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Planning Engineer ERCTJP00001960



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Job Summary: 
• Performs engineering studies including power flow, voltage security, and/or dynamic stability analysis. 
• Runs appropriate scenarios and input variations to result in robust results, analyzes study accuracy and assigns confidence metrics, helps formulate conclusions and recommendations, prepares reports and presentations. 
• Develops and documents operating plans, procedures and limits that allow the reliable and efficient operation of the system. 
• Performs and/or reviews performance of resource qualification testing and performance evaluation. 
• Analyzes system control performance and provides tuning and other modifications to maintain reliable operations, including analysis for development of ancillary service requirements and quantities. 
• Assists in the preparation of operations reports for management, NERC, ERCOT, and other entities. 
• Gathers and analyzes information on operating conditions and events, helps formulate conclusions and improvement recommendations and assists in preparing reports. 
• Supports development and performance of advanced applications for operations, including State Estimator, Voltage Security Analysis, Load and renewables Forecast, Contingency Analysis, Power Flow, and Transient Stability Analysis. 
• Develops and deploys situational awareness and system monitoring applications and tools for operations, management, and external entities. 
• Assists market participants to update power system dynamic models. 

Education Required: 
• 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. 

Required Skills: 
• Minimum 3 years (in excess of degree requirements stated above) of progressively responsible experience as a power system engineer or similar type role. 
• Understanding of power system dynamic models 
• Familiar with PSS/E dynamic stability analysis and Python programming 

Preferred Work Experience: 
• Experience performing large-scale dynamic stability analyses using power system simulation models (PSSE, TSAT, Powerworld). 
• Experience evaluating and updating power system dynamic models 
• Experience assisting in the development of improvements to transmission planning processes. 
• Experience with transmission analysis projects