Multiple - Specialist (1H), Senior Specialist (2L), Project Specialist (2H), Distribution Planning

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensure that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations.
  • Develop a proactive, customer-centric and stakeholder-centric culture to foster trust and confidence among customers and improve value for all our stakeholders.
  • Engage internal and external stakeholders to provide prompt resolution to customer, regulatory bodies and other stakeholder inquiries and collaborations relating to Distributed Energy Resource forecasting, integration, monitoring, planning, and operation in the Con Edison System.
  • Supports coordination and cross-departmental alignment of Distributed Energy Resources integration including but not limited to short, medium and long range planning, forecasting and operations.
  • Support the project efforts with Engineering, IT, and contractor resources to design, develop, and implement the Company's DERMS.
  • Assist in developing and implementing a Distributed System Platform to facilitate the integration of Distributed Energy Resources into the 5 year planning process of the Distributed System Implementation Plan including planning, forecasting and operations.
  • Interface with various company groups to evaluate and integrate DER resources for transmission and distribution load relief programs. This will include (but not be limited to) load forecast sensitivity analysis, interconnection alternatives, economic analysis, operation considerations and procedures, regulator permitting and market place interactions.
  • Lead the coordination efforts with various Company groups to develop tools that facilitate DER adoption (i.e. Hosting Capacity maps.)
  • Continue to communicate, engage and partner with lead stakeholders such as PSC, NYSERDA, REBNY and other DER participants.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Degrees in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering are preferred.
  • Business Degrees with a focus on economics, markets and finance are also preferred.

Required Work Experience

  • 2 years 1H position requires 2 years of work technical experience, preferably in a field related to DG policy, business, or operations.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to understand technical issues associated with DG integration.
  • Ability to assess customer and Company economics associated with DG projects.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Req Or
  • 3-5 years 2L position requires 3 years of work experience managing complex projects.
  • Project management experience required.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to understand and deal with technical issues as well as assess customer and Company economics associated with Distributed Generation.
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Req Or
  • 3-5 years 2H position requires a minimum of 3-5 years work experience related to the engineering and/or operations of an electrical utility including technical knowledge of utility electrical systems or 3-5 years experience with energy markets and economics (such as NYISO, PJM, NEISO, SPP, ERCOT or other commodity and financial markets).
  • Experience with energy efficiency, demand response and distributed energy resources, including combined heat and power, battery storage and solar is also strongly preferred.
  • Distribution planning, operational experience, forecasting and capital program experience is strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills, innovation, and ability to adapt to change are essential.
  • Must have exceptional project management, communication, negotiation, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent knowledge in computer applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project), as well as other company software systems is required.
  • Experience in developing and leading software implementation projects is preferred.
  • Req

Skills & Ability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must have excellent manual dexterity and be able to use hands for entire shift

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.