Manager, Transmission System Planning (TNMP)
This position is posted until filled.
Department: Transmission Planning
- ERCOT Experience
- Experience with NERC TPL, FAC, MOD, and PRC Regulatory Requirements
- Experience with Dynamic, Steady-State, Short-Circuit, and Sub synchronous Resonance Studies
- Experience with Siemens PSSe
Manager, Transmission System Planning
Salary Grade: G04
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$99,778 - $134,699 - $169,622
Manages a technically oriented department of highly specialized engineers. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding the state-wide operation of the short-term and long-term electric transmission system. Defines the requirements of the transmission system to ensure compliance with appropriate reliability, operating, and planning criteria. Oversees preparation of the ten-year planning documentation, capital budget, and business justifications for upgrades and/or additions to the transmission system. Represents the company with state and regional entities, other utilities, government agencies, and private industry.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyzes the requirements of the short-term and long-term transmission system and capital budget
Performs analysis and makes recommendations regarding the level and types of inter-utility transactions
Evaluates transmission system improvements related to both load growth and generator interconnections
Prepares all internal and external justification involving the company's electric transmission expansion plans and associated operating data
Analyzes and defines system transfer capabilities on the company's system and the systems of surrounding utilities, specifying design and performance criteria for the future generating system
Manages the development, monitoring, and documentation of compliance related activities related to transmission system facilities planning
Plans, organizes, budgets, and directs the activities necessary to accomplish department goals and objectives; develops and maintains department charter
Participates, supports, and reviews all retail regulatory filings and associated data preparation for consistency, accuracy, and reasonableness of results
Provides research, data, and expert testimony on company's transmission planning and improvement activities for regulatory filings and/or responses, as needed
In depth knowledge of engineering principles and economic analyses
Demonstrated understanding of theoretical engineering concepts related to utility operations and practices
Working knowledge of the regulatory framework and general business practices
Knowledge, understanding, and commitment to express and implement the company's vision and goals
Knowledge and understanding of company budgets and relationships with other departments
Technical skills in order to execute the specific functions of the department
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment
Highly motivated team player with strong leadership skills
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical discipline with seven to nine years of related engineering experience in an electric utility and at least two year of experience in system planning, including two years of management experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience to the discipline.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Registration as a Professional Engineer is required.
Hires, trains, evaluates, rewards, and terminates employees. Designs, organizes, prioritizes, schedules, and leads work assignments. Fosters good working relationships with various groups.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports, and legal documents
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory
Ability to work with concepts such as limits, rings, quadratic and differential equations, and proofs theorems
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems, involving a multitude of complex guidelines and variables (e.g., planning, economic, technical, political, and regulatory).
Makes routine day-to-day decisions related to the management of the department and transmission system analyses and performance. Decisions will be based on sound engineering principles and the company's strategic direction. Makes recommendations regarding more complex decisions regarding system expansion. Reviews the soundness of the technical decision-making and recommendations of his/her staff. Exercises considerable judgment regarding interpretation of company policy, management direction, and regulatory posture.
SCOPE AND IMPACT:
Accountable for Operations and Maintenance budget and recommendations for the capital budget for transmission system reinforcements.
Ability to sit up to 2/3 of the time and to stand, walk, and stoop up to 1/3 of the time. Good vision and ability to adjust focus is required. Manual dexterity is required. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Office environment with occasional travel to represent the company in meetings with customers, other state utilities, and government entities.
Employees in Services Company may be responsible for providing services to various Holding Company subsidiaries and affiliates.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About this Employer
PNM Resources is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2020 consolidated operating revenues of $1.5 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources provides electricity to approximately 800,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. PNM serves its customers with a diverse mix of generation and purchased power resources totaling 3.0 gigawatts of capacity, with a goal to achieve 100% emissions-free energy by 2040. PNM Resources is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as PNM.
PNM Resources strives to create enduring value for customers, communities and shareholders built on a foundation of Environmental, Social and Governance Principles. At the core of our business we are focused on our Vision, our Purpose and our Values.