Business Development Manager (Transmission/Project Engineer)


White Plains, US


The Business Development Manager will work as part of our Project Development team, using their skills and experience in utilities, engineering and project management to drive new growth opportunities for NYPA as we work to connect more renewable energy to the grid through new and upgraded transmission and generation projects.


The Manager will be integral to NYPA winning competitive opportunities in power transmission and generation - putting together dynamic, impactful bid proposals that demonstrate technical competence and innovation. They will need to be creative, analytical, self-motivated, solutions oriented, and driven to continuous learning and growth.


The Business Development Manager will help NYPA to expand our capabilities in transmitting renewable power to meet demand, increase grid resilience and help NYS reach our clean energy goals.  Work is underway in grid modernization, NYISO Public Policy Transmission Needs (PPTN), Offshore Wind development, and renewable generation deliverability.



  • Perform and coordinate new opportunity development of transmission planning studies, transmission siting, and project financials/estimates, including economic, quantitative, and statistical analysis to support the assessment of new opportunities.
  • Assemble and lead project teams to perform due diligence and/or develop new business opportunities.
  • Assist in the development of the business case for new opportunities including the commercial model, alignment with policy, and identifying key risks.
  • Act as a liaison between NYPA management team and project stakeholders for implementation of new projects.
  • Liaise with the management of external parties including developers, transmission owners, NYISO, and regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in industry events, trainings, and conferences, as needed, including NYISO and FERC meetings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of New York's energy vision via the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act.
  • Ability to converse and support Transmission Planning through development of scoping documents, review of feasibility studies, and ability to learn the NYISO process(es) and FERC transmission proceedings.
  • Ability to lead projects from origination to siting (physical and regulatory), preparation of financial estimates, and assisting in appropriate regulatory filings.
  • Good leadership skills with ability to communicate clear objectives and motivate a team.
  • Advanced communication, writing, and presentation skills, with effective interactions with stakeholders across internal and external organizations from various cultural backgrounds.
  • Understanding or ability to develop a good understanding of financial and business concepts.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in energy industry.
  • Minimum of 3 years of transmission, renewables, or other relevant experience required (physical design, transmission planning, or project management).
  • Experience with the ISO/RTO electric marketplace is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Position requires up to 10-15% travel, primarily within NY State.

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $115,460-$173,180. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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