Lead Engineer – Transmission Planning - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

About the position:

Work independently to implement standards and applying policies and judgement in unique situations. Consults upwards in unique cases only. Proactively build and maintain internal and external networks in order to absorb and apply technical best practice to the engineering discipline; establish transmission development/expansion plans for the optimized, safe & effective management of the transmission assets with respect to thermal (power-flow), stability, voltage & short circuit requirements over their whole lifecycle in New England; lead area transmission and NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) compliance studies and developing comprehensive transmission plans; direct analytical studies for the transmission system expansion, the interconnection of new generation, and the load to the transmission system including power system thermal, voltage, reactive behavior, as well as transient, dynamic, harmonic, and short circuits performance relating to the system reliability, economics, and operating flexibility; develop and apply a thorough understanding of various planning criteria, guidelines, standards (e.g. NERC, NPCC, etc.) and analysis software packages such as PSS/E, TARA, and ASPEN; lead reliability and/or economic driven studies including voltage, thermal, PV, transfer limit, short circuit, and stability assessments; analyze and assess complex transmission systems at numerous voltage levels; document and communicate results and recommendations as appropriate including data manipulation, report writing, and summary presentations; strive to innovate and integrate improvements to increase precision and efficiency of transmission planning; plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate the team assigned to the transmission planning studies; mentor and train associate engineers with regards to transmission planning studies and evaluations; participate in transmission and substation site inspections; represent company interest on national, regional, and local levels in various transmission planning and operations committees, task forces and working groups; manage specific projects and manage and resolve technical issues that may arise in different phases of a project.


Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering plus two years of related experience in transmission planning functions at a utility company including computer modeling to conduct power flow and stability studies for transmission planning using PSS/E, TARA, and ASPEN. Background check may apply

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Job Posting
:Oct 25, 2018, 7:49:34 PM
Unposting Date
:Dec 10, 2018, 4:59:00 AM