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Guidehouse Managing Consultant, Grid Transformation in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Family :

Capital Projects & Infrastructure Consulting

Travel Required :

Up to 10%

Clearance Required :


What You Will Do :

The Managing Consultant in Grid Transformation plays a key role in developing, delivering, and supporting proposals of solutions related to the power grid, especially focused on the changing industry dynamics as part of a clean energy future. This Managing Consultant- Grid Transformation position is a highly challenging role that draws heavily upon all the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to delivering effective regulatory and general strategy consulting engagements. It is essential for the Managing Consultant-Grid Transformation to have the ability to assume the responsibilities of project management of significant projects while at the same time being a part of and leading a team. The Managing Consultant-Grid Transformation will also function as a consultant and must organize all 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 Managing Consultant-Grid Transformation must demonstrate considerable poise and business maturity to perform effectively and add value in the client environment. The Managing Consultant-Grid Transformation must effectively represent and advocate for Guidehouse and our clients in multiple industry forums. Finally, the Managing Consultant-Grid Transformation is expected to provide assistance on discovering, pursuing, and supporting Business Development activities within North America.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transmission 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

  • Renewable, storage, and DER interconnection analyses

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

  • Support for discovering pursuing BD opportunities

We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a Managing Consultant, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to hone your professional expertise, business development skills, regulatory, and the ability to lead multiple complex workstreams. As you achieve client outcomes and business development results, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Associate Director level and beyond.

What You Will Need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Power Systems Engineering

  • 5+ years working industry experience or equivalent excluding internships, co-ops, or fellowships

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

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

  • Demonstrated experience as a consultant (external/Internal) or management consulting in the utilities industry to include experience working directly with clients

  • Ability to travel

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Due to nature of contracts, US citizenship restrictions apply

  • Must currently reside in the Unites States

  • No sponsorship available for this position

  • 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.

  • The salary range for this role may vary based on degree, work experience and physical location.

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Working knowledge of ISO/RTO operations and functions

  • Familiarity with transmission development, including competitive development

  • Resource interconnection and expansion planning practices and protocols

The annual salary range for this position is $85,600.00-$171,200.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

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

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

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 . 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.