Georgia Systems Operations Transmission System Operator II in Tucker, Georgia
Transmission System Operator II
Title: Transmission System Operator II
Employment Duration: Full time
Location: GSOC Headquarters: Tucker, GA
Monitor the real-time operation of the high voltage transmission system (up to 500 kV) to ensure that members receive a continuous flow of reliable high quality power. Monitors internal and external influences and adjusts the performance characteristics of the system to compensate for and take advantage of changing conditions. Ensures quality real-time information is available for internal and external users to understand performance issues and accurately bill customers. Ensures member interests and needs are represented to and addressed, in a timely and cost-effective manner, by outside agencies. This position is responsible for complying with the NERC reliability standards and performs the duties that can determine GSOC’s compliance with the NERC reliability standards. This position has the authority to shed load to maintain the integrity of the BES, or to correct a generation capacity deficiency.
Operates the Energy Control System to (a) detect and avert station overload, equipment damage, and voltage fluctuations (b) maintain and enhance system stability. Continuously monitors weather and system conditions and provides feedback to the Senior Transmission Operator, who activates the Disaster Response Plan, when necessary. Performs contingency planning and initiates corrective action to compensate for out of spec conditions in telecommunications and metering.
Plans, analyzes, authorizes, and controls scheduled operation of system equipment to insure that system performance is assured, necessary maintenance is completed and inter-company resources are coordinated. Writes and issues switching orders and clearances on network and non-network devices in GSOC AOR. Writes and issues switching orders on non-network devices. Performs real-time data quality assurance and initiates corrective action to compensate for out of spec conditions in telecommunications and metering.
Authorizes, schedules and dispatches manpower (GTC, GPC or contractors) to perform repairs to faulted equipment. Directs the isolation of system failure and the safe and efficient restoration of power to members. Represents GTC and EMC interests with GPC. Performs fault analysis to verify problem safely cleared.
Delivers oral and written presentations and reports that alert senior management to ongoing trends and activities that might impact the strategies and position of the company when responding to members and the public.
Education: High School Graduate. Associate's Degree preferred.
Experience: Six years' transmission operations or construction experience and two years control center related experience.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations: Must be NERC certified or receive certification within one year of hire. The required certification must be TO, BIT or RC.
Specialized Skills: AC/DC theory, blueprint reading, and excel/MS Word experience required. Must have sound decision making ability under stressful conditions. Must be able to communicate effectively.
Unusual Hours Required of this Position: Work a rotating shift, which involves working weekends and holidays; some vacations and sick leave coverage. Utilizes multiple CRTs continuously. Must handle multiple tasks.
Georgia System Operations Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including veterans and disabled. We are a drug-free workplace. All applicants are subject to substance abuse testing.