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Senior Manager/Manager, Grid Strategy and Analytics

Recurrent Energy
Remote, OR
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Description



Functional Title

Senior Manager/Manager, Grid Strategy and Analytics

FLSA Status


Functional Area






Responsible for managing the technical portion of the utility interconnection process for North America utility scale solar photovoltaic (PV)  and battery energy storage power plants and other clean energy facilities typically to the integrated transmission system. Responsibilities extend through multiple phases of the project development process, including siting, interconnection application, study process management, negotiation of interconnection agreements, grid integration, construction, and testing.


Principal Responsibilities/Key Results Areas

  • Manage all aspects of the utility interconnection and grid integration process for new power plant projects
  • Perform economic transmission planning using PROMOD
  • Provide technical leadership for interconnection documents including interconnection studies, standards, and agreements
  • Manage external consultants performing interconnection modeling and studies including load flow studies of current and future utility system conditions
  • Become knowledgeable with relevant interconnection tariffs for key domestic and international utilities and system operators
  • Provide input to the early-stage development process regarding strategic interconnection siting and interconnection facilities
  • Provide technical leadership for high voltage design and installation process assuring compliance with interconnection and  power purchase requirements
  • Manage consultants performing transmission and substation design activities
  • Collaborate with overall development team for preparation of permit submittals, utility proposals and other development activities
  • Collaborate with EPC firms to ensure reliable and cost-effective electrical design of contracted plants
  • Provide input to Regulatory Strategy team on interconnection and grid integration policies


Financial & Organizational Scope


Reporting Relationships & Interactions

  • Accountability for projects’ preliminary interconnection siting and requirements
  • Manage consultant budgets up to $200k


  • Reports to Director of Transmission
  • Supervises and provides guidance to supporting personal in an expanding organization
  • Interfaces with senior leadership, internal development teams and policy group
  • Interfaces with Independent Engineers, transmission owners, engineering services providers, and subcontractors



Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of utility system operation, and interconnection  process
  • Software knowledge - PSSe, PSLF, Powerworld, TARA
  • Detailed knowledge of power load flow modeling and results
  • Working knowledge of high voltage  equipment
  • Ability to provide concise feedback on technical subjects to non- technical personnel
  • Ability to develop scopes of work for outside consultants and contractors


  • Professional with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Self-motivated, driven, and results- oriented
  • Collaborative: Works and plays well with others
  • Comfortable in, and excited about, working in a dynamic organization
  • Strong organizational skills enabling candidate to manage many projects simultaneously

Experience & Education

  • Proficiency in performing economic transmission planning using PROMOD
  • Prefer minimum of 5 years of high voltage electrical system experience, preferably with a utility, system operator or independent power producer (senior managers will be considered based on years of experience)
  • Experience with managing the transmission interconnection process for power plants (wind, solar or thermal)
  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or similar engineering background
  • Professional Engineer (Electrical) license preferred

Other Comments

Travel required 5 – 10%



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