Energy Security Engineer
Location:
, Virginia
Posted:
September 10, 2017
Reference:
201827
Division: Government Services
Business Unit: Government Services
Requisition Number: 201827
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Arlington
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens, uniquely qualified to perform work for the U.S. Government. We are focused on enhancing the safety and security of the nation's assets and infrastructure, as well as assisting to improve operational and energy performance.

As an independent U.S. company with its own Board of Directors, SGT maintains a unique relationship with Siemens. We are able to leverage resources of professionals world-wide with demonstrated domain expertise and proven past performance to manage large-scale, mission critical programs. The future of SGT is bright. By integrating world-class people, process, products and technology, SGT is expanding its role as an important part of our nation's security.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity to grow your career with a well established company.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemensgovt.com/

Job Description:

Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) is a dynamic and rapidly expanding organization. SGT is seeking an Energy Security Engineer to join a team working on one of our energy projects for one of your Federal clients .

Job Summary

As an Energy Security Engineer you will perform cross-functional technology assessments for Siemens Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) and Microgrid projects, utilizing technologies such as power system protection, cybersecurity, distributed generation, energy storage, Building Management Systems (BMS)/ Energy Management Systems (EMS), etc. As an Energy Security Engineer you will also conduct software simulation using COTS software to perform mass and energy calculations, power system studies and network analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Complete 30% concept designs for ICS infrastructure, low and medium voltage power systems and protection schemes, including applications for cybersecurity of controls systems.

  • Prepare and create concept designs and specifications for the equipment necessary for resiliency improvements.

  • Perform assessments for power system protection, cybersecurity, distributed generation, energy storage, solar PV, Building Management Systems (BMS)/Energy Management Systems (EMS) technology implementation.

  • Perform assessments for technologies for load control and demand a response implementation.

  • Complete investment grade audit of customer energy networks

  • Define detailed line-item budget estimate for proposed potential recommendations, which will include subcontractor bid pricing for each discipline, firm equipment costs, engineering costs, project and construction management costs and contingencies.

  • Assist in developing MEP cost estimates for building MEP retrofits on large Federal performance contracts

  • Define project scope and design deliverables that support project goals in collaboration with the Government client and all stakeholders.

  • Perform necessary field design survey to develop design packages

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by providing technical support; analyze risk and managing and resolving customer issues.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Technology or other related field.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of design build experience preferably in the Energy field with progression in the ESPC industry where you acquired knowledge and understanding of design standards in relation to design build projects, that are necessary to comply with applicable codes

  • Minimum of five (5) years of commissioning experience in relation to building / construction projects, instillation of systems, plants, and or equipment

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in and knowledge of general electrical engineering

  • NETA and EIT certifications are highly preferred.

  • Knowledge of electrical substation commissioning with experience in various protection schemes.

  • Construction experience with the ability to meet project deadlines. Construction in the ESCO and Design Build/EPC arena is highly preferred

  • Simulation experience using COTS software to perform calculations, and analyses

  • Excellent Project Management skills (e.g., understanding schedules, meeting and exceeding customer deadlines, ability to take a leadership role when necessary, etc.)

  • Knowledge of various DG technologies is a must

  • Strong familiarity with SKM, PSS Sincal, HOMER, Visio, CAD, MS Office Suite

  • Understand high integration requirements between power, energy, and cybersecurity, with the ability to understand protections schemes and how they relate to implementation in power system studies

  • Ability to understand protection schemes and how they relate to implementation in power system studies.

  • Ability to be proactive and take the initiative when necessary

  • Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Excellent attention to detail skills and inherent understanding and knowledge of concepts related to this field.

  • Knowledge of U.S. commercial and Government standards, regulations and codes will be beneficial (e.g., DoD Unified Facility Criteria, OSHA, NFPA, ASHRAE,NIST, RMF, NERC CIP Cyber security , etc.)

  • Ability and willingness to travel, both domestic and international, at a minimum of 30% annually

    Security Clearance:
    Candidate must be US citizen and have the ability to obtain a US federal agency security clearance if later required.

    *** Candidates with ability to work from remote location within the United States to be considered



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