Responsible for the development and implementation of Transmission System Operation’s data and documentation program for assuring reliability of the transmission system. Position assures compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Standards applicable to Transmission System Operations functional areas (TOP, EOP, PER, VAR, IRO, MOD, and COM). Position supports data integration and data management for efficient reliable operations and situational awareness. Position supports and ensures development as well as ongoing administration of System Operations procedures and programs to support the reliability and compliance with NERC Standards Requirements.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Business, or an equivalent combination of System Operations or Compliance experience and/or education.
Training and/or equivalent experience in the areas of electric utility real time system operations.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Ability to apply, and strong knowledge of, principles and practices of transmission system operations.
Ability to make clear, consistent, and timely decisions.
Ability to maintain clear and open communication with peers and customers.
Ability to maintain cooperation and collaboration.
Ability to work in partnership with other teams and functional areas.
Ability to deliver high quality and innovative service to internal/external customers.
Ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical employees and others.
Advanced knowledge of NERC Transmission Operations standards
Knowledge of process control and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA)
Knowledge of change management and configuration management principles
Eight (8) or more years utility experience and experience in the following:
NERC Operations Standards
Business Intelligence tools
Willingness to travel as needed for meetings, conferences and training (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is primarily required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, and bend. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, direct/supervise others, present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed indoors primarily at a desk.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.