The Transmission Services Department (TSD) is primarily responsible for facilitating the purchase and utilization of Transmission Service (OASIS application), supporting PJM’s interchange scheduling processes (ExSchedule application), and managing the processes and applications utilized to calculate and post available transfer capability (TARA/PAAC applications). These responsibilities require TSD to both administer and adhere to sections of the PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT), Joint Operating Agreements (JOAs), PJM Manuals, and Regional Practices, which are governed by FERC, NERC, and NAESB requirements. This job description applies to the (Senior/Lead) Transmission Services Engineer/Analyst positions.
The Transmission Services Engineer/Analyst will perform various activities in support of the department functions outlined above including power system studies, the analysis of requests for Transmission Service, and the application of PJM’s interchange schedule validation protocols. The candidate will support projects to improve TSD’s business processes and systems and will monitor and maintain TSD’s compliance to applicable reliability and business practice standards. The candidate will provide support to internal/external Transmission Service customers, industry groups, PJM stakeholders, and PJM’s Markets and Operations personnel while also serving as a direct contributor to projects impacting PJM’s wholesale electricity markets, regional planning process, and real-time system operations. Multi-tasking and cross-divisional teamwork are key components of this position.
In addition to the items outlined above, the Senior/Lead Transmission Services Engineer/Analyst provides team and project leadership and demonstrates the ability to understand complex problems and propose viable solutions. The Senior/Lead Engineer/Analyst will represent TSD in stakeholder and industry forums. Planning, organizing, issue recognition and problem solving are key components of this position.