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

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

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.

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, 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 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: 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

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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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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