Responsible for administration of the Craig Station Control Systems, monitoring the internal networks, and providing technical support to control applications in conjunction with instrument/controls technicians. Also responsible for supporting compliance activities for Craig Station relative to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) regulatory requirements.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Education and/or training equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
General knowledge and application of electric utility industry codes, standards and governmental regulations that apply to power generation, including, but not limited to, NERC/FERC, Critical Infrastructure protection (CIP), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Working knowledge of personal computer and business office applications including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other related applications.
Familiarity with project management techniques and methods including budgetary oversight.
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, including ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical individuals.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
Ten (10) years’ or more experience including minimum of five (5) years of experience in coal fired power generation equipment and facilities operations, including Journey Level Instrumentation & Controls experience, Control Room Operator Experience (or equivalent), and a minimum of three (3) years of experience with the use and application of Process Controls Networking and Administration.
Experience with new plant equipment installation and startup, including controls, networking, and calibration.
Willingness to travel as required. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
Must able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential function of the position.
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.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is occasionally required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend, climb stairs and ladders, reach above and below shoulder level and push/pull objects of varying weights, and lift up to fifty pounds. Incumbent is frequently required to lift items up to 10 lbs., use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, direct/supervise others, present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time, dirt/dust, fumes and chemicals and a moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed both indoors and outdoors, frequently at a desk and around power generation operating equipment.
How to Apply:
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.
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., about 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.