Transmission Planning Advisor
Tetra Tech
Islamabad, PK-PK, Pakistan
3d ago

Responsibilities :

  • Serve as a technical lead to develop transmission and sub-transmission technical solutions and modernization initiatives to improve reliability, operations, and integration of renewable resources for the electric sector.
  • Oversee planning and interconnection studies and recommend solutions for renewable generation integration onto the transmission and sub-transmission grid.
  • Build relationships with local utility planners, system operators, renewable plant developers, study consultants and local operators in the field.
  • Lead, perform or collaborate in power systems analyses pertaining to transmission and sub-transmission system expansion, voltage stability, reliability, power quality analysis, etc.
  • and derive technical solutions.

  • Lead technical and economic analyses that incorporate the effect of transmission and sub-transmission investments, including, for example, estimation of avoided transmission and sub-transmission costs associated with distributed energy resources.
  • Manage small technical team for the analysis, development and delivery of project deliverables.
  • Coordinate transmission related activities with other technical components such as generation and distribution to ensure a unified implementation approach and promote private sector engagement.
  • Essential KSA's Required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.) :

  • Advanced degree in engineering, energy policy, energy operations, or business.
  • 15 years of experience in electricity sector transmission operations and at least eight years of renewable energy integration experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of the utility business and a thorough understanding of concepts and systems related to transmission and distribution in developing nations, preferably on USAID-funded projects.
  • Advance knowledge and understanding of power sector planning criteria, standards, and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of energy sector environmental issues, emissions mitigation or reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and infrastructure resiliency.
  • Experience managing complex power sector related activities and teams, and / or energy sector development and reform activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as a team member, maintaining project timelines and budgets, and delivering on commitments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proposal writing, report writing, and other technical writing.
  • Must be able to proficiently communicate in writing and verbally in English.

    Valued but not required KSAs :

  • Prior experience working on or leading USAID energy sector reform projects.
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