Transmission Manager

Employer:       Ørsted North America Inc.

Job Title:         Transmission Manager

Salary Range:  $123,000 to $140,000 per year + Benefits (https://us.orsted.com/careers/united-states)

Location:        401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

Duties:

  • Drive the interconnection process and transmission evaluation for utility scale renewable energy projects such as Wind, Solar, and Storage within a specified regional transmission organization (RTO) or broader interconnection region.
  • Assist Engineering and Construction teams with understanding interconnection requirements, costs, limitations, schedules, and fatal flaw analysis.
  • Support mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and greenfield development of prospective projects and divestments, including congestion risk and transmission interconnections.
  • Develop interconnection relationships and market awareness for Wind and Solar assets into commercial operations throughout life of asset.
  • Provide expertise for one or more regions’ RTO and independent system operator (ISO) tariffs, guides, and working groups that cover both technical regulatory and power market regulatory issues.
  • Submit and support generation interconnection queue requests representing the company’s portfolio.
  • Support Engineering and Construction of projects through execution phase.
  • Partner with Asset Management in ongoing operational activities of completed projects.
  • Provide assistance to Origination in offtake negotiations and timelines related to interconnection.
  • Provide ad hoc assessments of potential acquisitions and divestments.
  • Requires up to 30% domestic travel.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in electrical engineering, energy systems engineering, or related field; plus 3 years of experience in job offered or as an interconnection/network planning engineer.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience accepted in the alternative.
  • Experience with Powerflow software (PSS/E, PowerWorld, and/or PSLF); and power system studies for connecting new projects to the electric grid, including power flow and/or short circuit.

 

Apply: https://us.orsted.com/careers.