Control System and System Study Specialist - FACTS & HVDC
About the company
ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for our clients since 1895. By connecting technologies we provide profitable, innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives. Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world.
ÅF – Innovation by experience.
About the job
We are currently looking for a Control System and System Study Engineer/Specialist as a Freelancer on our project. The candidate must be willing to relocate on-site for a period of 2-3 years.
The job duties include but not limited to reviewing and demonstrating a very good understanding of FACTS & HVDC within the following areas:
- Control system strategies
- Dynamic Performance Studies
- Interaction studies between different FACTS and HVDC systems and also interaction with other power system elements
- Power Oscillation Damping (POD)
- Sub-synchronous torsional interaction (SSTI)
- RTDS AC Equivalent Circuit Study
- AC & DC Network Integration
The main job duties:
- Focus on developing the system requirements for FACTS and HVDC systems for power utilities
- Evaluate the contractors and the supplier submittals at both tender and project stages.
Who are you?
The ideal candidate for the job should have a very good knowledge and hands-on experience of FACTS and HVDC control systems. He or she should be able to develop the system requirements for different utility customers’ needs and also evaluate contractors and supplier submittals for both tenders and projects. Knowledge of PSCAD, PSS/E, RSCAD, ... etc. of other relevant software is a must. Knowledge of other software e.g. ETAP, DIgSILENT/PowerFactory, EMTP-RV, Fortran, MATLAB ... etc. is a plus.
If you would like to work with one of the largest utilities in the world and also join a reputable and leading consulting company whose interesting mix of culture and strong technical expertise has earned a reputation for high quality services and integrity and you meet a fair share of the above requirements we are looking forward to receive your application.
The ÅF Group is ranked as one of Sweden’s most popular employer among engineers. At ÅF you will be involved in developing innovative and sustainable solutions within infrastructure, energy and industry. We are always looking for the sharpest skills that can create a future society together with us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will learn from you.