Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Lighthouse Professional Services | White Plains, NY, 10606, US
Salary Range:$68,000 – $92,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Project Overview

This position will support the Transmission Planning Team and associated work related to the conceptual engineering design for System Impact Study and Facility Study phases of new interconnection projects, new transmission projects, and conventional facility modifications. Entry electrical engineer will support a team and interface with NYPAs cross functional project teams and work in a matrix environment with internal and external stakeholders in support of NYISOs Interconnection Process to reliably interconnect Generation and Transmission projects to New York State Electric Transmission System.

Job Functions & Responsibilities

Assist Project Management to coordinate with the Developer behind Generation and Transmission projects to ensure designs and specifications are reviewed so they meet the Authoritys technical requirements, Work with the System Interconnections and Standards Department

Coordinate with internal NYPA stakeholders, NYISO, Developers, AE firms for the facility study design and conceptual design for the generator connection that requires NYPA transmission facility modification.

Coordinate with NYPA Environmental, Transmission Planning and Transmission Operations, NYPA Site Engineering and NYPA Legal to develop NDAs, facility study agreement, cost-reimbursable agreement.

Support and coordinate with Engineering, Design, Strategic Supply management (SSM), Legal, Environmental, NYPA site owners to draft and execute Interconnection Agreement.

Develop and review responsibility matrix for the facility study and Interconnection agreement.

Prepare project request and coordinate with OPMG to generate project number and WBS codes for cost tracking.

Review Feasibility Study (FES) scope, FES report, System Reliability Impact Study (SRIS) scope and reports

Perform power flow and transient simulations using PSSE, TARA, EMTP

Coordinate with NYPA engineering, design and sites, to provide asset information, drawings, and standards for interconnection to NYPA transmission or generation facility.


Strong background in substation and transmission line design, engineering and construction.

Understand how Electric Utilities interact with outside organizations, including other utilities and regulatory agencies, and with interconnecting developers.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task with competing priorities

Collaborative and team player

Ability to develop complex engineering specs and perform intricate studies.

Strong background in substation and transmission line design, engineering and construction.

Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.

Ability to investigate what is not intuitive and to develop solutions to non-routine problems

Familiarity and knowledge of use of PSSE, TARA

Education & Certifications

Bachelors degree or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or Power System at an accredited institution at the time of application

Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience

Minimum of 3 years in project management

Experience with NYISO interconnection process, preferred

Experience with substation and transmission project development and execution.

Experience with large scale renewable projects, desired.

New York State PE, desired