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Location:
Rensselaer, New York
Country:
United States
Industry:
Operations - Business Development
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Grid Operations Engineer

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages the efficient flow of electricity on more than 11,000 circuit-miles of high-voltage transmission lines, dispatching power from hundreds of generating units across the state. The NYISO’s Operations department invites applications for a full-time Lead Grid Operations Engineer in our Grid Operations group.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team tasked with ensuring that the flow of electricity to New York’s people and business goes uninterrupted.  The successful candidates will work in a brand new, state-of-the-art control center.  The Control Center’s video wall is the largest installation for the utility industry in North America. It’s one hundred, 80- inch diagonal LED screens are stacked twenty-five wide by four high, spanning a space 131 feet wide and 18 feet tall. 

The primary responsibility of the Senior Grid Operations Engineer is to develop and maintain processes and procedures to maintain system reliability for use by the Grid Operations Department. In order to support the NYISO markets and security functions, the Senior Grid Operations Engineer is expected to possess working knowledge of NERC, NPCC, NYSRC Reliability Standards, the New York State high voltage transmission system and Energy and Business Management software.  This individual will provide support in the development of software and techniques to assist in analyzing Grid Operations functions. The Senior Grid Operations Engineer will also participate in process reviews, data gathering, and run reports to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the department.  The Senior Grid Operations Engineer will attend meetings as the department representative as well as transmit information between the committee attendees and the Grid Operations management team.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering coursework in power systems and electrical engineering concepts and principles required; mathematical modeling of power system components required; Master’s Degree (MS) in Electrical Engineering desired. 
  • Seven years of experience in power system engineering, unit commitment operation, operations, or related discipline
  • Knowledge of industry (specifically NYISO), criteria and practices regarding power system operation and planning helpful; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs. 

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

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