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AMP Public Power Partners Transmission Engineer in Columbus, Ohio

AMERICAN MUNICIPAL POWER, INC.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Transmission Engineer

Reports To: Director Transmission Engineering

FLSA Status: Exempt

Basic Functions:

  1. Assist with implementing and maintaining AMP Transmission (AMPT) engineering standards.

  2. To provide technical direction and guidance on AMPT owned assets, potential new projects in planning and construction projects.

  3. Develop detailed project scope and statement of work for the AMPT construction RFP process.

Essential Functions:

  1. Participate in capital project engineering related activities including developing requests for proposals, as well as vetting, selecting, and managing third party engineering companies, vendors and contractors.

  2. Review and recommend for approval detailed engineering bid packages for release.

  3. In close collaboration with transmission operations, transmission planning and transmission project management, develop, maintain and manage AMPT engineering standards.

  4. Assist in developing ratings and guidelines for electric equipment to ensure proper operation and compliance with applicable regulations.

  5. Assist in providing technical direction, support and guidance for ongong AMPT owned assets, potential new projects in planning and construction projects.

  6. Assist in development of annual budget and regular budget updates; maintain contract records.

  7. Develop and maintain drawing management file system and engineering databases.

  8. Coordinate and collaborate with other AMPT functions, Members and other stakeholders.

  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications:

  1. A four-year accredited degree in engineering required, electrical engineering preferred.

  2. A minimum of 3 years of experience in electric transmission engineering or distribution engineering is preferred.

  3. A Professional Engineer's license is preferred.

  4. Preferred knowledge and experience in transmission protection and control engineering and/or transmission line engineering.

  5. Preferred knowledge of FERC Uniform System of Accounts (Part 35 of 18.1 CFR).

  6. Preferred knowledge of RTO transmission planning processes and system operations.

  7. Preferred knowledge of NERC processes and compliance obligations.

  8. Preferred knowledge of project management and transmission planning software.

  9. Must be deadline/critical path oriented and have a strong ability to prioritize.

  10. Experience with computer aided design software, graphical information system software and Aspen or similar software applications preferred.

  11. Must demonstrate a high degree of expertise in the use of software tools that produce items such as spreadsheets, written reports, database reports and graphical presentations (e.g., Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint).

  12. Strong verbal, written, and computer skills are essential; must demonstrate previous success in building effective business relationships.

  13. Must successfully complete FERC Standards of Conduct compliance training within 30 days of employment.

  14. Must be willing to travel.

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