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Transmission Associate / Manager

Transmission Associate / Manager - Renewable Energy

The Company:

A nation leading developer, owner & operator of utility-scale solar, wind, and BESS projects has a critical & immediate hiring need for a few Transmission Associates/Managers. They have over 20GW in the pipeline and eager to grow further. They are seeking multiple Transmission Associates and/or Managers (title dependent on experience) to accommodate the company's growing development pipeline and their plans to submit exciting new projects to interconnection queues across the United States.

The Role:

As a Transmission Associate/Manager, you will be the subject matter and technical expert in regards to transmission & interconnection issues, processes and requirements to support the project development team. You will use this expertise to conduct due diligence efforts and inform developers of the processes, requirements, & risks involved in establishing projects in your market. You will understand industry concerns, negotiate interconnection agreements, originate strategies, & more.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the interconnection process (performing interconnection studies, submitting interconnection requests, negotiating agreements, etc.).
  • Stay current with events, concerns, and new projects in the utility-scale renewable market by attending power market stakeholder forums, such as CAISO, ERCOT, MISO, etc.
  • Origination of tactical action plans & high-level strategies to support new interconnection & transmission service requests.
  • Identify suitable POIs through transmission and distribution grid analysis, power flow study reviews, and other market data
  • Conduct studies to determine impacts on project costs, scheduling, and operation.
  • Provide interconnection plans & transmission assessments upon request.
  • Service agreement negotiations.
  • Support potential commercial transactions (i.e. PPAs, M&A activities, etc.).
  • Foster strong relationships with transmission owners, ISOs/RTOs, & regulators applicable to your market.

Qualifications: *The qualifications can vary depending on title*

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in a transmission planning and interconnection capacity.
  • Utility-scale renewable energy industry experience preferred.
  • Ideally based in Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, or Houston but open to remote.
  • Proficient in transmission planning, construction & operations.
  • Knowledge of interconnection processes, tariffs, business practices, & regulatory standards.

If you would be interested in learning more, apply today or reach out to molly.hennessy@oscar-energy.com.

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