Cooperative Energy will not sponsor applicants for a visa for this position.
The purpose of this position is to provide power supply planning and operational studies and analysis to support the reliable and economic dispatch of Cooperative Energy's generation resources.
Essential Job Functions
Develops and maintains modeling data and software packages required to accurately model generation resources and associated components for corporate modeling.
Develops long-range generation resource studies and construction work plans to meet Cooperative Energy and RUS requirements.
Develops specialized studies and analysis to determine the most economic, efficient, and effective utilization and expansion of Cooperative Energy generation resources.
Supports and evaluates potential long-term and short-term RFP processes for new generation resource additions and provides all analysis and documentation required by management and RUS.
Supports the Cooperative Energy budgeting process and all other internal functions that use production costing and modeling simulations.
Represents Cooperative Energy on MISO committees and working groups as assigned.
Supports MISO processes by providing generation data updates for market studies as required.
Develops, maintains and implements the Cooperative Energy ARR/FTR and Resource Adequacy processes.
Prepares reports to ensure that proper and complete documentation of all study analyses are maintained.
Prepares reports, presentations, and other supporting data as required by Management.
Maintains and updates Generation Dynamics models.
Facilitates and participates in Generation Testing for MOD standard compliance.
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering with power emphasis from an ABET accredited program
Position may be filled at entry level requiring no experience however candidates with greater experience are encouraged to apply and may be considered for higher level engineering classification.
Certifications and Licensures:
PE License Preferred
Successfully pass a security sensitive background screening. Required
Valid Mississippi Driver's License Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Strong working knowledge of detailed operation of an electric power system.
Working knowledge of production cost modeling, generation resource economics and unit commitment.
Ability to interpret involved contracts such as Power Purchase Agreements, Marketing Agreements, and Interconnection Agreements.
Strong working knowledge of mathematics and logic.
Advanced working knowledge of Engineering Economics.
Must be detail-oriented.
Excellent planning and organization skills.
Must have confidence and the ability to understand complex interactions.
Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision as well as within a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment during routine and stressful situations.
Working knowledge of data management, including database and spreadsheet applications, with the ability to use moderately complex models or specialized computer applications.
Ability to apply advanced analysis methodologies.
Ability to interpret and present findings in a clear, concise manner including the creation and use of tables, charts and graphics to summarize results.
Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, plan, and stay on schedule to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with others in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential and professional manner.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Ability to assimilate and understand information in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Cooperative Energy is an equal opportunity employer. It is Cooperative Energy's policy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, veteran status or disability.
About Cooperative Energy
Cooperative Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative, and our 11 member-owned distribution electric cooperatives provide safe, reliable and affordable power to approximately 432,000 homes and businesses across Mississippi.
Not-for-profit, member-owned, locally led. And community-driven:
Electric cooperatives are unique because we’re owned by our customers and driven to make a difference, not a profit. At the end of the year, remaining funds, or capital credits, go back to you. Here’s more information on how we work for you.
*Transparency and responsiveness
*Fiscal, regulatory and environmental compliance
*Safety and reliability
*Serve as a trusted and value-adding resource for member-owners
*An experienced, skilled workforce
*A long-term contractual relationship with member systems
*Financial health, including that of members
*Long-range planning for cost-effective generation resources
*Fuel diversity in generation resources