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    Summary

    At AD-2 level - Serves as a trainee real-time electrical engineer for the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) power system real-time engineering function. The incumbent is provided with broad exposure to the functions and interrelationships of the various organizational segments associated with WAPA’s real-time engineering activities.

    At full performance level -  The incumbent serves as a real-time electrical engineer for WAPA power system real-time engineering function. 

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent serves as a real-time electrical engineer for the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) power system real-time engineering function. The incumbent is responsible for conducting real-time, current-day, and next-day transmission studies for the Bulk Electric System (BES) in the Western Area Upper Missouri West (WAUW) and the legacy Western Area Upper Missouri East (WAUE) Balancing Authority Areas (BAA). The incumbent is responsible for maintaining and trouble-shooting real-time tools availability and solution quality.   The incumbent represents WAPA and/or participates in regional operations group activities. Incumbent provides real-time communication with system operators and operating support personnel as well as neighboring entities. The incumbent adheres to FERC rules and regulations, NERC/WECC standards and WAPA, SPP and DOE policies, procedures, and guidelines.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Overnight travel may be required 1 to 4 days per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04

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