Responsible for developing proficiency in the responsibilities of the Real Time Marketer and Resource Dispatcher and for monitoring the hour-to-hour use of Tri-State resources, purchased power, and off-system transactions and ensuring that adequate resources are available to meet all Tri-State load obligations, including spinning and non-spinning reserve requirements, within the operational parameters set forth by the regulations, reliability standards and business practices established by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Regional Reliability Organizations (RRO) and the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB).
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Finance or other related discipline or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Working knowledge of database and spreadsheet software applications; and able to be adaptable to industry specific software.
Analytical capabilities with attention to detail.
Independent learner with natural curiosity about energy market dynamics.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Zero (0) to two and one half (2 ½) years of related energy experience preferably in the electric utility industry.
Two and one half (2 1/2) years commitment for completion of training program, unless a position becomes available and an appraisal results in a recommendation to advance.
Must complete annual required Learning Management System (LMS) coursework, particularly Standards of Conduct (SOC) and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP).
Must read, agree and execute acknowledgement of Tri-State’s Energy Risk Management Program and Energy Markets Code of Conduct along with adhering to other applicable policies, programs, guidelines or procedures that ensure compliance.
The hours of work will progress to structured rotating shifts covering 24 hours/day and 7 days/week, every day of the year, and are subject to change at any time. Employees are subject to overtime work any time of the day or week. The employee must be able to adapt to revised schedules and manage changes in methods and priorities of work.
Willingness to travel as required. (Possession of a valid driver’s license.)
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of electric power and natural gas fundamentals including basic understanding of risk management desired.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time, occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, and reach above and below shoulder level. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controlsand to talk and hear.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is occasionally exposed to dirt/dust, chemicals, confined areas and noise. Most duties are performed indoors and at a desk, operating office equipment.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.