System Operator – Local Balancing Authority

  • Entergy
  • Un - Texa - Woodlands
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: Entergy

Location: Woodlands, Texa, Un


* This position will be filled by a System Operator – LBA, I or II based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. *


This position is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and analysis of Entergy's Authority (LBA) System Operations in real-time. The LBA System Operator will work as a team member to maintain situational awareness and compliance of all regulatory requirements.


  • Monitor real-time Local Balancing Authority (LBA) operations in a safe and reliable manner
  • Balance hourly net actual interchange with adjacent BAs/LBAs for daily submission to MISO
  • Monitor GMS/SCADA systems to ensure accurate meter data representations for real-time and after-the fact energy accounting
  • Support MISO BA in performing Emergency Operations to include system restoration and load shed if necessary
  • Coordinate and communicate with MISO, TOP, SERC, SPO/EMO, LBA Meter Data Services, External BAs/LBAs, and all Embedded Entities within the LBA footprint to ensure system reliability
  • Analyze and react to real-time conditions and take proactive measures to influence forward plans to ensure system reliability

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, engineering or equivalent power system operations work experience

Minimum Experience:

  • System Operator – LBA I: 0 – 2 years of related experience
  • System Operator – LBA II: at least 2 – 4 years of related experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Detailed knowledge of RTO/Power Pool markets and operations, Power Plant and/or Power System Operations
  • Ability to perform analysis from a large volume of data with conflicting results and determine the best solution with no assistance
  • Able to perform all job task successfully and complete a System Operator qualification program within 3 months
  • Able to support a System Operator-LBA Senior throughout an entire shift with little or no direction
  • Able to work a 12-hour shift schedule in support of a 24X7 operation
  • Preferred:  Detailed knowledge of Generation dispatch in real-time market

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • NERC Certified System Operator – Reliability Coordinator (RC) level


Primary Location: TexasWoodlands
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 87819
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.