Transmission Manager

Location: Texas
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Caroline Finley
Email: email Caroline
Reference: BBBH11692_1709042222
Posted: about 2 months ago

Title: Manager of Transmission & Market Analytics

Location: Remote

About NextWave

NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

Our client are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Manager of Transmission to play a key role in leading the transmission analysis and evaluation of the economic performance of renewable development projects across the United States.


  • Responsible for conducting transmission analysis to predict system conditions and assess grid-related risks. This includes analyzing congestion and basis risks for both potential and existing projects with a long-term market perspective.
  • Utilize tools such as PROMOD, TARA, and/or Powerworld for energy market and transmission modeling to support activities like prospecting and PPA pricing.
  • Provide insights into RTO/ISO markets, price forecasts, basis, curtailment risk, and PPA cash flow evaluations to aid internal growth strategies.
  • Analyze energy market data, historical information, and fundamental data to draw conclusions and communicate results clearly to internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain up-to-date models, including RTO/ISO and local transmission plans, is crucial for powerflow and production cost analysis.
  • Assist the Development team in prospecting future projects through evaluations of Locational Marginal Prices (LMP), basis, and capacity markets.
  • Support the siting of greenfield renewable energy generation, energy storage, and transmission projects in the U.S. by conducting power grid analyses.


  • Bachelor's and/or Master's in Engineering or a related quantitative field is required.
  • Experience with production cost and capacity expansion modeling software: PROMOD (preferred), Gridview, PLEXOS, Aurora, GE MAPS, UPLAN, or Dayzer, etc.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in powerflow modeling software (such as PSSE, PSLF, Powerworld or TARA)
  • Working knowledge and understanding of various markets, such as NYISO, ERCOT, CAISO, MISO, PJM, and WECC
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skill


If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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