Distribution Planning Engineer - 111

ENTRUST Solutions Group

What We Do:


ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 3,000+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.

We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. 

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Who We Are:


At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity. With 35+ locations and 31+ languages in which our employees are fluent.

In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Benefits
  • Unlimited growth opportunities and career development programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Remote opportunities available
  • Positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect


Job Summary:

The Distribution Planning Engineer in Analysis and Planning provides highly-skilled engineering services to assess power system performance under steady-state and dynamic conditions. Studies are primarily focused on power flow, transient stability, and short circuit analysis, but may address a variety of other concerns including economics, harmonics, and power quality. The Distribution Planning Engineer considers all aspects of power system design and operation to evaluate performance and develop recommendations to maintain reliability and efficiency of the bulk power system.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Power System Engineering and Analysis
  • Approximately 2-5 years of experience in wide-area power system modeling, analysis, and planning, including power flow, transient stability, and short circuit studies
  • Experience with power system analysis tools including, at a minimum, Siemens PTI PSS®E, GE PSLF or ASPEN software. 
  • Understanding of existing and proposed North American and regional reliability standards and criteria
  • Understanding of protection system design and operation
  • Understanding of equipment design and rating methods
  • Understanding of harmonics and power quality issues
  • Understanding of electricity markets, cost allocation methods, and economic and environmental regulations affecting the electric power industry
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and consensus-building skills
  • Comfortable and effective working independently


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cyme or Synergi
  • PE License or eligibility to obtain PE License within next 2 years


Benefits & Salary:

  • This position pays between $85,000 and $115,000 annually and is an exempt position.
  • Benefits offered include company sponsored medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) plan with company match. Also offered are tuition reimbursement, voluntary life, disability, critical illness, accident and hospitalization plans. HSA or FSA medical accounts and FSA dependent care and transportation/parking accounts are also available. These benefits are subject to employee contribution amounts generally set annually.
  • Full time employees are eligible to earn PTO hours.
  • May be eligible for discretionary bonus as determined by the company.

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ENTRUST Solutions Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.