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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
R0468
ID
206253
Job Title:
Operations Engineer
76574

Operations Engineer

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Job Description

Provides engineering analysis and technical support to ensure continuing reliable operations of the electric power grid in compliance with NERC Standards, ERCOT Protocols and Market Guides.

JOB SUMMARY 

  • 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.
  • Works under the direction of a senior level engineer or supervisor/manager to complete departmental goals and assignments.
  • Performs all work according to applicable rules and regulations including regulatory requirements and organization policies and procedures.
  • Learns how to use and develop software tools that enhance system reliability and departmental/organizational efficiencies.
  • Under direct supervision, participates in teams to obtain input, address comments and perform studies.
  • May provide on the job training or help oversee the work of other engineers/analysts.
  • May act as mentor and advisor to less experienced engineers/analysts.
  • Typically works independently on assignments and projects.
  • Participates in multi functional teams to obtain input, address comments and perform studies.
  • Assists in developing tools, processes and procedures that enhance system reliability and departmental/organizational efficiencies.
  • Participates with other ERCOT departments to select and implement system changes as needed.

Work Experience

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.

Engineer 3 -

  • Minimum 3 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.

Position is open to an Engineer 2 or Engineer 3 depending on the level of candidate that is identified.

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