Arkansas Electric Cooperative

  • Power Market Operator - Intern

    Job Locations US-AR-Little Rock
    Posted Date 5 months ago(7/16/2018 12:56 PM)
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    Power Market Operator - Intern

    Little Rock, AR, USA

    Planning and Market Operations / Full Time


    Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.



    A Power Market Operator – Intern provides assistance to Power Market Operation (PMO) Staff in the management of available electric generation and other energy resources to meet AECC's load responsibility in an economic and efficient manner and to utilize energy marketing to benefit AECC.



    • Assists PMO staff in the development and the submitting of binding generation and resource offers in two Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO).
    • Assists PMO staff in the monitoring of AECC's demand in RTO markets in real time, and takes appropriate action to mitigate financial impact.
    • Assists PMO staff in the Calculation of the fuel requirements for AECC on-line generation in RTOs and communicates desire to AECC Fuels department.
    • Assists PMO staff in the monitoring of commercial customers and deployment of economic and reliability interruption when required.
    • Maintains high degree of situational awareness to meet constantly changing system conditions.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED, plus enrolled in a University in pursuit of a degree such as Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Business, Computer Science or similar related field.
    • Ability to work early morning and/or afternoon shifts, normally Friday through Monday.  


    Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.


    Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.


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