Open Access Technology International (OATI)
Minneapolis, MN

About $76,000 - $98,000 a year

TranServ International, Inc. (TranServ), which is an OATI sister company, provides specialized transmission planning and operational services to electric transmission system operators. Located in Minneapolis, MN, its mission is to provide independent and innovative transmission management services to the electrical industry.

TranServ is seeking a new graduate or with 0 - 2 years experienced power systems electrical engineer for Associate/Engineer I openings. The Associate/Engineer I provides knowledge, abilities, and skills on how to plan, develop, and coordinate electrical transmission system expansion planning projects including renewable and Smart Grid energy projects. The Associate/Engineer I will also: provide engineering support for daily operations, manage compliance with tariff requirements, and is responsible for maintaining and managing transmission system models for power flow, transient stability, and short circuit analysis. The Associate/Engineer I will also perform or manage System Impact and Generator Interconnection studies and will participate in several related activities.

Education or experience performing transmission planning studies in compliance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC requirements and industry reliability standards)
Demonstrated experience working with MATLAB, PSS/E, MUST or CAPE programs, or comparable programs
Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communications
Experience with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) regional processes a plus
Experience with Power Systems
Acceptable background investigation report
U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident, or F1 Visa
Local to MN

BSEE, MSEE preferred, Math, Physics, or related fields
EIT training or Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) a plus
Experience performing transmission planning engineering functions
Ability to be available on a 24x7 basis to support clients
Extra Benefits: OATI Fitness Center, onsite cafeteria that offers breakfast and lunch, games and books for coworkers to enjoy during break, intramural activities like basketball, soccer, Frisbee golf, volleyball, and many more!

To apply please send resume to:
OATI Recruitment: or visit

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status.

OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Personnel Services Department at 763.201.2000 x 1262 or