Burns & McDonnell Grid Modernization Planning Consultant in Kansas City, Missouri
The Grid Modernization Planning Consultant has 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 position have knowledge of operational technologies and grid device integration such as outage and distribution management systems (OMS/DMS).
Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Engineering, MBA or MS in Engineering or Engineering Management preferred
3 to 6 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
Experience with evaluating system performance, simulation of power flows and developing solutions and upgrades of electric distribution facilities
Experience evaluating non-wires alterative solutions to traditional system reconfiguration and/or upgrade solutions
Extensive knowledge of utility electric distribution system planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of distribution facilities
Ability to lead multi-discipline teams of engineers and analysts
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines and to be effective in on-site work environments
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable deadlines are met
Ability to focus on the big picture to effectively and efficiently provide services that meet client needs, while also having the ability to identify and analyze details that are critical to project outcomes
Willingness to learn new service offerings as client needs and the market requires changes to the service offerings provided by our group
Willingness and ability to develop a broad set of service offering types to allow for flexibility to go where the work is
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
About 1898 & Co.
1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 191818