This position will be devoted to the management and administration of the Member Scheduling Policies and Procedures (MSPP), Resource Data Guide (RDG), Control Area Compact (CAC), Plant Planned Outage Optimization Scheduling, and Certain Operations Interface OPPs. As an Energy and Operational Interfaces Specialists, this position will not only support the Director of Energy and Operational Interfaces in interfacing with various departments within the Family of Companies, but will ensure the contractual and operational execution of the OPC business model with respect to the Member Scheduling Policies and Procedures (MSPP), Rate Schedule A (RSA), and the Wholesale Power Contract – ensuring that best practices are in place for Member EMCs to leverage the value of the generation assets they subscribe to through OPC. To achieve this goal, this position must ensure that staff at both OPC and GSOC are given the proper guidance and directives as to how the MSPP is to be interpreted and implemented. On occasion, this position will also be responsible for preparing and delivering various presentations to OPC Executives, and Scheduling Member Group Committee as necessary. With respect to GSOC system dispatch, this position will be responsible for ensuring that GSOC is optimally performing an integrated economic dispatch of all OPC resources in accordance with the MSPP, GSOC-OPC Operation Services Agreement, GSOC-OPC Generation Services Agreement, and Control Area Compact. In doing so, this position will coordinate monthly Single System Dispatch meetings with GSOC and prepare meeting minutes for distribution up the chain to senior management. Additionally, this position should have the technical capability to perform high level analysis for supporting department projects through data analysis, modeling, and presentation.
- Manage the MSPP and Resource Data Guide (RDG) update process. This involves updating, archiving, and communicating all changes to generation unit parameters in both the RDG and MSPP.
- Ensure the contractual and operational execution of the OPC business model in accordance with the Member Scheduling Policies and Procedures (MSPP), Rate Schedule A (RSA), and the Wholesale Power Contract – ensuring that best practices are in place for Member EMCs to leverage the value of the generation assets they subscribe to through OPC. To achieve this goal, this position must ensure that staff at both OPC and GSOC are given the proper guidance and directives as to how the MSPP is to be interpreted and implemented. Additionally, this position must work with the Billing department to ensure MSPP related information is communicated and properly billed.
- Assist in the validation of Monthly Pseudo Schedule Billing and Resource True-up Analysis.
- Manage Plant Planned Outage Optimization process.
- Coordinate monthly GSOC Single System Dispatch meetings.
- Manage and update department OPPs.
- Support system operations related projects within the department.
- Coordinate ACES billing data deliverables to Accounting and Billing and reporting changes.
- Participate in regularly scheduled CAC meetings. Review monthly CAC invoice and flag any items of interest.
- Prepare departmental operations reports. For example, monthly ERP Report and Weekly Ops Report, and General Operations Slides for COO.
- Calculate and Communicate Coal Dispatch Price monthly.
Education: B.S. Degree in Engineering from an accredited program preferred. Non-engineering degrees or technical training with demonstrated experience to be considered.
Experience: 5 years of experience in power supply and system operations related fields. Diverse background and experiences are a positive. Good business skills, excellent communications skills.
Equivalent Experience: Equivalent to an Engineering or Business degree or 5 years of specific experience in power supply and power systems operations. Energy and Fuels Wholesale markets knowledge a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (i.e., communication skills, systems knowledge, personal and professional characteristics): PE is desirable. Knowledge of power market economics and power system operations. Effective communications and presentation skills. Ability to develop and/or use computer programs, especially Microsoft Excel, Project and PowerPoint.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.