Transmission Planner

Join the dedicated employees who have provided Colorado’s Front Range with electrical service since 1938!

CORE Electric Cooperative is a member-owned electric utility cooperative that serves nearly 170,000 members in a 5,000-square-mile area along Colorado’s Front Range. We offer competitive salaries, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and a friendly, relaxed culture with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.


Transmission Planner


$108,800 – $145,000


Develop and maintain all applicable NERC transmission planning standards. Responsible for power system analysis in the development of new bulk and existing transmission lines and substation facilities.  Responsible for planning, coordinating, directing, and providing engineering support for development of the transmission system, including planning and coordination of distribution system plans. Performs technical studies and maintenance of databases and power flow models associated with the Bulk Electric System.  Perform engineering analysis in conjunction with neighboring transmission utilities. Will also prepare written reports and presentations on results of transmission system studies and other engineering studies.  Perform Electromagnetic Transient (EMT) studies, as necessary.


Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, engineering technology, or equivalent years of experience in the electrical engineering field is required. Power option preferred in bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Minimum of 10 years of experience in electrical power engineering. Electric utility experience in transmission system planning to include system analysis and planning methods, and project coordination. A Colorado Registered Professional Engineer is desired. Requires valid Colorado driver’s license with satisfactory driving record within CORE standards. Proficient with GE PSLF, Siemens PSS/E, and/or Powerworld transmission planning software. Competency with ASPEN OneLiner, Milsoft’s WindMIL and Light Table programs is desired. Competency with Microsoft Office:  Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint.


Sedalia, CO

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How to Apply

If interested in this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to CORE Human Resources.

The complete job description is available for your review in Human Resources, please contact Patty Schauer, Human Resources for more info

CORE Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.

CORE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified candidates are given equal opportunity, and selection decisions are based on job-related factors. We also believe in strength in diversity.