Project Manager – Transmission Planning

Program/Project Management Remote

**This position is currently a temporary work from home/remote position. You must be willing to commute or relocate to one of these locations once COVID policies/restrictions are lifted; San Jose, CA,  Irvine, CA, Dallas, TX, Detroit, MI, or Seattle, WA.


umlaut is a 4500+ people strong global full-service cross industry end-to-end partner that applies its deep-running interdisciplinary, collaborative advisory and fulfilment capabilities to change its clients fortunes for the better and - on top of that - add value, quality and focus to their organisations and produce.

our öffer

  • Shape the future of power grid and energy sector
  • Work on exciting consulting and engineering projects for RTOs, TOs, DSOs and utilities
  • Perform grid studies for different applications (interconnection, expansion, congestion management,..)
  • Evaluate new technologies and their potential toward decarbonization of the power grid
  • Analyze data, Interpret results and discuss them with the client
  • Client communication, care & acquisition and project development
  • Work independently in an young & dynamic environment
  • Diversified, exciting & innovative customer projects with regard to current issues


  • BS degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering or two+ years of equivalent work experience with a related Engineering degree
  • Two+ years of technical experience for RTO, DSO or grid owner
  • Deep technical understanding of US electric power grids, regulatory framework and components as well as challenges in the energy transition towards grid decarbonization
  • Working knowledge of NERC reliability standards and ability to convert them to program requirements
  • Experience with interchange arrangements, Bulk Power relationships, and FERC procedures
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Experience using grid planning programs and conducting grid simulation (PSSE or similar)
  • Excellent social competence, team spirit & communication
  • Good project management skills
  • High willingness to travel

top 5 reasöns

  1. An entrepreneurial environment with immediate responsibility and a chance to make a difference from the word go
  2. Innovative projects with big name clients and exposure to future, cutting edge technologies
  3. Unlimited individual growth opportunities and the ability to create a personalised career path
  4. Access to a global network with opportunities to live and work abroad
  5. All the support, training and coaching you need to further your career
  • +X. A team spirit and family-like culture as exciting and colourful as our gradient coloured coffee marshmallows