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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Power Operations and Scheduling Team Manager is responsible for managing the daily power scheduling, settlement, billing and invoicing activities related to Metropolitan’s wholesale power operations for the Colorado River Aqueduct (CRA) in the California Independent System Operator control area. The manager is responsible for developing and verifying monthly energy invoicing for CRA and small hydro generator energy transactions, and analyzing projected CRA pumping operations to create and implement daily, monthly and yearly power plans for the CRA. The manager also ensures the optimal use of the power resources available to operate the CRA pumps, including energy from Hoover Dam, Parker Dam, and third-party providers. He/she directs staff and outside parties in power transactions for the CRA, including quantities, cost, and level of acceptable risk, and reviews the results of the transactions against the directives and energy industry pricing benchmarks. The Power Operations and Scheduling Team Manager also manages Metropolitan’s compliance with contract provisions and regulatory requirements associated with power operations. Responsibilities also include project management, cost projection, control and monitoring, and development and refinement of power planning and procedures.
This opening for a Power Operations and Scheduling Team Manager is located in The Metropolitan Water District’s Water System Operations Group within the Power Operations and Planning Section located at its headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, CA.
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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and eight years of increasingly responsible relevant experience (with power and energy scheduling and transaction/contract settlements), of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory or lead capacity; or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university and six years of increasingly responsible relevant experience (with power and energy scheduling and transaction/contract settlements), of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
Bachelors or advanced degree in electrical engineering
Work Schedule: 9/80, Monday through Friday with alternating Fridays off
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
• On-site fitness center
For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]
MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).