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Project Manager Grid Planning

Houston, TX 77027

Posted: 09/21/2019 Job Number: 21524

The Grid Modernization Planning Project Manager

has extensive 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 project manager have knowledge of operational technologies and grid device integration such as outage and distribution management systems (OMS/DMS).

This project manager will spend significant time with client teams establishing project objectives and then managing a team of engineers, consultants, and third-party sub-consultants to achieve those objectives.


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, MBA or MS in Engineering or Engineering Management preferred

  • 10 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

  • Proven ability to lead multi-discipline teams of engineers, consultants and analysts

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills

  • Extensive knowledge of utility electric distribution system planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of distribution facilities ***

  • General business and financial calculation knowledge

  • Effective Project Management skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to work with existing and new clients to identify new projects, articulate to the clients our ability to perform those projects, and translate that into the sale of consulting services

  • Experience evaluating non-wires alterative solutions to traditional system reconfiguration and/or upgrade solutions


Primary Location  US-TX-Houston  Travel:  Yes, 25 % of the Time


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