Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Master Research Associate - Power System Simulation in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306889

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings

Group: Electricity Infrastructure


Job Description

The Electric Infrastructure (EI) group at Pacific Northwest National Lab seeks a post-master to conduct research projects in the following areas:

•Prepare large-scale power system models, parameters and scenario data.

•Perform static power flow analysis and dynamic simulations for specific large-scale test systems using commercial software packages, e.g., PSS/E, PowerWorld, PSLF, DSA Tools (PSAT, TSAT).

•Develop scripts (Python/Matlab/C++/EPCL) to automate large-scale power system simulations and process the simulation results


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 required.


Preferred Qualifications

The candidate must have a solid background in power system modeling and simulation, including power flow and transient stability. The candidate must be familiar with commercial power system simulation software PSS/E, PSLF, and PowerWorld, and programming languages e.g. Python/Matlab/C++/Java, etc. Experience with data processing and analytics using Excel/Matlab/Python/R is preferred.


Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.


Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Analytics

Opening Date: 2017-10-12

Closing Date: 2017-10-26