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    Summary

    The selectee will serve as the principal advisor to the Administrator on broad, complex power marketing policy issues.  This person will lead SWPA in its efforts to research and form a strategy to enter into the existing energy markets, hydropower projects as part of existing contractual relationships and lead the review of existing regional energy markets including energy imbalance markets, real-time and day-ahead markets, capacity markets, and RTO implications and market activities.

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    Responsibilities

    • Lead overall project management of existing marketing efforts in the Mid-Continent Independent System Operator, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, evaluate existing efforts within these market footprints and develop new efforts with the Southwest Power Pool.
    • Lead SWPA in its efforts to research and form a strategy to offer into the existing energy markets, hydropower projects as part of existing contractual relationships and lead the review of existing regional energy markets including energy imbalance markets, real-time and day-ahead markets, capacity markets, and RTO implications and market activities.
    • Identify trends and develop long-term strategies for addressing significant issues facing SWPA, the current and future electric utility environment, and advising the Administrator of any sensitive or critical major action items currently facing the Industry.
    • Analyze SWPA activities, initiatives, and strategic plans and advise the Administrator on how to implement these in conjunction with agency or industry or Administration objectives, changes, or initiatives. Provide policy guidance and information to senior staff and other management officials.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Periodic travel up to 25% of the time of one or more nights in duration will be required to coordinate projects, attend conferences, and participate in RTO meetings or working groups.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547543600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.