Transmission Planning Engineer - Hybrid
My Client is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Transmission Planning Engineer to join our dynamic team in either the Houston or San Antonio Area. As a Transmission Planning Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the planning and optimization of our transmission network to ensure reliable and efficient power delivery. The ideal candidate will preferably possess a Professional Engineer (PE) license and a strong background in power systems and transmission planning.
Transmission Network Planning: Lead the planning and design efforts for the transmission network, considering factors such as load growth, system reliability, and regulatory requirements.
Power Flow Analysis: Conduct power flow studies to analyze and optimize the performance of the transmission system under various operating conditions.
Stability Analysis: Perform transient and voltage stability studies to ensure the secure operation of the transmission network.
Load Forecasting: Collaborate with other teams to develop load forecasts and assess the impact on the transmission system.
Equipment Sizing and Specification: Determine the appropriate sizing and specifications for transmission equipment such as transformers, reactors, and circuit breakers.
Compliance with Standards: Ensure that all transmission planning activities comply with relevant industry standards, codes, and regulations.
Modeling and Simulation: Develop and maintain accurate system models using state-of-the-art simulation tools.
Coordination with Stakeholders: Collaborate with internal teams, regulatory bodies, and external stakeholders to address planning and operational challenges.
Project Management: Manage transmission planning projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets.
Risk Assessment: Identify potential risks and propose mitigation strategies to enhance the resilience and reliability of the transmission system.
- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
- Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred.
- 5-10 years of experience in transmission planning and power system analysis.
- Proficiency in power system simulation tools such as PSS/E, PSCAD, or similar.
- Strong knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Project management experience is a plus.
If you are a passionate and experienced Transmission Planning Engineer with a commitment to excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of our transmission network and contributing to the delivery of reliable and sustainable energy.