Electric System Dispatcher (Powerhouse Operator)

Company Name: City of Ketchikan
Phone Number: (907) 228-5631
City: Ketchikan
State/Provence: Alaska
Zip: 99901
Job Title: Electric System Dispatcher (Powerhouse Operator)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Dispatcher
Posting Start Date: June 27, 2018
Salary: $38.73
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours

Under general supervision, monitors and operates an electric system on an assigned shift including operating and coordinating hydroelectric and diesel generators; maintains system security and operates the system in a safe, reliable, and economical manner with the aid of computerized Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; and performs duties to ensure correct machine performance is maintained.

Ketchikan Public Utilities is dedicated to providing the electrical service needs of the community of Ketchikan. The Electric System Dispatcher has the responsibility to operate the system at maximum efficiency and minimum costs by consideration of lake elevations, weather conditions, and load expectations which enable the Electric System Dispatcher to control the use of water resources and diesel fuel for the most efficient and economical operation of the generating facilities. The Electric System Dispatcher must perform all duties in a manner that reflects positively on KPU and the Division.

Experience Required:

Two years of experience in electric utility operations or maintenance of an electric power system and must have completed local system apprentice relief operator training.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Required application and complete job description can be found at: www.ktn-ak.us/jobs

Posting End Date: July 27, 2018