Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is looking for an energetic individual as our Assistant Dispatcher-in-Training, Level I as part of the Power Supply Team located in Fairbanks, Alaska. This full-time IUOE position earns a competitive starting wage of $42.26 hourly including excellent benefits.
A day in the life of an Assistant Dispatcher-in-Training, Level I can look like:
Under supervision, become proficient in the safe and efficient operation of the computer-based SCADA/EMS system. Assist with the coordination of "real time" operation of electrical generation, transmission and distribution facilities. Use excellent communication skills to receive of trouble calls and dispatching line crews for power restoration and help maintain security of facilities.
High school diploma or the equivalent.
This position requires successful and timely completion of the GVEA dispatch training requirements. Upon successful completion of an examination, the position will be upgraded to a System Dispatcher.
Demonstrated knowledge of basic electricity and desktop computing systems.
Minimum of three years experience in power system operation or energy marketing or five years experience in distribution, transmission or power plant operations.
Demonstrated experience using personal computers.
GVEA conducts pre-employment, post-offer drug/alcohol screening and background checks. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates as deemed necessary. All offers of employment at Golden Valley Electric Association are contingent upon clear results of a drug/alcohol screening. As a condition of employment, successful applicants must become an IUOE member before start of employment. This position is open until filled.
Make A Difference
At GVEA, we believe everyone deserves to feel safe. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. We work together, as one team, to improve the lives of the members we serve, power economies, and provide innovative energy solutions. We are shaping the future and want you to help us shape a better, safer, tomorrow.
Ready to Join our Electric Cooperative Team?
If working in an exciting industry, powering the Interior of Alaska interests you, please fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
GVEA conducts pre-employment, post-offer drug/alcohol screening and background checks. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates as deemed necessary. All offers of employment at Golden Valley Electric Association are contingent upon clear results of a drug/alcohol screening.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Golden Valley Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been serving Interior Alaska residents since 1946. GVEA has nearly 300 employees and is the third largest electric utility in Alaska, serving nearly 100,000 residents in Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction, Nenana, Healy, Denali National Park and Cantwell. Among GVEA’s members are three military bases, two gold mines and an oil refinery. Golden Valley operates and maintains over 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution lines including 35 substations and 8 generating facilities. GVEA has the most diversified fuel mix of electric utilities in the state: coal, oil, wind, solar, as well as hydro from Bradley Lake near Homer and natural gas from Anchorage.