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    This position is located in the Transmission Planning (TPP) organization of Planning and Asset Management (TP), Transmission Services (T).

    A successful candidate in this position will serve as a senior engineer and technical specialist responsible for a variety of activities involved in planning Bonneville Power Administration's transmission system and providing guidance to Transmission Services’ asset investment strategy for the assigned transmission service area.

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    As an Electrical Engineer, you will:

    • Lead and provide expert advice in the development of plans for modification and additions to BPA transmission systems.
    • Provide guidance and advice, as well as, perform power system simulations; including power flow, voltage stability and transient stability studies.
    • Provide expert advice and assess transmission system performance against NERC/WECC/BPA reliability standards and criteria.
    • Analyze BPA and regional transmission system performance to identify cost effective projects for application of non-wire solutions.
    • Develop, validate and implement power system models in transmission system studies.
    • Develop plans-of-service for flow gates, interties and load service areas for the inclusion in the long range transmission expansion plan.
    • As a subject matter expert, work with interconnected utilities in developing cost effective joint transmission reinforcement plans to solve regional problems.
    • Participate and represent BPA in industry groups such as FERC, NERC, WECC, Northwest Power Pool (NWPP), Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and sub-regional organizations such as Columbia Grid.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0850 Electrical Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526193800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.