• Transmission System Maintainence Reliabilty Coord I, II, Sr

    Location US-TX-Austin
    # Positions
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  • General Overview

    At an entry to  senior level, performs assessment, coordination, scheduling and prioritization of maintenance, repair, capital improvement project (CIP), and customer work activities for the transmission system. Advises management and other staff on the most effective utilization of resources in order to assure reliability of the transmission system. Establishes equipment reliability targets and reports progress on a periodic basis. Participates in efforts to optimize efficiency of equipment inspection, maintenance and testing. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May direct the work of other staff members.  

    • Maintains awareness of transmission system activities. Monitors all NERC and ERCOT related preventive maintenance activities to ensure completion by required date.
    • Prepares detailed Job Plans for equipment, substations, transmission lines and rights-of-way. Sets up preventative maintenance (PM) work plans for equipment, substations, transmission lines and rights-of-way. Reviews PM and work order accounting for correct chart of accounts. Plans and develops long-term fiscal year work packages. Monitors the status of current fiscal year’s work packages.
    • Identifies short- and long-term transmission system maintenance, repair, CIP and customer work needs. Maintains reliability improving initiatives, processes and programs; identifies issues and implements new initiatives, processes and programs as necessary.
    • Serves as a resource to internal staff. Participates in engineering, project management, construction and other various transmission system maintenance related meetings. Assists functional area staff in the development and implementation of maintenance programs, procedures and schedules.
    • Develops complex schedules for coordination of maintenance, repair, CIP and customer work activities for a broad class of transmission assets throughout Texas. Ensures efficient use of resources. Determines factors that require coordination with various internal and external stakeholder groups. Identifies and analyzes safety and environmental elements of work plans. Identifies and analyzes potential risks to work plans and develops strategies to mitigate identified risks.    
    • Leads and participates in coordination meetings with internal and external stakeholder groups to prioritize and coordinate transmission system maintenance, repair, CIP, and customer work activities, including required resources. Resolves planning and scheduling conflicts between groups when necessary to achieve work plan. Serves as the primary point of contact for customers regarding work requirements.
    • Monitors resource availability for planned activities. Periodically reviews materials inventory to ensure adequate stock levels of materials required for planned activities.
    • Defines scope of work, anticipated timeframes and rough order of magnitude (ROM) costs.
    • Coordinates and maintains documentation related to mobile transformer installations.
    • In accordance with approved Supply Management processes and procedures, participates in preparation of bid packages, including documenting specifications; interviewing and selecting outside contractors; and establishing service agreements.
    • Provides input into the budgeting process and evaluates equipment for replacement -or-repair determinations.
    • Documents planning activities, schedules, job package analysis and customer requirements through appropriate communications and record keeping practices. Prepares reports and, as necessary, delivers presentations.
    • Participates as a subject matter expert in PUCT Rate Case analysis, as well as in NERC and TRE Compliance Audits.
    • Gathers maintenance information by traveling independently to various locations (substations, materials warehouses, transmission lines, etc.) as necessary.

    This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Transmission Systems Maintenance Coordinator I

    Four or more years of experience in electrical or mechanical equipment installation, maintenance or repair in a transmission system environment or performing transmission system maintenance support duties. A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial or mechanical maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

    Transmission Systems Maintenance Coordinator II

    Six or more years of experience in electrical or mechanical equipment installation, maintenance or repair in a transmission system environment or performing transmission system maintenance support duties. A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial or mechanical maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
    Driver’s license

    Transmission Systems Maintenance Coordinator Sr

    Nine or more years of experience in electrical or mechanical equipment installation, maintenance or repair in a transmission system environment or performing transmission system maintenance support duties. A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial or mechanical maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

    Driver’s license

    Preferred Qualifications

    This position will heavily emphasize NERC compliance, especially the PRC-005-6 standard.  Responsibilities will include acting as a SME on PRC-005-6 to performing an oversight function to ensure that LCRA TSC remains compliant. 

     

    The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of electric utility protective relay systems and strong computer skills.  Experience with SQL or a basic background in computer, PLC, or microcontroller programming is preferred.

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