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Power Market Operator I - III

at Arkansas Electric Cooperatives in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job ID

 

2021-2261

 

 

 

 

 

Salary Range

 

 

$67,800 - $116,500 a year

 

 

 

 

Overview

 

 

 

Power Market Operator I - III

 

Little Rock, AR, USA

Planning & Market Operations

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

 

A Power Market Operator manages company's generation portfolio in two Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs), in Real Time, in an economic manner while meeting applicable compliance standards.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Manage operation of AECC assets in two Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) in a real time and short-term horizon.

Monitors demand in RTO markets in real time and take action to enhance organizations economic performance.

Determine fuel requirements for AECC scheduled generation in RTOs and communicate desire to AECC Fuels department.

Develop AECC Day Ahead market positions using load and price forecasting tools.

Submit electronic tags of physical schedules on Bulk Electric System and ensure accuracy of all schedules impacting AECC.

Procure short term transmission over Open Access Same-time Information System to meet AECC requirements.

Develop and submit seven-day load forecasts to meet NERC requirements.

Follow directives and operating instructions from Reliability Coordinators, Transmission Operators, and Local Balancing Authorities; to maintain compliance with regulatory standards.

Maintain high degree of situational awareness to enable response to rapidly changing system conditions.

Monitor commercial customers and employ use of reliability and economic interruption when required.

The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

 

Must be able to obtain CIP clearance access.

EEI Position Testing will be conducted as part of the selection process.

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to work rotating shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

Minimum Experience Required

Power Market Operator I: Minimum 2 years' experience required

Power Market Operator II: Minimum 4 years' experience required and NERC Operator Certification

Power Market Operator III: Minimum 6 years' experience required and NERC Operator Certification

 

Preferred Qualifications

NERC Operator Certification

 

Benefits

2 Retirement Plan Options

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

9 Paid holidays

Educational assistance

Paid time off accruals

Short-term disability

Long-term disability

Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.        

        

        

 

Job Details

Company

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives

Location

1 Cooperative Way
Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
United States

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Job Posting: 2948315

Posted On: Jun 10, 2021

Updated On: Jul 07, 2021