Transmission Planning Associates & Managers

  • Location:

    Chicago, Illinois

  • Sector:

    Product & Project Management

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  • Salary:

    US$70000 - US$150000 per annum + Bonus, remote option

  • Contact:

    Jack Biggerstaff

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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Transmission & Interconnection Associate/Manager | Utility-Scale Renewables Developer

The Company:

This developer, owner & operator of utility-scale solar, wind, and BESS projects has 2,000+ Mw of installed capacity and 100+ projects in the development pipeline expected to commercialize within two years. As a portfolio company with significant (and theoretically unlimited) financial backing, their long-term asset ownership strategy & investment structure has led to an impressive mix of rapid & sustainable growth.

They are seeking multiple Transmission Associates and/or Managers (dependent on experience) to accommodate the company's explosive development pipeline growth and their plans to submit exciting new projects to interconnection queues across the U.S. over the next two years.

The Role:

*Candidates who exceed the qualifications listed below will be considered for the Transmission Manager role*

As a Transmission Associate, you will be a subject matter expert of your respective electricity power market for the project development team, using this expertise to conduct due diligence efforts and inform developers of the processes, requirements, & risks involved in establishing projects in your market.

Responsibilities & functions:

  • Take ownership of the interconnection process (performing interconnection studies, submitting interconnection requests, negotiating agreements, etc.).
  • Stay current with events, concerns, and new projects in the utility-scale renewables market by attending power market stakeholder forums, such as CAISO, ERCOT, MISO, etc.
  • Origination of tactical action plans & high-level strategies to support new interconnection & transmission service requests.
  • Identify suitable POIs through transmission and distribution grid analysis, power flow study reviews, and other market data
  • Conduct studies to determine impacts on project costs, scheduling, and operation.
  • Provide interconnection plans & transmission assessments upon request.
  • Service agreement negotiations.
  • Support potential commercial transactions (i.e. PPAs, M&A activities, etc.).
  • Foster strong relationships with transmission owners, ISOs/RTOs, & regulators applicable to your market.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (REQUIRED)
  • 2+ years' experience in a transmission planning and interconnection capacity.
  • A strong background in/understanding of analytics is highly preferred (i.e. power flow analysis)
  • Utility-scale renewable energy industry experience preferred.
  • Remote working is available, but candidates based in Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, or Houston are preferred.
  • knowledge of your respective market's interconnection processes, transmission, tariffs, business practices, & regulatory standards

Apply Now!

  • jack.biggerstaff@oscar-energy.com

Transmission & Interconnection Associate/Manager | Utility-Scale Renewables Developer

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