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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016

Valley Electric Association Pahrump, NV

Pahrump, NV
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Immediate opening for a Manager of Dispatch to join our team. This position will be located at our headquarters in Pahrump, Nevada.

Key Responsibilities: The Manager of Dispatch is responsible for the performance and oversight of the Power System Controllers and dispatch center. This position is responsible for decisions that involve revision of methods and procedures necessary to achieve department and Cooperative objectives. This position must also be knowledgeable with and adhere to all regulatory requirements of this position.

Required Education, Training, Experience, and Knowledge: For the Manager of Dispatch position, a bachelors or associates degree is preferred, with a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. This position must be currently certified as a NERC System Operator (Reliability Coordinator, Transmission Operator or Balancing Operator certification). Fifteen (15) years previous experience working in an electric utility control center with at least ten (10) of those years in a supervisory position. Experience with the operation of power systems, including; transmission, distribution, or any equivalent or related combination of education, training, and/or experience that will satisfy the requirements listed for this position. The Manager of Dispatch must have excellent knowledge of switching procedures, lockout / tagout procedures, clearance procedures, and OSHA regulations regarding these procedures. This candidate must develop thorough knowledge of VEA s electric transmission and distribution system, be familiar with the National Electric Safety Code, and have knowledge and competency in applicable NERC/WECC Reliability Standards for system operation. For this position, high computer literacy, with a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, etc.). Thorough knowledge of various software programs used to communicate with and program various electronic relays and controls. Basic understanding of thermal generators.

Position Description: For more detailed information regarding the responsibilities, duties and specifications of the Manager of Dispatch position, please refer to the Job Description.

Compensation/Benefits: Valley Electric Association, Inc. offers great pay and an unparalleled benefits package. Pay will be based on the individual s education, training, related skills, knowledge and past experience.

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