2383m - Director, System Planning and Engineering Design

Fredericksburg, Virginia, 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: $150- 175k salary plus bonus and a comprehensive benefit plan, including pension and relocation assistance

Reference ID: 2383m

Date Posted: 08/04/2022

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

The Director of System Planning and Engineering Design will ensure the safe and reliable operation of the Cooperative’s electrical distribution and transmission system in the most economical method possible through the prudent and orderly planning of the electrical system.

  • Monitor the constantly changing dynamics of the Cooperative’s electric assets
  • Analyze alternatives to system requirements using the appropriate horizon planning
  • Manage the department’s personnel to ensure they are operating efficiently and effectively
  • Directs the Cooperative’s processing of utility-scale generation connection requests in compliance with FERC, NERC, PJM, ODEC, and regional transmission owner’s requirements



  • BSEE or similar required, Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, (PE) preferred
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible utility engineering experience including supervisory responsibility
  • Broad-based experience to include distribution and transmission, system protection and coordination, planning, line design, RUS regulations, generation interconnections, and contractual requirements
  • Must be knowledgeable of general distribution engineering in the areas of system coordination, distribution system analysis, generator interconnections, and Work Plan preparation
  • Must have experience working with Federal, State, and Local agencies on engineering related matters
  • Proven project management skills with overall responsibility for schedule, budget and performance and the ability to create and maintain good records, seeing work through to successful completion
  • Effective written and verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have experience completing detailed system protection and distribution analysis studies
  • Computer literate and experienced user of spreadsheets, database programs, and engineering programs, required; must possess the ability to learn a wide variety of distribution system, coordination, work management, GIS and other software
  • Report to the Managing Director - Engineering and Power Supply and provides technical advice on all related design matters
  • Supports the Cooperative on all matters related to established policies and procedures


Company Brief:

One of the nation’s largest electric cooperatives that provides electric service to nearly 170,000 members in Virginia with a service territory ranging from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay


Director, System Planning and Engineering Design - 2383m

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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 currently not available for this position.


Related Words:

BSEE Transmission Distribution system planning engineering design operations Leadership Licensed Professional Engineer Power quality RUS design guidelines substation safety T&D NERC Compliance Strategic


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