Premium & Deductible paid for by Chugach Electric
Medical, RX, Dental & Vision
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Defined Benefit (Pension)
Retirement Investment services
Basic Life and AD&D Insurance paid for by Chugach Electric
Supplemental Life Insurance
Short Term & Long Term Disability
Flex Spending Account (Health, Limited Use, Dependent Care)
WORK, LIFE & HEALTH
20 days vacation for first year of employment
9 Paid Holidays + 2 Float Holidays + 1 Birthday Holiday
Employee Assistance Program
MetLife Will Preparation
4 Year Degree
Join our awesome dispatch team, nestled in our System Operations! As the Dispatch Analyst, you will be providing support and analytics to our system operations who monitor our electrical grid and dispatch teams for outages, planned maintenance and construction. System operations utilizes state of the art technology to keep our system up and running. This position will assist in optimizing the system based on analytics and best practices.
The System Operations Analyst position provides technical support for software used in the System Control department. This position coordinates between departments to support the operation and maintenance of such software tools. This position also trains the end users of the software and performs analysis with the software.
Review, revise, and approve outage information and coordinate with dispatch and field crews to assure accurate outage reporting.
Work with Operations Engineer, Dispatchers, SCADA, and Information Services to identify, analyze, and resolve outage management system software operation issues.
Work with Operations Engineer to support data integration issues with the outage management system.
Maintain Dispatch operations software systems, including the outage management system, the switching order management program, the production cost model, and operator training simulator. through coordination with dispatchers, System Operations Engineer, and Management.
Investigate outage management system inaccuracies and identify GIS errors through analysis.
Coordinate GIS data to reflect construction updates or data error corrections.
Administer operator training simulator program including programming events, track dispatcher completion of the training program, and assist dispatchers during training.
Administer and operate power production cost model software to support economic dispatch operations, including dispatch advisement, hydro/thermal coordination, fuel forecasting, power pool support, and process refinement.
Develop real-time test scenarios for System Control for use in operations and model refinement.
Evaluate cost/benefit of both existing and proposed economic transactions between Chugach and other power producing entities.
Perform analysis of actual operating data compared to projected values to evaluate the accuracy of projections.
Perform analysis and prepare technical reports on system disturbances, economic cost/benefit evaluation, and operational efficiency improvements.
Update hydro documentation for tracking reservoir levels and schedules for optimum usage.
Provide input to and/or participate in development and implementation of company five-year work plan, long-range plan, and business plan.
Assist in the development and review of corporation long range plans, power sales purchase agreements, and gas purchase agreements.
Communicate both verbally and in writing, technical information to non-technical individuals in clear and concise terms.
Maintain a schedule of Chugach and/or Railbelt maintenance activities.
Train Dispatchers in the use of Dispatch operations software tools, including the outage management system, operator training simulator, and the switching order management system.
Other duties as assigned.
Manager, System Operations: Reports to; seeks advice and receives direction from; prepares progress reports for; exchanges information as required.
VP, G&T System Control: Coordinates and consults with; provides technical assistance to and receives technical assistance from, regarding system operational decisions.
Manager, Dispatch Operations: Coordinates and consults with; provides technical assistance to, and receives technical assistance from, regarding system operational decisions.
System Operations Engineer: Coordinates and consults with; provides technical assistance to, and receives technical assistance from, regarding system operational decisions.
Power Dispatchers: Supports, directs, trains, consults with, provides technical assistance to, and receives technical assistance from, regarding system operations.
Other Staff/Departments: Coordinate and consult with; provide assistance to, and receive from.
Other Railbelt Utilities: Coordination of data exchange for Dispatch analysis.
Contractors: Participate as a representative of System Control in projects with external contractors or consultants.
Software Vendors: Work with software vendors or developers in the administration, maintenance, and upgrade of system operations tools.
This position does not have any supervisory responsibility.
This position works a standard work schedule in an office environment. Occasional travel is required. Frequent field assignments may be required.
Chugach Electric Association is a member-owned cooperative, headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. Anchorage itself sits at the base of the Chugach Mountains. Chugach is pleased to provide reliable, affordable power to more than 92,000 members from Anchorage to the northern Kenai Peninsula, and from Whittier on Prince William Sound to Tyonek on the west side of Cook Inlet. We service over 113,000 locations with 3,782 miles of transmission and distribution lines. We have many services that make it easy to power homes and businesses with Chugach.
A little more about us: Chugach has been around for a long time, recently celebrating 75 years! We are a stable company, in a stable industry. And while we may have stability, we are modern, sustainable and forward-thinking to ensure that we provide reliable services for generations to come. We also pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. We have several 20, 30 and 40 + year tenured employees who continue foster an inclusive, innovative corporate environment. Find your spark!
Chugach's corporate vision: Responsibly developing energy to build a clean, sustainable future for Alaska.
Chugach's corporate mission: We provide safe, reliable, and affordable electricity through superior service and sustainable practices, powering the lives of our members.
Chugach's corporate values: Guided by our values of safety, accountability, and sustainability, we are committed to serving our members, the community, and the Chugach team.
Equal Employment Opportunity It is a policy of Chugach Electric Association, Inc., to recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, physical or mental disability, veteran's status, age, or any other classification protected by applicable, federal, state, or local law. Chugach is also an affirmative action employer.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s in Engineering or similar technical degree, required. Additional specialized training in: Power system modeling, preferred.
6 months experience in utility operations, planning, or design/review experience, required. Experience in power control, system operations and outage management preferred.