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

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 23.09.2018
REFERENCE: 5101003002

Company: NY State Electric & Gas Company
Department:: Transmission Planning NY
Job Title: Manager - Transmission Planning (NYSEG) 65773
Reports to: Director, Transmission Planning
Location: Binghamton, NY, US

Business and Department
NYSEG-NY-Binghamton ECC

Job Summary, Major Roles & Responsibilities:

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 and
long-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 achieve
objectives. Collaborates with, and often leads, teams that include other internal personnel and departments, as well
as external entities such as ISO-NE,
CONVEX and neighboring utilities.
Identifies conditions requiring transmission planning attention and leads cross-functional teams in the development
of project need/justification, identification and evaluation of project alternatives, and recommendation/ initiation of
preferred 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 within
Accountable for the performance, results and actions of the Transmission Planning (TP) group.

Key Responsibilities:
Manage TP Team: Develops goals, strategies and supporting initiatives. Sets clear individual & team expectations
that are aligned to strategic plans. Evaluates and provides feedback on results produced from individual and team
performance. Manage budget.
Provide Technical Expertise: Provides technical/functional expertise in Transmission Planning; has depth/ breadth

of 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. Provide
challenging assignments, promote knowledge-sharing, and work with employees to develop technical and
non-technical training and improvement plans.

Communicate, influence and motivate: Creative, influential, motivating and clear in communication, both verbally
and 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 and
procedures, promoting an environment of continued improvement and striving to achieve repeatable and quality
Predict needs, direct the development of solutions: Initiate studies/activities required to identify issues and system
needs, evaluate threats/opportunities, define and prioritize system-wide solutions based on risk, value and
implementation complexity.
Active Regional Participation: Anticipates monitors and interprets customer/stakeholder needs to identify and
implement solutions. Develops and manages relationships within Avangrid and with external entities such as
ISO-NE, NYISO, NPCC and neighboring utilities.

Develops and promotes inter-TO relationships: Networks, collaborates, influences, and builds relationships with
other regional transmission owners and relevant entities in an effort to achieve regional support and cooperation
towards Avangrid interests.

Perform Analytics: Performs and verifies analytical computations as needed in support of business needs including
thermal, stability, modeling, etc.

Job Requirements: Education, Skills, Abilities & Competencies:

Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 7 Years

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

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

technically developing and leading teams to solve unique and complex problems that may have 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 planning processes and
procedures, and transmission planning analytical techniques and practices. Ability to anticipate business and
regulatory issues.

This opportunity will offer
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41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
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