Lead Engineer – Transmission Planning

Job Description


AD Energy has been instructed by a top US energy client to source a Lead Engineer to work in Transmission Planning.


· Recognized by clients as an Industry expert and familiar with the applicable NERC/FERC guidelines.

· Plays a critical role in establishing technical direction and philosophy for PGE organization and must possess high technical competence and have the recognition of his peers within the company and industry.

· Familiar with load flow software such as TARA, PSSE or PSLF, and/or Powerworld.

· Familiar with generating System Impact Studies and Transmission Service Request.

· Ability to run special studies such as BlackStart and Stability Studies.

· Effectively simulate and analyze the performance of the client’s transmission and generation systems and their limitations and strengths under normal and emergency operations.

· Provides leadership by assigning and reviewing projects or job tasks and mentoring of less experienced consultant engineers.

· Delegating, planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the work of the other consultants will be critical.

· Must be able to justify strategy and analysis recommendations through documentation and data to the audience.



· Bachelor’s degree in engineering (not engineering technology program) from an ABET-accredited program. A Master’s degree in engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S engineering degree.

· Seven (7) to ten (10) years of engineering experience.

· Experienced running Dynamic Stability Studies.

· Professional Engineering registration required. Professional Engineering registration in the working state a plus.

· Knowledge of power system analysis and modelling techniques.

· Must have strong analytical and computer skills.

· Must have strong written and verbal skills.

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