Manage and direct the engineering relationship between GTC and customers (Member Systems) by serving as the lead technical liaison and advocate for existing/future customer electric system delivery points. Initiate, scope, and justify customer related capital construction projects by developing adequate justifications in accordance with standard lead-times. Facilitate transmission activities in support of GTC customers. Analyze technical issues and recommend solutions to GTC and customers. Negotiate solutions with other entities to meet GTC customer needs.
Education: B.S. Degree in Engineering Discipline.
Experience: (E-III) Three (3) years in electric utility industry in an engineering role. (E-IV) Six (6) years in electric utility industry in an engineering role or four (4) years with a Professional Engineer (PE) license.
Equivalent Experience: Master’s Degree in Engineering and one year of work in electric utility industry (E-IV, four years) in an engineering role. Or, B.S. Degree in Engineering Technology with four and a half (4.5) years of experience (E-IV, 7.5 years) in the electric utility industry in an engineering role.
Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: EIT License preferred. Ability to obtain Georgia P.E. License (Electrical Discipline). (E-IV) Professional Engineer License preferred.
Specialized Skills: Must have good computer skills and PC proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc).
The incumbent should have good analytical skills, including interpretive and complex problem-solving and decision-making skills pertaining to electric power systems, engineering economics, and financial analysis. Specific capabilities include the ability to accurately perform, (E-III) with some assistance, a complete evaluation of engineering alternatives and the identification of the optimal solution for the electric power system.
The incumbent should possess good (oral and written) communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate, persuade, and facilitate effectively with counterparts of other companies and effectively coordinate various activities within the Corporation related to Member Planning Services. The incumbent should be capable of monitoring the status of these relationships and proactively initiating remedial or strategic steps in the negotiation process.
The incumbent shall be capable of operating with Management oversight (E-IV, capable of operating independently) for complex decisions. Also, the incumbent shall possess good organizational and time-management skills to successfully coordinate and manage multiple projects simultaneously. These skillsets shall also pertain to accurate reporting to Member Systems and Management.
Must be able to pass a NERC CIP personnel risk assessment screening.