Senior AC Power Engineer

New Jersey, United States
28 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
Category Engineering
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time


The Senior AC Power Engineer is responsible for the operations, performance and maintenance of the ac power system.


  • Maintain cognizance over all of the PPPL electrical distribution systems including 138kV, 26.4kV, 13.8kV 4.16kV and 480V systems.
  • Maintain cognizance over all of the PPPL emergency power systems including Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) and standby diesel generators.
  • Act as Project Manager for AC power improvement projects.
  • Act as PTR (Princeton Technical Representative) for the AC Power Maintenance Subcontract.
  • Respond to emergencies and other unplanned events affecting the AC power system.
  • Maintain and update the lab’s arc flash and protective coordination analysis, and provide the engineering oversight to keep PPPL in compliance with NFPA 70E and OSHA Guidelines.
  • Provide oversight of AC Power equipment: ensuring routine maintenance for transformers, switchgear and motor control centers (MCC’s).
  • Update and maintain written procedures, specifications, SOWs (Statements of Work), and switching orders for AC Power related work. 


  • BS Electrical Engineering. MS Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Expert knowledge of NFPA 70, NFPA 70E and OSHA Guidelines 
  • Licensed Professional Engineer

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.