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Associate Metering Engineer

Location: 

Astoria, US

Summary

The role of the Associate Metering Engineer is to provide engineering review, validation and troubleshooting to support the daily meter data submission to the NYISO by NYPA as Meter Authority, which is the input to the NYISO settlement process.

Responsibilities

  • Provide responsible engineer function in support of a limited range of electrical meter equipment design modification projects, equipment applications and failure research, engineering studies, and operations and maintenance activities. 
  • Independently administer on-site and remote technical support for meter system testing and commissioning.
  • Perform review and evaluations of operational and revenue meter system performance and to ensure proper operation and profiling of generation, transmission and customer load data. Identify variances and trouble shoot with other support staff to resolve issues.
  • Interface with other NYPA departments and external entities such as NYISO to support settlement activities of NYPA generation, zonal load determinations, and customer loads.
  • Create/Modify MV90 system records, perform meter data reporting functions and provide support for field maintenance of revenue meters.
  • Ensure deadlines are met as assigned by supervisors.
  • Independently coordinate work with other disciplines and departments for the successful development and execution of projects.
  • Perform inspections and evaluations on vendor products to ensure engineering requirements and Authority needs are satisfied.
  • Gather information (site, vendors and other engineers) for engineering tasks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated basic competencies in the analysis, design and integration of electrical systems specific to the field of electric power engineering and metering systems.  
  • Work experience involving the application of fundamental power system concepts and an introductory knowledge of power system apparatus and systems, such as switchgear, transformers, relay protection, communication systems and meters.
  • Basic understanding of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Work experience with common meter programming software platforms and/or meter data management systems

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong understanding of power system theory.
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience. 

Physical Requirements

  • Approximately 25% travel, primarily within NY State
  • Willingness to enter confined spaces and climb/scale power system apparatuses is required. 
  • Ability to access all areas of the plant and conduct physical evaluations of grounds and equipment including ability to climb and work at high elevations.

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target hourly rate for this position is: $94,500-$115,500. The pay rate offered will be based on the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to accessibility@nypa.gov.

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