Electrical Field Engineers

DHS Consulting El Segundo, CA
DHS Consulting, Inc. is a rapidly growing, California-based consulting firm; alongside our talented professionals, we are dedicated to providing Program, Project and Construction Management services to our clients with offices in Central and Southern California.

Our mission is clear. We help clients solve challenges by providing top talent to develop the right solutions at the right time. With forward thinking and utilization of the most advanced technology on the market, were leaders in project management strategy and execution; providing the visibility our clients want to see. Our relationships are built on our credibility to deliver on our commitments, with unbeatable service levels to our clients, at DHS; we let our work product lead the way.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Electrical Field Engineers to join our team in our growing Energy division and; to consult for our Utility Client in the Southern California area.

Job Location: Los Angeles County, Orange County


* Performs power system analysis such as short circuit duty analysis, capacity analysis, radiality, protection, voltage impact and power factor studies.

* Analyze distribution power systems (radial systems) for voltage impacts, harmonics, or overloading issues using power flow software (i.e. PSLF or CYME).

* Evaluate various load profiles to determine acceptable penetration level of distribution generation at different locations in existing distribution network.

* Review and analyze Rule 21 applications for interconnecting generation.

* Perform technical reviews to identify how the project can be interconnected to the utilitys electrical grid in a safe and reliable manner while complying with all applicable standards and regulations.

* Field verify equipment location, size, type, age, dimensions, and short circuit duty rating for existing electrical equipment including (cable, conductor, switches, protective devices, structures, transformers, capacitors).

* Conduct CYME studies for short circuit duty evaluation

* Utilize Distribution Management System (DMS) to obtain real time and historical data for voltage, current, etc.

* Evaluate the need for projects and write scope of work of project initiation

* Develop scope and design projects based on assessments associated with power system analysis, planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of distribution networks. Review and identify mapping discrepancies and update electrical maps and drawings.

* Check maps and verify locations

Minimum Qualifications

* 1- 3 years of experience

* Electrical Engineering Degree or other Engineering Degree with related experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Educational coursework in power flow, Proficient understanding of circuit maps, experience with using modeling software, or system protection, understanding of interconnection projects, understanding facility infrastructure maps

We offer a competitive total compensation package including comprehensive health coverage, 401k and more!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. DHS will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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