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Interconnection Engineer

BlueWave Energy

BlueWave has an immediate opening for an experienced Engineer on our Interconnection Team, reporting to the Vice President of Grid Integration, this position will  be responsible for managing Interconnection duties for solar and storage projects across multiple states.  The primary focus will be to create and manage utility interconnection applications, Regional Transmission Operators, build relationships with utilities to expedite the interconnection process, negotiate with utilities on interconnection decisions, work with internal teams on technical and financial decisions for interconnections, perform competitive analysis and manage vendor interactions.  Daily activities will include but not be limited to project support, strategic research and analysis on technical and/or policy related topics.  Attention to detail and thoroughness are critical for being successful in this position.   This position will be based in our Back Bay Boston office, aligned with the current office schedule.  


  • Create, track and manage interconnection applications for various projects

  • Negotiate with utilities on interconnection related topics, including scope, timeline and costs.

  • Manage utilities customer portal system on a daily basis

  • Review and draft one-line diagrams and site plans for solar and storage systems for interconnection purposes

  • Research utility infrastructure to inform projects

  • Research and deconstruct utility and ISO tariffs for application submission

  • Assist management in interconnection strategy

  • Manage incentive application and materials for BlueWave projects

  • Manage and communicate interconnection milestone payments and schedule

  • Develop justification of the financial case for interconnection payments

  • Coordinate with internal teams and processes for making payments

  • Form strong relationships and maintain frequent communication (formal and informal) with various utility personnel across the chain that impact Blue Wave projects

  • Negotiate interconnection upgrades and costs with utilities

  • Manage and conduct bi-weekly meetings with utility personnel

  • Inform other technical and non-technical teams on interconnection specifications

  • Prepare and lead weekly internal interconnection update meetings

  • Manage third party technical consultants, engineers and other entities

  • Provide interconnection and incentive related materials as requested

  • Supervise IX team Co-Ops


  • Engineering degree

  • Minimum 3 years Experience working with a utility/developer or IPP

  • Strong engineering, analytical and quantitative skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well on a team

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and manage tight deadlines

  • Detail orientation

  • Organizational skills

  • Knowledge of utility infrastructure (including transmission and substation engineering) is strongly desired

  • Understand solar and storage project electrical components, including batteries, balance of systems, inverters and transformers

  • Understand solar and storage project single line diagrams and layouts

  • Understand utility infrastructure and interconnection processes

  • Understand technical aspects of utility interconnection materials

  • Understand implications of Project Development and Project Engineering on interconnection aspects

  • State policy, incentives and tariff implications on interconnection applications in East Coast markets is a plus

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