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Director of Utility Services - Jakarta

15400000355 Requisition #

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.



Tetra Tech is seeking applications from qualified individuals for a full-time, resident senior electric utility management professional for an anticipated USAID energy project in Indonesia. The Director of Utility Services will manage and supervise technical services to the Indonesian national, vertically-integrated utility company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) and Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Directorate General for Electricity. The position will be based in Jakarta for a minimum of three years beginning in late 2020. This position is contingent upon contract award.



  • Liaise with PLN and GoI relevant decision makers to define, clarify and educate on the benefits of SINAR’s propositions and promote his adoption.
  • Design work programs to strengthen and modernize utility system planning, procurement and, operation for generation, transmission, and distribution.
  • Provide expert advice to PLN directors, senior managers, and GoI relevant decision-makers about utility technical and financial performance, standard business practices, technical standards and specifications, power system analysis modeling, asset management, revenue requirements, finance, and regulatory reporting.
  • Organize and deliver training programs and coaching of utility professionals and electric utility regulator.
  • Advise the development and implementation of the Smart Grid development roadmap.
  • Supervise power system planning, operation, and technical analyses using commercially available power system software and simulation tools
  • Supervise the application of power system models, analysis, and simulation tools.
  • Manage a team of specialized subcontractors, project staff, and experts to deliver the work programs.
  • Project planning, implementation, and reporting.
  • Collaboration in cross-functional team environment with both private and government entities.
  • Communication and presentation at all levels of the enterprise.



Essential KSA’s required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, preferably a master’s degree in engineering, business management or finance.
  • At least 15 years of professional experience working in an electric utility, transmission system operator, or utility engineering services company preferably with power system planning, corporate planning, and/or operation and high penetration of non-dispatchable renewables.
  • Represent utility before planning, investment, and rate regulatory proceedings.
  • Development and implementation of generation mix decarbonization programs.
  • Planning and management of high-voltage transmission lines and substations including. interconnections, protection settings, reliability analysis, and outage response.
  • Transmission and/or distribution system planning, operation and technical analyses
  • Grid integration study and/or system impact analysis of high penetration of variable renewable energy power plants


Valued but not required KSA’s:


  • Cost of electricity services and revenue requirement analysis, and tariff setting methodology
  • Definition and cost estimation of ancillary services
  • Familiarity with the implementation and application within the utility operations and business practices of software solutions for power system simulation, Energy Management System, and Distribution Management System.






About Tetra Tech:


Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.


At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.


For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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