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Interconnection Engineer

  • Location:

    Texas

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $100,000 - $125,000

  • Contact:

    Shannon Powell

  • Contact email:

    shannon.powell@wearero.com

  • Contact phone:

    713 589 5256

  • Job ref:

    37147

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-03-01

  • Startdate:

    04/03/2024

Join us in Shaping the Future of Renewable Energy Interconnection in Texas!

Are you passionate about driving the renewable energy revolution forward? Do you possess a keen interest in interconnection engineering within the dynamic landscape of renewables, particularly in the vibrant state of Texas? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to make a significant impact!

About the Company and People

We stand at the forefront of the renewable energy sector, dedicated to decarbonizing electricity supply while ensuring affordability, reliability, and resilience. As part of a leading energy organization, we boast a significant operating portfolio and a robust development pipeline, making us a major player in the renewable energy and storage industry.

At our company, you'll join a team of passionate individuals committed to innovation and optimization in the face of evolving regulatory, political, environmental, and market landscapes. Our culture fosters collaboration, creativity, and continuous growth, empowering you to shape the future of renewable energy interconnection.

What your Role is

As an Interconnection Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our renewable energy and storage projects across various regions within the US, with a specific focus on Texas. Your responsibilities will include:

- Providing interconnection and market support to drive the growth of our renewable energy and storage business.
- Preparing, submitting, and managing generator interconnection requests, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Conducting power flow analysis, reviewing models, and interpreting studies to determine potential upgrades and associated costs.
- Collaborating with utilities and external consultants to coordinate, review, and interpret interconnection and transmission studies.
- Developing strategies to enter new markets and selecting preferred zones for greenfield development.
- Maintaining a thorough understanding of key congestion issues across various ISOs/RTOs.
- Supporting the M&A team on transmission, interconnection, and congestion issues, contributing to due diligence activities.

What skills you will need

To excel in this role, you'll need:

- A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
- 5+ years of experience in competitive generation, consulting, or ISO/RTO environments.
- Working knowledge of interconnection processes and market structures across various ISOs/RTOs.
- Proficiency in load flow analysis tools such as GE PSLF, PowerGEM TARA, PSSE, or PowerWorld.
- Experience with economic analysis tools such as PROMOD, Gridview, or Dayzer.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.