Responsible for developing and maintaining production cost modeling of power resources and analyzing power supply alternatives and resources mix. Perform, develop, coordinate and maintain production cost modeling of Tri?State's power resources, including future resource options. Analyze Tri?State's power supply alternatives and optimum Tri?State resource mix. Provide technical support in preparation of short term and intermediate term operating plans.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Expertise in production cost modeling and power systems analysis using computers and computer programs for power systems simulation.
General knowledge of government regulations affecting electric utilities.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
Eight (8) years of progressive experience in electric utility planning, operations or other directly related experience.
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
Willingness to travel when needed to attend training, conferences and meetings. (Must have a valid driver’s license).
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Project management experience including planning, scheduling and monitoring activities, desired.
Energy industry experience preferred.
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 position, the incumbent is primarily required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, and bend. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed indoors primarily at a desk.
Internal Number: IRC31876
About Tri-State G&T Assn., Inc.
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.