Senior Transmission & Interconnection Engineer

Posted 29 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameSamantha Molloy

Job description

​The Green Recruitment Company is working alongside an energy storage market leader, led by proven transmission-level project developers, with a well-positioned pipeline that will transform America’s electric grids into cleaner and more versatile critical infrastructure.

The Senior Transmission & Interconnection Engineer will be an integral member of the Transmission & Interconnection Team and provide system analysis and modeling support for the interconnection of utility-scale standalone storage projects within designated regions of North America.


Responsible for all aspects of specific interconnection projects assigned, including but not limited to:

  • Working with the Transmission Manager to keep up with all major Transmission & Interconnection items going on in the market or projects assigned to them, including but not limited to:

  • Overall Transmission Planning & Interconnection processes

  • Stakeholder Meetings & Working Groups

  • Interconnection Queue

  • Familiarity with PJM, SPP, and NYISO markets

  • Under supervision of the Transmission Manager, maintain real time communications with Project Developers assigned to their projects

  • Identify transmission/interconnection project risks and communicate them to Project Developers

  • Perform Generation Interconnection studies, prepare study reports per ISO/RTO/Utility requirements and present findings at stakeholder meetings

  • Perform and/or coordinate required internal studies (Power flow, Open Bay, Site Location and gen tie route assessment)

  • Support lead identification and proposal activities to meet business development goals

  • Conduct injection analysis to identify appropriate project size

  • Come up with planning level network upgrade costs the same way that the ISO/RTO/Utility would do

  • Continuously track project status and milestones completed

  • Maintain project specific milestone schedule up to date

  • Track project milestones (SS)

  • Provide reports on Interconnection Studies Reports

  • Review FS/SIS/FS report results and outline subsequent steps

  • Develop (in coordination with their team) meeting minutes for ALL meetings with outside entities

  • Archive all minutes in appropriate file location

  • Support the Transmission & Interconnection team on automating repetitive tasks

  • Use Python programming to automate power flow studies, and/or other studies internal to the Transmission & Interconnection team

  • Versatile team player, excellent oral and written communication skills, mentors junior engineers and works towards mutual team goals


  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university required. Emphasis in power systems strongly preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years of Transmission planning and interconnection fundamental experience

  • Experience with PSS/E, TARA, or similar power flow software

  • Experience in electric transmission planning, operations or related discipline

  • Transmission planning experience with very strong power flow modeling skills

  • Understanding of electricity market policy and rules with respect to interconnection and transmission planning

  • Strong computing skills including MS Office Suite

  • Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to prepare both written and oral presentation materials of complex matters

  • Knowledge of electric theory with strong understanding of utility and ISO operations and transmission planning process

  • Multitasking, dynamic, self-motivated individual able to work in groups or independently

  • Ability to simultaneously support multiple development projects across multiple states and regions

  • Familiarity with storage and renewable trends in the electric market

  • Strong knowledge of energy storage value proposition and/or engineering and/or fundamentals of energy storage projects

  • Supportive, resourceful, and willing to take on new tasks

  • Creative and independent thinker; demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse, fast-paced team