Job Information
ID :
# of Positions :
Minimum Education Level :
Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required :
7+ years
Salary :
$96,182 – $119,713 yearly
Duration :
Full Time Regular
Shift :
First Shift (Day)
Hours per week :
Job Description
DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Supervising Electrical Engineer; responsible for planning, organizing, providing direction, control, and supervision of the Energy Services Department of the Engineering Division.
Responsible for the efficient  operation  of the Energy Services Department.   Work with  the Supervising Electrical Engineer to prepare and administer Annual Budget and Action Plans for both the Department  and overall Power Supply & Annual Revenue Projections for the entire company; assess overall performance in relation to objectives and take appropriate actions to improve effectiveness of operations and services provided.
Responsible for  distribution of  project  assignments and delegation of responsibility  among the Energy Services Department personnel.
Responsible for administration  of all internal  and external power  supply and load management programs and overall  supervision  of  the  Energy Services Department  personnel.    This includes  Develop, recommend, and implement  the  most reliable and cost effective  power  supply  program within  established goals and mission of PMLP.  Interface with consultants, regulatory agencies and any organizations affecting PMLP’s power supply and/or load  management  programs.    The  Division Manager   and  Energy Services staff  will  be  responsible  for  the procurement of all energy and capacity related products through power supply contracts and the ISO New England interchange.
Supervise monthly  calculation  and recommend  change of purchased power and fuel cost adjustment; provide detailed information for state and federal reports; review demand and energy consumption to aid in the determination of  applicable  electric  rates; and  perform  all  necessary projections  and  forecasts necessary to properly plan and manage required energy resources.
Develops and reviews  power  supply and transmission  contracts; recommends  changes to  existing contracts. Develops and implements generation projects, including combustion turbines, diesel, and co-generation projects. Provides analysis of energy market pricing behavior.
Assist with administering NERC Reliability Standards Compliance Program. Responsibilities may include monitoring NERC and NPCC actions relative to new and existing standards and their impact on PMLP.  Assist with developing, implementing and  revising company  procedures  to  insure  compliance  with  reliability standards and provide employee training as required.   Assist with providing required information  to NERC and NPCC and interface with representatives  of these agencies as required, which may include  attending  meetings, conferences, audits or hearings.

In conjunction with PMLP’s joint action agency,assists in forecasting power system load requirements.  In absence of a joint action agency, perform all necessary functions of said agency. Administer the procurement  and/or sale of hourly  power supply needs and surpluses in combination  with the cost effective operation  of the Department’s generating facilities.  Performs regular reviews of revenue requirements and performs related rate analyses based on “Cost of Service” techniques.
The Energy Services Supervisor and staff will be responsible for assisting the Manager by optimizing  the PMLP’s power supply to adequately and reliably serve the customer base at the least cost possible. Responsible for developing and applying the methods,techniques and technologies that address load control. Proactively analyze and determine the energy needs of key commercial customers and carry them out to ensure PMLP maintains a consistent high level of service delivery and customer care.  Determine a strategy to manage the key accounts and set objectives about the account management.  Interact and communicate with the key account customers on a regular basis.
Responsible for providing  orientation  to  all new employees and for  maintaining and administering  all training programs for personnel in the Energy Services Department.
Prepare monthly priority lists and analysis reports for all work groups within the Department.
Evaluate overall department’s  performance in relation  to established objectives; make recommendations to the Manager regarding new approaches,policies, and procedures to effect continual improvement of the effectiveness of the utility and the services provided.
Maintain   appropriate  personnel records.  Verify and approve time cards and administer all leave for department employees. Prepare and submit necessary records and reports to Management as required.
The Energy Services Supervisor will  also be  responsible for  creating  and implementing  effective  residential, commercial and industrial energy conservation programs, and generally serving as a focus point within  the PMLP for  all related  energy supply, demand and planning  matters.     Oversee the  PMLP energy conservation effort including demand side management measures for large and small customers, the PMLP’s Residential Conservation Service (RCS) and energy audits for the commercial and industrial customers.
Responsible for the performance of various economic analysis and studies.
The Department  Supervisor will develop and evaluate all power supply reports and proposals.  The Department Supervisor will generate portfolio risk management strategies and energy trading opportunities.
Monitor and work  with  PMLP’s vendors to  resolve any and all legal disputes which are needed to protect  the integrity of the PMLP power supply, including transmission issues,or disputes arising from NEPOOL or ISO.
May be responsible for planning,organizing,providing direction,control and supervision of Dispatching and Control Room functions.
Assists in overseeing and providing  management review  and preparation  of financing documents  such as bond resolutions and management and technical reports.
Serve on call twenty-four {24) hours a day to address situations involving the Energy Services Department  or the Engineering Division in order to support other divisions during storm/emergency conditions.
At the direction of the Manager, shall perform supervisory and administrative  responsibilities managing any other technical functions required to maintain or enhance the successful operation of PMLP.
QUALIFICATIONS:    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business or any other field that emphasizes quantitative analysis.
Must have at least ten years’ experience in the electric  power industry of which five years is directly  related to power supply and demand planning.  At least five years’ experience preferred should be on a management level. Must  have working  knowledge   of forecasting  methods  and software, long-term  energy supply  market  in New England. demand-side planning and electric rate design.
Must be articulate, able to prepare and present recommendations  to the Manager and the PMLC and effectively interact with the general public,industrial customers as well as equivalent professionals.
Must  demonstrate  capability  for  accepting  responsibility  for  negotiating  power  contracts  and managing large projects.
Must have a valid Class D license or equivalent
PMLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Information
Description :
PMLP is a public electric utility serving the City of Peabody and part of the town of Lynnfield.
Type :
Direct Employer
Address :
201 Warren St. Ext. Peabody, MA 01960
Application Information
Apply by mail :
Attn: Human Resources – Peabody Municipal Light Plant 201 Warren St. Ext. Peabody, MA 01960
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