Entergy System Operator- LBA, I - II in Woodlands, Texas

Date: Apr 10, 2018

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

Learn more about our Corporate, Utility, Nuclear, Power Generation, Gas & Transmission businesses here: http://www.entergynewsroom.com/about-us/ .

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Other

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 78329

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

This position is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and analysis of Entergy's Authority (LBA) System Operations in real-time. The LBA System Operator will work as a team member to maintain situational awareness and compliance of all regulatory requirements.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor real-time Local Balancing Authority (LBA) operations in a safe and reliable manner

  • Balance hourly net actual interchange with adjacent BAs/LBAs for daily submission to MISO

  • Monitor GMS/SCADA systems to ensure accurate meter data representations for real-time and after-the fact energy accounting

  • Support MISO BA in performing Emergency Operations to include system restoration and load shed if necessary

  • Coordinate and communicate with MISO, TOP, SERC, SPO/EMO, LBA Meter Data Services, External BAs/LBAs, and all Embedded Entities within the LBA footprint to ensure system reliability

  • Analyze and react to real-time conditions and take proactive measures to influence forward plans to ensure system reliability

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor degree in business, economics, engineering or equivalent power system operations work experience

Minimum experience required of the position

  • System Operator LBA, I: at least 0 - 2 years' experience

  • System Operator LBA, II: at least 2 - 4 years' experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Knowledge of RTO/Power Pool markets and operations

  • Power System Operations

  • Ability to perform analysis from a large volume of data with conflicting results and determine the best solution with no assistance

  • Able to perform all job task successfully and complete a System Operator qualification program within 3 months

  • Able to support a System Operator LBA Senior, or Senir Lead, throughout an entire shift with little or no direction

  • Able to work a 12-hour shift schedule in support of a 24X7 operation

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • System Operator LBA, I: NERC Certified System Operator - Reliability Coordination (RC) level

  • System Operator LBA, II: NERC Certified System Operator - Reliability Coordinator (RC) level

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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