Engineer – Transmission Asset Management, New England
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- Lead the identification and formulation of strategic initiatives specific to electrical transmission assets
- Use strategic asset management techniques to prioritize assets and identify risks
- Develop informed, comprehensive technical asset plans for maintenance and capital investment in order to improve business performance in the medium (up to five years) and longer term (up to 15 years.)
Lead interdisciplinary technical teams through the optioneering process, develop project scopes, cost estimates and project schedules applying National Grid’s project progression model.
- Recommend asset condition based capital projects to internal National Grid management to obtain Delegation of Authority and seek approval from external stakeholders as part of the New England open access planning process.
- Develop and implement processes, tools and documentation for Transmission Planning & Asset Management to maintain compliance with ISO New England rules/policies, NPCC Criteria/Directories, NERC Standards, and FERC Orders.
- Support or lead development of technical policies relating to electrical transmission assets and provide authoritative advice in order to support the realization of National Grid objectives
- Research new technologies, investigate implementation strategies, and drive the conceptual development of innovative projects/solutions.
- Must have a minimum BS degree in Engineering
- 5+ years of experience preferred, will consider more junior applicants
- Familiarity with NERC Transmission Planning Standards, NPCC Criteria and ISO and State level Transmission Planning rules with ability to understand how changes in those standards impact National Grid
- Recognized as a ‘go-to’ person relating to electrical transmission assets in New England and demonstrates the ability to collaborate within and across National Grid across multiple geographies or sites
- Ability to interpret results and recommendations from transmission asset engineering reports and transmission system analytical studies. Engineering reports include, but are not limited to, asset condition assessments, Process Hazard Analyses, environmental assessments and external industry publications. Analytical studies include power system thermal, voltage, and reactive analyses, as well as transient, dynamic, harmonic, and short circuit analyses as they relate to system reliability, economics, and operating flexibility.
- Collaboratively develop and/or implement policies, processes and procedures relative to Transmission Planning and Transmission Asset Strategy
- Ability to prioritize work and be a team member on multiple projects at one time.
- Demonstrates strong negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to make persuasive presentations to small and large audiences. Consistently adapts the content / style of a message, based on an understanding of the climate and culture of a particular group and what will produce the best response
- Knowledge of safety policy and potential hazards of the electrical transmission network
- Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.