Instrumentation & Controls Engineer (Requisition ID 7247)

  • Assist in the establishment of preliminary design criteria, review engineering specifications, commission large-sale capital improvement projects in support of NYPA’s generation and transmission facilities.  Includes but not limited to unit upgrades, unit overhauls and other major improvements at NYPA’s facilities.
  • Assist in the preparation of thorough Asset Management work plans in support of all recurring and non-recurring engineered jobs.  Engineered jobs include the preparation of all drawings, procurement of all materials, preparation of all installation and O&M procedures and the review of all engineering and test data.  Includes completion of all job safety analysis.
  • Provide supervisory and administrative support of the Instrumentation & Control Department's requirement to maintain and improve overall operating performance.
  • Review existing instrumentation and control equipment for performance and, or increased maintenance costs, and prepare recommendations for repair or replacement.  Ensure all regulatory requirements are met (NYISO, NPCC, NERC/CIP, NERC/PRC, FERC, FCC).  Includes the preparation of all budget justification forms.
  • Review the current maintenance practices for suitability and economic reasonableness.  Prepare recommendations for improvement, consistent with current technology and proactive industry, and government compliance standards.
  • Provide support for all facility O&M, WPO Protection & Control Engineering, ECC, Joint Works and other NYPA departments in implementing equipment modifications or design changes.  Includes the preparation of all drawings necessary to install the revisions.
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering reports, such as the protective relaying disturbance reports and equipment failure reports, etc. as required by the Instrumentation & Control Department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

    New York Power Authority at Electricity Forum

    New York Power Authority

    5777 Lewiston Road
    Lewiston, New York, United States, 14068
    716 286 6063
    716 286 6069

    We are a team of over 1,900 energy technologists, IT specialists, business experts, hydro engineers, and other professionals leading the energy revolution. With state-of-the-art technology, advanced R&D, and a modernized infrastructure, we provide New Yorkers with low-cost, clean, reliable power — and we are well on the way to becoming the first fully digital utility in the country. At NYPA, you will be empowered to think big, do good, and transform the energy industry.

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    Full Time

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    Electrical Engineer - Intermediate



    Lewiston, New York,
    United States