Senior Power Systems Engineer, Generation Interconnection

All locations
  • Dallas, TX, United States
  • Medford, MA, United States
  • Houston, TX, United States
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Oak Brook, IL, United States
  • Oakland, CA, United States
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • San Diego, CA, United States
Energy Systems


About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About the role

DNV Power Systems’ Advisory group has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Generation Interconnection (GI) Engineer, in the Renewables & Power Grids group. Our team provides creative, cost effective and practical solutions to stakeholders in the power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. The GI Engineer must demonstrate vision and drive and be passionate about contributing to the growth and evolution of the Power Systems Advisory business in North America. The ideal candidate will be aware of market opportunities where we can differentiate and innovate, and they will manage commercial projects, delivering technical insight and delighting customers with excellent customer service.

This position will ideally be based in our Dallas (TX), Houston (TX), Medford (MA), New York (NY), Oak Brook (IL), Oakland (CA), Portland (OR), San Diego (CA), Seattle (WA), offices. However, other office locations or working remotely may be considered.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform steady state, dynamic, short-circuit and/or PSCAD model development for renewable and conventional generation resources including Solar, Storage, Wind and Gas turbines
  • Perform model benchmarking analysis and system wide power flow analysis including steady-state, dynamic stability and short-circuit analysis
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for area(s) related to grid reliability and/or energy markets
  • Serve as a Project Manager for small to medium projects
  • Actively attend (in person/remote) industry stakeholder meetings and stay up to date with assigned market changes in terms of developments and policy changes
  • Contribute to the team’s research and innovation activities in terms of development of new techniques and/or analytical tools to further the team’s performance in terms of efficiency and/or capability improvements
  • Cultivate new customer relationships, and assist in preparing responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) and provide Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for new tenders/bids/opportunities

What we offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Charitable Matched Giving and Volunteer Rewards through our Impact Program
  • Volunteer time off (VTO) paid by the company
  • Career advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houston’s best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal – Best Places to Work competition.

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As required by the Pay Transparency laws in Colorado, New York City, California, Washington, and Connecticut, DNV provides a reasonable compensation range for roles that may be hired in those locations. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors, including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the states of Colorado, New York City, NY, California, Washington, and Connecticut only, the range of starting pay for this role is $110,000 - $150,000

About you

What is Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • In-depth understanding of fundamentals of electric power systems and renewable energy
  • Minimum 4 + years of hands-on experiences with power-system tools PSS/E, Power-world, and PSCAD
  • Direct work experience in transmission and/or distribution planning related analyses in transmission planning and/or resource interconnection
  • Knowledge of North American RTO/ISO markets grid interconnection and corresponding planning practices including resource integration studies, NERC standards and ISO/RTO resource interconnection model requirements
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to rent and drive a car and travel on public conveyances when required
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is Preferred:

  • Active PE License
  • Graduate level degree with emphasis on Electric Power Systems
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience with power system analysis software packages including TSAT, TARA, ASPEN, PSLF, CYME, ETAP, Synergie Electric and/or DIGSILENT, EMTP-RV, PSLF, AUTOCAD AUTODesk
  • Track record of project management and/or successful completion of project management related trainings
  • Minimum three (3+) years of experience in resource interconnection working with a consultant
  • Working knowledge of automation scripts such as Python


Profit Share

You’ll be part of our global profit share scheme that means we all share in our success as a business. If we profit, so do you. This will be part of our Total Compensation approach each year and depends on our year-end results.

Personal Development

You’ll have a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Whether it’s building your network, having resources to plan and realise your career goals or enjoying genuine freedom to satisfy your curiosity, we’ll make sure you’re always growing and developing

Purpose-led organization

You become part of a world-leading company where we know and live our purpose; to safeguard life, property, and the environment, with the opportunity to tackle global change through your work.


DNV provides the option for eligible employees to enroll in our professional managed 401(k) plan. We’ll match up to a percentage of employee elected investment, which will become fully vested after a few years.

Healthcare and more

You’ll have multiple medical plans to choose from including Dental, Vision, RX plans, AD&D, Critical Illness, ST/LT Disability, Paid Parental Leave, Virtual TalkSpace Therapy.

Additional benefits

ID theft protection, generous PTO accrual, company paid holidays, discounted pet insurance, charitable donation matching, additional vacation hours purchase plan, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At DNV, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only an ethical choice, but also a business decision.

Diversity, fairness, and a sense of belonging are a source of strength for our people, our business, and our customers, and help us to deliver on our purpose, vision, and values.

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Working here

Since 1864 we’ve been dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. Today we remain at the forefront of new technologies and techniques to help our customers transform for a more sustainable future.

At DNV you can expect to deliver career and industry defining work. You’ll be given the time to build your network, the resources to support your development, and the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn.

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