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Job ID 16250
Offshore Wind
Contract
USA

Interconnection Engineer required for a leading Offshore Wind Farm developer, based in the USA

Responsibilities

  • Analyze electrical grids to identify new opportunities for interconnecting offshore wind projects.
  • Understand interconnection requirements, interconnection processes and Tariff rules.
  • Support and coordinate, as needed, the preparation and submission of interconnection request packages for multiple simultaneous projects through entire process.
  • Review studies reports and provide technical insight throughout feasibility, system impact, and facilities studies phases.
  • Act as the main liaison with ISOs and TOs throughout the execution of required transmission upgrades projects.
  • Support technical discussions and negotiations of interconnection agreements with utilities/consultants to make project interconnection timely and costly effective.
  • Manage all interconnection related activities for projects in implementation, to ensure completion of all interconnection requests on schedule and within budget.
  • Support project on all pre-commercial operation interconnection related issues
  • Follow new transmission developments and pending transmission expansion/project plans.
  • Coordinate outside consultants to perform work related to interconnection and transmission matters.
  • Participate in project team meetings, due diligence review and cross discipline cooperation.
  • Stay up to date on matters related to regional transmission development including planned system upgrades, interconnection queue reforms, transmission service study reforms, regional transmission planning efforts, and important market and tariff reforms.

Requirements

  • BSc EE degree or equivalent experience.
  • Related experience in power systems, utility system planning and transmission planning.
  • Experience with interconnection processes, electrical grid planning and grid code requirement, in PJM and NYISO.
  • Proficient in PowerWorld, PSS/E or other power system software
  • Knowledge and experience in renewable energy.
  • Project management skills.


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