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Sargent & Lundy Senior Grid Interconnection Consultant in Remote, United States

Description

This position in Sargent & Lundy’s Consulting group will require you to focus on our utility planning and advisory projects, such as the following:

  • Preparing new generator interconnection applications, including development of conceptual single line diagram, verification of compliance with reactive power requirements, and development of PSS/E model to support the applications

  • Reviewing ISO feasibility and system impact studies to provide guidance to our clients, who are ISO Interconnection Customers

  • Performing independent power system studies, mostly on thermal and voltage contingency analyses, to support our client’s generator interconnection planning strategies

  • Performing advanced grid system studies to evaluate specific scenarios and impacts as required by our clients, such as higher renewable penetration and retirement of existing units and evaluation of transmission and non-transmission alternatives

Qualifications

We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

This position requires a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering with strong academic background and coursework emphasis in Power Systems Analysis.

In order to qualify, it is important that you have 5+ years of power systems engineering experience, including one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of power regions and ISOs/RTOs – PJM, MISO, NYISO, ERCOT, SPP, CAISO, and ISO-NE

  • Experience in modeling inverter-based resources and renewable generation, such as Wind Turbine Generators (WTG), photovoltaic (PV), Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), and hybrid generation, and associated collector system for interconnection applications within software programs PSS/E, PSLF, and/or PSCAD

  • Experience in using transmission planning software, particularly PSS/E and TARA, for load flow modeling and contingency studies

  • Experience in dynamic transient, stability, and other advance studies in EMTP-RV or PSCAD is a plus.

    Also extremely important are:

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.

  • Experience in writing technical reports and proposals.

  • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others.

  • Project planning and leadership skills.

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

About Sargent & Lundy

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality–We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability–Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People–We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients–We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation–Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact–We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.

Awards & Recognition

CityRemote

CountryUnited States

Area of InterestConsulting

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2024-9884

Business GroupConsulting Group

DepartmentConsulting