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Georgia System Operations is a progressive organization offering opportunities for engineers, technicians, project managers, and more. We’ve been honored with Best Place to Work in Georgia.
Our people-over-profit culture and competitive compensation and benefits packages prove we’re dedicated to retaining the best candidates.
We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, a strong retirement program, career development, and flexible work schedules. We’re focused on wellness and being a supportive member of the community.
Affordable health insurance options, such as medical, dental, and vision coverage, are available for full-time employees.
Basic insurance for accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, and life insurance are available at no cost. Employees can opt to pay for more coverage.
A competitive retirement plan, with company match and company contributions, is available for full-time employees.
We offer many options for our employees’ well-being, including an employee assistance program, an on-site fitness center, and several wellness-focused programs.
Educational reimbursement is available for full-time employees. Employees can also participate in a 529 college savings plan.
Employees can participate in voluntary benefits, covering hospitalization and critical illness, legal and ID theft protection, and pet insurance.
Vacation and sick leave are available for full-time positions via the paid time off program. GSOC is closed for 11 national holidays annually.
We support growth and development for all our employees through an on-site training program, online learning tools, and programs designed to develop industry knowledge.
Our employees are given volunteer paid time off every year to contribute to the community service organization of their choice.
Monitor the real-time operation of the high voltage transmission system up to 500 kV to ensure that members receive a continuous flow of reliable high quality power. Monitors internal and external influences and adjusts the performance characteristics of the system to compensate for and take advantage of changing conditions. Ensures quality real-time information is available for internal and external users to understand performance issues and accurately bill customers. Ensures member interests and needs are represented to and addressed, in a timely and cost-effective manner, by outside agencies. This position is responsible for complying with the NERC reliability standards and performs the duties that can determine GSOC's compliance with the NERC reliability standards. This position has the authority to shed load to maintain the integrity of the BES, or to correct a generation capacity deficiency.
- Operates the Energy Control System to a detect and avert station overload, equipment damage, and voltage fluctuations b maintain and enhance system stability. Continuously monitors weather and system conditions and provides feedback to the Senior Transmission Operator, who activates the Disaster Response Plan, when necessary. Performs contingency planning and initiates corrective action to compensate for out of spec conditions in telecommunications and metering.
- Plans, analyzes, authorizes, and controls scheduled operation of system equipment to insure that system performance is assured, necessary maintenance is completed and inter-company resources are coordinated. Writes and issues switching orders and clearances on network and non-network devices in GSOC AOR. Writes and issues switching orders on non-network devices. Performs real-time data quality assurance and initiates corrective action to compensate for out of spec conditions in telecommunications and metering.
- Authorizes, schedules and dispatches manpower GTC, GPC or contractors to perform repairs to faulted equipment. Directs the isolation of system failure and the safe and efficient restoration of power to members. Represents GTC and EMC interests with GPC. Performs fault analysis to verify problem safely cleared.
- Delivers oral and written presentations and reports that alert senior management to ongoing trends and activities that might impact the strategies and position of the company when responding to members and the public.
Education: High School Graduate. Associate's Degree preferred.
Experience: Six years' transmission operations or construction experience and two years control center related experience.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations: Must be NERC certified or receive certification within one year of hire. The required certification must be TO, BIT or RC.
Specialized Skills: AC/DC theory, blueprint reading, and excel/MS Word experience required. Must have sound decision making ability under stressful conditions. Must be able to communicate effectively.
Unusual Hours Required of this Position: Work a rotating shift, which involves working weekends and holidays; some vacations and sick leave coverage. Utilizes multiple CRTs continuously. Must handle multiple tasks.
Georgia System Operations Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including veterans and disabled. We are a drug-free workplace. All applicants are subject to substance abuse testing.