Senior Power Systems Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Trussville | US-KY-Louisville | US-MA-Westborough
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Senior Power Systems Engineer, you will work with several departments in different geographies to perform power system studies including short circuit and equipment evaluation, overcurrent coordination and protection, arc flash, load flow, motor starting, power quality, and harmonic analysis. Additionally, using strong communication and project management skills, you will present the results from these studies to internal and external customers, helping to design cost effective mitigation solutions. Apply now and join the Qualus team!


  • Perform Short circuit, coordination, and arc flash studies for commercial, industrial, education, healthcare, and generation facilities using SKM, ETAP, and/or Easypower software
  • Applies knowledge of low and medium voltage switchgear, motor control centers, circuit breakers, panel boards, and disconnects to determine cost effective mitigation solutions from the results and recommendations of power system studies
  • Develop study reports and communicate results and recommendations to customers
  • Perform data collection activities
  • Develop and/or implement arc flash mitigation designs
  • Interpret new construction drawing packages
  • Develop relay protective setpoints and settings files
  • Develop and/or update equipment control schematics, one lines, three lines, and wiring diagrams
  • Successfully execute small to medium sized projects with limited oversight
  • Self-manage assigned projects and job cost accountability to perform work within budgeted cost estimates
  • Effectively communicate with other departments and customers to assure activities are properly coordinated


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related from an ABET accredited school, with a focus on power systems
  • Prior experience performing power system studies
  • Experience with SKM
  • Must have ability to work independently, accurately, and have high attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and the ability effectively discuss technical recommendations with customers
  • Strong computer skills
  • 7 or more years’ experience performing power system studies and associated data collection activities for industrial customers

Company Overview

Qualus is a leading pure-play power services firm and innovator at the forefront of the energy transition, with differentiated capabilities across grid modernization, resiliency, security, and sustainability. The firm partners with utilities, commercial, industrial, renewable developers, and government clients, offering comprehensive solutions through boutique and integrated advisory, planning, engineering, digital solutions, program management, and specialized field services. Qualus also provides software and technology enabled solutions and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry issues such as distributed and variable resource integration, emergency management, and secure data exchange. The firm has over 1,000 professionals, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada.


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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