Transmission System Operations Manager

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative - SMECO   Hughesville, MD   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on March 17, 2023
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SMECO is a customer-owned cooperative that is committed to ensuring that the organization is the employer of choice for the Southern Maryland region. SMECO is dedicated to providing a culture of inclusion and an environment that values diversity of its members and staff while promoting performance excellence and work/life balance.

SMECO demonstrates commitment to its employees by taking an active role in developing and implementing progressive programs, maintaining a competitive benefits package, and providing value-added services that attract and retain talented individuals.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has an immediate opening for a Transmission System Operations Manager.

Position Description

The primary function of this position will be to ensure compliance with NERC standards and fulfillment of the Transmission Owner (TO) responsibilities in the PJM RTO.

In addition, this position will authorize all field switching activities, organize all personnel development and develop/maintain divisional procedures.

Lastly, this position will manage the operation and utilization of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA), the Energy Management System (EMS) and the Integrated Tools for Operations application (iTOA).

Position Requirements

We are seeking Bachelor of Science degreed electrical engineers with a minimum of seven years’ progressive work experience in the operation, construction and maintenance of electric utility systems with emphasis in a Control Center environment. Supervisory, administrative and SCADA experience are required. NERC and PJM Certifications are required.