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Transmission System Operations Manager

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Location: Hughesville, MD US
Position Type: Full Time
Rqd Education: Bachelor's Degree
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: March 30, 2023
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The primary function of this position will be to ensure compliance with NERC standards and fulfillment of the Transmission Owner (TO) responsibilities in the PJM RTO.

In addition, this position will authorize all field switching activities, organize all personnel development and develop/maintain divisional procedures.

Lastly, this position will manage the operation and utilization of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA), the Energy Management System (EMS) and the Integrated Tools for Operations application (iTOA).

Position Requirements

We are seeking Bachelor of Science degreed electrical engineers with a minimum of seven years’ progressive work experience in the operation, construction and maintenance of electric utility systems with emphasis in a Control Center environment. Supervisory, administrative and SCADA experience are required. NERC and PJM Certifications are required.

About this Employer

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative was founded in 1937. Through the Rural Electrification Administration, the co-op received a loan of $165,000 to construct 175 miles of line to serve 600 customer-members. SMECO operated a generating plant at Popes Creek, Maryland, from 1938 to 1953. SMECO has had five general managers: 1938, Forrest Coakley; 1974, Walter H. Smith; 1989, I. Wayne Swann; 2003, Austin J. Slater, Jr.; and 2020, Sonja Cox. As of January 2020, SMECO served 165,000 customers and is one of the largest electric co-ops in the country. SMECO serves all of Charles and St. Mary's counties, the southern portion of Prince George's County, and all but the northeast portion of Calvert County. For more information, go to https://smeco.coop/