Brief Posting Description
Responsible for gaining a comprehensive working knowledge of all aspects of System Operations through formal training courses, on-the-job training, field training and self-study. The training is to be completed within 28 months. The program is divided into two separate aspects of training, 20 months for Transmission system training, and 8 months for Reliability system training. The Trainee will work only under the direction of a qualified NERC Certified System Operator. Participates, under the direction of a NERC Certified System Operator, in daily routine or emergency operations of the power system. Learns the basic fundamentals of coal fired, combined cycle and combustion turbine generation to include terminology, characteristics and limitations. Gains a working knowledge of power scheduling, power contracts, and learn basic power marketing principles.
The job grade for this position is NB18.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.
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Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
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