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Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation Transmission System Operator in Burlington, Kansas

JOB TITLE: Transmission System Operator
DEPARTMENT: Transmission System Operations – 801 Charlotte
LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
PAY RANGE: $74,000 - $99,800

Scheduled Work Hours: Rotating Shifts

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Transmission System Operator will have the responsibility to manage the reliability of the power system in real time and coordinate planned maintenance and unplanned restoration efforts in our highly complex and dynamic transmission system. Transmission System Operators are expected to handle sudden disruptions caused by equipment failure or weather to ensure that electricity is delivered in a reliable and economical manner. This position is part of a documented progression program. Candidates with necessary experience and performance can progress to a Lead Transmission System Operator.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
⦁ Monitoring the transmission system and responding to dynamic conditions
⦁ Mitigating system emergencies (i.e., storm response, system blackout, load shed, system restoration)
⦁ Coordinating planned maintenance and construction outages, and
⦁ Conducting reliability analysis using on-line programs and interfacing with the Regional Reliability Coordinator.

Education and Experience Requirements: The preferred candidate will possess 3 or more years of electrical utility experience in field operations, substation services, system operations and or power plant operations. It is also preferred that the candidate has a technology related degree with an electrical emphasis or engineering emphasis. All qualifications will be reviewed for the appropriate combination of experience, education and competencies to be selected for this position. Entry level candidates may be considered for this role if their background is complimentary to the competencies required to perform the job.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required: The selected individual must be able to make thoughtful planned decisions in a team environment and also make quick and accurate decisions in a real-time, high stress and fast-paced environment.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: NERC System Operator Certification or will be expected to obtain NERC System Operator Certification at the Transmission Operator level within 5 months of employment.

Working Conditions: This position does require the selected candidate to successfully operate in a high stress environment, work occasional overtime, be able to handle occasional travel, and be able to distinguish colors on computer screens. The job is an operating console position in a secured/limited access control room environment. The selected candidate must pass a security background review.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Job: *Power Delivery/Distribution and System Operations

Title: Transmission System Operator

Location: null

Requisition ID: TRA00Q3