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Power Systems Engineer (SC)

Company: Excel Engineering Inc
Location: Taylors
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Excel Engineering is seeking a team-oriented, highly motivated Power Systems Engineer in our Power System Studies group for our Greenville, SC office. We offer full service Electrical and Control System Engineering Consulting services in the US and abroad.Since 1990, Excel Engineering has grown and expanded its service offerings by providing client-focused, engineering solutions. We offer full-service Control Systems, Facilities Electrical, Power System Studies, and Transmission Studies Engineering Consulting services in the US and abroad.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Engineer will be expected to use their knowledge of electrical systems and applicable standards to perform the following tasks including, but not limited to:Perform Arc Flash Evaluation to determine the incident energy and arc flash boundary for each location in a power system using NEC 110.16, NFPA 70E, IEEE 1584, and NESC (OSHA 1910.269 Appendix E) standards or requirements.Review and recommend trip times for protective devices.Determine and recommend protective clothing requirements based on study output.Make recommendations to reduce fault clearing times or arc flash hazards based on system changes or other mitigation strategies.Perform power system modeling and analysis, including gathering field data.Perform CAD drafting on projects.Determine and review Load flow, short circuit, and TCC curves for system optimization.Perform electrical calculations and circuit/system analysis.Becomes proficient in the understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC), as well as the following software: AutoCAD, SKM, ETAP, and Easy Power.Requirements:Education and ExperienceBachelor s in electrical engineering (power discipline) from an ABET Accredited InstitutionCumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.2+ years of experience with Arc Flash Analysis and NFPA70E preferredProfessional Engineering License or ability to obtain within one year highly preferredQualificationsDemonstrated knowledge and use of SKM PowerTools software or other modeling software.Experience with electrical fault calculations, load flow, coordination, and arc flash hazards.Understanding and use of NFPA70E.Demonstrated knowledge and use of AutoCAD software.Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.Willing to travel up to 30% of the time.Preferred QualificationsKnowledge of arc flash hazards and OSHA standards.Five years of hands-on experience with residential, commercial, or industrial electrical systems.Knowledge and familiarity with the National Electric Code (NEC).Additional Skills Applicable to the RoleExcellent interpersonal skills, as well as verbal and written communications.Ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the Company in a team environment.Attention to detail.Excel Engineering OffersCompetitive salaryContinuing education and on the job trainingRetirement plan - 401(k) matchingCompetitive, comprehensive insurance packageWellness programPaid time offFlexible schedule and work environmentExcel Engineering is focused on cultivating a high performing culture where a service oriented approach, continuous improvement and goal orientation are valued. If you enjoy working in a fast paced, challenging and rewarding environment, Excel Engineering is for you!Excel Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.In our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we strongly encourage applicants from populations that are underrepresented in the engineering field to apply. For applicants who need an accommodation to apply, please contact human resources at .

Keywords: Excel Engineering Inc, Asheville , Power Systems Engineer (SC), Other , Taylors, North Carolina

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