Electric Power Engineers

Senior Power Systems Engineer - Transmission Planning

Location US-Remote - US
ID 2023-1191
Transmission Planning
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


We are designing the Grid of the future

We are innovators by naturefor over 50 years, Electric Power Engineers, LLC (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe to focus on complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. As an early leader in the renewables space, we continue to see significant opportunities to build a sustainable and secure Grid.  Join a team committed to making an impact on the communities we serve and the environment in which we live. Together we can continue to create the “grid of the future”!



Join us in leading the change!


If you're the type of engineer who is ready to take your skills and leadership to the next level, EPE might be the place for you.


As a Senior/Principal Transmission Planning Engineer, you’ll be responsible for performing and leading advanced power system studies for utilities and ISOs in the USA EAST and West regions.  As a leader, you’ll also participate in meetings with clients, contribute to drafting proposals and Scope of works, and train junior staff.


How you can make an impact:

  • Perform high-level bulk power system studies using various power systems software such as PSSE, PSLF, TARA, DSA Tools, and Aspen.
  • Perform generic and specialized studies of the power grid, such as generation interconnection studies, transmission system planning, remedial action evaluation, black-start studies, and sub-synchronous Resonance assessment.
  • Develop mitigation plans for identified steady-state and dynamic constraints and system issues.
  • Manage the timely completion of projects assigned while meeting all project quality and budget objectives.
  • Interact with clients to seek input and address their needs and concerns with respect to the projects under study.
  • Lead and train electrical engineers in performing power system analyses.
  • Develop and review transmission planning study methodologies and processes.
  • Participate in WECC Sub-Committees and promote the EPE brand.
  • Lead process improvement efforts to enhance efficiency and support business development activities.


Bring your passion, here's what’s needed:


  • Prior experience as a Power Systems Engineer and a Bachelor of Science or higher in Electrical Engineering with power system emphasis.
  • Proven team player skills with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Prior hands-on experience working with steady-state and dynamic base cases.
  • Solid understanding of power system basics, transient stability, and master in of-the-shelve software tools like PSSE, PSLF and TARA.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly with respect to explaining technical matters.
  • Strong technical/report writing skills.



How we support you:

  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision with 100% premium coverage for you.
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Continuous Education Benefits
  • Work with industry leaders
  • 401K, up to a 4% match (100% vested from day 1)
  • Flexible Work including hybrid and remote possibilities base on position.



Location: This position will be located in City, State

Travel:  Occasional travel may be needed (10% or less)


EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster


If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to: applicationassistance@epeconsulting.com


Third-Party Recruiting Notification

EPE does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Any unsolicited third-party resumes forwarded by recruiters to EPE via our career page or to any of our managers or employees will be considered public information, may be treated as a direct application from the person identified in the resume, and will not be eligible for placement fee payment to the agency. EPE will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter or agency without a previously signed third-party agreement and has not coordinated their recruiting activity with the appropriate member of the Talent Acquisition team. 



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