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Siemens Consultant - Transmission Planning and Engineering in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Family: Research & Development

Req ID: 301765

We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Grid Software enables grid operators as well as industry and infrastructure companies to accelerate and secure the energy transition in a sustainable and profitable way. We connect the physical and the digital world with an integrated OT and IT landscape along the entire value chain from planning through operations to maintenance – following its design principles of modularity, openness, user-centricity, interoperability and resilience.

Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?

You will be accountable to model and study electrical transmission systems and develop plans to meet future system needs of clients such as independent system operators, transmission providers, and power producers. The consultant can work remotely.

The core responsibilities of the Transmission Planning and Engineering Consultant include the application of power systems planning principles, simulation and analysis of power system steady state, dynamic and transient behaviors. In addition, the consultant will prepare reports and presentation of the study results and provide recommendation accordingly. In this role, it is crucial for the consultant to develop and maintain a strong relationship with our customers through ongoing communication. The successful candidate requires great problem-solving skills enabling quality and accuracy in a project environment. Attention to detail is a success factor.

It's your role, here's the part you can play:

  • Effectively conduct transmission, distribution and industrial system studies within time and budget constraints

  • Provide direct customer support and keep ongoing line of communication with customer for scope delivery

  • Prepare study reports and other technical documentations as individual contribution

  • Present study reports to clients in a manner to effectively communicate the findings

  • Provide support to project teams as required

  • Ensure compliance in completion and delivery of reports

Be part of our team, here's what's needed:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with a Power Systems focus

  • 1-3 years' working experience in transmission system planning or operations, engineering internships will be considered as working experience

  • Knowledge with commercial software such as PSS®E, TSAT, PSLF, PSCAD, TARA will be considered an asset

  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages such as Python is preferred

  • Great English written and spoken communication skills are required

  • Additional languages such as Spanish, French, German are assets

We've got a lot to offer:

  • An opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies - products and services in the field of electrification, automation, and digitalization

  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus based on qualifications)

  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Unlimited Flexible Time Off

  • Paid parental leave

  • Extensive product training and professional career development

  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

  • Siemens is recognized as being a top employer for diversity, sustainability, innovation, and technology. Check out this link (

Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us craft tomorrow!

Find out how Siemens Grid Software is decoding the future of energy and what part you can play:


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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