Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation Transmission Planning Engineer in Burlington, Kansas
JOB TITLE: Transmission Planning Engineer
REQUISITION ID: SAF005R
DEPARTMENT: Transmission Planning –Topeka General Office
LOCATION: Topeka, KS
Engineer I: $58,400 - $73,000
Engineer II: $71,200 - $89,000
Staff Engineer: $79,600 - $99,500
Sr. Engineer: $80,600 - $107,500
Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
With minimal supervision, this position is responsible for all aspects of transmission planning functions. Regular duties include running studies to support compliance with applicable NERC Reliability Standards, modeling powerflow, dynamic, and short-circuit data in PSS/E software, performing load and generation addition studies, calculating line impedances and ratings, supporting capital construction project and forecast, and responding to requests from Southwest Power Pool (SPP) as well as other internal and external customers and regulatory filings. The Transmission Planning Engineer will coordinate planned transmission projects with all stakeholders. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of SPP’s Integrated Transmission Planning process. Other responsibilities include maintaining facility rating records and documentation as well as evaluating transmission service and interconnection requests. The candidate will also be required to follow all existing safety rules and procedures.
Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program. Experience in engineering or equivalent planning and operations experience is preferred.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
The ideal candidate will have proficient knowledge of transmission planning and power systems. Must be proficient in the use of spreadsheets and word processing. Prefer power system simulation software (PSS/E is preferred) experience. Must be capable of learning to use transmission planning software applications. Successful candidate must be able to evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using good judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Prefer a working knowledge of the technical environment and all governing regulations, including NERC and SPP Criteria. Requires the ability to work on a team responsible for projects from the planning through completion phases. Must have demonstrated good organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others. Must have excellent teamwork and people skills. Must have initiative and be a self-starter.
Licenses, Certificates, Bonding and/or Testing:
Must have a valid driver’s license. EITs or PEs are preferred, but not required.
Normal working office environment. Must have satisfactory work record including good attendance.
Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.
Title: Transmission Planning Engineer
Requisition ID: SAF005R