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Administrative Assistant 2

Electric Reliability Council of Texas

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Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: November 22, 2022
Reference Code: R1238
AT ERCOT, our diverse and dynamic work environment provides a platform on which employees can work together to build the future of the Texas power grid and wholesale market utilizing the latest technologies and resources. We encourage you to join our talented, dedicated workforce to develop world-class solutions for today and tomorrow's energy challenges while learning new skills and growing your career.

ERCOT is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion at all levels of our company. It is the cornerstone of our corporate values of accountability, leadership, innovation, trust, and expertise. We accept and celebrate those that join us and recognize that individuals with a wide variety of talents, ideas, and experiences propel the innovation that drives our success. A diverse and inclusive workforce strengthens us and allows for a collaborative environment to solve the challenges that face our industry today and in the future.

ERCOT offers the flexibility to work both in and out of the office within the state of Texas, providing our employees with an enhanced work life balance.

Be a part of the dedicated and collaborative teams that support the corporate functions of ERCOT. Our teams develop impactful working relationships while leveraging business know-how to support our internal and external customers to maintain the reliability of the electric power grid and wholesale markets.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides administrative support for a department. Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information requested.

JOB DUTIES
  • Demonstrates proficiency and knowledge in an administrative or technical area. Applies acquired job skills and ERCOT policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks and expand skills.
  • Works on assignments that are usually within an area of expertise that are semi-routine in nature. Applies knowledge and understanding to resolve most problems and issues but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice.
  • Normally follows established procedures on routine work and requires instructions on new and/or complex assignments.
  • May provide informal guidance to lower level colleagues.
ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES
  • Provides high level administrative and engineering support to assigned departments
  • Collects and processes engineering data, coordinates with external and internal data providers on schedule and formats of submitted data, and structures and organizes website postings of data and reports
  • Provides administrative support and assistance to assigned director and staff
  • Processes new generation interconnection requests and associated data and maintains the New Generation Interconnection Spreadsheet of public projects that is posted on the ERCOT website
  • Administers calendar and tracks due dates related to Regional Planning Group studies and generation interconnection request studies
  • Posts and maintains data for the Market Information System website and works with the IT department to structure and organize the Market Information System website
  • Processes and handles procurement requests for the System Planning division
  • Provides administrative support for System Planning director and staff (travel, expense accounts, meeting organization, et al)
  • Supports engineering staff in the completion of their duties and tasks
  • Maintains high standards of confidentiality regarding privileged information
EXPERIENCE
  • Requires minimum 2 years job related work experience in excess of degree requirements
EDUCATION
  • High School Diploma or GED (Required)
  • or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge to a major in such fields is required
CERTIFICATION
  • CAP Certified Administrative Professional (Preferred)
The foregoing description reflects the minimum qualifications and the essential functions of the position that must be performed proficiently with or without reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. It is not an exhaustive list of the duties expected to be performed, and management may, at its discretion, revise or require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This job description is not intended to create a contract of employment with ERCOT. Both ERCOT and the employee may exercise their employment-at-will rights at any time.
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About this Employer

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) manages the flow of electric power to more than 26 million Texas customers -- representing about 90 percent of the state’s electric load. As the independent system operator for the region, ERCOT schedules power on an electric grid that connects more than 52,700+ miles of transmission lines and 1,030+ generation units, including PUNs. It also performs financial settlement for the competitive wholesale bulk-power market and administers retail switching for 8 million premises in competitive choice areas. ERCOT is a membership-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation, governed by a board of directors and subject to oversight by the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Texas Legislature. Its members include consumers, cooperatives, generators, power marketers, retail electric providers, investor-owned electric utilities, transmission and distribution providers and municipally owned electric utilities.