Electrical Power Engineer

  • Location: Pomona, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76602

An electric utility client is looking for an Electrical Power Engineer who will review Generation Interconnection Requests, under the WDAT and Rule 21 Tariff, ensuring technical data is complete and appropriate to perform a study.

Location: Pomona, CA (Hybrid)
Position: Electrical Power Engineer
Pay Rate: $45/hr. on W2
Duration: 6 months or longer
Schedule: M-F, 8-5

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform application review of the Interconnection Request ensuring technical data is complete and appropriate to perform a study. As part of this effort, it may be required to create one-line diagrams (Microsoft Visio) which are used in study agreements, study reports, and ultimately Generation Interconnection Agreements.
  • Perform Rule 21 Fast Track Screens’ evaluation (or equivalent WDAT Screens). Projects will primarily consist of Net Energy Metering (NEM) applications, which fall under the Rule 21 Tariff. May also require evaluation of Supplemental Review Screens for projects that fail Fast Track Screens.
  • Perform technical review to ensure project meets all applicable Tariff and Standards requirements. Validation of Rule 21 certification requirements may be required (e.g., UL 1741 SB). Technical assessment to evaluate the impact of interconnecting the generator to the system may include power flow and short-circuit analysis (primarily CYME, can involve CAPE).
  • Develop scope to mitigate issues identified during the technical analysis.
  • Produce a study report, which may include the scope and cost of required upgrades that were identified during the technical review.
  • Meet with customers to provide study results and address questions.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience with power system analysis studies including power flow and short-circuit analysis.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with generation interconnection studies including power flow and short-circuit analysis.
  • Experience performing technical reviews of Net Energy Metering (NEM) projects.
  • Knowledge of the Rule 21 Tariff and the WDAT.
  • Experience Google Earth Pro, and power system analysis software (preferably CYME and CAPE).
  • Experience with PCI.

About our client:

Our client is one of the largest electric utilities and a longtime leader in renewable energy and energy efficiency in the United States providing electricity for much of Southern California.

About APR:

Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!

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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.