Engineer or Senior Engineer
ISO New England - Holyoke, MA

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Job Description:
The Transmission Planning Engineer position is responsible for the performance of transmission planning studies, simulation of electric transmission system behavior, analysis of results, and development of recommendations to ensure the continued reliability and economic efficiency of the New England electric power system. This position provides technical review, analysis and recommendations throughout the generator interconnection process. This position provides technical and procedural leadership, coordination, and facilitation within ISO-NE and amongst stakeholders.

Responsibilities Include: *
  • Supporting ISO Tariff obligations for Generator interconnection study and review, including performing all related studies (load flow, stability, short circuit) related to interconnection of new generators *
  • Completing the necessary studies to assess system reliability and determine transmission system solutions to resolve concerns *
  • Perform reliability determinations for generator retirements and for generators requesting to exit the Forward Capacity Market *
  • Developing data, assumptions, methodology and procedures for use in reliability studies of the New England bulk power system *
  • Performing analysis to support NEPOOL and NPCC Committees on regional transmission planning issues *
  • Interacting with stakeholders to seek input and address their concerns with respect to transmission system analysis *
  • Developing and recommending new business processes and Planning Procedures to the management of Transmission Planning *
  • Providing leadership assistance in general Transmission Planning group administration

Job Requirements: *
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power Systems *
  • Experience in bulk electric system operations and/or transmission planning *
  • Senior level: 4 to 7 years of experience *
  • Engineer level: 2 to 4 years of experience *
  • Must be proficient in applying planning criteria and conducting computer simulations of transmission system performance *
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with minimal supervision *
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Desirable Qualities Include: *
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field *
  • Professional Engineering License

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

We are an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer

This position is located in Holyoke, MA.

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ISO New England is a regional transmission organization (RTO), serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and...