Associate/Resource Manager/Sr. Resource Manager at MidAmerican Energy Company

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Location: Des Moines, Iowa





Job Description:

Job Description


The resource manager operates MidAmerican Energy Company's portfolio of resources (primarily, but not limited to, electric generation) in accordance with criteria and procedures established by MISO to serve MidAmerican Energy Company's native load, joint dispatch customers, municipal customers and committed wholesale sales and purchases while adhering to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved North American Electric Reliability Council Reliability Standards. The resource manager provides key resource portfolio information to manage operational parameters to maximize trading opportunities. The resource manager reports timely and accurate operational information to the balancing authorities, direct supervision, senior management, and owners.


Responsibilities


Respond to MISO directives. Manage plant operational information and issues through communications with generation plant personnel. Oversee automatic generation control and work with traders to manage wind production. Work to achieve optimum economic resource utilization while considering plant performance, regulatory compliance, and reliability of the interconnected system. (70%)

Effectively respond to MISO directives related to unit commitments and actions taken in abnormal and emergency operational events within the MISO footprint. Serve as point of control and communication for actions to correct capacity and energy deficiencies through active, direct control, and indirect notification. (10%)

Work with Energy Traders to create market strategy for the daily day-ahead offers and do the data entry for day-ahead offers on weekends, holidays and when needed. (10%)

Provide joint dispatch on behalf of joint dispatch customers. (5%)

Respond to transmission loading relief and re-dispatch events through the modification of generation patterns as directed by reliability coordinator at Midwest Independent Systems Operator-St. Paul. (5%)

Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.


Qualifications


This is a multi-level posting. Candidates' qualifications will be evaluated to determine appropriate level.

Associates, bachelor's degree in business or engineering-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience specifically related to electric system operation or energy trading.

One to three years of experience coordinating electric energy resources such as generation; load control, energy trading, supply contracts, and/or electric system operation. Knowledge of power system economics, especially economic dispatch and generator efficiency characteristics and energy trading.

Technical skills and mechanical knowledge related to understanding electric generation and power system operations.

Demonstrated problem-solving, resourcefulness and analytical skills to forecast and evaluate operational problems, energy production costs scenarios and system reliability concerns to promote continuity of service to customers at the lowest cost while assuring reliability standard and guideline compliance.

Verbal and written communication skills. Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities. Project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple issues and projects concurrently.

Resource Manager Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business or engineering-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience specifically related to electric system operation or energy trading. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)

NERC Balance and Interchange certification or higher certification is required.

Four years of control center, power plant or trading experience. Demonstrated ability to forecast electric system loads, evaluate the best options to serve the forecasted system load, evaluate economic options to serve system forecasted load, perform agency services, determine quotes for trading activities savings through purchases and sales and perform multi-task during very stressful conditions.

Experience with Generation Management Systems/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Knowledge of power system economics, especially economic dispatch and generator efficiency characteristics and energy trading.

Sr. Resource Manager Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business or engineering-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience specifically related to electric system operation or energy trading. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)

NERC Balance and Interchange certification or higher certification is required.

Six years of control center, power plant or trading experience.

Demonstrated ability to forecast electric system loads, evaluate the best options to serve the forecasted system load, evaluate economic options to serve system forecasted load, perform agency services, determine quotes for trading activities savings through purchases and sales and perform multi-task during very stressful conditions.

Experience with Generation Management Systems/Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. Knowledge of power system economics, especially economic dispatch and generator efficiency characteristics and energy trading.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

We celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


About Us


MidAmerican Energy Company, a Midwest utility, provides regulated electric and natural gas service to more than 1.6 million customers in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. The company owns and operates a portfolio of power-generating assets, approximately 61% of which is wind generation.

About the Team


At MidAmerican Energy Company, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. MidAmerican Energy Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


JOB INFO

Job Identification 10001316
Job Category Energy Marketing & Trading
Posting Date 06/10/2024, 01:00 PM
Apply Before 07/05/2024, 10:00 PM
Job Schedule Full time
Locations 4299 NW Urbandale Drive, Urbandale, IA, 50322, US
Salary Range $87,600-136,300
Business MidAmerican Energy Company




PI242099676

Salary: $87.00


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