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Supervisor, Small Generation

Electric Reliability Council of Texas

Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 1, 2022
Reference Code: R1110
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.

Manages the day to day and strategic operations.

Supervisor, Small Generation supervises daily operations.

  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and performance management of staff.
  • Frequently interacts with direct reports and functional peer groups. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others.
  • Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled, support individual contributors. Acts as an advisor to department and may become actively involved, as required, to meet schedules and resolve problems. A small portion of time is normally spent performing individual tasks related to the department. Typically has full responsibility for direct reports.
  • May provide input to budgeting and financial decisions that impact the department. Requests approval for financial actions beyond a limited scope per policy.
  • Responsible for coordinating the integration of generation resources into the ERCOT System from the initial application of a generation resource for entry into the Generation Interconnection or Change Request process to the approval for commercial operations
  • Review of screening studies, full Interconnection study scope and study approval, review of the Standard Generation Interconnection Agreement, protocol compliance review, development and approval of modeling data for all phases of the interconnection, support for Network Modeling for modeling the generation resource in the NMMS model, Commissioning Plan review and Part 1, 2, and 3 checklist completion. Communicates ERCOT requirements to Market Participants
  • Communicates ERCOT requirements to Market Participants
  • Provides staff support to ROS working groups in development of planning databases (SSWG, SPWG, and DWG) and coordinate regular updates of these datasets
  • Develops and maintains databases for Resource Entity modeling for existing and future resources to ensure consistency of similar data across multiple departments
  • Develops new or revised models to reflect new technology or business processes
  • Leads and/or represent ERCOT in technical committees and subcommittees
  • Represents ERCOT in state and national policy groups such as the North American Reliability Council (NERC) and the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB)
  • Serves as expert witness on ERCOT generation interconnection matters
  • Develops and sustains a high level understanding of the competitive energy markets
  • Works proactively with upper management to plan and execute ERCOT's mission and initiatives
  • Participates in development and administration of department budget and financial goals
  • Assists in establishing department goals and initiatives to implement them
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in transmission planning/analysis or system operations
  • Prior experience supervising or leading a team or projects preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree : Electrical Engineering or related field (Required)
  • Master's Degree : Electrical Engineering, Business Administration, or related field (Preferred)
  • or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge to a major in such fields is required
  • PE Professional Engineer (Preferred)
Work Location:
  • There are requirements in this role that will be required to be performed on-site in Taylor, TX. It is estimated that your business area will require this position to be on-site at least (2) days per week. Circumstances and business needs may require you to be on-site more often. On-site requirements are at the discretion of Management.
  • Remote work schedules shall be performed within Texas. Log-ins during out of state business travel, and any temporary remote work arrangements must be submitted and approved by HR.
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.