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Manager Transmission Planning (NYSEG 65773) Vestal, NY, US in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

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Publication date: 23.09.2018REFERENCE: 5101003002


Company: NY State Electric & Gas CompanyDepartment:Transmission Planning NYJob Title: Manager - Transmission PlanningReports to: Director, Transmission PlanningLocation: Binghamton, NY

Business and DepartmentNYSEG-NY-Binghamton ECCVestal,NY



Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:
•Oversees, manages and ensures the continued reliable operation of the transmission system in the short andlong-term planning horizons, in conformance with internal, regional and national requirements and processes,through the performance of regional and local transmission planning studies and related activities.
•Manages and technically develops multiple teams of professional employees, working together to achieveobjectives. Collaborates with, and often leads, teams that include other internal personnel and departments, as wellas external entities such as ISO-NE, CONVEX and neighboring utilities.
•Identifies conditions requiring transmission planning attention and leads cross-functional teams in the developmentof project need/justification, identification and evaluation of project alternatives, and recommendation/ initiation ofpreferred project solutions.
•Develops and adapts departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges.Contributes to the development of strategy.
•Applies management expertise to set direction, improve processes and accomplish operational objectives withindepartment.
•Accountable for the performance, results and actions of the Transmission Planning (TP) group.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
•Manage TP Team: Develops goals, strategies and supporting initiatives. Sets clear individual & team expectationsthat are aligned to strategic plans. Evaluates and provides feedback on results produced from individual and teamperformance. Manage budget.
•Provide Technical Expertise: Provides technical/functional expertise in Transmission Planning; has depth/ breadthof knowledge across other Electric System areas. Identifies and resolves complex technical, operational and

organizational problems.
•Develop personnel: Technically develops TP engineers at all levels of knowledge and experience. Providechallenging assignments, promote knowledge-sharing, and work with employees to develop technical andnon-technical training and improvement plans.
•Communicate, influence and motivate: Creative, influential, motivating and clear in communication, both verballyand in writing. Effectively develops and delivers formal presentations and technical reports to a diverse audience.May serve as a witness.
•Promote improvement: Ensures the development and updates of TP processes, practices, standards, policies andprocedures, promoting an environment of continued improvement and striving to achieve repeatable and qualityresults.
•Predict needs, direct the development of solutions: Initiate studies/activities required to identify issues and systemneeds, evaluate threats/opportunities, define and prioritize system-wide solutions based on risk, value andimplementation complexity.
•Active Regional Participation: Anticipates monitors and interprets customer/stakeholder needs to identify andimplement solutions. Develops and manages relationships within Avangrid and with external entities such asISO-NE, NYISO, NPCC and neighboring utilities.
•Develops and promotes inter-TO relationships: Networks, collaborates, influences, and builds relationships withother regional transmission owners and relevant entities in an effort to achieve regional support and cooperationtowards Avangrid interests.
•Perform Analytics: Performs and verifies analytical computations as needed in support of business needs includingthermal, stability, modeling, etc.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:Education & Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required. Advanced degree or specialized courses in Electric PowerSystems preferred.

Seven years of related experience in transmission planning, design, or operations.

Skills/Abilities:Demonstrated ability in technically developing and leading teams to solve unique and complex problems that mayhave a broad impact on the Transmission Business, and to identify, evaluate and recommend innovative solutions.Strong working knowledge of FERC, NERC, NPCC, ISO-NE and local reliability standards, operating and planningprocesses and procedures, and transmission planning analytical techniques and practices. Ability to anticipatebusiness and regulatory issues.

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AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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