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System Planning and Design Engineers
Job SummaryGuyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) invites applications from talented, energetic and suitably qualified electrical engineers to fill the positionsof System Planning and Design Engineers within the System Planning and Design Department.
Responsible to the System Planning and Design Manager, the purpose of these roles is to contribute to the activities of the department in providing basic electricity system planning, design and technical support activities including providing information to management and other parties when required. Successful applicants will be required to develop skills in power systems analysis and planning software, in particular PSS/Sincal but possibly others such as PSSE. The roles require individuals that have an interest in power systems and the ability to be active team members in the department. Activities will predominantly be office-based but some field visits should also be expected. The holders of these positions will be expected to undertake the training that will be provided and aimed at assisting the development of the specialized skills within the department.
The position-holders will,in addition to having an interest in Power Systems, be able to maintain an attention to detail over a sustained period and produce deliverables to the required standard and on time. Communication skills - both speaking and writing – are also important.
- Applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university.
- Further qualifications to Master’s level in Electrical Power Systems or a related area would be an advantage.
- The posts are suited to both new electrical engineering graduates and those who have had up to about five years of relevant work experience.