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Transmission System Operator (Clifton Park, NY)

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Date: Jun 23, 2021

Primary Location: Clifton Park, NY, US, 12065

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  54273 

 

NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC (NEET) is the leading competitive transmission company in North America. We develop, finance, construct, operate, and maintain transmission assets across the continent.

 

Position Specific Description

This job is responsible for directing all activities within the System Control Center. Employees in this role maintain the reliability of the transmission system according to NYISO and NERC reliability standards and company operating practices. This position supervises all daily operational activities of Division Load Dispatchers and, fulfills the requirements of the NYISO Reliability Coordinator Agent functions according to the NYISO Security Process for the Bulk Electric System (BES).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • NERC Certified System Operator
  • Understand of Transmission and Substation systems
  • Experience with SCADA and EMS

Job Overview

This position is responsible for directing all activities within the System Control Center ensuring safe, reliable and efficient service to the company's customers. Employees in this role maintain reliability of the transmission system according to regional/state reliability council/operator and NERC reliability standards and company operating practices. This position oversees all daily operational activities of the division load dispatchers, power coordinators and fulfills the requirements of the Reliability Coordinator Agent functions according to the reliability council process for the Bulk Electric System (BES). 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as leads operator at the company's System Control Center operating the BES to serve customers safely, reliably and efficiently
  • Operates as the Reliability Coordinator for the reliability coordinating council region BES to ensure reliable operations
  • Complies with all FERC, NERC and regional/state reliability standards and requirements associated with the operation of the BES
  • Forecasts near-term demand of the company's customers to ensure sufficient generation is committed and dispatched
  • Evaluates process generation, transmission and substation equipment clearance requests consistent with system reliability
  • Oversees and manages the processing of requests for transmission service and schedules of all interchange transactions by the power coordinators
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
     

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ year
  • NERC Reliability Coordinator Certification/System Operator qualified

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's - Engineering

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Operations
Organization:  NextEra Transmission, LLC 
Location:  Clifton Park, New York 
Other Work Locations:  New York 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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