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Portland General Electric Interconnection Coordinator in Portland, Oregon

This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.

We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!

Summary

As an Interconnection Coordinator you will be providing transmission and interconnection services to customers seeking access to the grid. You will also be advancing strategic transmission and market policy positions, producing quality settlements, analytics and training support services.

The Interconnection Coordinator processes and responds to inquiries and/or applications for specialized customer programs (e.g., net metering, solar payment). You will also determine completeness of applications according to tariffs and company requirements, determines level/tier of project and whether more study is required before approval as well as coordinate with all parties to ensure completion of appropriate documents.

Responsibilities

  • Works with project manager(s) to develop project scope, requirements, schedule and deliverables; develops purchase orders for PGE equipment for customer interconnection with grid; monitors, tracks and reports to management and/or senior staff and others on project status and milestones.

  • Tracks and assists in resolving customer issues; maintains database of issues and resolutions.

  • Coordinates with protection, metering and billing to facilitate smooth interconnection for customers; determines billing amounts and verifies payments made; resolves disputes and billing discrepancies.

  • Develops and maintains manuals; analyzes and documents procedural changes and improvements for maintenance contractors; prepares emergency procedures for customers.

  • Clearly communicates operating/performance standards and procedures to customers, strategic partners, internal departments, consultants and contractors.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Five or more years of utility experience with one year in in a technical field such as energy efficiency, metering, facility operations or other energy-related field or bachelor’s degree with one year of technical experience.

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Join us today and power your potential!

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. A cover letter may be needed with your application to be considered for this position.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Staffing@pgn.com

This job posting will close at 12:01 am Pacific Time on the closing date listed below:

2021-07-30-07:00

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.

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