Power System Operator
An AAS degree with five years of experience or a bachelor’s degree with three years of experience is required. Education and experience in roles related to the distribution and transmission of electrical energy are preferred, however other applicants from other professions could be considered. Candidates must possess strong computer, communication, organizational and mathematical skills and understand electrical fundamentals as related to power system operation. The skills and knowledge are required to process dynamic information while solving complex problems.
The successful candidate must obtain NERC System Operator Certification (via examination) within six months of the date of hire and maintain the NERC Certification via continuing education. The successful candidate will be required to establish primary residence within 30 miles of Fergus Falls, MN.
The PSO must work a rotating 12-hour shift schedule, with strict adherence to the PSO work schedule. PSO duties include Transmission System Operator and Local Balancing Authority Operator responsibilities. Each role has full authority to independently operate the OTP and integrated electrical transmission system and balancing authority in a safe, reliable, impartial manner, while being governed by OTP, MISO, MRO, NERC, and FERC policies and standards.
We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.
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Applications accepted through October 5, 2020.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.