ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and maintains EMS power system models and supporting data files required to support EMS system operations tools for operational planning and real-time operations.
Resolves functional EMS Power Flow (PF), State Estimator (SE), Contingency Analysis (CA) and OTS power system modeling and database problems.
Works with the Information Technology (IT) & Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) engineering department to support the processes required to update, integrate and maintain SCADA measurements used by EMS system operations applications databases and data files.
Formulates recommendations for EMS operations computer application software/process enhancements and improvements.
Maintains, supports and enhances the availability and accuracy of EMS system operations applications with respect to industry related operational best practices.
Shares after-hours support responsibilities with others to provide 24x7 support.
Maintains and supports the functionality of the Operator Training Simulator (OTS) by developing the required Energy Management System (EMS) power system, Automatic Generation Control (AGC), and SCADA models to provide a realistic simulation of the power system.
Develops and builds OTS power system scenarios the System Operations Department to provide individual operator and team simulator training.
Assists Operations Training with OTS applications for black start restoration drills and exercises.
Participate in external working groups for professional development and implementing, where applicable, best practices being utilized in the industry.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or relevant, equivalent experience and/or education.
No work experience required for an Associate Engineer level.
Minimum of two (2) years of related experience for Engineer level.
Minimum of five (5) years of related experience for Senior Engineer level.
For Engineer and Senior Engineer two (2) - five (5) years of experience in any one or combination of the following is preferred: Energy Management Systems (EMS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and power system advanced analysis and monitoring applications, or; Planning, design, or real-time operation of electric utility transmission systems.
Possess sound analytical, problem-solving and documentation skills.
Ability to cover after-hours support as needed.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors and individuals inside and outside the Company.
Ability to work under minimal supervision, in a team environment.
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).
Job Type: Full-time