Transmission & Distribution Technical Services Consultant-ES&I


USD 94,900.00 - 142,300.00 per year
Full Time


IT service management
Project management
Project delivery
Business analysis
Solution delivery
Systems analysis
Feasibility study
Circuit analysis
Systems engineering
Problem solving
Electrical engineering
Personal development
Community development
Analytical skill
ISO 9000

Job Details

Job Family :
Management Consulting, Sustainability Consulting

Travel Required :
Up to 25%

Clearance Required :

** Please note that this job posting is for a proposal of a potential client and is not reflective of an awarded job. In addition, we are only collecting resumes and interviewing based off the skillset and qualifications listed. ***

What You Will Do :

The Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure (ES&I) Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Technical Services Consultants play a key role in developing, delivering, and supporting technical solutions related to the power grid, especially focused on the changing industry dynamics as part of a clean energy future. Within ES&I, the T&D Technical Services Consultant position is a highly challenging role that draws heavily upon all of the analytical, technical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to delivering effective T&D studies/analysis and general strategy consulting engagements. It is essential for the T&D Technical Services Consultants to have the ability to learn and eventually assume the responsibilities of project management of significant projects while at the same time being a part of a project delivery team.

A T&D Technical Services Consultant must organize all tasks and schedules in carrying out substantial business analyses and delivering high-quality, client-ready work. As our ES&I clients are often large with complex systems, the T&D Technical Services Consultant must demonstrate considerable potential to have the poise, independence, and business maturity to perform effectively and add value in the client environment.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Manage and act as technical solution delivery lead/consultant on projects related to electrical transmission system planning studies to determine transmission requirements, and generation additions & retirements
  • Familiarity with or ability to quickly grasp various transmission planning concepts, practices and procedures, and ability to apply Transmission Planning reliability criteria to perform analysis
  • Perform power systems analysis including transmission planning feasibility studies, System Impact Studies and Generator Interconnection Studies
  • Perform Steady State, Dynamic Stability Simulation, Voltage Stability Simulation, and Short Circuit Analysis
  • Study thermal overloads and recommend mitigations / transmission upgrades
  • Develop / fine tune dynamic models for conventional and inverter-based resources (IBRs) and implement them for stability/transient simulation based analysis

What You Will Need :
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering AND 3-7 years United States Bulk Electric System (BES) professional work experience (excluding internships, co-ops, academic research, or fellowships); Or Bachelor's degree AND 7-11 years post graduation utilities work experience may be considered in lieu of engineering degree requirement
  • In-depth knowledge of transmission and distribution systems from a planning and operations standpoint
  • Familiarity with and ability to quickly become adept at FERC, NERC, and state regulatory requirements and processes
  • Ability to travel
  • Technical understanding and ability to learn various power systems engineering tools such as PSLF / POWERWORLD Simulator/ PSSE / ASPEN / TARA/ CAPE / DSA Tools / PSCAD or EMPT
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Currently reside in the contiguous United States. Candidates within 50 miles of a Guidehouse office may be required to work a hybrid work schedule instead of 100% remote.
  • Staff level of hire will be determined through Guidehouse interview process

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Master's degree in electrical engineering or power systems engineering
  • Consulting experience within the utilities industry
  • Work experience with transmission and distribution systems from a planning and operations standpoint
  • Knowledge of resource interconnection and expansion planning practices and protocols
  • Familiarity with transmission development, including competitive development
  • Working knowledge of ISO/RTO operations and functions, especially CAISO
  • Post graduation work experience using one or more of the following power systems engineering tools: PSLF / POWERWORLD Simulator/ PSSE / ASPEN / TARA/ CAPE / DSATools / PSCAD or EMPT


The annual salary range for this position is $94,900.00-$142,300.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Student Loan PayDown
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.