated schedule development
Leading development of pre-commissioning, commissioning, startup programs
Interfacing with system operators
Integration and startup of brownfield projects with new facilities
Coordination with central control operators, inter-provincial operators, and international operating groups
Oversight of performance verification and trial operations to demonstrate contract compliance
Development and implementation of handover and warranty processes to support the owner
Operational Readiness planning and implementation for owner operation and maintenance
Support for the establishment of in-house HVDC & FACTS technical resources
Development/training of in-house personnel focusing on HVDC and FACTS systems
Mentoring of less experienced engineers
Application of PSCAD (model development and studies)
Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
Or Bachelor of Science in Electrical or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering a plus.
7 years HVDC experience. 10 years or more experience preferred.
Professional Engineering License (PE) preferred.
Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Strong knowledge of electrical equipment design ANSI and IEEE Standards. Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members. Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.
Ability to travel.
Job Electrical Engineering
Primary Location US-CA-San Diego
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 211013
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