Clean Energy Senior Engineer, Distribution Planning

Job Info

Jul 18, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Sep 30, 2023

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $140000

Maximum Salary: $150000

Organization: Dist Resource Integration

Department: Distribution Planning

Section: DRI Distribution Planning

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

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

  • Encourages a workplace environment that fosters inclusion, professionalism, safety, honesty, courtesy, excellence, and teamwork
  • Support the design and the implementation of the Utility-Owned and Make-Ready energy storage projects across all Con Edison operating regions.
  • Ensures coordination and cross-departmental alignment of energy storage integration, including but not limited to Electric Operations, Central Operations and Shared Services.
  • Develops requests for proposal (RFPs) and contracts for vendor selection and negotiations. Manage contracts and change orders.
  • Develops and maintains operating procedures and specifications for design, integrations/testing, commissioning, operations, and market participation for each energy storage asset.
  • Conducts studies to determine operational parameters for energy storage systems including but not limited to cycling, charge/discharge times, bias, and thermal runaway.
  • Support team on rate case interrogatories
  • Manages the design and building of Civil, Electrical and Mechanical infrastructure needed for DER deployments.
  • Supports the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of both Utility Owned and Make-Ready Energy Storage sites.
  • Coordinates the permitting and commissioning of energy storage systems with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
  • Oversees vendors and ensures they operate within Company safety, design, and construction practices.
  • Identifies opportunities in collaboration with stakeholder organizations in Customer Energy Solutions, Electric Operations and Central Operations to align processes and procedures, while ensuring alignment with Company requirements, industry regulations and best practices.
  • Conducts research and development to establish and promote best practices across the energy storage community.
  • Support group on presentations and site tours for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the Hazmat team on all the battery storage sites, as needed
  • Host weekly energy storage
  • Develop and update dashboard for all projects, Project financial reporting
  • Develop NYISO market dispatch protocol for Ozone Park and future similar projects
  • Ensure that site is in complies with the FDNY required fire suppression inspections for Ozone Park
  • Oversee maintenance, operations and emergent issues for the Ozone Park Battery Storage System and future similar projects. Maintain all software and licensing related to the site. Respond to alarm and dispatch issues
  • Work with the Targeted Demand Management team (TDM) to meet Demand management needs
  • Obtain B28 FDNY Certificate of Fitness
  • Performs other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of work experience in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or
  • Master's Degree and 6 years of work experience in Engineering

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree and 6 years of work experience in Engineering

Relevant Work Experience

  • Proven leadership skills, innovation, and ability to adapt to change. Required
  • Good communication, negotiation, and organizational skills and accountability. Required
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and render sound business decisions. Required
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, as well as with customers, vendors, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders. Required
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, flexible to handle multiple assignments and projects, able to implement process improvements, and able to meet deadlines. Required
  • Ability to conduct presentations to audiences of all sizes and types. Required
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Projects) Required
  • Relevant work experience including technical knowledge of Con Edison's electrical system, energy storage systems, project management, and construction. Preferred
  • Experience and/or working knowledge of energy storage systems, policy and planning. Preferred

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Other: Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed. Required

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.