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Transmission Reliability Operations Engineer

Company: Cleco
Location: Pineville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.About the CompanyBecoming the leading energy company in Louisiana - helping our people and state thrive - means being mindful of the larger opportunities and evolving needs of all those we serve. So today at Cleco, were working from a view that starts behind the lines. Where we can see the full picture of possibilities and technologies. To line up our customers and communities with systems and services that power the good life today. And better lives tomorrow. Weve always believed that electricity is something more than just electrons. To us, its the fuel for more productive days and work. The current that brings all of us closer together. The conduit that connects Louisianas present to Louisianas future.Summary StatementWe are seeking a highly-qualified Engineer to take responsibility for planning maintenance and emergency restoration activities for transmission and distribution substations. The Transmission Reliability Operations Engineer is the ideal position for a highly organized engineer who enjoys solving challenging problems with immediate results. In this role, you will assess, plan, resource and direct the capital and emergency repairs of the assets. You will be working at project sites throughout Louisiana, overseeing projects and providing critical feedback necessary for the long-term optimization of these assets.Key Responsibilities:Provide technical execution of defined activities to support the delivery of transmission maintenance and restoration strategies required to achieve efficiency, effectiveness, and innovation objectives.Facilitate the restoration of transmission facilities damaged by severe weather and other causes.Follow regulatory and compliance environment, such as NERC and NESCTake and release clearances from the Cleco Transmission Operations Center (CTOC) or Distribution Operations Center (DOC) while coordinating work activities. Anticipate switching requirements and emergency clearance releases.Utilize transmission reliability operation standards, procedures, and processes, providing recommendations for process improvements, as necessary.Inspect, prioritize, plan, direct, and document maintenance activities to avoid unexpected outages on the electrical system.Provide oversight to contractors and crews completing transmission restoration services.Ensure projects are completed on-time and within specified budget.Behavioral CompetenciesAction OrientedCommunicates effectivelyDrives resultsEnsures accountabilityPlans and alignsResourcefulnessTechnical CompetenciesAnalytical skillsComplianceEquipment UtilizationTransmission OperationsTransmission Operations QualityTransmission Operations Resource ManagementTransmission Operations Risk ManagementQualifications / ProgressionBachelors degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from an ABET approved curriculum3+ years of related experienceFE Certification preferredSAP and AutoCAD preferredCleco is a privately owned regional energy holding company with two primary businesses. Cleco Power, our regulated electric utility business, owns ten generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,357 megawatts and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Cleco Cajun, our unregulated electric utility business, owns eight generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,555 megawatts and contracts that serve nine Louisiana cooperatives, five wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.In business since 1935, Cleco has deep roots. For more than 85 years, Cleco has kept pace with the ever-changing energy industry to serve its customers. Our corporate office is in Pineville, La. We have offices and 1,500 employees across the state near major cities like New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport. If you like great music, food and nature, with a dash of eccentricity, then Louisiana is a good place to call home.

Keywords: Cleco, Lafayette , Transmission Reliability Operations Engineer, Other , Pineville, Louisiana

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