National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Research Engineer III - Power System Modeling and Tool Development
Research Engineer III â€“ Power System Modeling and Tool Development
CO - Golden
Hours Per Week
The successful candidate will conduct research in the area of power system design and studies, with a focus on implementing advanced models and algorithms in the emerging power grid and studying the impacts of renewable energy integration. This position will emphasize development of platforms for implementing multi-timescale security-constrained unit commitment (SCUC) and security-constrained economic dispatch (SCED) models in large-scale power systems. It will involve formulation, design and implementation of algorithms for integrating new electricity market products into the resource scheduling process, as well as conducting simulations to assess accuracy of performance of the realized algorithms. ?
Required Education, Experience, and Skills
Relevant PhD . Or, relevant Master's Degree and 3 or more years of experience . Or, relevant Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience . Demonstrates broad understanding and wide application of engineering technical procedures, principles, theories and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Demonstrates leadership in one or more areas of team, task or project lead responsibilities. Demonstrated experience in management of projects. Very good writing, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ph.D. in electrical engineering or related field. Experience and record of publications in the related areas.
Experience in power systems design and modeling, renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, along with related modeling and analysis at both the transmission and distribution levels. Experience with power-flow, or distribution level models such as:, GridLab-D, OpenDSS, or CYMDIST. Experience working with utilities.
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