Sr Transmission Planning Engineer - Steady State

Job Locations US-AL
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Power your future with Qualus in our Transmission Planning Department as a Lead Engineer. Due to continued growth, we are seeking seasoned Sr Transmission Planning Engineer.


Qualus is a leading provider of specialized engineering and technical field services. We offer competitive benefits as well as in-house career and professional skills development through QualU, while providing job opportunities in power systems engineering, field services, and turnkey project management.


  • Recognized by clients as an Industry expert and familiar with the applicable NERC/FERC guidelines.
  • Plays a critical role in establishing technical direction and philosophy for Qualus organization and must possess high technical competence and have the recognition of peers within the company and industry.
  • Proficient with power flow software such as TARA, PSSE, and/or Powerworld.
  • Proficient in performing Generator Interconnection Studies and evaluating Transmission Service Requests.
  • Performs power flow and short circuit studies.
  • Effectively simulate and analyze the performance of the client’s transmission and generation systems and their limitations and strengths under normal and emergency operations.
  • Provides leadership by assigning and reviewing projects or job tasks and mentoring of less experienced consultant engineers.
  • Delegating, planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the work of the other consultants will be critical.
  • Must be able to justify strategy, analyses, and recommendations orally and through documentation and data to audiences of Transmission Owners and possibly their transmission customers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (not engineering technology program) from an ABET accredited program. A master’s degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S engineering degree.
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years engineering experience with emphasis in power system analysis, modeling, and protection.
  • Experience in performing power flow studies to determine transmission thermal and voltage constraints as well as transfer capability.
  • Experience in performing short circuit studies to determine fault current levels and system strength.
  • Professional Engineering registration required. Professional Engineering registration in the working state a plus.
  • Knowledge of power system analysis and modeling techniques.
  • Must have strong analytical and computer skills.
  • Must have strong written and speaking skills.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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