• (Sr.) Engineer

    Location US-PA-Valley Forge
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3037
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • General Position Summary

    The (Sr.) Engineer will perform baseline transmission expansion analysis in support all aspects of the development of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan. The Regional Transmission Expansion Plan integrates baseline reliability analyses with market efficiency and interconnection analysis to identify bulk transmission system expansion or enhancement options. The (Sr.) Engineer will also engage in a variety of other adequacy and reliability assessments that support the planning function.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform power system thermal and voltage analysis required in the development of the baseline Regional Transmission Expansion Plan.
    • Perform power system stability analysis required in the development of the baseline Regional Transmission Expansion Plan.
    • Responsibility to initiate preparation of technical studies with sufficient lead time to complete RTEP analysis on schedule.
    • Develop, perform, and document reliability assessments as needed for PJM compliance with NERC,FERC, and Regional Reliability standards.
    • Identify and evaluate regional transmission solution alternatives.
    • Identify and evaluate transmission system reinforcements required to resolve reliability and operational issues and to improve economic efficiency.
    • Perform adequacy and reliability assessments for the PJM system.
    • Identify and assist with the development of new and innovative methods and tools in the planning process.
    • Prepare reports and presentations to support activities of the System Planning Division.
    • Develop recommendations to PJM management on the implementation of new bulk power facilities, programs, procedures, and policies.
    • Develop and maintain the necessary transmission system models required for the development of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan.
    • Work with transmission owner staff and other stakeholders staff in the development and refinement of the Regional Transmission Expansion Plan.
    • Work with other members of the System Planning Division to solve complex engineering problems.
    • Represent PJM on industry committees, task forces, or stakeholder groups involving issues relate to planning and engineering.

    Characteristics and Qualifications

    Required

    • BS, Engineer, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience
    • Ability to produce high-quality work products with attention to detail
    • Experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Ability to use mathematical and electrical theory
    • Ability to troubleshoot and provide technical support


    Preferred

    • MS, Engineering
    • Experience with PJM operations, markets, and planning functions
    • Experience using PSS/e (power system analysis program)

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