Interconnection Engineer Specialist

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  • Detroit, MI
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.DTE Energy's utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:* Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence* Indeed's annual "50 Best Places to Work" award for two years running* Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award* Professional Women's Magazine/Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best"* Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders AwardDTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.External Pre-Hire Assessment Required: Professional Pre-Hire AssessmentTesting Required: Not ApplicabledivdivdivJob Summary/divdivAs an Electrical Engineer assigned to this project, you will be part of this dynamic transformation that will position our power distribution system to support distributed generation that connects with cleaner energy sources like wind power, solar, and natural gas generation. This transformation will include storage, and electric vehicles./div/divdivdivKey Accountabilities/divdivullispan lang="EN"Subject Matter Expert in Distributed Energy Resources, specifically utility integration of Distribution Generation and storage/span/lilispan lang="EN"Review all interconnection study protection design, communication and controls including final approval of all 3rd party developer and DTE contractor protection calculations, settings, configurations and methods. /span/lilispan lang="EN"Develop internal technical standards on testing, commissioning and standardization of Distributed Energy Resources and Non-Wire Alternatives./span/lilispan lang="EN"Active participation in local and state requirements for interconnections, relevant Industry working groups and maintaining a high level of technical acumen on emerging technologies and their application, specifically participation and working knowledge in IEEE1547-2018 and related standards (e.g. 1547.1, IEEE 2030 series standards, ANSI (Associated Electric Systems Interface), IEEEE 519 Harmonics /span/lilispan lang="EN"Communication skills are very important, act as an expert technical witness providing written and verbal testimony, whitepapers./span/lilispan lang="EN"Facilitate training and knowledge sharing of key interconnection and distributed reso