Empowering Opportunity


The Energy Practice, founded in 2009, specializes in securing difficult-to-find talent for boutique consulting firms (15-300 employees) in Electric Power Delivery. Other clients include electric cooperatives, medium-size (500-1500 employees) consulting firms, and firms that specialize in renewables (wind, solar).

Our wheelhouse includes:

  • Substation Physical Design Engineers
  • Substation Protection & Control Engineers
  • Transmission Line Design Engineers
  • Transmission Planning Engineers
  • Distribution Engineers
  • Business Development Managers

Our practice has also placed at the executive level (VP, Director, Senior Management, CEO)

Positions Recently Filled in Energy

Senior Management
Project Management
Transmission and Distribution
Substation Design and Engineering
Protection and Control Engineering

Targeted Approach

Our goal is to present 4-6 candidates on each search, all of whom our client will interview, one of which is selected. And sometimes our client select more than one!

Dedicated Candidates

Even in a job climate where talent tends to have shorter tenures with companies, our average candidate has been with their current employer for four years or longer.

Exclusive Searches & Placements

The majority of our searches are engaged. This means our clients and candidates share exclusive priority throughout the process.

Your Energy Experts

Meet Our Team

Christopher Gray, CPC

Partner and Practice Lead

Alex Soto


Katie Kidwell


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Opportunities within Energy

Power generation and electrical power delivery are critical to infrastructure, and ThinkingAhead recruits top talent to ensure that vital roles are filled across the country.

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