Director of Transmission Energy Services

Company Name: Valley Electric Association, Inc.
Phone Number: (775) 727-2133
City: Pahrump
State/Provence: Nevada
Zip: 89041
Job Title: Director of Transmission Energy Services
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: August 11, 2017
Salary: DOQ
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Days

Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) has an immediate opening for a Director of Transmission Energy Services to work in our headquarters located in Pahrump, Nevada.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  To direct and manage the regional contracted transmission energy services of the Cooperative to facilitate the contractual requirements, foster relationships and expand business opportunities. This position is the primary Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) contact responsible for all aspects of VEA’s transmission energy contractual relationships.

VEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Experience Required:

Education and Experience: Requires a four-year degree from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, with an additional emphasis on business administration or business management. Additional specialized training in project or contract management preferred. A minimum of 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in electric utility systems is required, preferably with a consumer-owned or publicly held utility system. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing transmission projects or contracts is required.

Knowledge: Working understanding of ISO’s, RTO’s, WECC, FERC, and NERC. Thorough working knowledge of power system design, construction, operations and maintenance specifications and standards is required. A working knowledge of applicable codes, regulations and standards, both national, state and local, is also essential. Knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, and engineering-related information systems is desirable. Other preferred areas of knowledge include cost of service, retail rate design studies, job training and safety related areas.

How to Apply:

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Posting End Date: August 11, 2017