JOB TITLE: Power System Operator or Senior Power System Operator JOB CODE: 624 (previously 7211), 623 (previously 7210)CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Utilities/Electric ProductionSUPERVISOR: Power System SupervisorSalary Ranges: Power System Operator-$32.94 to $48.56/hr. Sr. Power System Operator-$$36.32 to $53.54/hr.Position Summary:Under general supervision of the Power System Supervisor, schedules real time energy from various power pool resources, considering load demands, in the most economic and efficient manner while adhering to operating system constraints and industry or regulatory guidelines. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications:•High School Diploma or GED. •Two years of work experience. •Must obtain NERC Reliability Certification and promote to Power System Operator within 18 months of employment by qualifying as Power System Operator under Los Alamos criteria. An extension to the 18 month requirement to obtain NERC certification and qualification may be granted and shall require Utility Manager approval for reasons related to training availability, or other compelling reasons.•Successful completion of the pre-employment physical exam prior to commencing work.Additional Minimum Qualifications for Power System Operator:•Must possess and maintain NERC Reliability Certification.•One year of experience operating a power system.Additional Minimum Qualifications for Senior Power System Operator:•Associates degree or two year certificate from an accredited college, university or trade school in electrical systems, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. •Three years as a power system operator, of which must include experience in power system generation, energy and voltage control, electric transmission and distribution system operations and schedule tagging, across all years of experience.Preferred Qualifications:•Experience in the utilities industry.