Power System Engineer


About the Position:

The National Grid Service Delivery CNI department has an opening in the Energy Management System (EMS) team for a Power System Engineer. This position is responsible for maintenance of the EMS network model and Operator Training Simulator.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • The Power System Engineer will be responsible for maintaining the EMS network model, including the following activities:

  • Actively participate in planning and execution of periodic database updates to ensure telemetry changes are accurately updated in the network model.

  • Coordinate with adjacent Transmission Owners, New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) and NY Transmission Control Center to obtain telemetry required for both the internal and external network models.

  • Ensure proper operation of the state estimation and contingency evaluation functions.

  • Support the maintenance of the Operator Training Simulator, interfacing with Transmission Operator Trainers in the creation of scenarios and ensuring that the OTS is functioning correctly.

  • Interface with the EMS vendor (ABB) for network model and OTS incidents and problem management. Participate in the National Grid incident management and problem management process.

  • Participate in a 24x7 rotation to provide on call EMS support.

  • Develop, refine, review and update EMS specific documentation as needed.

  • Participate in department and/or cross-functional teams to complete special projects or assignments as requested.


Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Must possess strong writing, verbal communication and documentation skills and the ability to achieve and communicate with a sense of urgency.

  • Ability to work with a variety of personnel and be conversant with both technical and business-oriented personnel.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, time constraints and periodic requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop long-range program plans, set goals and objectives, and decisions on program priorities and analyze program effectiveness

  • Familiarity with the following:

    • Bulk power systems.

    • Circuit Analysis.

    • Load Flow Analysis.

    • Basic knowledge of the Transmission Control Centers and Energy Management Systems is desirable.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Educational experience with power systems is desirable.

Job Dimensions:

  • This position will report to the manager of NY EMS/CNI.

  • Interface with the NY Transmission Control Center, NYISO, and NY Transmission owners is required.

This position is one of National Grids career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other factor protected from discrimination under municipal, state, or federal law. We encourage all interested, qualified persons to join the National Grid team.

Job:IS Service Delivery

Primary Location:NY-Liverpool

Organisation:IS Service Delivery


Job Posting:Jan 26, 2017, 4:46:08 PMUnposting Date:Ongoing

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