Burns & McDonnell Grid Modernization Planning Consultant in Houston, Texas
The Grid Modernization Planning Consultant has knowledge in electrical distribution planning and application of grid technologies to improve grid performance today and ready the grid for the future challenges represented by distributed generation and electrification. It is also preferred that this position have knowledge of operational technologies and grid device integration such as outage and distribution management systems (OMS/DMS).
Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, MBA or MS in Engineering or Engineering Management preferred
3 to 6 years of related professional experience working for or providing consulting services to investor owned electric utilities, municipal electric utilities, electric cooperatives, and independent power producers to make decisions backed by business and engineering analysis
Prefer familiarity and experience with distribution planning software such as CYME, Synergi, Windmil, SKM, ETAP, and equivalent
Experience with evaluating system performance, simulation of power flows and developing solutions and upgrades of electric distribution facilities
Experience evaluating non-wires alterative solutions to traditional system reconfiguration and/or upgrade solutions
Extensive knowledge of utility electric distribution system planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of distribution facilities
Ability to lead multi-discipline teams of engineers and analysts
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines and to be effective in on-site work environments
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable deadlines are met
Ability to focus on the big picture to effectively and efficiently provide services that meet client needs, while also having the ability to identify and analyze details that are critical to project outcomes
Willingness to learn new service offerings as client needs and the market requires changes to the service offerings provided by our group
Willingness and ability to develop a broad set of service offering types to allow for flexibility to go where the work is
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations US-FL-Orlando, US-CT-Wallingford, US-GA-Atlanta, US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 191818