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Transmission Analyst

Company:  AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Location: 

Portland, OR, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Purpose

The Transmission Analyst position within the Transmission group reports directly to the Senior Director, Transmission and works closely with the Principal -Transmission at Avangrid Renewables (AREN).  Main responsibility of this position is to support the management of AREN’s approximately 3,500 MW long-term point-to-point transmission portfolio. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Transmission contract actions – track deadlines and support submission, execution and processing of point-to-point and NITS transmission service requests and agreements, renewals, deferrals, and competitions. 
  • OASIS actions associated with portfolio optimization –track deadlines, support OASIS actions and be a backup for OASIS actions 
  • Manage and track transmission conditions precedent/requirements of power purchase agreements and ensure AREN compliance
  • Implement and support Principal, Transmission on specific transmission queue strategies to support AREN development pipeline and Origination – engaging in transmission planning processes at Transmission Providers with a primary focus on the bilateral WECC 
  • OASIS mining to determine competitive intelligence, opportunities and threats, specifically as it pertains to new renewable development and interregional transmission paths (e.g., AC and DC Interties to California)
  • Manage processes to replace expiring short term transmission enabling agreements as required by AREN’s energy management teams
  • Track LGIA transmission credits, transmission deposits and fees, and refunds – coordinating with Settlements, Accounting, and Control to ensure proper identification and accounting
  • Enter long term deadlines such as renewals into EHS 360 system for Asset Management visibility and Audit compliance
  • Special projects and strategies as directed by Senior Director, Transmission
     

Skills and Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in western, bi-lateral wholesale energy markets, specific 5 years of experience using OASIS platform and associated FERC/NERC/NAESB rules and requirements; transactional expertise in renewable development/origination and energy trading and marketing
  • Experience with foundational FERC transmission orders and the pro forma Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) and associated orders including large generation interconnection and standards of conduct.  

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s, or advanced degree in engineering, business, or related field.  Specific transmission customer (i.e., buyer) experience with major western TOs a plus:  Bonneville Power Administration, Portland General Electric, Puget Sound Energy, PacifiCorp, Arizona Public Service, Public Service Co. of New Mexico.
  • Excellent analytical skills, commercial focus, negotiation skills.
  • Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties.

 

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Competencies

  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Our Selection Process

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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