American Electric Power Trans Proj. Management Outage Planner in Corpus Christi, Texas

Title Trans Proj. Management Outage Planner

Auto req ID 16136BR

Location Corpus Christi, TX

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Project/Program Management

Relocation No

Job Description Facilitate functional outage planning reservations applicable to transmission substation and transmission line project components with transmission planning, project management, transmission operations and transmission field services. Determine the feasibility of specific outage plans/reservations with other transmission projects. Optimize the outage planning and RTO reservations with other projects that may be impacted by proposed future outage reservations. The development of outage reservations will take place between transmission planning PLMP gates 0.5 through 1.0.

  1. Engage and work directly with Transmission Planning and Transmission Operations personnel to develop facility outage reservations to enhance future project schedules.

  2. Facilitate resolution of outage reservation coordination conflicts and identify and implement alternative solutions.

  3. Utilize existing AEP tools and processes to communicate with various transmission groups proposed outage plans and reservations.

  4. Manage multiple outage planning reservation scenarios simultaneously and assist in securing future outage reservations for upcoming projects.

  5. Assist in prioritizing outage reservations to optimize the benefit to AEP both in reliability and earnings.

  6. Coordinate and collaborate with Transmission Operations in the evaluation of system conditions before submitting an outage reservation.

  7. Actively review abnormal system conditions to aide in planning and coordinating outage reservations for upcoming projects.

  8. Evaluate report data with existing outage plans to make future outage reservation proposals.

Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management or related field

Experience: 10 years related experience within transmission engineering, transmission dispatching, and distribution dispatching or construction management including 5 years of experience associated with outage planning.

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