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Manager, System Planning & Transmission
Title:Manager, System Planning & Transmission
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Engineering & Technical Services
Location:Joplin, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:64801

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America. The position will, Manage and coordinate the planning for the Central Region's transmission and distribution system and interconnections. This includes load flow and short circuit studies, maintenance of applicable data base(s); construction budget compilation; participation on numerous power pool committees and ensure that all data required by power pools is accurate and supplied in a timely fashion. Ensure compliance for applicable NERC Standards, including but not limited to: FAC, MOD, & TPL


Guide and direct the technical analysis and planning of transmission and distribution additions, reinforcements and interconnections so as to ensure an adequate, reliable and safe electrical system.

Oversee the technical analysis, assimilation and submittal of data as required by the Southwest Power Pool for inclusion in reports, computer simulation studies or other needs.

Plan required transmission and distribution projects as well as coordinate and compile cost estimates for inclusion in the Central Region T&D CapEx Construction Budget(s).

Execute and prepare technical studies required to support compliance with NERC Standards, including but not limited to: FAC, MOD, & TPL standards & sub-requirements.

Plan, prepare and monitor the O&M budget to minimize expenses within area of responsibility.

Maintain computer data bases as required for load flow, short circuit and other system planning studies.

Coordinate planning meetings with internal customers to ensure system needs are met and minimize possible impacts of changes to project timelines/execution may have to the Central Region T&D systems, by way of various studies and application of system knowledge gained from experience and collaboration with internal customers.


Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent. Must have 5 to 7 years electric utility or related experience and extensive knowledge of power systems planning and analysis. Registration as Professional Engineer helpful.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
401K Plan
Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund
Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.
We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.



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