Entergy System Operator- Local Balancing Authority, I - II in Woodlands, Texas

System Operator- Local Balancing Authority, I - II

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Date: May 17, 2018

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy


This position is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and analysis of Entergy's Local Balancing 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.


  • 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, SPO/EMO, LBA Meter Data Services, 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 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: 0 - 2 years experience

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

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Detailed knowledge of RTO/Power Pool markets and operations, Power Plant and/or 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 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

  • NERC Certified System Operator Reliability Coordinator level


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.


Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :All Other Jobs

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 79481

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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