KCP&L, a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Plains Energy Incorporated, is a leading regulated provider of energy-related products and services for homes, businesses, industries, and municipalities in the Kansas City metropolitan area and surrounding region.
Education & Experience
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. Four or more years of engineering experience in the utility industry with specific experience in maintaining EMS.
Special Background, Experience
* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university (ABET).
* PE or PMP Certification
* Advanced technical degree or MBA from an accredited university preferred.
* Knowledge of EMS, RTU interaction at substations, Transmission Systems, and Power Generation Systems.
* Experience with AGC and DTS preferred.
* Clearly demonstrated team leadership abilities on projects.
Brief Description of Duties
To assure KCP&L's Energy Management System (EMS) meets the functional requirements of System Operations through ongoing review of industry standards, regulations operations data and operating criteria. Serves as lead engineer on EMS development projects. To assure the efficient utilization of KCP&L power supply resources through development, review and refinement of generation control applications such as AGC/ACE in the EMS system. To apply engineering review of substation and transmission data and drawings as it relates to EMS. To be instrumental in the implementation of the Dispatcher Trainer Simulator (DTS). To stay abreast of NERC/FERC policies, standards and proposed changes, employee will participate in assigned industry task groups and provide input consistent with KCP&L's interests. Initiates changes in KCP&L operating practices, policies and processes as are necessary to assure KCP&L's compliance with such standards. Prepare reports as required for business and compliance purposes.
By submitting your application, you certify that all the information provided in this application is true to the best of your knowledge and belief and you understand that any material misrepresentation, omission, or falsification of any information provided on this application, or any other documents submitted to KCP&L in the application process, if discovered at any time during your employment, will be considered grounds for immediate discharge. Any information provided is subject to verification. KCP&L is authorized to verify any of the information you have provided, and you release from any and all liability all persons or companies that provide such information. You further understand and agree that your employment is "at will" and may be terminated at any time with or without cause at either your option or that of the Company.
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