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ConEdison Solutions Senior Engineer in Valhalla, New York

WHO WE ARE

For over two decades, Con Edison Solutions (CES), Con Edison Development (CED) and Con Edison Energy (CEE) have been leading national providers of retail and wholesale energy services. Now, they are part of Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses (CEB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies.

CED is a leading developer of solar, wind and battery storage throughout the United States and currently owns and operates over 2.6 GW of renewable energy projects and is the second largest owner and operator of solar photovoltaic facilities in the U.S. CED leads the industry in the development, ownership and operation of renewable energy projects by providing engineering, permitting, interconnection, construction management, start-up and commissioning expertise, as well as operations and maintenance services. CED also has deep experience in financial management for power generation facilities.

WHY WORK FOR US

We offer great career opportunities and are able to check some of your boxes including:

  • Be a part of a market leader and one of the largest solar energy producers in North America

  • Improve the planet by helping us further reduce carbon emissions

  • Collaborate with dynamic teams who are high performing professionals

  • Create and improve on our renewable innovation

  • Obtain a customized career path

  • Obtain a competitive compensation package

  • Select from comprehensive health plans and other benefits

  • Utilize our generous tuition reimbursement program

  • Have fun and join us for baseball games and social causes

ABOUT THE POSITION

The CEBs have a growing renewable pipeline and we are looking to add an essential member to the team in Valhalla, New York. The Senior Engineer for the Engineering and Asset Management Department will contribute to the company’s expanding solar, wind, and BESS project portfolio as a subject matter expert on interconnection planning studies, power flow analysis, high voltage (substation) engineering, high voltage protection, substation operations and NERC compliance. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the development of new interconnection applications, completing targeted analysis of interconnection study reports, validating generator interconnection power flow studies, working with the business development team to develop market-level interconnection strategies. The candidate should have previous experience working on transmission/substation projects.

You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.

  • Complete internal feasibility analysis of potential project sites using available transmission data and provide guidance to business development team. Analyze generator interconnection study reports, validate findings with targeted power flow analysis, and summarize findings to business development team.

  • Review all design drawings related to high voltage, substation, and grid interconnection activities. Review field data and perform coordination, short circuit analysis, and arc flash studies.

  • Develop power flow base cases, as necessary, to identify project constraints. Develop generator dynamic models and short circuit models for interconnection applications, where necessary.

  • Establish working knowledge of various equipment suppliers’ technologies. Stay informed of technical developments, industry codes and regulatory requirements, which have an engineering impact. Assist with creating engineering standardizations and procedures to facilitate the Construction and Development teams.

  • Participate in Project Kickoff meetings to discuss in detail work scope and specifications.

  • Provide on-call phone support to clients and co-workers. Perform site visits as necessary to achieve company objectives.

Education:

  • Undergraduate engineering degree from an accredited college or university required

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license a plus

Experience:

  • 7+ years electrical engineering experience in energy-related technologies and applications required

  • Power transmission and distribution systems experience required

  • Knowledge of Volt/Var Control; Power/Frequency Control, ISO market rules (CAISO, ERCOT, SPP, PJM), Renewable Generator Models, Geomagnetic Disturbance Analysis

  • Specific experience in the design, evaluation and operation of large-scale renewable technologies strongly preferred.

  • Experience in the overall aspects of design engineering, construction, start-up/commissioning, and subsequent O&M of utility energy projects

  • Prior work experience in a power generating environment is a plus

  • Working knowledge of electricity and hazards posed by electrical equipment and conductors is required

  • Working knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies and ability to establish maintenance programs

Job Skills:

  • Detail-oriented engineer

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • High attention to detail and strong organization skills

  • Ability to remain current on all safety and technical training and maintain a clear and proven safety track record.

  • Ability to effectively convey technical data in an understandable manner to non-technical co-workers.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to analyze and interpret electrical drawings (Plant and Balance of Plant)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and willing to travel to CED facilities

  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products

We offer a very competitive salary with annual target bonus, 401k plan with company match, comprehensive benefit package, generous time off policy, matching Employee Stock Purchase Plan, excellent Tuition Aid Program, and a collaborative working environment in a growing organization.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.

Requisition ID: 2021-2263

External Company URL: www.conedsolutions.com

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