The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages the efficient flow of electricity on more than 11,000 circuit-miles of high-voltage transmission lines, dispatching power from hundreds of generating units across the state. The NYISO’s Operations department invites applications for full-time, Associate Operators in our Grid Operations group.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team tasked with ensuring that the flow of electricity to New York’s people and business goes uninterrupted. The successful candidates will work in a brand new, state-of-the-art control center. The Control Center’s video wall is the largest installation for the utility industry in North America. It’s one hundred, 80- inch diagonal LED screens are stacked twenty-five wide by four high, spanning a space 131 feet wide and 18 feet tall.
The Associate Operator is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the flow of energy on the high voltage electrical grid that connects New York and surrounding areas, including New England, Quebec, and Ontario. Additionally, Associate Operators work in conjunction with other NYISO Power System Operators to respond to critical situations on the electrical grid, ensuring the continuous supply of electricity within New York.
You can read more about NYISO’s state-of-the-art control room here: https://www.tdworld.com/asset-management-service/nyiso-opens-new-power-control-center
The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs.
The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.