The Planning Supervisor directly supervises planning engineers as they complete the planning cycle of load forecasting, capacity review, project development and budgeting, and project execution. The role includes coordinating closely with the Operating Company Leadership to align planning priorities with OPCO strategy and funding availability. the Planning Supervisor leads discussions on how System Planning projects are prioritized in the capital budget of the OPCO.
These activities will be executed in a manner that ensures application of technically and economically appropriate engineering solutions and with consideration to employee and public safety, system reliability, standardization, ease of operation, and timely project completion within approved project schedules and authorized budgets. This position is intended to serve as a first level supervisor of engineering and planning activities.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET* accredited institution; degree preference is in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor's degree in engineering technology in a program accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). *ABET - Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Acceptable alternatives are (1) a Bachelor's degree in engineering (non-ABET), plus a Professional Engineers (PE) license in any state of the U.S. or (2) a Bachelor's degree in engineering (non-ABET) plus a Master's degree in engineering from a university with an ABET accredited Bachelor's program.
Typically has acquired six to eight (6-8) or more years' experience in engineering, construction or operations, or other equivalent related experience. Demonstrated leadership ability to effectively supervise and direct the work of assigned personnel and the ability to effectively and professionally deal with co-workers and customers is required. Professional Engineer license desired, and may be required in some areas of the company depending on the job responsibilities specific to the organizational unit to which assigned.