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Power System Senior Consultant / Consultant

Daymark Energy Advisors is seeking an experienced power engineer to join our power market and planning team.

Daymark Energy Advisors is a successful, growing consultancy that provides economic, policy, and strategic analysis and advisory services to the North American electric and natural gas industries.
  • Our team differentiates us in the marketplace and is core to our continuing success.
  • We offer a dynamic, collaborative, and entrepreneurial work environment where team members help a diverse set of clients solve today's most pressing industry challenges.
  • If you have a passion for the energy industry and are a high performer with a history of excellence and achievement, you'll find Daymark Energy Advisors offers a challenging and rewarding environment in which to further your career.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A desire to contribute to the growth of the firm and the development of new business and clients through the provision of technical leadership
  • Ability to analyze and model organized energy and capacity market designs and operations
  • Ability to conduct power system analyses and evaluate the technical performance of a power system for various transmission and generation interconnection scenarios
  • Energy market planning and modeling (specific experience with production cost modeling and/or distribution planning models highly desired)
  • Ability to develop and advise clients regarding renewable and distributed energy system policy and technical guidelines
  • Ability to lead consulting projects associated with power system planning, smart grid initiatives, and distributed resource integration
  • In a regulatory setting, the ability to critically evaluate and analyze the resource planning/modeling practices of others
  • Comfort analyzing complex problems, structuring appropriate applied quantitative analysis and models, and delivering recommendations and advice to clients in an actionable form
  • The ability to lead teams and manage multiple projects
  • The ability and desire to both supervise and train less experienced analysts in various analytical and modeling techniques
  • Participate in business development efforts by building relationships with current and potential clients and by demonstrating the firm’s capabilities to potential clients
  • Assist in the proposal drafting process as technical lead

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful Senior Consultant …

  • Guides team project work and has high quality interactions with clients
  • Provides clients with high quality deliverables and builds strong relationships
  • Takes care of clients to ensure their needs are understood and met
  • Drives understanding of client problems for the team
  • Holds others accountable for meeting or exceeding customer needs
  • Fosters a sense of urgency in the team for reaching goals and meeting deadlines
  • Tracks project team success against strategic priorities
  • Promotes the exchange of knowledge to achieve results
  • Provides clear direction to help others meet goals
  • Encourages candid and open communication among groups
  • Conveys roles, schedules, deliverables and feedback clearly and effectively
  • Provides effective feedback and coaching to project teams
  • Develops others by freely sharing personal knowledge
  • Demonstrates the ability to shift approach depending on client demands
  • Completes projects with shifting demands and helps others to meet client needs
  • Learns new techniques and skills to develop innovative ways of thinking about problems

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An overriding curiosity and desire to help others succeed
  • At least ten years of experience of successful practice in power system analysis, market analysis, and modeling
  • Expertise performing analysis with PSS/E; familiarity with Power World is desired
  • Experience evaluating the impact of solar, wind and other distributed generation systems on power system performance highly desired
  • Experience with the application of OATT large and small generator interconnection rules
  • At least two years of experience managing projects and leading teams
  • B.S. in Power or Electrical Engineering. An MBA or credential in economics or finance is desirable.

Qualified candidates, please email your resume and cover letter to humanresources@daymarkea.com