Transmission Planning Engineer – (US)

Location: United States
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Silas Mähner
Email: email Silas
Posted: about 1 month ago

NextWave Partners is working with a fast-growing renewable (Wind + Storage, Solar + Storage, and Stand-Alone Storage) IPP that is seeking to fill a technical role that will support their development efforts through identifying market opportunities. The Transmission Planning Engineer will interface with the Transmission, Finance, and Development Teams.


  • Provide analytical support and insights to a growing portfolio of Storage, Renewable, and Hybrid projects
  • Run power flow analysis to identify opportunities and implications of interconnection to different points in the grid
  • Run near and long-term production cost studies to forecast projected price impacts and performance of a changing generation fleet
  • Develop cost estimates for construction of interconnection facilities
  • Assess technical and commercial feasibility of building or acquiring projects
  • Prepare reports and summaries of technical results for presentation to non-technical team members
  • Develop and streamline processes and automations to support an efficient workflow


  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering (special consideration to candidates with advanced degrees)
  • 5+ years (ideally 8-12 years) of Power Systems Related experience
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following tools: TARA, PSS/E, PROMOD, AURORA, PLEXOS
  • Experience in at least one of the organized markets (ISOs)
  • Will have experience with Python, Java, or similar programing languages
  • Requires candidate with strong communication abilities
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work well in high-pressure work-environment

Reaching Out 

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market, please contact Silas Mähner at or +1 (929) 295-6707 (Direct Line)