The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Senior Resource Specialist (Power)

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID 2020-1592
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(6/16/2020 2:41 PM)
Application Filing Period
June 17, 2020 – July 17, 2020
# of Openings
1
Min
USD $121,264.00/Yr.
Max
USD $158,392.00/Yr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)
9/80
Group
WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS GROUP
Section
POWER OPERATING & PLAN SECT

The position is that of subject matter expert for power operations and scheduling, power sales, and procurement activities related to Metropolitan’s retail loads, hydroelectric power plants, federal hydro entitlements, and CRA pumping operations. In this role, you will use your broad based experience with power and transmission contract management and administration, power markets and market operations, power settlements, energy risk management practices, renewable and emission credit markets, and retail energy service options.  You will utilize your in depth knowledge and experience with the CAISO market place (or other Independent System Operator experience), business practices, and tariff structure. You will also provide strategic recommendations for CAISO and non-CAISO bidding and scheduling processes, and evaluation and tracking of CAISO and third party power settlements.  Your experience with energy market analysis methods utilizing statistical or market simulation models, and historical and forward market prices will also be emphasized when implementing risk management policies and procedures.  In addition, your knowledge and experience with energy and capacity contracts and contract valuation methods, will support negotiations of key contract terms and conditions.  You will also coordinate with WECC and California regulatory agencies such as the CEC, CAISO, CARB and CPUC and understand their stakeholder procedures and policies.


This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.  To view the full job description click here: Senior Resource Specialist

 


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, majoring in Business Administration, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Urban Planning, Geology, Geography, Hydrology, or other directly related field, and 8 years of progressively responsible experience in policy development, project management, resource negotiations, and development and implementation of solutions to complex problems related to water resources, 1 year of which must have been at a supervisory level for supervisory positions.


Relevant Experience is defined as: Experience with day to day company load requirements and power assets, contract administration, risk management, integrated resource planning, settlement experience, business analytics, experience working with regulatory agencies (CAISO, CARB, WECC, CPUC, CEC), and strategy assessment; experience organizing, formatting and calculating data with formulas using a spreadsheet system.

 


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

 


JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA

20% Technical knowledge/skills
15% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
20% Analytical Skills
5% Customer Service

10% Risk Management

5% Leadership
15% Teamwork

5% Resource Planning
5% Oral Communication
5% Written Communication
100% Total


CLOSING
Benefits:
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

• On-site fitness center

 

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee


ABOUT MWD
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

 

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: jobs@mwdh2o.com.

 

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

 

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

 

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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