Eng Del System Operator Assc

Roanoke, VA 24011

Posted: 03/06/2023 Job Number: 23273718

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking Transmission Operators to work for a top utility and energy company located in the Roanoke, VA area. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), paid time off, and more.
Work Schedule:
  • Rotating shift schedule. Shift work hours will be 12 hours: 6 am to 6 pm OR 6 pm to 6 am. Some days will be 8 hours during Training and Relief weeks.
  • Rotating schedule:
            40 hour week
            36 hour week
            36 hour week
            48 hour week
            Off a week
  • Travel: 5% to travel to sites for training purposes
Job Summary:  Assist, with instruction, in the efficient operation of the transmission system.

  • Assist in monitoring and regulating system voltage levels, real and reactive power flows for the transmission system at all transmission voltage levels in cooperation with directives of the Reliability Coordinator.
  • Assist in the real-time operation of the Company’ s transmission system in coordination with the Reliability Coordinator and appropriate neighboring utilities.
  • Assist in the real-time operation of distribution equipment inside the station fence in coordination with regional distribution dispatch centers.
  • Prepare basic switching orders listing the switching steps and safety tagging to be carried out for the removing of equipment from service for maintenance, repair, or construction, ensuring the safety of the public, Company equipment, Company personnel and contract personnel.
  • Assist in directing switching operations under emergency conditions. Plan and direct actions to quickly, safely and effectively restore equipment and customers to service.
  • Maintain a log of events and transactions relative to the operation of the facilities and equipment.
  • Observe and assist in operating the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System and associated functions.
  • Monitor the operation of metering and communications facilities and report malfunctions to proper personnel for corrective action.
  • Monitor the weather information system for severe weather and notify proper personnel.
  • Acknowledging and inputting records of station entry/exit activity.
  • Two-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field.
  • One year experience in substation operation, protective relaying, or distribution dispatching.
  • Pass a System Operator/Power Dispatching (SO/PD II) test to qualify for interview.
  • Valid state driver' s license.
  • Must complete all required training and testing in established time frames by the Company to advance to the next higher classification within the line of progression or vacate the current classification.
  • Must maintain NERC certification at the Transmission Operator (TOP) or Reliability Coordinator (RC) level and a PJM Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) certification and credentials associated with Company memberships.
  • Work on a twelve-hour uninterrupted rotating shift schedule that consists of nights, weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to report timely to worksite due to emergency events.
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS): 
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions.  Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today.  Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(k) with a company match; paid holidays and vacations; tuition reimbursement.  To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.

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