Renewable Energy Dispatch Operator
Charlotte, NC USA
• Job duties include maintaining daily logs of system events, providing immediate verbal notifications of unusual activities to the appropriate personnel & preparing daily reports as needed. • Under direct supervision, schedules & coordinates the load levels of power plant generation in order to maintain system integrity as instructed. • Perform admin duties as well as being responsible for EH&S and other relevant compliances. • Candidate must: • Maintain detailed knowledge of generating units operating characteristics at all times.• Utilize excel & Plant Information system (PI) to perform real time analysis evaluations to help maximize unit profitability and performance. • Perform real-time hourly site output updates to power off takers to assist them in their system and market demands. • Operate systems proactively; anticipate situations. • In the event of loss of telemetering, computed data, network communications, EMS, etc, must coordinate or troubleshoot all events to insure performance of duties. • Coordinate activity in the event of an emergency. • Read logs, standing orders, procedures or other info, in order to remain current & informed of normal and abnormal situations. • Maintain accurate records using VERSIFY logging concerning unit commitment & dispatch activities and generating unit operation. • Candidate must be available to work a 5 person/5 week rotating shift (including nights). • Candidate must be available to work overtime on an as needed basis. Basic Qualifications:-• Must have a HS diploma or equiv. • Previous operation and/or maintenance experience. • Other relevant qualifications or experience may be considered. • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft applications. Desired Qualifications:- • Dispatching experience is strongly preferred & will be given preference over other power industry experience. • Proficiency with software applications such as SCADA and plant management software. • Knowledge of renewable energy technologies.