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Transmission Manager

Location(s): 

Austin, TX, US, n/a

 

RWE Renewables Americas LLC 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

 

Your Profile:

  • Work with Development and other teams on market and site selection for development of utility scale wind, solar and storage facilities with primary focus on CAISO/WECC.
  • Develop thorough understanding and evaluation of potential interconnection alternatives for various projects, and the corresponding costs, benefits, and challenges for each alternative.
  • Initiate interconnection requests and shepherd requests through the study process and negotiation & execution of interconnection agreements.
  • Perform power flow analysis as necessary to develop actionable information for development and power marketing team.
  • Scope, request, review and verify interconnection studies and other analysis from transmission providers and consultants.
  • Track transmission projects and overall transmission development within the various markets.
  • Assist Development, Regulatory, Construction, Engineering, Operations, and Dispatch teams with multiple aspects of project development, design and operation.
  • Develop and maintain strong working knowledge of regional transmission systems and providers.
  • Participate in and act as an advocate for the company and the industry in the transmission regulatory process.
  • Duplicate studies performed by transmission providers for QA/QC, at times working on short time lines, with less than complete information.
  • Build upon current familiarity of regulatory requirements and changes, provide regular updates to impacted departments. 

 

Qualifications:

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  • Minimum of 5 years of transmission experience
  • Experience performing power flow simulations with power flow software: PSS/E, PowerWorld, PSLF and/or TARA.  
  • Good working knowledge of one or more of the following markets: PJM, MISO, ERCOT, NYISO or CAISO.  CAISO preferred.  Experience in participation in market stakeholder processes preferred.
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related/similar field
  • Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or related/similar field accepted in lieu of 1 yr experience


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We look forward to meeting you!

 

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

 

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

 

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.


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