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Gen Dispatcher

Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Exelon Generation Co. LLC
Job ID: 231684
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2021

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Job Description

Description

At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.    

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon! 

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

This position provides an interface between external customers such as the Independent System Operators, Regional Transmission Organization’s and Generating Stations as well as internal customers such as Fuels, Generation Liaisons, Nuclear Duty Officer, Real Time Trading, Next Day Trading, and Wholesale Team Management. The Wholesale Team Generation Dispatcher proactively ensures requests for energy and ancillary services are met while ensuring compliance with FERC, NERC, and ISO standards as well as Wholesale’s Generation Dispatch procedures to achieve positive results for Exelon.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

Accountable regional dispatcher on shift (ERCOT/MISO, PJM/NYISO/NEPOOL, and GSOC/AESO)

Coordinate, direct, and schedule, the dispatch of Exelon’s generating units and PPA’s during normal and emergency operations.

Monitors generation conditions via the Control System via alarms, telemetry values, status, etc. and keeps updated to meet requested dispatch of our assets and PPA’s. This includes coordination with ISO/RTO’s and plant personnel to meet system operation.

Communicates and log generation and system issues (communicates with  plant operators & ISO’s, coordinates real time outages and testing, updates schedules, adjust generation of units as needed).

Manage real time generating unit outages and testing (evaluate capacity status, evaluate and process requests for generator outages and testing).

Make notifications of telecommunication issues to both internal and external telecommunications providers (telecommunication problems – i.e. RTUs, phones, satellite phone).

Accountable for providing on the job training of Associate Generation Dispatchers in conjunction with an internal training team. Required to complete all company-based training and maintain certifications required for the role.

POSITION SCOPE 

•Individual Contributor with exposure to Lead role responsibilities while working with Associate Generation Dispatcher

•No direct reports

•High level of independence, decision making authority, and accountability

•High level of internal and external contact relationships 


•Direct impact for mitigation of compliance related fines and ISO settlement disputes

 

 

Qualifications

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

•3-7 years direct experience as a generation dispatcher.

•Knowledge of AESO, BPA, ERCOT, ISO-NE, MISO, PJM, and SPP markets.

•Shall obtain PJM Certification within one year

•Shall obtain NERC Certification within two years.  

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•Exhibit strong problem-solving and analytical ability.

•Extremely detail-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to think independently and creatively.

•Demonstrate the ability to respond to emergencies & manage stressful situations.

•Ability to work in an operating environment that requires 24x7 shift work including Holidays.

Preferred:

•3-7 years’ experience as a generation dispatcher or an equivalent energy related position.
•Undergraduate degree in Engineering or other technical degree.
•Operational plant or utility experience
•Leadership experience. 
•Experience with Control systems

 

DISCLAIMER

The preceding position description is intended to provide the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification.  It is not intended to be a detailed description of the position or a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position, nor is it intended to indicate the exact amounts of time an individual will perform various position duties.

 

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

 
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