Founded in 1990, LS Power is a developer, investor and operator of power generation, transmission and energy infrastructure projects in North America operates with offices in several states including NY, NJ, CA, MO and TX. Since its inception, LS Power has invested over $39 billion to construct, acquire and operate such projects. LS Power employs an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach, with a team of over 200 people covering every area of expertise required to successfully execute in the sector. LS Power has developed and constructed more than 565 miles of transmission infrastructure and has additional projects in the construction and planning stages. The total projected capital cost of LS Power’s transmission projects in the operational, construction or planning stages is over $3 billion. As a developer, investor and operator in the energy sector, we possess a unique combination of industry-specific expertise, resources and relationships that enable us to arrive at creative solutions to the current and future needs of our customers and investors.
This position supports the regulated electric transmission business of LS Power. Specifically, this position monitors, operates, and controls LS Power transmission assets through a central operations center located in Austin, Texas. Work is performed on a rotating, 12-hour shift basis according to a DuPont schedule. The Transmission System Operator works in a modern control room environment and exercises authority over grid operations to ensure safe and reliable performance. The Operator responds to system conditions and performs activities according to policies and procedures in conformance with ERCOT, Texas RE, PJM, RF, NERC, FERC and public utility commission operating guidelines.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Must be self‑motivated, disciplined and possess effective skills necessary for the job as described. Required skills include excellent communication, organization, critical thinking and a strong knowledge of electrical utility system operations.
Job Knowledge and Experience
Physical Tasks and Working Conditions
Performs work in the Transmission Operations Control Center and is subject to on-call relief whenever required. Normally work a twelve-hour rotating shift. Operates computer keyboard hourly, uses phone daily, completes reports daily and travels infrequently.