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Transmission Planning Manager

Company: LS Power Development, LLC
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Transmission Planning Manager

Job Locations

US-MO-Chesterfield - US-TX-Austin - US - US-CA-Pleasanton






Full Time


LS Power is a power generation and transmission group with a proven track record of successful development activities, operations management, and commercial execution. LS Power has been involved in the development, construction, or operations of over 42,000 MW of power generation and over 630 miles of high-voltage transmission lines throughout the United States. LS Power is actively developing both power generation and transmission infrastructure to serve the need for new generation and improve the aging transmission system. Highly regarded in the financial community, LS Power has raised over $45 billion in capital to support investments in energy infrastructure.We are currently looking for a Transmission Planning Manager (will hire at a level commensurate with experience) to join our team!


  • Support company's transmission project development and operations activities in the area of electric transmission with primary focus in the Western Interconnection.
  • Identify transmission system needs/opportunities and provide solutions for reliability and economic enhancements to the transmission system to further company's transmission development initiatives utilizing transmission system and production cost modeling software.
  • Perform power system modeling including electrical load flow, short circuit, and transient stability studies. Perform power system economic modeling including production cost simulation studies.
  • Coordinate, review, and interpret interconnection and transmission studies (short circuit, transient stability, and load flow) performed by utilities and outside consultants.
  • Provide technical support for project development and acquisition activities in the evaluation of transmission system issues within the various NERC regions.
  • Support transmission asset operations and regulatory compliance related activities.
  • Represent company's interests on appropriate regional and national policy making committees, work groups, or task forces.
  • Participate in the ISO/RTO stakeholder forums and technical committees in NERC Regional Entities to represent company's interests
  • Keep abreast of FERC regulations regarding transmission policies, Open Access Transmission Tariffs, and the evolution of ISO and RTO transmission and interconnection strategies.


    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with 5 or more years of experience in Transmission planning.
    • Experience with GE PSLF, TARA, Gridview, PowerWorld, PSSE, and PROMOD.
    • Experience with WECC/CAISO transmission systems, processes and policies
    • Effectively manage multiple assignments under time constraints.
    • Solutions focused team player with the ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse team.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.LS Power offers highly competitive compensation packages and is committed to the career development of its employees. Location is flexible to St. Louis, MO, Austin, TX, Pleasanton, CA or remote.

Keywords: LS Power Development, LLC, Pleasanton , Transmission Planning Manager, Executive , Pleasanton, California

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