• Engineer – Power System Advisory

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Location Details
    Dallas, TX
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy’s Power System Planning (PSP) Group is seeking an Engineer – Power System Advisory. The focus of this group is to provide creative, cost effective and practical solutions to stakeholders in the power generation, transmission and distribution systems including ISOs/RTOs, power utilities, developers, asset owners and operators as well as investors. This position is based out of Dallas, TX office.


    Tasks May Include

    • Performing NERC/FERC or regional compliance studies including load/generation interconnection, steady state, short circuit, transient stability and/or EMT studies
    • Performing economic planning studies including production cost analysis, price forecasting and benefit to cost assessments
    • Identifying unique reliability based and/or economic based solutions in various regions such as MISO, PJM, SPP, ERCOT, CAISO and NYISO footprints
    • Develop project deliverables including presentations, reports and proposals to be presented to the internal and/or external clients
    • Assist with the team’s research goals in development of new techniques and/or analytical tools to improve the team’s performance and/or create new services

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required
      • An emphasis on Electric Power Systems preferred
      • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Electric Power Systems preferred
    • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in power system planning and/or energy economic field (internships and relevant research experience will be considered) required
    • Knowledge of RTO/ISO markets, power system planning practices and regulatory compliance requirements
    • Basic knowledge of electricity markets
    • Knowledge of one of the following automation scripts: VB, VB.net, Python
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

    Preferred Skills

    • 3+ years of experience in transmission planning preferably in a utility, power trading, renewable energy company or consulting setting
    • 1+ years of experience in energy production cost and basis risk analysis
    • Knowledge of Financial Transmission Right (FTR), Congestion Revenue Rights (CRR) and similar financial hedging instruments in various energy markets
    • 1+ years of experience in power system reliability analysis including transient stability and EMT domain analysis in a utility or consulting environment

    Opportunities Beyond Business

    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification and supply chain services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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