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Consulting Engineer-Distribution Control

Posted: 11/12/2023

About The Position

The DCO Engineer is responsible for Distribution and Sub-Transmission System Operations by evaluating the electric system reliability impact due to switching the system from abnormal configuration. This includes coordinating technical review and analysis with Ameren operations and the appropriate System Planning Engineering groups to assess the impact on the operation of the electric system and to plan for adequate electrical capacity and system voltages to serve Ameren Illinois customer load with acceptable reliability.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establish and document uniform criteria and guidelines for planning and executing system switching configurations for the purpose of maintenance and construction projects.
  • To provide a convenient, well-documented guide for Ameren Distribution System Operation Supervisors involved in performing system switching and reconfiguration.
  • To aid in the assessment of Ameren distribution and sub-transmission capability needed to meet potential distribution sub-transmission connection and delivery requests as well as its own native load requirements.
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