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Planner/Scheduler
Ref No.: 18-14928
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Planner/Scheduler
Newark, NJ
6 Months Temp to Perm

•The successful candidate will assist in developing and proposing future transmission and distribution system upgrades required to maintain bulk power system reliability for the short and long range planning horizons.
•This position requires close interaction for coordination of future expansion plans with the PJM Regional Transmission Organization planning group.
•Work function includes power system simulation studies, determination of feasibility and scope for proposed direct generation and merchant transmission interconnection and network enhancements as well as baseline transmission expansion projects impacting the company's bulk power system.
•The job function would include engineering analysis to evaluate the timing of transmission reinforcements to ensure the reliability and economic operation of the bulk power system, performing complex power system engineering studies to determine the transmission system limitations (thermal, voltage, short-circuit, and stability), operating capability and performing short range planning analysis and analyze potential operating limitations and develop operating procedures to guide the system operators.
•Maintain and apply working knowledge of the company's business controls and meet management's expectations for effective internal controls R

equired Skills •B.S. in Engineering or equivalent degree
•2-6 years of relevant experience
•Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
•Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
•Possess leadership skills, professionalism and customer/client focus
•Must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and results-oriented
•Must have strong written and verbal communications skills
•Must be willing to work OT as required and perform on-call/emergency support as needed
•Strong computer skills in MS Office applications
•Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects/encourages all aspects of diversity
•Must demonstrate and value differences in others strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

Desired Skills
•System planning experience in a utility environment with knowledge in Regional Transmission Organization planning and operating criteria
•Knowledge of electric transmission and distribution operations, familiarity with inside/outside plant assets and experience in interpreting one-line diagrams, electrical and civil construction drawings
•Working knowledge of power flow, short circuit, stability and loss of load probabilistic tools