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Sr Regional Transmission Engineer

Company: California Independent System
Location: Folsom
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Manager, the Sr Regional Transmission Engineer performs highly complex CAISO transmission system planning and engineering analyses, acts as a subject matter expert, and provides power systems expertise in support of transmission system planning policies and decisions. Participates in WECC system planning studies. Provides technical training and expertise and guidance to other Regional Transmission Engineering staff.

What's In it for You

Be a part of our purpose in leading the way to tomorrow's energy network. Make a difference and impact millions of people who depend on electricity in their everyday lives.

  • You get to work on interesting and challenging assignments that will help grow your skill set.
  • You will work in an extremely collaborative environment inside our LEED certified Folsom, California campus.
  • You will be challenged, be a part of a winning team, and your contributions will be rewarded and recognized.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Takes a leadership role in performing, reviewing and approving technical and economic assessments and analyses of the transmission grid. Studies may include but are not limited to: transmission planning analyses, new generation interconnections, power flow, transient stability and post-transient analysis, local capacity requirements. Develops and recommends projects and/or operating procedures to meet identified needs.
  • Performs planning studies and produces annual transmission plans in coordination with transmission owners, neighboring systems, and stakeholders.
  • Provides ongoing active participation in, guidance to, and technical support related to transmission system, renewable integration, smart grid, customer services group, market operations and operations engineering and provides technical support to other departments within the ISO as required.
  • Anticipates, identifies and resolves engineering-related problems and potential problems. May propose solutions to issues and problems outside of assigned areas of responsibility. Prepares and conducts path rating studies and contingency analyses (including power flow, stability, and post-transient analyses) to maintain reliable operation of the grid.
  • Implements Transmission Planning Process, and Generation Interconnection Process Business Practice Manuals. Self certifies that all NERC Standards applicable to a Planning Coordinator are met.
  • Provides ISO management and other external entities with essential information relating to the ISO controlled grid and control area.
  • Represents the ISO's interests in applicable WECC and related committees, work groups, and other public and industry forums.

Keywords: California Independent System, Folsom , Sr Regional Transmission Engineer, Other , Folsom, California

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