Interconnection Engineer, NYISO
- Location: Louisville
- Salary: Market related
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The Grid Integration group is responsible for siting and interconnecting our client's portfolio to transmission systems across the United States. The group consists of a Transmission Strategy team, Interconnection team, High Voltage Engineering team, and a Generation Modelling and Technical Compliance team.
The primary responsibilities of this role are: strategic analysis of the interconnection procedures, queue and transmission system in a given RTO/ISO to formulate and steer greenfield project siting, and to then prepare and manage interconnection requests through to an Interconnection Agreement with the most favorable terms possible. The Interconnection Project Engineer supports the Manager, Interconnection (NY/NE, Regional Lead) on progressing projects through the interconnection process and working cross functionally with the broader Development Team to optimize the position throughout the development lifecycle.
The preferred candidate has experience in: the preparation and review of interconnection requests; review and management of PSS/E and/or PSLF models; and participating in the management of solar, storage, and wind projects through the generator interconnection processes including negotiation and execution of Generator Interconnection Agreements. Additional responsibilities include monitoring the progress of required system upgrades and identifying creative mitigation solutions when needed within the applicable open access transmission tariff.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Interconnection Project Engineer will support all interconnection activities through the full life cycle of development and construction of projects. The position will support the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection and other internal stakeholders leading to the successful execution of both new and acquired projects across the United States. Some travel required (~15-20%).
· Support greenfield development: review transmission system analysis, identify interconnection agencies and procedures, prepare and file interconnection requests including supporting internal and external parties on preparation of technical materials, provide viability feedback to the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection, and other internal stakeholders to support any financial and project approvals needed.
· Interconnection study process: support the review and analysis of utility study reports; tracking and reporting results throughout process; support negotiation and execution of interconnection agreements and engineering and procurement agreements
· Implementation of portfolio projects: assist internal groups to complete deliverables required by transmission owners to construct interconnection facilities including integrating schedules of Transmission Owner into project construction schedule.
· Support project due diligence efforts, identify existing and potential red flags for project acquisitions and existing pipeline projects.
Desired Skills and Expertise:
· Familiarity with reviewing interconnection studies and power flow models. Experience running study models a plus.
· Ability to analyze power flow and system impact studies for interconnection of utility scale solar, wind, and storage generating facilities.
· Knowledge of System Impact Studies (SIS) and other interconnection studies and procedures for interconnection renewable energy generating facilities >10 MWac.
· Understanding of electrical diagrams, preliminary site plans, and preparation of interconnection request packages for submittal.
· Awareness of transmission systems and transmission expansion plans in US.
· Knowledge of Open Access Transmission Tariffs and Generator Interconnection Procedures.
· BS in Electrical Engineering or related field.
3+ years work history in renewable or traditional energy development, utility generation development, or transmission planning. Previous employment or experience working at an Electric Utility, or consultants providing services within those footprints is strongly preferred.
My client is an industry leader in the development, acquisition and operation of renewables and energy storage. With a 2.4+ GW operating portfolio and a substantial development pipeline, my client represents one of the nation's largest non-utility portfolios of renewables and energy storage. They are dedicated to solving a critical challenge in the transformation of our energy systems: decarbonizing electricity supply while maintaining affordability, reliability and resilience. With a focus on innovation, my client continually seeks to optimize solutions in step with an evolving regulatory, political, environmental and market landscape. This position will support site selection efforts and work on the generator interconnection process for my client's growing renewable energy business across various regions within US.Responsibilities Support my client's power generation project development, acquisition, and operations activities in the area of electric transmission/interconnection. Maintain a thorough understanding of the generator interconnection process across ISOs/RTOs. Prepare, submit, and manage generator interconnection requests and follow study processes. Support Development team in conducting studies, summarizing ISO/RTO/TO reports to help develop new project siting strategies Coordinate, review, and interpret interconnection and transmission studies (short circuit, transient stability, and load flow) performed by utilities and outside consultants. Perform power flow analysis, review models, and review studies to determine potential upgrade and costs associated with interconnection. Support M&A and Operations teams as needed on transmission / interconnection issues and congestion issues. Provide technical support for project development and acquisition activities in the evaluation of transmission system issues within the various ISOs/RTOs. Provide interconnection support for my client's operating generation projects. Minimum Qualifications, Skills, and Experience Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. 5+ years of experience preferable in competitive generation, consulting, or RTO. Working knowledge of the interconnection process in the ISOs/RTOs. Experience with load flow analysis tools such as GE PSLF, PowerGEM TARA, PSSE or PowerWorld required. Experience with economic analysis tools such as PROMOD preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under time constraints. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. My client offers highly competitive compensation packages, excellent benefits, and is committed to the career development of its employees.
This client is currently looking for a dynamic and process-oriented senior high voltage development engineer to join the team that oversees the regional responsibilities of our project development pipeline. This position will require an individual that can competently manage competing priorities, navigate between early stage conceptual and more “refined” design, and adaptably demonstrate technical tasks with a strong focus on understanding grid integration requirements for renewables. This is a solid opportunity for an engineer that not only is proficient on the technical engineering aspects but enjoys building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, consultants, and Power Utilities. The role will be a part of the Grid Integration Team, in the High Voltage Engineering team that delivers pre-construction development engineering and construction/commissioning execution engineering for High Voltage facilities associated with renewable energy power plants. Voltage ranges from 35kV up to 500kV. The role will play a part in the major growth in the renewable energy sector from greenfield development, large portfolio acquisition and multi-resource generation projects. The High Voltage Development Engineering team is looking to grow its core group of highly resourceful and regionally dedicated engineers as the company enters new markets and innovates on a large scale of energy production.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for early stage/conceptual pre-construction and construction phase design and engineering activities for Solar, Wind, and BESS collector high voltage substations and Generation Tie Lines (35kV to 500kV). • Relating to conceptual designs for preliminary permitting and estimating • Develop scope of work documents for regional renewable projects based on engineering standards and following utility requirements • Manage consultants of 30% design packages for collector substations and transmission facilities. • Raise possibility of completing in-house with design team. • De-risk project pipeline, including M&A portfolios, by performing technical due diligence and coordination with other internal departments. • Support cost estimating efforts for High Voltage facilities, including BOM review and substation expansions. • Establish and maintain relationships with High Voltage specialist consulting firms. • Review Substation EPC bid designs for compliance with interconnection agreement requirements, applicable reliability standards, following scope documents, and meeting company standards etc. • Provide design review and advise on any issues that appear technically incorrect or inconsistent with project documentation and contractual exhibits. • Direct coordination with interconnection providers (CAISO, PJM, NYISO, MISO, ERCOT, WECC, SERC, NEISO) to design collector substations and account for new switchyards per Transmission Provider requirements. • Growth opportunity for leadership role within the engineering team. • Work with a project team including real estate, permitting, interconnection, legal, finance, PV Development engineering, pre-construction and construction. • Travel and field work 25%.Minimum Qualifications • B.S. Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Systems. • 7+ years of High Voltage design experience. • Excellent understanding of project management best practices. • Strong communication skills and ability to lead technical discussions among HV EPCs, Power Utilities, and internal stakeholders. • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects and tasks. • Able to bridge the gap between the technical and non-technical in a fast paced environment Desired Skills and Experience • PE Licensure. • Experience on ETAP similar electrical modeling software. • Experience on Relay and SCADA controls and architecture. • Experience in PLS-Cadd • PMP Certificate • Experience in training and mentoring other engineer
SUMMARY The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or anothersenior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport during construction phase;- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning andconstruction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility scale PV plants- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;and- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
Job Title: High Voltage Substation Project ManagerPosition Overview:We are seeking a highly skilled Engineering Manager with experience in high voltage substations. The candidate will be responsible for aligning QA/QC processes, providing oversight of engineering, and overseeing design stage deliverables for substation and interconnection facilities.Responsibilities: Collaborate with SCADA + engineers in different departments to align QA/QC processProvide oversight of engineeringOversee design stage deliverables for substation and interconnection facilitiesEnsure adherence to project schedules, budgets, and specificationsMaintain effective communication with stakeholdersPrepare progress reports and presentations Requirements: 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager working on high voltage substationsTechnical background in high voltage ( >65kV+ ) substation engineeringExperience with substation design and settings is highly desirableBachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is preferred but not requiredPE certification is a plus
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate SCADA Execution Manager to lead a team of SCADA Project Engineers. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the execution of the SCADA process on a variety of utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) renewable projects, including solar, wind, battery energy storage systems (BESS), and hybrid power plants. Working closely with various SCADA vendors, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams, you will ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager to manage a team and participate in the technical engineering aspects of SCADA design and integration.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Manage a team of SCADA Project Engineers: Oversee and provide technical supervision for the implementation of SCADA on multiple utility-scale renewable projects involving different technologies and architectures (solar, wind, BESS, hybrid, etc.). Project management: Maintain project awareness, mitigate risks, and assist in resolving technical and contractual challenges to ensure timely completion of the SCADA Scope of Work (SOW). Development of SCADA standards: Contribute to the development and maintenance of SCADA execution standards, including updating the SCADA SOW for submission with Request for Proposals (RFPs) to bidding EPCs. Standardization and process improvement: Establish standards and processes to ensure consistent execution of SCADA across multiple teams of SCADA Project Engineers. Team management: Effectively manage the SCADA Execution Project Engineering team, ensuring appropriate staffing levels for current and upcoming projects. Collaborate with the SCADA Development Engineer to assign projects to the suitable SCADA Project Engineers. Cross-team collaboration: Work closely with various teams, including Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Interconnection, Development, Array Engineering, and High Voltage Engineering, to provide SCADA expertise and advice in advancing projects through different lifecycle stages. Lessons Learned and continuous improvement: Participate in Lessons Learned discussions and incorporate feedback into future SCADA SOW documents and RFPs to address scope gaps and enhance project execution. While not directly involved in individual projects, you will engage in the following activities with SCADA vendors, integrators, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams: Review internal exhibits and prepare Scopes of Work (SOW) for SCADA bids, clearly delineating responsibilities and identifying scope gaps.Review and approve proposals.Collaborate with Telecoms, Information, and Operational Technology teams to ensure appropriate equipment selection, project networking, and reliable connectivity.Collaborate with HV/Substation engineering and management teams to ensure proper substation SCADA and Meter Integration, including the development of conceptual meter schemes for revenue and control purposes.Collaborate with Array Engineering and management teams to ensure effective SCADA integration for BESS, inverters, trackers, meteorological sensors, and other relevant components.Review and approve IFA, IFP, IFC, and As-Built SCADA Design packages, encompassing bills of material (BOM) and SCADA system designs, device and network spreadsheets, block and network diagrams.Create and review point lists in collaboration with SCADA vendors, utilities/ISOs/PPAs, equipment manufacturers, and other subsystem integrators.Develop and review Power Plant Controller (PPC) control logic narratives and schemes to ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements, encompassing controls for MW Curtailment and Charge/Discharge schemes for BESS, Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR), Frequency Response, Substation Controls, PV-BESS Hybrid controls, PV Tracker Controls, and various other subsystems. Skills and Experience: 5+ years
At our company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today. POSITION: Company CE Senior Engineer, SCADA Controls DEPARTMENT: Grid Integration / SCADA & Resource Integration REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, SCADA & Resource Integration LOCATION: Full-time Remote We are currently looking for a dynamic and passionate SCADA Controls & Commissioning Engineer to oversee multiple aspects of the company Execution process for our renewable resource projects (PV, BESS, Wind, Hybrid, etc) including the Controls build-out, NERC Compliance, and hand-off to our Operations team. This person will work with various SCADA vendors, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams to meet all grid integration, NERC, and company operational requirements. This is a great opportunity for someone with Renewable Energy SCADA Controls experience and an understanding of NERC Compliance to strengthen their skills and drive our Clean Energy division to be an industry leader in the renewable sector. The position is remote and requires up to 10% travel to project locations. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: SCADA Controls: Subject Matter Expert for SCADA Control development, commissioning, and testing Thorough understanding of control requirements for each type of project (PV Solar, PV + BESS, Standalone BESS, Wind, etc) and implementation of control logic to achieve required plant operations taking into account requirements from the Off-Taker, Interconnecting Utility, ISO/RTO, and others. When multiple SCADA Vendors are participating in a single project, coordinate all control requirements/responsibilities amongst the various vendors to ensure logic development is understood and coordinated between the various Vendors Understanding of Substation design taking into account static reactive resources within the substation (capacitor/reactor banks) and other devices affecting SCADA controls (i.e. On-Load Tap Changers). Coordinate with SCADA Vendors to ensure control logic meets all grid code requirements (LGIA, PPA, NERC Inverter Based Resource Guidelines, IEEE 2800, etc) Drive coordination with Utilities and ISOs/RTOs to develop SCADA Control logic (both Real and Reactive power controls) that meet local area Grid Code requirements. Serve as the company SME to utilities that may be unfamiliar with Renewable Resources or concerned about their impact to the grid. Drive continuous improvement with various SCADA Vendors with the goal of our company being the industry leader in SCADA controls. Areas of continuous improvement include designing controls per industry recommendations/guidelines (NERC IBR Guidelines, IEEE 2800, lessons learned from Projects, etc) Develop and document company Standards for SCADA Controls and develop SCADA Controls philosophy documents Review and oversee HMI build-out to ensure all applicable pages are available in the HMI, all equipment and associated operations parameters are displayed in a logical/functional way, HMI controls are intuitive, and HMI is consistent amongst projects. Where multiple SCADA Vendors are involved in a project, coordinate various Vendors to ensure all control requirements are accounted for in the HMI. Drive commissioning controls testing and create/obtain documentation showing completion of testing, any required corrective actions, and company final acceptance of test results Review, provide feedback, and act as approver for contractor project deliverable items including: Control test plan/procedure, Controls Narrative, SCADA PPC/MPPC testing reports, and others as required by the SCADA Project Engineer Provide input to project metering design to ensure controls are coordinated with project metering.
At this company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Owner's Engineer supports the development, construction, and financing of large-scale renewable energy projects by representing this company with financing parties, investors, lenders, and Independent Engineers.The Owner's Engineer becomes a member of a cross-functional engineering team and ensures that projects in development meet standards agreed to with financing parties and updates those standards to meet industry best practices. Strong communication and project management skills are required to manage the internal and external engineering resources needed to collect documentation, provide answers to due diligence questions, and ensure that projects meet quality and reliability expectations.The Owner's Engineer will be responsible for the technical documentation, required site visits, and Independent Engineering due diligence reports for photovoltaic, energy storage, wind, and hydroelectric generation facilities from 1 to 1000 MW in capacity.The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering, and analysis of photovoltaic and battery storage systems with transmission-level interconnections, as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems. Experience in all phases of energy project development is expected, from development to operations.The position is Remote with preference in San Francisco, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, or Louisville, CO, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices.Key ResponsibilitiesOwner Representation - Represent this company's Owner's Engineer on wind, solar, energy storage, and hydroelectric projects while supporting project finance efforts for multiple projects. Promote Safety - Promote safety for all projects throughout the team. Development Support - Provide support to Origination, Development, and M&A teams for new and upcoming projects. Production Estimation and Report Evaluation - Review production estimates from (EPC) partners and Independent Engineering firms for validity. Project Engineering and Management Support - Work with this company's project teams to ensure quality projects are installed and maintained throughout the portfolio. Plan Review - Review plans and related technical documentation for approval and comment. Construction QA/QC - Work with construction teams to ensure that all technical and bank/Independent Engineering requirements are met for project finance, and projects meet this company's standards. Independent Engineer Review - Collect, organize, review, distribute Engineering and Construction related deliverables to Independent Engineering firms for their review, comment, and approval. Operating Facilities Support - Support this company's operating facilities for better efficiencies and operational performance. RCA - Participate in Root-Cause-Analysis efforts for failed equipment encountered during construction and operation. Structured Finance Support - Work integrally with this company's Internal Structured Finance team and Independent Engineering firms on technical due diligence for project financing (Tax Equity, Construction Finance, and Back-Leverage). IE Selection - Assist in the selection of Independent Engineers to confirm capabilities and suitability for project technology and project economics. Report Review - Review the closing Independent Engineer report drafts, construction site visit reports, construction supplement reports in conjunction with structured finance to ensure there are no errors or misrepresentation of the facts. Coordinate Site Visits - Coordinate directly with the Independent Engineer and onsite personnel to conduct construction site visits and Mechanical Completion visits. Attend Site Visits - Travel to sites throughout the project build-cycle to participate in meetings and inspections/field walks with EPCs, Independent Engineering representatives, and investors/financiers. Manage Timelines - This company expects to have about  Independent Engineer reports per year for utility-scale projects and  for distributed-scale projects. The engineering lead will maintain a schedule of issuances and make sure the Independent Engineer is on track to deliver reports in a timely manner. Diligence - The engineer will work to provide responses for diligence questions of the Independent Engineer for engineering-related items (e.g., designs, commissioning tests, reports, module equipment inspections). The engineer will maintain a database for engineering deliverables. Risk Statement Resolution - Identify statements of risk in reports and work with Project Engineers/PF team to resolve or bound. Coordination with Project Engineers - Coordinate bring-downs of production estimates based on Independent Engineer feedback. Identify differences between equity view and Independent Engineer assumptions, if any. Maintain a database of current estimates. Model Assumptions/Finance Initiatives - Lead engineering modeling initiatives that relate to the financial model (e.g., inverter reserve assumptions, degradation, tracker reserves, BESS post PPA operating expenses). Certificates - Coordinate with legal and Independent Engineer on form MC certificates, draw certificates, SC certificates, and reliance letters. Coordinate with the Independent Engineer in obtaining the executed copies of such certificates. Diligence - Work to provide responses for diligence questions for all items not related to engineering (permitting, IC, equipment contracts, etc.).Skills and QualificationsPrimary QualificationsUndergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field. 5+ years of professional experience in solar PV system design, development, and construction. Experience with construction site quality control activities and investor site visits. Experience with debt or tax equity financing practices, terminology, and requirements. Strong technical writing skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical topics to a non-engineering audience. Project and case management skills, including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines. Comfort with NEC and NESC code, as well as related codes such as IBC, NFPA 855. Strong proficiency with AutoCAD, PVsyst, and Microsoft Excel."Plus" QualificationsGraduate degree in Engineering. 2+ years of experience in energy storage, wind, or hydroelectric design and modeling. Professional Engineer qualification. Spanish language skills. OSHA
At the company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Wind Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for wind projects throughout the entire project life cycle in development, construction, and operation. Responsibilities include the following (including managing consultants as necessary):Due Diligence review of M&A projects/portfolios Constructability guidance and support for prospecting team Preliminary Balance of Plant (BOP) design - site civil, turbine foundation, collection, substation, gen-tie Geotechnical investigations Micrositing for turbine positions, collection/road/gen-tie routing, and substation/switchyard location Preparation of inputs for permitting Preparation of Requests for Proposals from BOP contractors, switchyard contractors, and turbine suppliers Managing Request for Proposal process, performing bid comparison, and making recommendation for award Negotiating BOP and TSA contracts BOP and switchyard design reviews Vetting change order requests from contractors Answering Requests for Information (RFI) from contractors Working with Project Manager during construction to manage contractors and provide company oversight of project execution Helping steer construction such that the work is done safely and the finished product is high quality, on/under budget, and on/ahead of schedule. Senior Project Engineers serve as the single point-of-contact for technical and engineering matters for all assigned projects. The Senior Project Engineer functions as the overall technical lead and engages internal and external SMEs throughout the project life, as needed, but retains overall ownership and responsibility at all times. Excellent communication, task management, and planning skills are needed, in addition to technical breadth.The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering, and analysis of wind projects, as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems.The position is in Louisville, CO, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices.Key ResponsibilitiesProject ExecutionProject Scope of Work and design standards development Seek and evaluate proposals for engineering services Coordinate engineering consultants to develop project construction drawings and support material Review and comment on design deliverables provided by consultants and contractors for the construction of projects Respond to contractor RFIs during the course of construction Perform QA/QC field inspections and punch list development Perform Job Safety Assessments and Safety Walks to identify job-site hazards Review commissioning reports and analyze system performance Budget development and key financial inputs Project DevelopmentTechnical project due diligence and project engineering design review Equipment review and selection Engineering Procurement and Construction contract support Turbine Supply Agreement contract support Engineering SupportDesign optimization to maximize reliability and reduce cost Collaborate with Operations and Maintenance team to troubleshoot existing systems or develop repair and remediation plans Growth and LeadershipImprove and develop processes for the execution of safe, quality, and high-performance projects Mentor and educate the team on changing trends in technology, best practices, and safety Participate in the company's growth planning process by contributing to process improvement task forces and other strategic planning activities Skills and QualificationsPrimary QualificationsUndergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field 5 – 10 years of professional experience in wind system design, development, construction, and analysis Experience with design, construction, and operations for the following wind project components: MV collection system (underground and overhead) Substation Gen-tie Interconnection switchyard Site civil Turbine foundation Geotechnical Strong proficiency with AutoCAD, GIS software, and Microsoft Excel "Plus" Qualifications10+ years of professional experience in wind system design, development, construction, and analysis 2+ years of experience with energy storage systems and/or PV system design and modeling Graduate degree in Engineering EIT or PE qualifications Experience with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Matlab, ETAP, PSS/E, and other advanced modeling tools Substation/HV design experience OSHA 10-hr or comparable job-site safety certification The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences, and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: The company will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Location: RemoteThis job opening is for a Transmission Analyst/Energy Market Analyst position in Scottsdale, AZ or Remote. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing transmission-related analyses of energy markets across the US, developing and maintaining market models and their data, and working with Commercial and Finance teams to evaluate transmission risks. The position requires 4+ years of experience as an Energy Market Analyst within the renewable industry, utility, or RTO/ISO, a BS in Engineering or a similar field, and detailed knowledge of interconnection and operations at Utilities, ISOs/RTOs, and Transmission Providers. Responsibilities Develop case studies to include appropriate interconnection generators, transmission upgrades and outages.Perform energy market forecasting and analysis, basis study using production cost and power flow models for projects interconnecting primarily in PJM, MISO, CAISO.Analyze market trends in capacity, energy, and ancillary service markets.Work with Commercial and Finance teams to evaluate the transmission risks.Assist in preparing responses to RFPs for new tenders/bids.Oversee and validate Consultant’s work for production cost modeling and analysis.Support the Commercial team, Project Engineers team and Project Managers through Engineering design, construction, and commissioning deliverables.Stay up to date on all relevant new and upcoming technologies and policies at ISOs/RTOs. Requirements 4+ years as an Energy Market Analyst within the renewable industry, utility or RTO/ISO is highly preferred.Detailed knowledge of the Interconnection and operations at Utilities, ISOs/RTOs and Transmission Providers.Strong verbal and written communication skills with External and internal Customers, Subcontractors, Vendors.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilitiesProficient within Microsoft Office products. Education Requirements BS in Engineering or similar field from an accredited university.Electrical Engineering is preferred.PROMOD, PLEXOS, Probe, UPLAN or similar software
This position will require experience managing utility scale projects throughout the ERCOT and SPP regions specifically. The ideal candidate will be skilled in permitting, site acquisition, land lease negotiations, etc. as well as have the following qualifications:Project Development Lead cross-functional project teams to bring wind, solar and storage developments from prospecting stages through land acquisition, design, permitting, and offtake contracting, up to the start of constructionRetain day-to-day project development across southern United States (SPP South, ERCOT, MISO South, TVA, SERCEvaluate project sites for utility-scale renewable projects & bring them through the due diligence processSecure zoning permits, tax abatements, crossing agreements and road use agreementsLead the negotiation of permitting documents and interconnection agreements in close coordination with EPC DepartmentConduct or Coordinate site visits to support site evaluation, suitability, and due diligence effortDevelop scopes for technical services and manage relationships with contractors and third-party engineering firmManage distribution interconnection process and interface with Utilities/regional transmission operators for development portfolioEngaging consultants to prepare critical issues analysis, natural resource surveys, cultural resource analysis, geotechnical surveys, wetland delineations, and phase one environmental site assessmentsPrepared and submitted solar energy interconnection requests · Support the negotiation of Power Purchase Agreement Qualifications Expertise in utility sized solar and wind projects throughout project lifecycleBachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Environmental, or related field)5+ years of experience developing projects / project engineering from discovery to start-up
Position: Renewable Energy Project DeveloperLocation: Preferred locations: Denver; remote work consideredOur client, a leading developer, owner, operator, and financier of solar and solar + storage projects, is seeking a highly motivated Renewable Energy Project Developer to join their dynamic team. As a Project Developer, you will be responsible for driving the development of distributed-generation solar projects, with a focus on community solar. You will oversee site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other key development activities, working closely with landowners, utilities, local government units (LGUs), and internal teams to ensure successful project implementation.Key Responsibilities: Lead site acquisition efforts, negotiating and securing site control agreements for the lease or purchase of land in compliance with client requirementsCoordinate with third-party engineering firms to conduct due diligence and obtain necessary project deliverables, such as technical reports and engineering studiesNavigate the interconnection process with utilities, monitoring milestones, due dates, fees, and requirements to ensure timely and successful interconnection of solar projectsObtain land use permits and other pre-construction approvals from LGUs, including thorough research and understanding of LGU ordinances and regulations related to solar projectsPrepare projects for construction commencement in coordination with the construction team, including site preparations, procurement of materials, and schedulingFoster and maintain positive relationships with landowners, utilities, and LGUs throughout the development lifecycle, addressing any issues or conflicts that may ariseMonitor and analyze market factors, including new legislation/regulations, market trends, and competitor activities, to inform development strategies and identify new opportunitiesPrepare budget requests and financial analyses to obtain internal approvals for major project expenses, and track project costs to ensure adherence to budgetsCollaborate and coordinate with key functional teams, including Site Selection, Origination, Legal, Finance, Construction, and Asset Management, to ensure smooth project development and implementation Core Proficiencies: Demonstrated experience in renewable energy project development, including site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other development activitiesAbility to research and quickly grasp new processes, such as understanding and interpreting LGU ordinances or utility interconnection application processesExcellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders, such as landowners, utilities, and government officialsStrong relationship-building skills, with the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders through effective communication, negotiation, and conflict resolutionStrong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently to resolve issues and make decisions, while also knowing when to seek support from team members or upper managementDetail-oriented and self-motivated, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environmentHighly organized, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy in documentation and record-keepingEnthusiasm and passion for the renewable energy industry, with a strong commitment to sustainability and clean energy solutions Our client is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. They value diverse teams and perspectives as they lead to better outcomes and innovative thinking, which are essential to their long-term success.
PROJECT DEVELOPER Location: Chicago local (hybrid or remote)Hybrid- flexible based on your scheduleRemote- expectation to travel for team meetings and occasional site visits We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our growing team as a Project Developer. The Project Developer will play a key role in the development of distributed-generation solar projects, with a focus on community solar. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about renewable energy and eager to make an impact right away.As the Project Developer, you will be responsible for site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other development activities. You will understand the market(s) you work in and develop and execute the development strategy. You will have the support of a small, close-knit development team, and you will work directly with upper management and have a high degree of autonomy. Key Responsibilities Secure site control agreements with landowners who are interested in our offer to lease or purchase their landCoordinate with third-party engineering firms on due diligence and project deliverablesNavigate the interconnection process with utilities and track all milestones, due dates, fees, etc.Secure land use permits and other pre-construction approvals from Local Government Units (LGUs)Prepare projects for construction commencement in coordination with our construction teamCultivate and maintain positive relationships with landowners, utilities, and LGUs throughout the development lifecycleMonitor and analyze market factors, including new legislation/regulationPrepare budget requests to obtain internal approvals for major project expensesSupport and coordinate with key functional teams, including Site Selection, Origination, Legal, Finance, Construction, and Asset Management Core Proficiencies Previous solar development experienceAbility to research and learn a new process (e.g., studying a LGU’s ordinance for permitting or learning the interconnection application process of a new utility)Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to tailor communication to different types of audiences, such as farmers, utility employees, and government employeesAbility to forge relationships and build consensus with key stakeholdersStrong problem-solving skills and can work through never-before-seen issues autonomously but knows when to seek support from teammatesDetail-oriented and self-motivated achiever with the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlinesAbility to consistently stay organizedEnthusiasm and passion for the renewable energy industry We are looking for a high achiever who is excited to contribute to our team and make a positive impact. While we prefer candidates in Chicago, we are open to discussing a remote position. If you are eager to join a high-growth company in the renewable energy industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.