Transmission Planning Engineer Strategist

Posted 06 March 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameSam Malloy

Job description

​Transmission Planning Engineer Strategist

Engineering & Technology · Remote (must be based in the US)

Reports to: Director of Transmission & Commercial Analytics

My client is a leading developer, owner and operator of utility-scale energy storage and hybrid renewable projects. As a leader in the industry, they now have over 15 GW of utility-scale projects in development, 32 projects in operation/construction & 60+ projects in development across North America.


  • 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.

Key Qualifications:

  • 3 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.