Openings at National Grid Renewables

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

Director of Transmission - PJM

Job Title
Director of Transmission - PJM
Job ID
27413717
Location
Columbus,  OH 43004
Other Location
Cincinnati, OH
Description

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

The Role:

The Transmission Director will be a regional lead for Geronimo Energy in its expansion markets. Their duty is to evaluate electrical and economic characteristics of renewable energy projects. This individual will provide regional expertise to other functions within Geronimo Energy. The role will be critical in the origination, development, and operation of Geronimo’s projects. This individual will report directly to the Vice President of Transmission.

What You Are Actually Doing: 

Core Engineering Duties:

  • Perform and direct generation interconnection studies.
  • Monitor and influence policy-making at multiple RTOs.
  • Negotiate generation interconnection agreements.
  • Perform technical and economic studies of renewable energy projects. 
  • Perform engineering economic analysis in conjunction with development, commercial, and finance teams.

Area Management Duties:

  • Manage strategic direction of transmission in PJM.
  • Coordinate all transmission aspects of projects in the area including origination, interconnection, development, construction, and operation.
  • Coordinate with Geronimo Energy senior leadership on projects in PJM.
  • Supervise and manage other personnel.
  • Provide ownership and sponsorship of projects in the area.

What You Bring to The Role:

  • A deep knowledge of PJM.
  • 8+ years of experience within power or utility engineering.
  • Experience using either PSSE or PSLF.
  • Technical competency in high voltage transmission and/or distribution systems.
  • Working knowledge of RTO or region policy and rules.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience in engineering role.
  • Self-starter attitude.
  • Business and engineering acumen.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A sense of ownership in day-to-day work.

Preference may be given to candidates:

  • Who are licensed Professional Engineers.
  • With renewable energy experience.

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