A high school diploma or equivalent and at least three years of experience as a System Operator, or five years of extensive field operations experience in an electric utility. Strong knowledge and education in the area of electrical transmission and distribution system operating concepts and practices. NERC Operator Certification as a Reliability Coordinator or Transmission Operator is required and must be maintained.

Basic Duties
Familiarity with the Association BES transmission system and distribution system. Knowledge of Association Procedures including safety practices, operating practices, operating procedures and approved work methods, switching maps, one-line diagrams, and all types of substation equipment. Ability to operate an EMS / SCADA system as well as other control center computer applications. Has experience with PC computers and common business software. Must have the ability to handle stress and work efficiently during emergency and heavy workload conditions. Ability to handle several tasks at once. Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in oral communications.

Intermountain Rural Electric Association provides an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, life insurance, Long Term Care, 401(k) plan, and a Defined Benefit Pension plan, Parental Leave and Short Term Disability.

If interested, please send us your résumé, cover letter and other relevant materials via our online Job Opening Form.  You may also send your résumé to Intermountain REA, Human Resources, Post Office Drawer A, Sedalia, CO 80135. You may also email your résumé to HR@IREA.coop. Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted and background check will be conducted.

Intermountain Rural Electric Association is an equal opportunity employer.

IREA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. All qualified candidates are given equal opportunity and selection decisions are based on job-related factors.