CVEC is looking for an experienced Power Supply Specialist to provide oversight and leadership to optimize the CVEC power supply portfolio in alignment with CVEC power supply strategic plan. Assure adequate, reliable, competitively priced electricity is available to all members. Manage ancillary power costs to minimize impact on retail rates. Assist COO with overall data analysis and cost analysis of projects and processes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the accuracy of monthly power invoices from suppliers, generation resources and the PJM Regional Transmission Operator (RTO).
Analyzes data from PJM RTO reporting system and generate monthly power supply purchase reports.
Participates in power supply related meetings with agencies supporting the development of CVEC's power supply portfolio. (AMP, Blue Ridge Power Agency, PJM, SEPA)
Represents CVEC as voting delegate in generation resource participant meetings and other agency meetings.
Monitor and report PJM Regional Transmission Operator regulation changes and filings with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Work with power supply consultants on power purchase arrangements and planning the power supply portfolio.
Work with legal counsel to coordinate the execution, amendment and tracking of power purchase contracts.
Schedule energy purchase live pricing with consultants. Maintains records of executed purchase confirmations.
Work with engineering and operations regarding the development of behind the meter generation and load control capabilities.
Lead the operation of demand management and transmission/capacity cost control programs. Monitor, record and report the results of the programs.
Monitor system loads during transmission and capacity peak hours and work with agencies providing peak hour notification.
Utilize PJM market data to develop monthly billing for large power market rate customers.
Monitor and evaluate the various PJM markets, reporting requirements, and settlement practices.
Serve as PJM Certified Account Manager (CAM) to manage employee and supplier access to CVEC's PJM account information.
Manage CVEC's Generation Asset Tracking System (GATS) account to monitor, retire, and sell Renewable Energy Credits (REC's) generated by solar resource contracts.
Review energy scheduling reports and manage contract of power supply scheduling services.
Work with consultant to determine bids in the Financial Transmission Right (FTR) auctions.
Support other departments in performing data analysis of customer load data, electric system reliability data, metering data, construction and maintenance cost data.
Support other departments in the generation of reports and dashboards from engineering and operations databases.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Position will work primarily in an office, with usual office working conditions. Travel to power supply related meetings, meetings with consultants, etc. is required. Occasional work outside of normal business hours is also required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor of Science in a technical field
5 10 years' experience in electric utility industry and/or power supply markets
Equivalent combination of education and experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to analyze data and present performance trends and measures.
Strong analytical, writing, communication and organizational skills.
Proficient in using spreadsheet and database software
About Central Virginia Electric Cooperative
Serving over 36,000 accounts, Central Virginia Electric Cooperative is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric utility headquartered in Colleen, Virginia. CVEC serves residential, agricultural, commercial and industrial accounts in the rural portions of 14 Virginia counties.
Created by the members to provide electric service where it was previously unavailable, CVEC has been improving the quality of life since 1937. For 80 years, the Co-op has provided the reliable delivery of affordable energy to its member owners.
CVEC is one of only 23 other electric co-ops across the nation that has earned the prestigious Four-Star Cooperative recognition by completing four employee engagement courses in the Touchstone Energy Service Excellence Program.