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2373m - Manager, Distribution System Planning

Company: MRINetwork Jobs
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionManage a team of electric distribution system planning professionals who perform electric distribution system planning activities, including developing and implementing strategies related to the deployment of distributed energy resources (DER), battery and substation additions and technologies that actively interface and interact with the operating company's distribution system in CT.Ensure optimal performance and utilization of system assets by effectively leading the System Planning area, managing the assessment of system adequacy and reliability, defining the need, size, location, priority, timing and justification of major system projects and incorporating system capital investment proposals into the budget process, while developing long-term scenario-based plans for distribution system expansion, replacement and reinforcement. Location: Hartford, CT Responsibilities

  • Manages electric distribution system planning, including compliance with standards and regulations and environmental programs, policies, rules and regulations.
  • Manages the development of System facilities plan to identify areas requiring additional substation and other facilities to permit growth and interconnections between distribution systems and other transmission companies.
  • Coordinates activities across Company departments and with outside organizations including transmission companies. Provides technical support on operations issues and develops responses for technical questions from regulatory agencies.
  • Provides focus to the changing needs of the distribution system based upon various scenarios and long- range outlook of load growth, EV (electric vehicle) penetration, PV (photovoltaic) growth, battery storage and other evolving technologies.
  • Establishes and monitors system network capabilities, utilization and performance measures.
  • Collaborates with other departments/engineers on preliminary design of system projects.
  • Respond to regulatory changes and communicate to appropriate parties, represent the company at rate case hearings.
  • Implements best practices to achieve efficient and effective planning activities.
  • Analyzes and recommends resource levels to plan, develop and implement programs and policies.
  • Establishes operational and financial objectives and aligns with department goals.
  • Oversees the management and development of area staff. Assesses the need for and oversees implementation of programs to ensure employees possess technical, interpersonal and organizational skills required to support operating plans. Supervises, selects, coaches and develops area staff. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, required, Licensed Professional Engineer, PE, preferred; MBA is a plus
    • 10+ years of electric utility, technology, engineering experience, including significant leadership experience
    • Proven experience in electric distribution planning, system analysis computer applications and modeling, operations support and budgeting.
    • Demonstrated leadership in strategic planning with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Effective communicator who develops relationships, works cross-functionally and communicates persuasively
    • Stay current with developments in the industry with the ability to transform insights from understanding the customer into business strategy, while fostering teamwork among various internal and external stakeholders to accomplish goals
    • Experience presenting in regulatory and legislative proceedings
    • Demonstrated ability to direct, coach and motivate and provide meaningful feedback to employees Company Brief:Fortune 500 diversified energy services firm (electric utility / gas utility) that has been providing energy products and services throughout the northeast United States for 100 years Manager, Distribution System Planning - 2373mVisit our website for more details www.mriheadhunter.comThis position is being offered through Management Recruiters of Bonita Springs, Inc., who proudly supports Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply. Unable to sponsor or transfer H1 visas at this time. Key Words:Electric energy distribution system planning DER DG DMS substation Energy Storage battery technology engineer manage interconnection PV distributed generation systems integration strategy interconnections microgrid technologies Hartford

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