Senior Consultant-Transmission & Distribution Technical Serv

at Guidehouse in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Family :

Capital Projects & Infrastructure Consulting

Travel Required :

Up to 25%

Clearance Required :


What You Will Do :

The Senior Consultant – ES&I Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Technical Services plays a key role in developing, delivering, and supporting proposals of solutions related to the power grid, especially focused on the changing industry dynamics as part of a clean energy future. This Senior Consultant – ES&I T&D Technical Services position is a highly challenging role that draws heavily upon all of the analytical, technical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to delivering effective transmission and distribution (T&D) studies/analysis and general strategy consulting engagements. It is essential for the Senior Consultant – ES&I T&D Technical Services to have the ability to learn and eventually assume the responsibilities of project management of significant projects while at the same time being a part of a project delivery team.

The Senior Consultant – ES&I T&D Technical Services will also function as a consultant and must organize all tasks and schedules in carrying out substantial business analyses and delivering high-quality, client-ready work. As our clients are often large with complex systems, the Senior Consultant – ES&I T&D Technical Services must demonstrate considerable potential to have the poise, independence, and business maturity to perform effectively and add value in the client environment.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Transmission planning and operations strategy and solutions focused on coordinated operations, infrastructure resilience, and reliability assessments

+ Competitive intelligence and infrastructure advisory services throughout North America

+ Renewable, energy storage, and interconnection DER analyses

+ Impact assessment of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other federal and state energy policies

What You Will Need :

+ Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Power Systems Engineering

+ 3+ years United States Bulk Electric System (BES) professional work experience excluding internships, co-ops, or fellowships.

+ Familiar with FERC, NERC, and state regulatory requirements and processes

+ In-depth knowledge of transmission and distribution systems from a planning and operations standpoint

+ Familiarity with transmission development, including competitive development

+ Ability to travel

+ Knowledge of resource interconnection and expansion planning practices and protocols

+ Demonstrated technical understanding of various power systems engineering tools such as PSLF, PowerWorld, PSSE, PowerGem Tara, etc.

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills

+ Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Due to nature of client engagements, US Citizenship restrictions apply

What Would Be Nice To Have :

+ Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

+ Consulting experience within the utilities industry

+ Professional Engineer (P.E.)

+ Working knowledge of ISO/RTO operations and functions

The annual salary range for this position is $74,100.00-$148,300.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Student Loan PayDown

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

+ Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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Job Posting: JC246586933

Posted On: Aug 26, 2023

Updated On: Oct 04, 2023

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