2330m - Director, Grid Management

Westwood, Massachusetts, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Director Management (Director/Head of Organization)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Engineering

Industry: Natural Resources / Utility - Electric Power

Salary: $180,000 - $200,000 Base Salary plus S-T and L-T Incentives

Reference ID: 2330m

Date Posted: 12/20/2021

Shortcut: http://management-recruiters-of-bonita-springs.jobs.mrinetwork.com/MmRbgn

Oversee and direct an organization that provides operational and engineering support for transmission and distribution control rooms for a multi-state utility. Responsible for supporting real time systems, including maintenance of transmission EMS, enterprisewide T&D SCADA systems and distribution OMS.


Develop and implement strategy for increasing deployment of engineering resources to support real time operations focused on monitoring and managing the impact of distributed energy resources, including solar forecasting, dispatch of utility-scale energy storage, Volt VAR optimization and dispatch of behind the meter energy storage and demand response to address systemwide and local grid needs.


Works closely with Grid Mod, Sys Ops and IT as a thought leader in development of additional real time systems. Define and implement organizational and process requirements to maintain the DMS model and lead a team of professionals who ensure use of DERMS technology in support of system optimization.



  • Direct transmission and distribution SCADA systems, ensuring timely and accurate updates to support real time system operations
  • Direct multiple transmission system models in the energy management system (EMS), including applications such as state estimator and real time contingency analysis, ensuring compliance with ISO-New England requirements
  • Overall responsibility for distribution model maintenance, ensuring accurate daily updates to the Company’s OMS for three state service territory
  • Lead initiative to support ongoing DMS model maintenance, including resource strategy, training and process documentation
  • Manage an organization of engineering resources to support real time distribution system operations with optimization functions related to distribution automation, VVO and integration of solar, energy storage and other distributed energy resources
  • Coordinate with counterparts in System Operations to identify and implement improvements to operations support functions
  • Work with counterparts in System Operations, IT and Grid Modernization Technology to ensure implementation of grid modernization technologies reflect process and people requirements for ongoing system maintenance and use in grid optimization functions
  • Develop and implement organizational change management strategies to ensure effective and efficient adoption of new technology tools for system operations and engineering support resources
  • Establish and monitor goals, performance objectives and budget for the Grid Management organization
  • Participate in industry forums to support the Company’s position and contribute to industry best practices



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology, required; MS Engineering or MBA preferred
    10+ years of system operations and engineering experience required. Electric T&D industry experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of the design, operations and maintenance of electric T&D and substation infrastructure, familiarity with grid modernization technologies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of system operations, including SCADA, EMS and OMS systems
  • Thorough understanding of electrical engineering concepts and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communicator with strong presentation skills and demonstrated ability to lead and direct others
  • Ideal candidate is customer driven; displays initiative as a change agent who accepts responsibility and holds others accountable and makes sound decisions to support strategic objectives


Company Brief:

  • Fortune 500 diversified energy services firm (electric utility / gas utility) that has been providing energy products and services throughout the northeast United States for 100 years; position based in Hartford or Boston


          2330m-Director, Grid Management
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This position is being offered through Management Recruiters of Bonita Springs, Inc., who proudly supports Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment. We are committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply. Sponsorship is not available for this position


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