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Openings at Power System Engineering

Power System Engineering, Inc. (PSE) has a number of positions open as a result of our continued growth. Take a look at the careers available at PSE and find out how you can become a part of our team.

Whether or not there is an opening listed, PSE is always looking for professionals with:

  • Consulting experience in the areas of engineering, economics, planning, financing, telecommunications, or land planning.
  • Demonstrated expertise in business development, implementation, and project management.
  • Bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree.
  • Polished communication skills.

PSE is an employee-owned national consulting firm serving electric utilities of all types. PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. Qualified individuals who perform well at PSE may also be invited to become part owners of the business.

If you are interested in staying on the leading edge of your field, desire challenging projects, want substantial influence on your career direction, want compensation to reflect contribution, value working and learning from other skilled consultants, and prefer to work at a company where employees chart its course, apply now by emailing us your resume and cover letter.


Electrical Engineer

PSE has an immediate opening for a full-time Electrical Engineer located in our Blaine, MN or Prinsburg, MN office. This individual will be responsible for providing consulting services to PSE clients for a wide range of engineering projects, including electrical system design for commercial and industrial facilities, system protection and coordination, arc flash hazard analysis, and operational support.

The following are primary responsibilities of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.

  • Lighting system design, including selection of lighting fixtures and control system design and specification.  
  • Power distribution design, including coordination with utility companies, design of main electrical services and design of facility electrical distribution systems.
  • Motor controls and automation, including coordination with controls and automation system design.
  • Electrical system studies, including load flow analysis, protection and coordination studies, and arc flash hazard analysis.
  • Provide regular status reports on project progress.
  • Provide day-to-day operations support to PSE clients. 

A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field, or equivalent related experience, is preferred. Applicant must have working knowledge of computer software including AutoCAD, MS Excel, and MS Word. Working knowledge of applicable NESC, NEC, IEEE, and ANSI standards is highly preferred. Knowledge of commercial electric systems, wiring and schematic diagrams, and electrical codes is a plus. 

PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to mulderj@powersystem.org


Electrical Designer

PSE has an immediate opening for a full-time Electrical Designer located in our Prinsburg, MN office. This individual will be responsible for providing technical assistance to PSE clients for a wide range of engineering projects, including electrical system design for commercial and industrial facilities, system protection and coordination, arc flash hazard analysis, and operational support.

The following are primary responsibilities of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.

  • Electrical drafting to support electrical system design for commercial and industrial facilities.
  • Lighting system design, including selection of lighting fixtures and control system design and specification.  
  • Power distribution design, including coordination with utility companies, design of main electrical services, and design of facility electrical distribution systems.
  • Motor controls and automation, including coordination with controls and automation system design.
  • Assist with electrical system studies, including load flow analysis, protection and coordination studies, and arc flash hazard analysis.
  • Provide day-to-day operations support to PSE clients. 

An associate’s degree in electrical design/drafting or related field, or equivalent related experience, is preferred. Applicant must have working knowledge of computer software including AutoCAD, MS Excel, and MS Word. Working knowledge of applicable NESC, NEC, IEEE, and ANSI standards is highly preferred. Knowledge of commercial electric systems, wiring and schematic diagrams, and electrical codes is a plus. 

PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. To apply, email us your resume and cover letter to mulderj@powersystem.org

 

Electrical Engineer

PSE has an immediate opening for a full-time Electrical Engineer located in our Marietta, OH office. This individual will be responsible for providing consulting services to PSE clients for a wide range of engineering projects, including electrical utility planning, system protection and coordination, system design, and operational support.

The following are primary responsibilities of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. 

  • Provide and/or supervise the electrical design of substation, transmission, distribution and commercial service projects.
  • Develop and procure material and construction specifications and contracts. Coordinate pre-bid meetings, evaluate bids and proposals, and provide contract award recommendations.
  • Provide direction related to creation of wiring diagrams and other construction drawings/schematics.
  • Direct, coordinate, and assist with testing and commissioning of electrical facilities.
  • Perform project management duties related to design, procurement, construction, and commissioning.
  • Provide regular status reports on project progress.
  • Provide day-to-day operations support to PSE clients. 

A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field, or equivalent related experience, is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of experience is required. Applicant must have working knowledge of computer software including AutoCAD, MS Excel, and MS Word. Working knowledge of applicable NESC, NEC, IEEE, and ANSI standards is highly preferred. Knowledge of electric utility systems, commercial electric systems, wiring and schematic diagrams, and electrical codes is a plus. 

PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to triplettb@powersystem.org

 

Engineering Technician


PSE has an immediate opening for a full-time Engineering Technician located in our Marietta, OH office. This individual will be responsible for assisting with providing a wide range of engineering and technical consulting services to PSE’s utility and commercial/industrial clients in the region.

The following are primary responsibilities of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. 

  • Perform field surveying, distribution line staking and design, and assist with construction contracts.
  • Perform inspection of distribution construction for conformance with construction standards and NESC compliance.
  • Perform or assist with obtaining of easements, bids, negotiating bid proposals, analyzing bids and proposals, and awarding construction contracts.
  • Develop wiring diagrams, schematics and other construction drawings.
  • Assist with material specification development and development of construction specifications.
  • Assist with testing and commissioning of electrical facilities.
  • Provide regular status reports on project progress.
  • Provide operational support as needed to PSE’s clients.

An associate’s degree in electrical engineering, engineering technology, or related field, or equivalent related experience, is preferred. A minimum of 2 years of experience is required. Applicant must have working knowledge of computer software including AutoCAD, MS Excel, and MS Word.  Working knowledge of applicable NESC, NEC, IEEE, and ANSI standards is highly preferred. Knowledge of electric utility systems, commercial electric systems, wiring and schematic diagrams, electrical codes, and surveying is a plus. 

PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to triplettb@powersystem.org


 

Utility Automation Consultant

PSE has an opening in our Madison, WI office for a Utility Automation Consultant. Typical projects involve developing technology strategic plans for utilities and leading automation procurement initiatives involving: AMI, MWM, MDM, GIS, OMS, SCADA, and other automation technologies. To be considered, candidates must also have a minimum of five to 10 years of experience. There is a preference for someone with experience working at an electric utility, a consulting firm supporting utilities, or a utility vendor; interpersonal and business development skills; and ability to meet deadlines. A bachelor’s degree is required with a preference for computer science, business administration, or engineering.

PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. Relocation reimbursement will be offered. To apply, email us your resume and a cover letter as one pdf document to webemployment@powersystem.org.     


 

Utility Communications Consultant - Mobile Voice and Fixed Data

PSE has an opening in our Madison, WI office for a project management level person responsible for wide area communication studies and propagation activities focusing on land mobile radio (LMR) and fixed wireless design.

PSE leads technology and product selection projects of new privately owned mobile voice/data and fixed data systems for electric utilities. The tasks typically begin with defining the unique requirements, selecting the best technology, completing the radio design work, writing the RFPs for the vendors to bid on, and helping the utility select the best product to meet the requirements.

Applicants must have at least 10 years of experience completing design tasks for both LMR and fixed wireless. Having core expertise in the following areas is highly desired:

  • Capability to complete LMR propagation studies and design.
  • Expertise in any or all of the following technologies: Licensed radio 30 to 900 MHz, unlicensed 900 MHz, 2.4 GHz, 5.8 GHz, and licensed microwave.
  • Good understanding of the product trade-offs for fixed data and LMR.
  • Experience working with frequency coordinators to help clients obtain the needed licenses.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with clients in selling new work, completing strategy sessions with clients, writing proposals, specifications and RFPs and occasionally making industry presentations.

The selected individual will be working in a small team environment with other communication related experts. An engineering degree or technical degree and PE registration is preferred.

PSE offers attractive salaries and benefits and significant growth potential for those that can recognize and respond to client needs. To apply, email us your resume and a cover letter to webemployment@powersystem.org.