Distribution Systems Operations Consultant

Baltimore, MD


ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 2,500+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.


We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, our engineering professionals provide expertise in Renewables, Power Services, GIS and Data Solutions, Automation Integration, Pipeline Engineering, Integrity Services, Industrial Solutions, Telecommunications, and Process Safety Management.


At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity.

We are passionate about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for. We work with a smile, connect easily with others, and believe that work-life balance and a flexible work environment benefits everyone.

In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization.


ENTRUST SOLUTIONS GROUP BY THE NUMBERS:

35+ US locations with licenses in all 50 states

3000+ Employees company-wide

31+ Languages in which our employees are fluent

105+ Professional Engineers (PE)



Consultant

 

ADMS Operations Systems Engineering


Position Summary


The Consultant in ADMS and Operations Systems Engineering supports electric utilities across North America implement, maintain, and test their ADMS systems and integration strategy with other Operational Systems (OMS, DERMS, FLISR, VVO, etc.). Our company maintains a remote office setting so you can work from your home when you are not performing as-needed travel to client sites. The Consultant considers all aspects of power system design and operation to evaluate performance and develop recommendations to maintain client expectations for the use of the operations systems in maintaining reliability of the distribution power system. The ideal candidate will be expected to apply sound and diversified knowledge of power engineering principles and practices.


Responsibilities

  • Performing maintenance of the distribution network model in OMS (Outage Management System)
  • Perform OMS Model design, conversion, test writing, and test execution
  • Provide high-level technical expertise to other practice areas
  • Provide peer review and editorial feedback
  • Manage client expectations through regular communications to establish project objectives and formulate an agreed upon project approach


Qualifications


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a focus on power systems
  • Distribution Operations experience at an Electrical utility company with routine experience using ADMS/OMS systems
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing and dispatching power system outages on the electrical distribution system for utilities using ADMS/OMS systems
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience maintaining distribution system network model in ADMS / OMS systems by performing model design, conversion, test writing, and test execution
  • Storm Operations expertise focused on OMS.
  • Experience with OSI ADMS and/or Oracle NMS is preferred.
  • Experience with testing / implementing DERMS, FLISR, VVO systems is preferred.
  • Additional experience with electric distribution system planning, design, reliability, construction, operations, and maintenance of utility distribution power system is preferred.
  • High proficiency in using Excel to analyze operational data sets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and consensus-building skills
  • Comfortable and effective working independently, as well as leading and working in teams across functional groups that vary from fundamentally technical to non-technical


Requirements:


As part of the application process the candidate will be required to:

  • provide authorization to conduct a general background, credit, criminal record, and reference check, and successfully pass these checks.
  • to take and pass a drug test.


  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for a period exceeding 180 days


  • Candidate must possess, or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment, a valid driver’s license issued by any state in the U.S.


  • Candidate must be available to travel within the local area of Baltimore, Maryland and make site visits potentially up to 3 days per week.


Additional desirable attributes include:          

  • Previous investor owned utility experience
  • Experience in other related engineering functions/disciplines such as system operations, protection system design and analysis, substation design, or distribution/transmission planning
  • Experience in studies of power systems
  • Experience using optimization tools and writing performance scripts to run automated or batch simulations and analyzing outage data, such as Python, MATLAB, or other tools or programming languages.



 

ENTRUST Solutions Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.


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