APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 5, 2018
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Specialist VI – Transmission & Distribution Dispatch (R18-098)
Please note this position requires the ability to accommodate a 12 hour rotating shift
Reliably operate PGE’s transmission and distribution systems, monitor real-time electrical system flows and parameters, direct and authorize switching and tagging of PGE electrical equipment, and take actions necessary to protect electrical equipment and ensure public safety. Comply with electric system reliability standards, applicable tariffs and other rules.
- Operate PGE’s transmission and distribution systems safely, reliably, efficiently, and in accordance with NERC, WECC, FERC, OPUC, DOE, and other applicable government and industry criteria.
- Monitor power flows, voltages, frequency, and equipment loadings on PGE’s transmission and distribution systems via SCADA. Take immediate actions to respond to abnormal or emergency conditions including system operating limit violations.
- Review planned equipment outages and proposed switching sequences scheduled by the Outage Coordinator to ensure continued safe and reliable operation of the electrical system. Direct the switching steps, authorize equipment tagging, and issue work clearances as required.