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Substation Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH106590
  • Location: USA, New York
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 20/06/2017
Responsible for supporting the process from specification of equipment to delivery, installation and ongoing support while in operation.

The following equipment is included in this roles responsibility: Station Power Transformers and associated equipment, Station Reactors, Phase Angle Regulators, Regulators, CCVT's, CT's, PT's.

*Requires extensive knowledge of HV equipment within the confines of the Substation - large Power transformers and the associated maintenance and asset health of these pieces of equipment.
*Identify trends and gaps with respect to asset class health data and provide direction/ recommendations to Operating Groups.
*Generate solution options (maintenance / replacement plan) dealing with poor performing assets or catastrophic failure scenarios where Operations is requiring direction or improved performance.
*Develop asset life cycle plans. Assess asset class performance and its impact on system and determining effect on business targets while evaluating economic and operational risks.
*Development of repair/replace strategies.
*Provide consulting services and solve unusually complex engineering problems by utilizing and adapting a broad knowledge of engineering principles and practices acquired through progressive experience.
*Work with Substation Engineering to perform/calculate equipment ratings and refine/update as necessary.
*Represent company in technical forums as an active member of professional and technical standards committees.
*On call for response to major system emergencies and be available for scheduled On Call duties as needed.

Required:
*BS degree in Electrical Engineering
*Minimum of 10 yrs. experience in system engineering and/or major substation equipment
*Working knowledge of applicable codes (ANSI, IEEE, ASTM, NEC, NESC, etc) and regulatory requirements (NERC/FERC/NPCC)
*Demonstrated, advanced technical/professional knowledge and experience in a specific related field
*Advanced understanding of system impact on equipment and equipment impact on system, and expertise to apply, design, specify, operate & maintain, thermally rate and coordinate the application of Transmission system equipment
*Applies advanced technical theories and engineering tools & methods from first principles
*Possess a high level of Electric Delivery System knowledge

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.