Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate barriers of time and distance by using Hyperloop transport to move cargo and passengers immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably.

We design, develop, build and test the technology and hardware to make Hyperloop a reality.

Power Systems Engineer at Hyperloop One

The Power Electronics team at Hyperloop-One is responsible of delivering controllable electric power to wherever it is needed. Providing power to a Hyperloop system is a little bit more than plugging into wall sockets at your home. We work on design and development of power electronics equipment such as variable speed drives and thyristor switches, power distribution system and infrastructure, and all other supporting electrical equipment and apparatus. We are building a multi-disciplinary team, including electrical, electronics, mechanical, thermal, and control expertise, to execute and deliver from concepts to functional products.

We are seeking experienced engineers in power electronics from concept to product, embedded program development, complex assembly mechanical and thermal design, power system design, experience with product certification.

Responsibilities

  • Substation Design and Engineering: One-line, detailed physical layouts, selection of substation equipment, create bid and construction drawing packages.
  • Design and develop Hyperloop grid interconnection power systems, and propulsion distribution systems fed by variable speed drives.
  • Perform cable ampacity, grounding, short-circuit, arc-flash, and lightning calculations
  • Design grounding system
  • Design fault protection system
  • Design lightning protection system
  • Specify power cables and equipment based on analysis results, manufacturer datasheets, site and installation constraints, schedule and cost.
  • Work with vendors to select power equipment, such as medium voltage switchgear, relays, transformers, enclosures, power cables, cable terminations, insulators, surge protection devices, and reactive compensation devices.
  • Review wiring diagrams from power equipment suppliers
  • Develop drawings for electrical one line diagram, equipment layout and elevation arrangement, as well as trench and conduit design
  • Work with field engineers to review equipment installation, wiring, and perform protective relay settings

 Requirements

  • 5 or more years of power system engineering experience in medium voltage high power industries, such as utility substations, industrial plants, and railway power systems.
  • Experience with railway power distribution system design is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of power distribution system modelling and analysis.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of insulation coordination, thermal damage limits of transformers, motors and cables
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of system behavior during electrical shorts, voltage fluctuations, and arc flash.
  • Must have a good knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC), and relevant IEEE and IEC standards.
  • Experience with some of the following software: PSS/E, ETAP, SKM PTW, CDEGs, PSCAD, ATP-EMTP, Matlab/Simulink, CYME/PSAF
  • P.Eng. designation is desired.

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation.

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Help us change the world by changing the world of transportation. What we are working on will positively effect pollution, congestion, cost of living, population density and so much more!
Culture
Open, collaborative, fun, social, hardworking and busy!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited paid vacation
Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day
Personal trainer on-site 3x a week
Full showers, towels and lockers
Commuter benefits
Corporate Uber account
Health, dental and vision coverage
Dog friendly
Onsite barber visits
Dry cleaning service
Stock options with early exercise option

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