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Salt Lake City, Utah
United States
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Full Time
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Education level:
Associate Degree

Control Center Operator I

 POSITION: Control Center Operator I (full-time)

 DEPARTMENT: Operations

 REPORTS TO:  Control Center Manager

 LOCATION: Salt Lake City, Utah

 sPower is an established and rapidly growing renewable energy company headquartered in Salt Lake City, with additional offices in San Francisco, Long Beach, and Richmond. With current operating capacity exceeding 1.1 GW, this position provides the opportunity to contribute to the operations and maintenance of one of the largest renewable energy portfolios in America while playing a pivotal role in ensuring that sPower operates the portfolio to standards that exceed industry best-practice. As sPower grows to become one of the leading IPPs in the industry, this role will provide an unparalleled opportunity for professional growth. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 Oversee the day-to-day operations of a growing fleet of utility-scale solar and wind assets

  • Communicate with scheduling coordinators and other entities to coordinate day ahead, real time, and emergency operations
  • Communicate with field O&M personnel for troubleshooting support and outage scheduling
  • Create and track corrective maintenance tickets
  • Contribute to the development of plant-specific operating procedures incorporating all requirements from NERC, PPA’s, IA’s and relevant Functional Entities
  • Assist in the onboarding and integration of new generation assets
  • Cultivate a strict culture of compliance
  • Obtain and maintain certifications that may be needed for further Control Center needs 

Desired Skills, Expertise and Competencies: 

  • 0-2 years’ experience in control center operations, preferably for renewable energy assets
  • Familiarity with NERC standards and impact on operations
  • Operator certifications (NERC, PJM, etc.) a plusAbility to communicate clearly and effectively to manage critical situations
    • Ability to strictly follow operating procedures, without exception
    • Familiarity with the maintenance of solar and wind generation assets
    • Competency in plant processes, electrical and SCADA systems
  • Willingness to undergo regular training to ensure safe, reliable and compliant operations
  • Reliable, punctual and capable of being trusted with significant, unsupervised responsibility
  • B.S. in engineering or related discipline preferred or equivalent military (i.e. Navy Nuclear) or industry experience
  • Ability to thrive within a small, agile and fast-growing team 

Additional Requirements/Details: 

  • Must pass 7-year background check and pre-employment drug screening
  • Willingness to work twelve-hour rotating shiftwork
  • Non-Exempt
  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.
  • Commensurate with experience; competitive
  • Submit resume, cover letter, professional references and salary requirements to

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.


  • Commensurate with experience; competitive


  • Submit resume, cover letter, professional references and salary requirements to 

About sPower: sPower, an AES and AIMCo company, is the largest private owner of operating solar assets in the United States.  sPower owns and operates a portfolio of solar and wind assets greater than 1.3 GW and has a development pipeline of more than 10 GW. sPower is owned by a joint venture partnership between The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a worldwide energy company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation, one of Canada’s largest and most diversified institutional investment fund managers.  For more information, visit 

sPower is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation and gender identity. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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