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OGE Energy Corp RTO - Sr Manager in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

RTO - Sr Manager

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Position Summary:

Represents OG&E before the Southwest Power Pool technical committees and, provides input and guidance on the development of strategies related to OG&E/Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) interactions to ensure RTO activities promote OG&E's business objectives.

Primary Duties:

  • Promote a safety culture by performing duties consistent with IIF (Incident and Injury Free).

  • Act as a key interface between the company and the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) or other RTOs regarding appropriate matters as they relate to OG&E.

  • Be an active, supportive member of the RTO/Regional Policy team and effectively communicate internally among company experts in the areas assigned.

  • Maintain awareness of and, communicate internally on issues relevant to OG&E regarding transmission policy matters at SPP and FERC.s.

  • Coordinate OG&E/RTO interactions within assigned areas of responsibility to promote OG&E business objectives with the RTO.

  • Coordinate with and among the internal, multidepartment experts which staff the RTO working group, to drive alignment on desired outcomes that promote OG&E business objectives.

  • Support the development of company strategy related to RTO initiatives and decisions.

  • Participate in, and lead when appropriate, RTO working groups and task forces to promote OG&E business objectives.

  • Support the OG&E legal department and, coordinate internally and externally as appropriate on company interventions in FERC dockets related to SPP and transmission policy matters.

  • Support the OG&E Regulatory department and, coordinate internally and externally as appropriate on company dockets before the public utilities commissions, related to SPP and transmission policy matters.

  • Provide regular updates on key initiatives within assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Accountable for the overall performance and results of assigned areas of responsibility.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Accounting, or other related degree, And 10 years of electric utility or related industry experience (for example, Transmission policy, RTO policy, and/or regional energy market). .

  • 5 years of direct RTO interaction as a primary or key responsibility or, working for an RTO in a leadership or policy role or, working for a electric utility trade association in such a role..

  • Valid State Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the Utility business and the necessary interactions with NERC, FERC, and RTOs.

  • Demonstrated strong ability with interpersonal and communication skills, both in speech and writing, and with all levels throughout and outside of the organization.

  • Demonstrated strong ability to influence others and make effective presentations to groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to act with diplomacy and sensitivity to diversity in all forms.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic relationships and concepts with key influencers and to negotiate and resolve contractor, vendor, customer, and member relations issues.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent and discretionary judgment.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills involving complex problems.

  • Demonstrated strong organization/multi-tasking skills with the ability to plan/prioritize to ensure efficient and timely deliverables.

  • Demonstrated ability to react and respond to change effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and act in the company’s best interest.

Working Conditions:

  • requires travel up to 30%

  • May work non-standard hours.

  • Works in an office environment.

Special Safety Requirements:

  • All positions in which driving is an essential function of the job, regardless if the job code is marked safety sensitive or not, will also be included as safety sensitive. Individuals in positions in which driving is an essential function are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in OGE Energy Corp.'s Drug Testing Plan.

    Job Location

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

    Position Type