Consulting, engineering and construction services firm Atwell, LLC is pleased to welcome Jesse Zellmer as Team Leader, Power Distribution. Based in Atwells Greenwood Village, Colorado office, Zellmer is responsible for building Atwells distribution practice, managing project resources, leading his teams project quality control, and maintaining project budgets and schedules for projects throughout Colorado and Atwells Western Region.
Zellmer brings a wealth of professional experience in the electric utility industry, where he has developed a diverse background in power delivery. Jesses professional background includes Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) where is served as a field engineer, distribution standards engineer, substation/generation controls engineer, system operations engineer and led a team to initiate WPSs first deployment of distribution automation. Zellmer has also served in various leadership roles leading distribution designers and engineers providing services to multiple Utility clients including distribution design, standards book creation, expert witness analysis and other distribution consulting services.
Jesses areas of expertise include field and system operations, distribution design, work order inspection, distribution equipment, and standards creation. He has extensive knowledge of National Electric Safety Codes, project management, change management, distribution and substation switching, outage management and restoration. He has led power quality / stray voltage investigations, substation RTU and control projects and maintains comprehensive experience in distribution automation (FLISR), and engineering support for system operations.
Zellmer earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He is a certified Professional Engineer in Colorado and Wisconsin, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a certified Reliability Coordinator through the NERC Organization Certification Program.
Jesses background in utility distribution, knowledge of the regional regulations, particularly Colorado, along with his proven ability to grow and lead teams make him an excellent addition to our organization, says Matt Bissett, Vice President.
Atwell, LLC is a national consulting, engineering and construction services firm with technical professionals located across the country. They create solutions for the built environment to clients in a variety of industries including real estate and land development, power and energy, and oil and gas. They provide comprehensive turnkey services including land and ROW support, planning, landscape architecture, engineering, land surveying, environmental services, and project and program management.