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  • Monitor, control, and ensure 24 hours per day, 7 days a week availability and production of wind electricity generation facilities under the responsibility of Acciona Energy North America’s Renewable Energy System Operation Center (SOC) during normal and emergency conditions in a safe, reliable, and economic manner.
  • Monitor and evaluate system conditions, anticipate problems, and implement strategies to minimize or avoid issues which will adversely impact the wind turbines under the responsibility of the SOC
  • Promptly acquire and disseminate information to the appropriate entities for system disturbances, emergency conditions and other events adversely affecting the wind farms under responsibility of the SOC and/or the Bulk Power System
  • Direct and support dispatch of Technicians to perform system restoration and service activities
  • Develop and distribute periodic and incidental reports
  • Record, log, and maintain accurate records of power system operation
  • Maintain a working understanding of all SOC procedures and relevant NERC Reliability Standards
  • Stay current with Acciona renewable energy technology and professional development by participating in various training opportunities, and reading relevant Acciona and industry documents/publications
  • Author Electrical Switching and System Operation Procedures
  • Maintain required training certifications and proficiencies
  • Other responsibilities as assigned



  • 2 year technical degree or 4 year technical degree required or equivalent experience
  • 2 years experience in utility or power plant operations highly desired
  • Obtain PJM Certification within 12 months
  • Obtain NERC Certification within 12 months
  • Working knowledge of NERC Reliability Standards is a plus
  • Knowledge of electrical / mechanical theory and concepts
  • Ability to travel for training to various locations (including international)
  • Skill handling multiple tasks simultaneously without losing track of the details at various states of completion under normal and stressful conditions
  • Ability to work anytime in a shift routine basis (nights, weekends, holidays, extended hours)
  • Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts
  • Ability to use computer applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, etc)
  • Ability to monitor and navigate among several computer screens simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate detailed information accurately to internal/external customers
  • Ability to professionally represent the company when interacting with external organizations
  • Experience working with wind energy systems desirable
  • Must be Customer Focused
  • A valid driver’s license is desirable
  • Must be able to work in an office team environment
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

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Job Title Electrical System Operator
Post Details
Category Quality-Inspection
Posted By Acciona Energy North America
Location Chicago
Location Illinois
Job Type Full-time

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