Oversee substation and relay project process to ensure technical competency, proper and timely procurement of equipment and manpower (as required) to satisfy project needs, and accurate budget forecasting and tracking.
Interface with Engineering Firms, AE’s and construction contractors. Assist in the review and approval all technical designs, standards, drawings, specifications and procedures developed by engineering for accuracy, applicability and compliance with established practices, codes and design criteria. Review, approve and issue system one-line and phasing diagrams
Develop and maintain budget to assure funding is available for all aspects of department business.
Develop new policies, procedures and metrics related to improving employee performance and satisfaction. Perform performance evaluations of direct reports.
Act as key point of contact with Cooperative customers, Transmission Providers, and NRG plant personnel on Transmission engineering and maintenance needs. Focused responsibility on customer relationship building and satisfaction.
Participate in ICT stakeholder committees to represent company needs and best interest. Act in leadership role on committees to influence policy and procedures related to reliability and transmission access within the Entergy footprint.
Participate in SERC Engineering Committee (Planning) meetings and in SERC and NERC compliance issues and prepare required engineering planning forms for each.
Represent the company as Subject Matter Expert in department areas of responsibility for SERC and NERC compliance during audits and data requests.
Participate in company industrial hygiene and safety program by maintaining and monitoring Key Safety Issues
Provide policy recommendations concerning interconnection and operating agreements to management.
Prepare requests for quotations for materials, equipment, and labor; evaluate quotes and recommend a suitable provider for same based upon standards, ethics, and other associated information. Coordinate material, equipment, and labor deliveries in accordance with the project plans.
NRG Energy - 18 months ago