Manager Telecom Strategy at Oncor
Mr. McNair has held several positions within Oncor's Technology department for the past eight years as well as various engineering leadership positions. He is currently focusing on smart grid telecommunications issues including long-term strategic plans as well as interim telecom improvement opportunities in mobile communications, distribution automation access and IP data transport. Mr. McNair has 32 years of operations and engineering experience at Oncor, including extensive support to Oncor's power distribution operations control and dispatch centers. Mr. McNair participates in Utility Telecommunications Council (UTC) activities on emerging smart grid communications needs. Mr. McNair has a BSEE degree from Texas Tech University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.
DMR offers a modern replacement to a legacy trunked radio system. It can give us the same or comparable voice functionality but also the added capability of using the infrastructure for data communications.. .you could use that data capability to communicate switching orders – for example.