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Transmission Planning Manager

Job description

Transmission Planning Manager
Location: Austin, TX

Looking for someone that will be responsible for managing activities and personnel related to transmission system planning, T&I studies, and project development studies.

This person will ensure that all transmission planning activities comply with ERCOT, NERC, FERC, and TRE (Texas Reliability Entity) and will annually review (and revise as necessary) such procedures. They will also ensure all work is performed in accordance with the company’s safety regulations.

This person will maintain coordination between planning models and protection systems and will report to the SVP of Engineering and Construction.

This person will represent the company at industry meetings and forums. They will play an active role in promoting transmission studies and building value in company assets.

This person will keep the executive team informed of any developments that can impact the company and advise on growth opportunities.

  • 6+ years of experience in transmission system planning and operation
  • Management experience
  • Electrical Engineering degree
  • Registered as a P.E. in Texas
  • Expert in T&I studies and system requirements with a strong understanding of power system operation and protection
  • Knowledge of industry professionals and advisors
  • Experience in report preparation summarizing technical studies and managing contracts
  • Experience with NERC, FERC, ERCOT, and TRE standards, operating policies, procedures, and guidelines preferred

Why This Job Might Be For You
This is an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that provides Texans with clean, renewable energy. It is an intimate, collaborative team environment with a company that has extremely low turnover.

Benefits include:
  • Annual salary starting at $135K
  • Annual bonus
  • Generous PTO
  • Hybrid work schedule with an in-office expectation of just 15 hours T-Thurs
  • Great health and wellness benefits
  • Matching 401k
  • Ideal office location outside of Austin traffic with parking

This opportunity is open to all candidates available to work in the US. My client cannot sponsor VISAs.