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System Planner I/II - Charlotte, NC #7794372

Company: Timmons Group

Date: 01/13/2021

City: Charlotte, NC

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm recognized nationally as a “Best Firm to Work For” by CE News. With more than a dozen offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, we provide civil engineering, environmental, economic development, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture and surveying services to a diverse client base. As one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms in the country, we are dedicated to being an employer of choice and helping our clients achieve their vision resulting in shared success. For more information, visit

Job Description

We are currently seeking a talented individual for the position of System Planner I or II in either of our Charlotte, North Carolina office. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Gather transmission, transformer nameplate, and GIS data
  • Prepare data for input into Power Flow Programs
  • Conduct power flow, transient stability, post-transient power flow and short-circuit duty analyses of the transmission grid
  • Supports senior planning staff in performing power system studies involving planning and operations of transmission and distribution systems
  • Typical studies could include analyses of power flow, short circuit, electromagnetic transients, reliability, transient stability and generation system impact, among others
  • Supports senior planning staff in providing transmission planning solutions and expertise to clients and industry contacts along with an assessment and documentation of the feasibility of proposed plans
  • Provides solutions to data manipulation and processing challenges


Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Ideal candidates will have between 0-5 years of experience in Power System Analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite Office software
  • Education in power system analysis is a plus
  • Experience with power system analysis software is a plus
  • Must possess strong technical, verbal, and technical writing skills, and be able to read technical literature and engineering plans
  • Must demonstrate two-way communication to effectively work with internal staff and external clients

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company's Vision, Mission and Shared Values.

Additional Information

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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