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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Taylor, Texas
Country:
United States
Industry:
Engineering - Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
R0470
ID
206329
Job Title:
Network Model Engineer 2
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Network Model Engineer 2

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Provides electrical engineering analysis and technical support for the planning and operation of the electric power system.  Implements appropriate system modeling, develops tools and procedures to monitor and control the system.

Performs system studies, analyzes simulated or actual operating results, develops solutions to current or future system issues, and appropriately reports findings and recommendations.

Qualifications

  • Analyzes transmission network data including Transmission and Generation element parameters.
  • Works closely with ERCOT System Operations, System Operations Support, Market Operating Services Support, Client Services, System Planning and Metering.
  • Works with EMS and Transmission Planning power flow, Locational Marginal Pricing (LMP), and other analysis software to provide accurate power system models and associated cases.
  • Supports detailed model changes delivered by Network Operations Model Change Requests (NOMCRs) to maintain an accurate Network Operations Model, and other models contained within the ERCOT modeling system.
  • Coordinates and works with the NDSWG (Network Data Support Working Group) members on data exchange and transmission network model maintenance via the NOMCR process.
  • Creates and utilizes data mining mechanisms and techniques for Protocol and Guide compliance driven reports and to validate the accuracy of the model.
  • Reviews, drafts, and implements improvements to the modeling process and implements new technologies to the model.
  • Provides training and evaluation of members of the Engineering Development Program (EDP).
  • Manage updates and upgrades of the SGEM application to specify and implement desired new functionality.
  • Reviews Contingencies, Special Protection Systems, Remedial Action Plans, Mitigation Action Plans, Outages, and other issues that possibly affect models.
  • Reviews, drafts, and presents changes to the Protocols, Guides, procedures, training material for Engineer Development Program (EDP) and Market Participants (MPs), and other supporting ERCOT documents associated to modeling.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, or a combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with knowledge equivalent to a major in such fields.

Work Experience

For All Levels -

  • Effective communicator.
  • Familiarity in power systems analysis and modeling.
  • Familiarity in database querying.
  • Detail oriented and organized.

Engineer 2

  • Minimum 1 to 2 years (in excess of degree requirements stated above) of progressively responsible experience as a power system engineer or similar type role.  Experience within the electric utility industry preferred.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Professional Engineer registration in Texas preferred.

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