Transmission Planning Engineer

Posted 13 November 2021
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameHarry Davies

Job description

The Opportunity

TGRC has partnered exclusively with a Blackstone portfolio company who in their own right are leaders in developing, owning and operating energy storage and hybrid renewable projects. TGRC has been selected to source a Transmission Planning Engineer and strategist to be based in their Austin office, where you will be responsible for providing transmission analytical support and insights to a growing portfolio of Battery Storage and Renewable Energy assets.


The Role

  • Provide transmission analytical support and insights to a growing portfolio of BESS, Renewable, and Hybrid projects
  • Run near and long-term nodal production cost studies to forecast the projected price impacts and performance of a changing generation fleet
  • Perform powerflow analysis to understand the potential impacts and costs of interconnecting new generation to the system
  • Assess the technical and commercial feasibility of green-fielding or acquiring projects
  • Develop planning level cost estimates for interconnection facilities
  • Prepare summaries, reports, and other materials of technical results to technical and non-technical team members
  • Develop and streamline processes and automation to support an efficient workflow


The Person

  • 5 years minimum experience with PROMOD
  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with additional consideration given to applicants with advanced degrees
  • Proficient in one or more power system powerflow tools: TARA, PSS/E, PSLF
  • Experience in one or more organized electric markets (CAISO, PJM, ERCOT, NYISO)
  • Working knowledge of NERC planning standards
  • Experience with Python, Java, or similar programming languages
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to work under tight time requirements and deadlines
  • Eligible for U.S. Employment