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Electricity Grid Expert

Tetra Tech

About the Organization
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With more than 17,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.

Position summary & job purpose:
Tetra Tech ES, Inc. is seeking an Electricity Grid Expert candidate for a Short-Term Technical Assistance (STTA) under the USAID-funded Energy Sustainability Activity in Kosovo. USAID’s Kosovo Energy Sustainability Activity (ESA) is a five-year program implemented by Tetra Tech that aims to improve the country’s energy security by strengthening the capacity and sustainability of local institutions to advance energy market development and regional integration and facilitate investments in energy infrastructure.
Under this STTA, the Electricity Grid Expert, focus will be to support ESA on providing technical expertise while designing of detail auction process and particularly assessment of technical aspect for the implementation of RES larger schemes. Expert will also support ESA team with technical expertise in other fields related to the integration of RES in the transmission system, regional integrations of the electricity markets, review of technical and commercial codes and as well as energy supply and consumption scenarios during the crisis of high prices.
The Electricity Grid Expert will work under overall direction of the Chief of Party and will be responsible for overseeing effective coordination and submission of deliveries during the work period.

Position responsibilities:

  •  Demonstrate practical experience in power sector consultancy services aimed at reforming the transmission and distribution network to operate in competitive wholesale electricity markets.
  • Demonstrate practical experience working in the power sector covering network system operations, power system modeling packages (including SCADA package applications), transmission and distribution tariff modeling, tariff setting and transmission investment planning.
  • Conduct feasibility and planning studies related to RES large-scale projects other projects as necessary.
  • Provide technical expertise while reviewing the secondary legislation in the electricity sector.
  • Prepare planning and detailed project cost estimates, including engineering, materials, and construction for RES plants and other projects as necessary.
  • Assist and support on preparation of construction and material specifications and scope documents for construction tenders and contracts as necessary.
  • Provide tailored trainings, and support ESA’s team on electricity market reforms and market integration.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Management.

Essential KSA’s required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):

  • Advanced degree in electrical engineering.
  • Have at least 10 years of practical experience working in the power sector covering network system operations, power system modeling packages (including SCADA package applications), transmission and distribution tariff modeling, tariff setting and transmission investment planning.
  • Experience working in electricity sectors particularly competitive electricity markets, including electricity markets with established Day Ahead Markets, Balancing Markets, Intraday Markets, Power Pools, Power Exchanges, Clearing Mechanisms, OTC Markets, etc.
  • Experience with contracts/professional engagements with similar scope of works Minimum 15-year experience in the energy markets to energy management and business development trading activity.
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative analysis, modelling and reporting of electricity market trends and strategies;
  • Have a deep and broad base of knowledge regarding generation, electric transmission systems and transmission system, integrated resource planning processes, renewable resources and regulatory framework.
  • Strong understanding of electricity market dynamics and price formation mechanisms in different segments of the market, as well as electricity market integration/coupling compliant with EU energy acquis;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management and working with and coordination of various stakeholders;
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with a range of organizations, beneficiaries, and related parties (e.g., national, and local government, NGOs, civil society, private sector);
  • Excellent credentials as a manager of professional staff;
  • Superior time management skills;
  • Proficiency in office computer applications (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.);
  • Professional proficiency in English is required;
  • Experience leading international donor-supported programs of relevant size and complexity, USAID experience a plus;

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
• Cover Letter
• CV in reverse chronological format

Please ensure that your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and any additional requested documentation, if noted above, as part of your application. Incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.
Please submit your applications to: esa.project.kosovo@tetratech.com No phone calls will be accepted.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

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Kategoria Inxhinieri
Skadon 02/12/22 (Ka skaduar!)
Orari Full Time
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