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Electrical Engineer - Grid Transformation

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Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Tampa, FL, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 80842 

Job Category: Energy 

Location: Tampa, FL, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain - upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our vision of a low-carbon world and help make positive change!



Hatch is seeking an Electrical Engineer - Grid Transformation. This role can be based out of any Hatch office in USA. Candidates should be familiar with current grid modernization technologies, leading-edge projects underway across the sector, and an awareness of existing and developing regulatory drivers for grid modernization.  Example project experience could include grid automation, autonomous self-healing, advanced protection & controls, ADMS modular implementation, DER (including EV chargers & utility scale batteries) integration & management, control room upgrading, SCADA & Communication system upgrades, AMI data utilization, and big data analysis. 


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • Min of 15 years of career experience working in / with electric T&D utilities
  • Experience in grid innovation / modernization technology deployment roles
  • Experience in distribution system design, commissioning, operations, asset management, and capital planning
  • Experience helping utilities resolve challenges such as needing to upgrade aging infrastructure to accommodate increasing DER penetration, bidirectional power flows, increased resilience & reliability, while accounting for prosumer interest, regulatory advancements, and tight capital budgets
  • Experience leading proposal developments
  • Strong technical writing ability
  • Professional Engineer license


Additional Preferred Qualifications:


  • Additional Credentials
    • MS in Electrical Engineering / Power Systems or a MBA
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
  • Additional Distribution System experience
    • Experience with the design, installation, and/or commissioning of grid innovation projects
    • Development and/or implementation of grid modernization roadmaps / programs that could include increased system automation, AMI implementation, advanced P&C systems, (A)DMS deployment, FLISR systems, microgrid planning, and grid edge field devices and DER communications infrastructure.
  • Additional Project Management Experience
    • Have led all project management tasks including cost/budget, schedule, and deliverables reporting
    • Experience with project controls, document control, and managing multiple stakeholder interests during the design and/or project implementation
    • Managed multi-disciplined teams of engineers, designers, and
  • Business development and sales experience to T&D utilities across North America


Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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