Leads System Control Services in a direction that will provide safe and reliable service to Hoosier Energy Member Systems during normal and emergency conditions in accordance with strategic priorities. Develop a strategic plan that will place System Control Services in a position to meet operational requirements going forward. Maintain compliance of NERC/RRO standards relating to system operations. Participates in MISO and compliance working groups applicable to system operations and settlements.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure the safe, efficient and reliable operation of Hoosier Energy’s transmission system by maximizing the application and operations of Energy Accounting.
Optimize System Control Services with the development and use of operational technology that provides pertinent data in order to make informed decisions.
Represent Hoosier Energy as liaison to representatives of neighboring utilities, MISO and NERC/RRO with delegated authority to plan and exchange information or negotiate matters regarding Hoosier Energy System Control Services.
Participates directly or monitors participation in EPRI and NATF Forum events and activities as needed to evaluate new processes. Procedures and technologies.
Provides timely communication of operating conditions resulting in emergency conditions.
Complies with all NERC/RRO operations standards, policies and guidelines pertaining to transmission system and generation facilities.
Provides direction to and development of departmental personnel through training and delegation of appropriate responsibility and authority.
Develops and manages departmental staffing requirements.
Complies with all NERC and RRO compliance standards by holding departmental personnel accountable.
Oversees the development and implementation of operating procedures and compliance documents.
Promotes timely and concise communication with member systems during both normal and emergency conditions.
Develops, Interprets, and applies the terms of interconnection agreements and operational agreements with interconnected systems.
Makes recommendations concerning additions, deletions or modifications of existing agreements.
Serves member systems through the development and management of shared beneficial technology projects and services.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or electronic engineering disciplines required minimum; equivalent experience may be considered
NERC Certified System Operator certificate, or ability to obtain, required
8 years’ of progressively more responsible experience in power system operations or engineering
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
Demonstrated level of professionalism and positive attitude
Ability to analyze and interpret load and relay data
Demonstrated level of professionalism, positive attitude and ability to motivate others
Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
Strong leadership skills and abilities
Knowledge of NERC/RRO compliance standards, policies and guidelines that pertain to generation and transmission utilities
Commitment to employee development
Strong customer focus
Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.