Power System Planning & Studies Manager

September 19 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Executive, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Power, Hydraulic, Wind, Nuclear, Project, Project management, Planning
Toronto, ON

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

This is a senior Technical Leadership position within our Power system department. The position consisting in the coordination/development of the power system engineering team, business development/client account management, and leading and/or performing planning/feasibility studies, interconnection studies, transient studies and systems analysis investigations for clients in North America.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Mentor and grow a team of power system engineers of various experience levels and see to their continuous technical development
  • Participate to the Business development effort to generate leads, prepare proposals, and networking efforts
  • Lead/oversee power systems analysis activities including load-flow, short-circuit, transient stability, electromagnetic transient, small-signal stability analysis, reliability analysis etc.
  • Prepare functional specifications for facility requirements related to different system development portfolios, for purposes of developing preliminary designs and obtaining estimates for the associated facilities
  • Perform, coordinate or review planning/system performance studies and transient studies for compliance with prevailing standards and criteria and good engineering practice
  • Prepare, report, and deliver presentations to clients
  • Maintain close coordination with other relevant BBA groups and Practices for cross selling and cross staffing opportunities.


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Results-driven
  • Strong commitment to health and safety
  • Inspirational leadership
  • Desire to motivate and develop the next generation
  • Ability to see beyond established standards
  • Managerial courage

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • A post-graduate degree in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 10 years of experience in power system analysis and planning
  • Proficient with the PSS®E software package, including all modules for load-flow, short-circuit and transient stability analysis.
  • Knowledge of simulation software (CYME, TSAT, CDEGS, PSCAD, EMTP RV)
  • Knowledge of dynamic analysis: system stability, machine startup, machine control
  • Knowledge of machine controls: control settings, transfer features, control diagrams
  • Knowledge of connection standards (Hydro-Quebec, IESO, AESO, others)
  • Availability to travel between BBA offices.
  • Proficiency in English, both spoken and written (French will be an asset)
  • Asset: knowledge of NERC standards (MOD-025, 026, 027 and 032)
  • Asset: graduate degree (Master's or Ph.D.)

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • A corporate culture that values expertise
  • Participation in innovation projects
  • Access to a profit-sharing program for all regular employees
  • Generous pension and insurance plan
  • Friendly, eco-mindful and high-tech workspaces
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy


BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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