Perform detailed analyses to assess transmission performance, determine future transmission and substation requirements and prepare comprehensive reports recommending optimal system upgrade plans and normal operating configurations.
Develop and maintain databases for power flow models. Prepare Dairyland’s annual regional power flow model data submittal. Monitor regional power flow model update postings as necessary to keep Dairyland’s models current.
Conduct engineering economic analysis of operating and facility addition alternatives.
Monitor MISO planning processes and coordinate with neighboring utilities on system planning.
Participate on MISO, and inter-utility (joint study) task forces as a representative of Dairyland. Prepare data submittals to MISO, MRO, RUS, state agencies, etc.
Monitor and provide input to MISO to aid in the evaluation of generation interconnection requests.
Assist in the preparation of three-year and ten-year RUS transmission work plans and associated three-year and long-range transmission capital budget studies.
Compile historical reliability data and communicate results and trends.
Review Member Cooperative work plans.Verify that recommendations are reached utilizing “one-system” planning. Summarize work plan recommendations for internal routing.
Assist in the maintenance of the State Estimator and the Real-Time Contingency Analysis applications.
Provide back-up support to the Operations Engineers for the outage coordination function, including assistance in operating studies for the development of operating guides.
In coordination with Compliance, provide technical support and documentation to satisfy applicable NERC compliance standards.
Represent System Operations on Power Delivery construction and maintenance project management teams and organizational strategic efforts.
Other duties as assigned.
Dairyland Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical (power option preferred) Engineering or directly related major.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: General computer literacy is required and experience with Excel, Word, and Power Point is preferred.An understanding of Engineering Economics is required.Requires good oral and written communication skills.
About Dairyland Power Cooperative
Dairyland is proud of its history as a pioneer in rural electrification. The generation and transmission cooperative formed in 1941, bringing light and power to the homes and farms in “America’s Dairyland.” Specifically serving rural communities and countryside, Dairyland continues to ease work conditions and improve quality of life for residents by delivering a safe, reliable supply of energy in its four-state service territory.