Power System Controller

Company Name: Valley Electric Association
Phone Number: 775-727-2129
City: Pahrump
State/Provence: NV
Zip: 89048
Job Title: Power System Controller
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Dispatcher
Posting Start Date: March 16, 2016
Salary: 50.86
Salary Per: hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: hours
Duties:

Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) has an immediate opening for two (2) POWER SYSTEM CONTROLLERS to work in our headquarters located in Pahrump, Nevada. The Power System Controller operates the Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) distribution system and the Valley Electric Transmission Association, LLC (VETA) transmission systems as a NERC-certified system operator to provide optimal reliability for our members and customers. Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) is a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, with a certified service area covering more than 6,800 square miles in Nevada and California. VEA presently provides service to over 24,000 services with 2,120 line miles of distribution facilities and 13 substations. VEA is a participating transmission owner and load serving entity in the California Independent System of Operators Corporation (CAISO). VEA is the parent company to a host of wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Valley Electric Transmission Association (VETA), Valley Communication Association (VCA), Valley Electric Utility Services (VEUS), and Valley Electric Energy Services (VEES). VCA (Valley Communications Association), is a wholly-owned subsidiary based in Pahrump, NV, and will offer commercial and residential optical fiber broadband service, with speeds up to 1 gigabit, to VEA members throughout Nevada. Valley Electric Association, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a competitive benefits package, which includes company paid: • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage • Short-Term Disability • Group Life Insurance • Business Travel Life Insurance • 401(k) plan • Pension plan • Vacation and Sick accrual • Holiday pay To apply for this position and for more information about other employment opportunities at VEA, please visit our website at www.vea.coop VEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Experience Required:

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be NERC certified as a Transmission Operator (TO, BT or RC certification) and remain current on all continuing education requirements. Risk Assessment: This position requires access to certain secure assets and information. As a result, individuals in this position must be able to successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment every seven years, as required by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards. Experience: Five years of experience at a utility with emphasis on operation of power systems, including; transmission, distribution, power marketing/scheduling, or balance and interchange, or any equivalent or related combination of education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for requirements listed above. Position and Description: For more detailed information regarding the responsibilities, duties and specifications of the Power System Controller position, please refer to the Job Description by visiting www.vea.coop Compensation/Benefits: Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) offers great pay and an unparalleled benefits package. Pay will be based on the individual’s education, training, related skills, knowledge and past experience.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, to review the complete job description and for more information about employment opportunities at VEA, please visit our website at www.vea.coop

Posting End Date: April 14, 2016