• Power Engineer Kyiv
  • Amentum in Kyiv, , Ukraine
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

This position is contingent upon Customer approval, funding, and position availability.In anticipation of an Engineering Task Order from USAID/Ukraine, Amentum is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Power Engineer. This position provides applied engineering and technical consultation for power engineering, particularly for power transmission systems and power plant interconnections. The Power Engineer will be responsible for overseeing power-related technical programs and will collaborate closely with Ukraine counterparts to establish requirements. Essential Responsibilities:Responsible for managing overseeing and coordinating power-related technical and design work and is a senior member of the engineering team.Support the program leadership with developing power-related requirements to include conducting investigations and meeting with Ukraine government and power counterparts. Collaborate closely with international power experts to develop proposed solutions and... recommendations. Support the project team with defining risks and provide overall in-country support related to power and provide overall advice on solutions. Provide expert presentations to local and international teams on Ukraine-related power issues. As necessary, act as the Project Manager for more complicated power activities. This includes overseeing local-international design teams ensuring that design systems are met. Oversee other Power Project Design managers for less complicated activities.Mentor lower-level design engineers and field supervision staff to ensure that they abide by engineering standards and conduct appropriate oversight of power related construction activities. Support the Health and Safety team ensure that staff adhere to safe working practices for electrical systems. Support the Health and Safety team with defining safe contractor practices and with defining appropriate enforcement.Be able to interpret and provide guidance for power system single line and schematic electrical drawings. Also interpret and provide guidance to Arc Flash analysis documents to determine hazard levels for shop personnel.Support the team with advising USAID with construction-related issues and provide recommendations particularly as it relates to contract actions. Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:Proven experience and capability to write reports and provide presentations in Ukrainian. Working knowledge of English necessary to coordinate with international teams.A BA/BS degree in Electrical Engineering with appropriate local registration. A Master’s Degree is highly preferred. 15+ (ten) years of experience in Power Engineering with experience leading transmission / distribution design teams. Experience working with international teams is a plus. Excellent knowledge of electrical power systems, particularly related to high-medium and low voltage power transmission and distribution (transformers, substations, and distribution/transmission systems). Excellent knowledge of power generation interconnections including wind and solar. General knowledge of power generation and powerplant rehabilitation is a plus.Proven ability to make rapid technical decisions and willing to work in a fast-paced environment. Capable of using spreadsheets, word processing and standard Microsoft Office software to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio. Knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position.Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law
Kyiv Ukraine


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