Interconnection Engineer


On Site
$55 - $65 hourly
Contract - W2
Contract - Temp


Status reports
Organizational skills
Data acquisition
Microsoft IAS
ISO 9000
Information assurance
Technical drafting
Electrical engineering

Job Details

Kforce has a client in Juno Beach, FL that is seeking an Interconnection Engineer.

Job Responsibilities:
* The Interconnection Engineer will review all draft Purchase Power Agreement and Interconnect Agreements for their assigned region
* Develop list of deliverables and coordinate submittal of deliverables for PPAs and IAs
* Interface with Transmission Owners and Operators (TO) and Power Purchasing Agreement Clients to align all deliverables to physically connect, sync and achieve COD
* The Interconnection Engineer will communicate with internal stakeholders on any changes in ISO requirements for interconnecting plants
* Weekly status reporting of Interconnect submittal status and critical path to meet PPA and IA dates
* Monthly monitoring and reporting of interconnection queue position milestones

* Knowledge of ISO tariffs and pro forma and non pro forma contracts
* Familiarity with NERC and FERC standards related to transmission and interconnection
* Experience with contract interpretation and management of deliverables; Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) and Interconnect Agreements (IA)
* Experience with drafting, negotiating and implementation of contracts related to electric power grid industry
* Organizational skills to manage critical deliverables to external Transmission entities
* Exceptional personal skills to establish professional working relationships with offtaker entities
* Understanding of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems
* Understanding of integrating communication protocols between multiple parties
* Understanding of electrical metering devices and concepts

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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