This position is part of the WAPA-SNR-Sierra Nevada Region, Department Of Energy. As a Power System Dispatcher, you will be responsible for real-time management of reliability activities. These activities are associated with the assigned position responsibilities and duties of the balancing, interchange, and/or the transmission operator in the respective region.Learn more about this agency
Duties are listed at the full performance level:
Takes prompt and appropriate actions to maintain strict compliance with FERC Standards of Conduct and NERC Standards. Performs real-time and next day system studies to determine system impacts of possible contingencies and determines mitigation of possible operating conditions. Utilizes SCADA/Energy Management System (EMS) and other advanced computer networks and applications to control, record, modify parameters, verify, and analyze BES and lower voltage systems operational data. Analyzes the written log and verbal information from dispatchers leaving shift to ascertain present conditions of the power system. Develops a general plan for the shift based on system conditions and scheduled or anticipated facility outages. Coordinates actions with other dispatchers, customers, external companies, marketing personnel, generator operators, reliability coordinators, and management, as necessary and makes appropriate and timely notifications and personnel callouts.
Occasional travel - Travel of up to 5-10% annually is required; with overnight travel of 0-5 days per month on average. Travel to relevant training and Alternate Control Center.
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