This position is responsible for receiving generator reduction, limitation and outage information by interfacing with the Generator Owners as the initial ISO New England point of contact in the Short-Term Outage Coordination Group. Responsibilities include study, review and clarification of all information related to Resource outage requests and coordinate the processing of requests within the deadlines assigned in OP #5 and related SOPs. This position will receive and disseminate generator reductions, limitations and outage information to the appropriate internal personnel.
This position rotates through two positions, as needed, with this role fulfilling the lead role for Generation Coordination. The positions allow for one day of remote work.
How You Will Make an Impact
- Review, receive, coordinate and disseminate information concerning anticipated Resource outages, restrictions, requirements and limitations and schedule generator outages and reductions.
- Determine the impact on other Short Term Outage Group Personnel (D1, D2, D3 and Transmission Coordinator) and disseminate pertinent information to these positions.
- Attend daily operations meetings, convey generator outage information and seek out potential conflicts in outage plans.
- Using custom software, perform economic analysis of potential congestion costs and energy assessment resulting from various outage scenarios in the short term timeframe.
- Identify and arrange final outage schedules that minimize congestion costs in accordance with requirements in Market Rule #1 and NEPOOL Operating Procedures #3 and #5.
- Conduct energy assessment of ISO New England seasonally and assist with disseminating the report to the respective party.
What We Are Looking For
- Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering with concentration in Power Systems desired, other engineering disciplines or credible industry experience will be considered. An understanding or experience in Utility/Market Economics is desirable. Experience in the following areas are also desirable:
- Working knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft Word, intermediate skills with Excel and proficiency with PowerPoint.
- Should have excellent written, communication, and analytical skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills especially the ability to communicate with Management, Internal and External Participants.
Desired Not Required
- Experience with economic analytical tools and software such as but not limited to PowerGem.
- 2+ years’ experience with power flow and contingency analysis, preferably Power Flow, Powerworld, and PTI PSS/E Load Flow applications.
- Knowledge or experience with the Wholesale Electrical Market.
- Experience with EMS, Power Flow, CROW, PROBE, TARA, Powerworld, or similar tools.