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Guidehouse Power Delivery Engineer-Associate Director in California


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This role can be based in any of the following: California, Illinois, Arizona, Texas, Florida or Washington D.C

The Power Delivery Engineer will be hired at an Associate Director staff level. The Power Delivery Engineer plays a key role in developing, proposing and delivering solutions related to the power grid, especially focused on the changing industry dynamics as part of a clean energy future. This Power Delivery Engineer position is a highly challenging role that draws heavily upon all of the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to effective regulatory and general strategy consulting. It is essential for the Power Delivery Engineer to have the ability to assume complete ownership of significant projects while at the same time being a part of and leading a close-knit team. The Power Delivery Engineer will also function as a consultant and must organize their own tasks and schedules in carrying out substantial business analyses and delivering high quality, client-ready work. As our clients are often large with complex systems, the Power Delivery Engineer must demonstrate considerable poise and business maturity to perform effectively and add value in the client environment. The Power Delivery Engineer must effectively represent and advocate for Navigant and our clients in multiple industry forums.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Grid planning and operations strategy and solutions focused on coordinated operations, infrastructure resilience, and reliability assessments

  • Lead competitive intelligence and infrastructure advisory services throughout North America

  • Non wires solutions strategy

  • Impact assessment of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other federal and state energy policies

We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a Power Delivery Engineer, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to hone your professional expertise, business development skills and an ability to own multiple complex workstreams. As you achieve client outcomes and business development results, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Director level.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 8+ years working industry experience or equivalent

  • Familiar with FERC, NERC and state regulatory requirements and processes

  • In-depth knowledge of transmission and distribution systems from a planning and operations standpoint

  • Ability to travel

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Due to contract requirements US Citizenship restrictions apply

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering and 8+ years direct industry experience (excluding internships, fellowships and co-ops)

  • 2+ additional years working industry experience or equivalent

  • Management consulting experience

  • Knowledge of ISO/RTO operations and functions

  • Familiarity with transmission development, including competitive development

  • Resource interconnection and expansion planning practices and protocols

  • Demonstrated technical understanding of various power systems engineering tools such as PSSE, PSLF, PowerWorld, PowerGem Tara etc.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


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.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

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.

Rewards and Benefits

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

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program