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Our companies are always looking for highly motivated and talented people passionate about energy and making a lasting positive impact. Come join us!

Grid Modernization Manager

Electric Power Engineers

Electric Power Engineers

Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Grid Modernization Manager

Location US-MN-Minneapolis–Saint Paul
ID 2024-1244
Category
Distribution Planning & Grid Mod
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

We are designing the Grid of the future!

Be a part of an innovative team shaping the grid of the future through advanced energy intelligence. For more than half a century, Electric Power Engineers, (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe providing consulting expertise and energy intelligence software solutions for complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. As leaders in the renewables space, we are focused on building a modern, secure, and resilient gid. Join us in making an impact on the communities we serve and the environment in which we live. Together we can transform the future of energy.

Responsibilities

Join us in leading the change!

The Grid Modernization Manager will develop, grow and provide overall leadership and management for EPE’s Distribution and Grid Modernization department.

Along with other Managers and peers, the Grid Modernization Manager will lead a group of 4-5 engineers in the execution of utility engineering studies and analysis such as Generation Interconnection Studies, Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Integration, Load and Generation Forecasting, Reliability Studies, Distribution Automation Studies, Volt-Var Optimization, etc. The Manager will help our utility clients solve some of the most complex problems the industry faces and will recommend solutions, roadmaps and strategies to help them advance their quality of service to their customers. The Manager will spearhead utility innovation and R&D related projects, positioning EPE and the client as an industry leader.

The Grid Modernization Manager will also cultivate, manage, develop and maintain relationships with customers and clients ranging from electric cooperatives, municipalities and utilities to generation developers and public utility commissions.

How you can make an impact:

  • Lead, oversee and manage engineering studies for electric distribution systems including two to five-year Generation Interconnection Studies, Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Integration, Load and Generation Forecasting, Reliability Studies, Distribution Automation Studies, Volt-Var Optimization, and provide input into strategic planning.
  • Lead, oversee and manage engineering studies for electric distribution systems including long-range planning studies, Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Integration, Load and Generation Forecasting, Reliability Studies, Distribution Automation Studies, Volt-Var Optimization, and provide input into strategic planning.
  • Lead the development and execution of standardizing distribution planning practices.
  • Support the planning, management and execution of utility smart grid projects such as Distribution Automation, ADMS, OMS, DMS, SCADA, AMI and Microgrids.
  • Support execution of projects to assist electric utilities with management of integrated distribution planning, DER programs (solar PV, electric vehicles, battery storage, demand response, energy efficiency).
  • Lead innovation and R&D efforts for utilities and provide client support.
  • Lead the development and implementation of distribution planning best practices related to DERs and storage, including IEEE 1547, with consideration and support for distribution automation tools and Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS).
  • Provide technical advisory services especially for distribution engineering practices, processes, and technologies, and DER.
  • Use relevant utility experience to engage with client utilities to understand their specific applications, approaches and methodologies in Distribution Planning and DER integration.
  • Manage, direct, mentor and grow your engineering team and their capabilities, while providing overall project leadership, status reports and high quality, timely client deliverables.
  • Prepare responses to Request for Proposals (RFP), by providing a scope of work and time and cost estimates for new projects.
  • Transfer knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others' knowledge and skill levels.
  • Support the evaluation of potential new vendor partners, and the development of partnerships with key vendors.
  • Support the growth of the business and evaluation and hiring of engineering staff.

Qualifications

Bring your passion, here what’s needed:

  • 5+ years of experience as a power system engineer or manager.
  • Bachelor of Science or higher in Electrical Engineering with power system emphasis. Master of Science or higher preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly with technical content.
  • Strong technical skills and understanding.
  • Proven team player with ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in the face of new challenges and projects.
  • Distribution modeling software experience in at least one software platform (preferably CYME or Synergi Electric)
  • Strong technical/report writing skills.
  • Thorough understanding of IEEE standards, especially IEEE 1547.
  • Rudimentary computer programming skills (Python, C++, Java, etc.)

How we support you:

  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision with 100% premium coverage for you.
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Continuous Education Benefits
  • Work with industry leaders
  • 401K, up to a 4% match (100% vested from day 1)
  • Flexible Work including hybrid and remote possibilities base on position.

Location: Preferred location Twin Cities (Minneapolis/Saint Paul) but will also consider Remote candidates

Travel: Occasional travel may be needed (25% or less)

EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster

If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to: applicationassistance@epeconsulting.com

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EPE does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited third-party resumes forwarded by recruiters to EPE via our career page or to any of our managers or employees will be considered public information, may be treated as a direct application from the person identified in the resume, and will not be eligible for placement fee payment to the agency. EPE will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter or agency without a previously signed third-party agreement and has not coordinated their recruiting activity with the appropriate member of the Talent Acquisition team.

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