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Electrical Engineer - New Generation Technology & Studies

ISO New England

Location: Holyoke, MA US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 7, 2022
Reference Code: 123764504
ISO New England's Transmission Service Studies Engineer studies the addition of new solar, wind, storage, and other types of generation to the New England system. The position conducts and oversees the new resource interconnection engineering studies, transmission planning studies, simulation of power system behavior, analysis of results, and development of recommendations to ensure the continued reliability and economic efficiency of, and attainment of regional and national policy objectives for the New England power system in the longer term.

How you will make an impact:
  • Review, analyze and manage dynamic system modeling information for proposed generation (including conventional generation and inverter-based resources such as wind turbines, batteries and solar installations) and other dynamic transmission equipment such as Flexible AC Transmission devices or High Voltage DC equipment
  • Conduct system impact assessments of proposed new resources, including steady state transient stability and electromagnetic transient analysis as appropriate
  • Oversee the development, completion and approval of system impact studies for distributed energy resources proposing to connect to the distribution system
  • Review the acceptability of requests to modify existing generation and other dynamic equipment
  • Assist in the analysis and preparation of reports related to transmission system studies
What we are looking for:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Power Engineering or Electrical Engineering is required
  • Thorough knowledge of electric power system network analysis, transmission planning and assessment techniques, in particular in the practice of transient stability analysis using PSS/E
  • More senior candidates must be proficient in the application of NERC, NPCC, and Transmission Planner/Planning Coordinator planning reliability standards and criteria
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to travel to attend stakeholder meetings, working groups and conferences
  • Senior Engineer: on average 7-9 years of experience
  • Engineer : on average 5-7 years of experience
  • Associate Engineer : on average 2-4 years of experience
  • Assistant Engineer : on average up to 2 years of experience
Desired not required
  • Master's degree in Electrical Power Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer or Engineer-In-Training
  • Experience participating in stakeholder and industry committee activities
  • Knowledge of ISO/NEPOOL tariff, markets and processes
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic transient analysis (EMTP/PSCAD)
  • Knowledge of Short circuit analysis (Aspen One-Liner)
Clarity of purpose is the starting point for all success. The ISO's mission, vision, and values define our purpose-these values serve as the cultural cornerstones of theorganization.

Mission: Through collaboration and innovation, ISO New England plans the transmission system, administers the region's wholesale markets, and operates the power system to ensure reliable and competitively priced wholesale electricity.

Vision: To harness the power of competition and advanced technologies to reliably plan and operate the grid as the region transitions to clean energy.

Values: Expertise, Respect, Innovation, Dependability and Collaboration

What We Offer: Located in Holyoke, MA amid the picturesque Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, our employees get the best of both rural and urban living, enjoying day-to-day local community culture and conveniences with drivable access to big city amenities. Our competitive base salaries, performance-driven bonus incentive offering, as well as a variety of health, wellness, and professional development benefits underscore the value we place in our employees. Beyond our comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, we encourage continuous learning through our training and tuition reimbursement programs and support work-life balance with flex hours, hybrid work models for most roles, and paid vacation and holidays. Our benefits strive to fulfill the needs of our employees across life's stages, with paid parental time off, health and wellness programs, 401k with company match, and a retirement plan. For the convenience of our employees, we offer complimentary access to our onsite fitness center and a cafeteria with free coffee.

COVID-19 Policy: Employee safety and well-being is a priority at ISO New England. To safeguard our teams and the important work they do, ISO New England has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Equal Opportunity : We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug Free Environment: We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Social Networking Notice : ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Telecommute % 60
About this Employer

Keeping the lights on in New England

We are the independent, not-for-profit corporation responsible for keeping electricity flowing across the six New England states and ensuring that the region has reliable, competitively priced wholesale electricity today and into the future.