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Senior Transmission Analyst

Job Title: Senior Transmission Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: USA
Reference: NJ89
Contact Name: Neil Jethwa
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Job Published: August 22, 2017 14:08

Job Description

Our client, a Fortune 200 company, is looking for a Senior Transmission Analyst to provide overall transmission related analytics and support to the Commercial Operation Trading Desks. This will support new developments as well as existing assets in the regions.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Conduct analysis for CRR and FTR auctions in various markets for both hedge and risk participations
  • Actively participate in CRR and FTR paths selections and bid prices
  • Perform transmission analyses either in-house or by means of outsourcing to identify potential locations for the new development and assess the impacts of new transmission projects
  • File interconnect requests with the ISOs, identify potential issues associated with the requests, communicate them to senior management, and provide recommendations to address them efficiently
  • Follow up ISOs and RTOs transmission meetings and have a solid understanding of the major planning projects
  • Perform ATC calculations to determine the available transmission capacity at potential developmental locations
  • Deep understanding of nodal pricing components of energy, congestion and marginal losses as well as physical losses to support PPAs
  • Provide-technical transmission expertise, training and consultation to the regions personnel and senior management as required
  • Outline the study requirements for outsourced analysis, identify the consultant and present findings to the involved personnel and senior management
  • Support commercial trading desks regarding day to day transmission and congestion issues


Key Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 + years of related transmission experience
  • Experience in a merchanted environmental as well ISO would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of PSS/E or PowerWorld load flow software is preferred
  • Familiar with all NERC regions and the associated process to reserve wholesale transmission

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