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FACTS Engineer

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Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 33662 

Job Category: Energy; Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated FACTs Engineer to join the Energy team in either Pittsburgh, PA, Manchester, NH or Amherst, NY.

The global energy transition is upon us. As we shift to a low carbon world, meeting the growing demand for energy will require revolutionary thinking and a variety of resources. While the market is challenging, these challenges present the biggest opportunities and –catalysts for change. 


Hatch Energy group partners with clients to provide comprehensive plans that incorporate all aspects of their projects. Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain—upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our team today and help make a difference!


As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world
  • Work on a variety of generation and transmission projects including renewables and HVDC & FACTs with a specific focus on FACTs (SVC, STATCOM, D-STATCOM, inverters)
  • Perform electrical studies including power flow, short circuit, protection coordination, transient , dynamic, and others using electrical design software such as PSCAD, PSSE, PSLF, etc.
  • Assist in the development of Technical Specifications for HVDC and FACTs projects
  • Witness factory tests and support field commissioning tests
  • Prepare presentations and reports
  • Write technical papers and present at conferences to demonstrate expertise in the field and engage clients
  • Support the Business Unit in business development including fostering relationships with existing clients, preparing proposals for new work, identifying market areas and pitching clients
  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment
  • Conduct site visits, factory visits, field assessments and client engagement meetings


You bring to the role:


  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience with an Electrical Engineering or related degree with interest in power systems
  • Working experience with US RTOs (PJM, MISO, NYISO, ERCOT, etc)
  • Technical experience with HVDC and FACTS
  • Academic or work experience with PSCAD, RTDS, PSSE, PSLF, EMTP, Easy Power, or related software programs
  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites including remote sites
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point, and experience in Visual Basic would be preferred


Why join us? 


Develop innovation partnerships
Think locally, work globally
Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you? 


Flexible work environment.
Long term career developme


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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