Southwest Transmission Manager
E.ON - Austin, TX

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Job Description:RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with development and power marketing teams on
market and site selection for development of utility
scale wind farms in southern region of US, with
primary focus on ERCOT and SPP, and secondary focus
on WECC and southeastern US.
  • Develop thorough understanding and evaluation of
potential interconnection alternatives for various
projects, and the corresponding costs, benefits, and
challenges for each alternative.
  • Initiate interconnection requests and shepherd
requests through completion of the study process,
then negotiate, execute and securitize
interconnection agreements.
  • Perform power flow analyses as necessary to develop
actionable information for development team.
  • Scope, request, review and verify interconnection
studies, congestion studies, and other analyses from
transmission providers and multiple outside
consultants.
  • Track transmission projects and overall transmission
development within the various ERCOT, SPP, and other
regional planning groups.
  • Assist Development, Regulatory, Construction,
Engineering, Operations, and Dispatch teams with
multiple aspects of project development, design and
operation.
  • Develop and maintain strong working knowledge of
regional transmission systems and providers.
  • Participate in and act as an advocate for the
company and the industry in the transmission
regulatory process.
  • Duplicate studies performed by transmission
providers for QA/QC, at times working on short time
lines, with less than complete information.
  • Build upon current familiarity with current
regarding changing regulatory requirements and
provide regular updates to development team.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • A BA or BA/MA in Electrical Engineering or
related/similar field from an accredited college or
university.

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ideal candidate will have 4-6 years transmission and
interconnection experience with a major transmission
system operator, major utility, or utility scale
independent power producer.
  • Knowledge and experience of nodal markets, LMPs, and
congestion management strongly preferred.
  • Applicant should have experience performing studies
with one or more power system analysis packages such
as PTI, PSSE, GE PSLF or Powerworld Simulator.
  • Must be able to travel occasionally.
  • Applicant should be experienced in market
participant driven communities and should be able to
drive those communities towards results that favor
company's position.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with ERCOT and SPP
standard operating procedures and the CREZ process
and implementation.
Req. Code : ECR-0113-0868
% of Travel Required : 10-20%
Offer Relocation : Maybe

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