Senior Power System Engineer

Location US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Katy | US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you believe in a vision of a carbon-free power grid?

Are you interested in accelerating the interconnection and injection of renewable projects into the grid?

DNV Energy Systems’ group has an exciting opportunity for a Generation Interconnection (GI) Engineer, in its Renewables & Power Grids group. Our team provides creative, cost-effective, and practical solutions to stakeholders in the power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. The GI Engineer must demonstrate vision and drive and be passionate about contributing to North America's growth and evolution of the Power Systems Advisory business. The ideal candidate will be aware of market opportunities where we can differentiate and innovate, and they will manage commercial projects, delivering technical insight and delighting customers with excellent customer service.

This position may be based out of Dallas, TX. However, other locations may also be considered


What You’ll Do

  • Perform steady-state, dynamic, short-circuit, and/or PSCAD model development for renewable and conventional generation resources including Solar, Storage, Wind, and Gas turbines
  • Perform model benchmarking analysis and system-wide power flow analysis including steady-state, dynamic stability, and short-circuit analysis.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for the area(s) related to grid reliability and/or energy markets
  • Serve as a Project Manager for small to medium projects
  • Actively attend (in person/remote) industry stakeholder meetings and stay up to date with assigned market changes in terms of developments and policy changes
  • Contribute to the team’s research and innovation activities in terms of the development of new techniques and/or analytical tools to further the team’s performance in terms of efficiency and/or capability improvements
  • Cultivate new customer relationships, assist in preparing responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP), and provide Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for new tenders/bids/opportunities

Position Qualifications

What is Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • In-depth understanding of the fundamentals of electric power systems and renewable energy
  • Minimum 4 + years of hands-on experiences with power-system tools PSS/E, Power-world, and PSCAD
  • Direct work experience in transmission and/or distribution planning-related analyses in transmission planning and/or resource interconnection
  • Knowledge of North American RTO/ISO markets grid interconnection and corresponding planning practices including resource integration studies, NERC standards, and ISO/RTO resource interconnection model requirements
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal (written & verbal) skills, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is Preferred

  • Active PE License
  • Graduate-level degree with an emphasis on Electric Power Systems
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience with power system analysis software packages including TSAT, TARA, ASPEN, PSLF, CYME, ETAP, Synergie Electric and/or DIGSILENT, EMTP-RV, PSLF, AUTOCAD AutoDesk
  • Track record of project management and/or successful completion of project management-related training
  • Minimum three (3+) years of experience in resource interconnection working with a consultant
  • Working knowledge of automation scripts such as Python

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example, visa sponsorship, are available for this position*

How We Do It

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DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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About DNV

Careers in DNV

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
    Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
    Tuition assistance
    Consumer discounts and rewards
    Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
    Advancement opportunities
    A relocation allowance will be available for candidates willing to move to Dallas, TX only

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

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Company & Business Area Description

DNV is an independent assurance and risk management expert, operating in over 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We assure the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complexes, and interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and supporting all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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