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New York Power Authority Manager Protection System Analysis in White Plains, New York

Manager Protection System Analysis

Location:

White Plains, US

Summary

Manager Protection System Analysis (PSA) leads group to perform review of protective relay operations consistent with PRC004. Manages technical engineering support and oversight of NYPA’s Disturbance monitoring systems and provides first point of support for NYPA’s field staff performing testing of Protection & Control (P&C) systems.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible to manage engineering team performing analysis and reporting for protective relay operations across the NYPA system, directly managing NYPA’s PRC-004 program.

  • Manages execution of corrective action plans identified by the PSA team and recommends design standard changes to Protection & Control Engineering (PCE).

  • Responsible for technical oversight of NYPA’s DME (Digital Monitoring Equipment) across the NYPA fleet and associated NERC/NPCC standards. Coordinate requirements with Protection & Control Engineering and D&D for upgrades and replacements of DME.

  • Responsible for technical support of NYPA’s Maintenance and Testing program under PRC-005.

  • Develops staff in key areas of expertise to support protection system analysis, maintenance and testing.

  • Manage employees including performance management, salary administration, succession planning and workload balancing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in analysis and troubleshooting of protection & control systems, communications, IEC61850 systems and testing of such systems.

  • Broad understanding of power system design, operation, maintenance and testing methods.

  • Effectively manage engineering personnel as well as cross functional teams.

  • Ability to produce clear and concise written documents and oral presentations on technical, business and social issues.

  • Strong platform skills and ability to tailor presentation to the technical understanding of any audience.

  • Capable of building teams and fostering teamwork amongst both management and bargaining unit personnel; strong collaborative and negotiation skills to influence senior management, peers, outside policy makers and other NYPA personnel.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering or equivalent. A Master's degree in Electrical Engineering preferred.

  • Minimum of 12 years applicable experience.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer in NYS.

  • A working knowledge of industry codes and standards, such as IEEE, IEC and NEC.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to access all areas of the plant including ability to climb and work at high elevations and in confined spaces; ability to walk a significant distance, sometimes on uneven ground.

  • A willingness to travel as much as 25% is required.

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $147,000-$179,500. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a requestto accessibility@nypa.gov .

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