This position is responsible for the analysis of the Cooperative’s transmission system, and the design and construction of complex electrical power systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops and maintains model data for use in power-flow models used to analyze transmission system performance.
Analyzes transmission system performance using steady state and dynamic power-flow models.
Leads, coordinates, and performs power-flow studies needed to ensure compliance with NERC and ERCOT Reliability Standards.
Participates in ERCOT working groups: Steady State Working Group, Dynamics Working Group, and Planning Working Group.
Prepares project justification documents for capital improvements needed to meet NERC and ERCOT Reliability Standards and the standards for construction in the National Electrical Safety Code and, as needed, presents them to PEC management and the ERCOT Regional Planning Group.
Responds to requests for information from ERCOT during development of the ERCOT Regional Transmission Plan (RTP)
Reviews, develops, and maintains Transmission Planning Standards for review by PEC Management
Participates in development and maintenance of Transmission Line Design Standards for PEC
Performs and reviews detailed calculations in development and maintenance of Transmission Line Equipment and Material Standards for the Cooperative
Coordinates with members, developers, and internal PEC staff to evaluate and analyze the impact of load and/or generation interconnections to PEC’s transmission system
Reviews the engineering calculations and analysis of engineering graduates to ensure compliance with industry accepted standards for engineering.
Confer with engineers, customers and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products
Investigate customer or public complaints, determine nature and extent of problem and recommend remedial measures to management
Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time and on budget
Manage the design and monitor the construction of large transmission projects to ensure compliance with the engineering design
Represent the Cooperative in the Public Utility Commission of Texas Certificate of Convenience and Necessity (CCN) process
Coordinate with Cooperative management, consultants, members, developers and government entities on all assigned projects
Provide guidance and mentoring to other department engineers
Provide efficient and effective responses as an engineering resource to other departments
Maintain the security of confidential information
Stay abreast of advances in technology
Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
Other duties as assigned
Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity.