Lead overall project management of existing marketing efforts in the Mid-Continent Independent System Operator, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, evaluate existing efforts within these market footprints and develop new efforts with the Southwest Power Pool.
Lead SWPA in its efforts to research and form a strategy to offer into the existing energy markets, hydropower projects as part of existing contractual relationships and lead the review of existing regional energy markets including energy imbalance markets, real-time and day-ahead markets, capacity markets, and RTO implications and market activities.
Identify trends and develop long-term strategies for addressing significant issues facing SWPA, the current and future electric utility environment, and advising the Administrator of any sensitive or critical major action items currently facing the Industry.
Analyze SWPA activities, initiatives, and strategic plans and advise the Administrator on how to implement these in conjunction with agency or industry or Administration objectives, changes, or initiatives. Provide policy guidance and information to senior staff and other management officials.
Experience directing, leading, and developing strategies and project initiatives in the energy business sector serving as the expert providing advice and guidance on a variety of topics which includes at least two of the following: participation in energy markets, energy marketing, administering power system operations, performing engineering studies regarding resource needs in an energy market, power marketing contracts.
NOTE: This agency does not accept emailed applications. All applicants must apply through the vacancy announcement listing on USAJOBS for consideration.
Southwestern Power Administration offers career opportunities in the highly energized electric utility industry. We market federally produced hydro-power from 24 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers multipurpose dams in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. We operate and maintain 1,380 miles of high-voltage transmission lines, substations and a communications system that includes microwave, VHF radio, and state of the art fiber optics. Our offices are located in Gore, Oklahoma, Jonesboro, Arkansas, Springfield, Missouri, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.