American Electric Power Trans Dispatcher Assc - Prin in Roanoke, Virginia

17029BR

Title:

Trans Dispatcher Assc - Prin

Job Description:

Salary and Grade will be determined by the experience and qualifications.

  • Grade 06 - Trans Dispatcher Assc

  • Grade 07 - Trans Dispatcher

  • Grade 08 - Trans Dispatcher Sr

  • Grade 09 - Trans Dispatcher Prin

Under direct supervision, position is responsible for assisting and carrying out direction of switching operations on the transmission system, acknowledging and inputting records of station entry/exit activity, and assisting others in the department in the performance of their duties.

  1. Assist in preparing basic prearranged switching instructions, which includes listing the switching steps and safety tagging to be carried out for the removing of equipment from service for maintenance, repair, or construction,

  2. Observe and assist in operating the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) System, as directed.

  3. Helps compile reports on automatic and manual equipment operations.

  4. Read station one-line diagrams, switching diagrams and load/voltage data.

  5. Assist in monitoring safe loading of Company electrical facilities and system voltage levels.

  6. Operate Company communication facilities.

  7. Work on a twelve-hour uninterrupted rotating shift schedule that consists of nights, weekends and holidays.

  8. Must satisfactorily complete, in such time frames as established by the Company, 12 months, all required training and to advance to the next higher classification within the line of progression or vacate the current classification.

Auto req ID:

17029BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

Roanoke, VA

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Energy/Utilities

Minimum Requirements:

Grade 06 - Trans Dispatcher Assc

Education: Entry-level candidates should have a two-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. OR High School and 2 years' experience operating a power system. Experience: No experience needed - entry level position in addition to any experience listed above. Licenses/Certifications: Valid state driver's license.

Grade 07 - Trans Dispatcher

Education: Two-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. OR High School and 2 years' experience operating a power system. Experience: Minimum 21 months as Trans Dispatcher Assc or minimum of 1 year as Trans Dispatcher with a NERC sanctioned RC organization or 2 years of work Experience as a system operator performing the NERC function of Transmission Operator. Valid state driver's license.

Grade 08 - Trans Dispatcher Sr

Education: Two-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. OR High School and 3 years' experience operating a power system. Experience: Minimum 9 months as Trans Dispatcher or Dispatch Operator II or minimum of 2 years' as Trans Dispatcher with a NERC sanctioned RC organization or 3 years of work Experience as a system operator performing the NERC function of Transmission Operator. License: NERC System Operator Certification (level of Transmission Operator or higher.) Valid state driver's license.

Grade 09 - Trans Dispatcher Prin

Education: Two-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. OR High School and 5 years' experience operating a power system. Experience: Must have completed and met all the objectives of the AEP Transmission Dispatcher Training program. As a general rule requires 5 years' experience as a Transmission Dispatcher Senior. Licenses/Certifications: Must maintain NERC System Operator Certification at the Transmission Operator (TO) level or higher through the AEP Dispatcher training program and the NERC Continuing Education process for certification maintenance. Valid state driver's license.

Must pass EEI System Operator/Power Dispatching (SO/PD) test.

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