The state’s largest municipal electric power supplier seeks a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual familiar with the utility industry to join its Operations team. Responsibilities include forecasting/scheduling/monitoring of electric loads, communication with various power entities, and accurate record keeping. Very strong analytical skills, proficiency with Microsoft Excel, good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment are essential. Normal work hours will be based upon rotating 12-hour work shifts, including nights and weekends.
Basic computer skills to include use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and Internet.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively on routine matters with IMEA staff and members.
Basic analytical and mathematical skills to include algebra.
Ability to work independently, set priorities, and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously. Ability to work well in a team oriented environment.
Ability to become certified by regional transmission organizations, as may be required.
Additional Salary Information: IMEA offers highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits including a generous retirement program and a family medical plan. Dental, vision, life insurance, long term care along with short and long term disability benefits are also provided.
About Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
IMEA is a wholesale electric supplier to 32 Illinois municipal electric systems with long-term contracts with its member utilities. Each of these communities owns and operates its own electric distribution system, with over half owning and operating local power generation plants. IMEA provides service to members through a combination of joint power plant ownership and long-term power supply agreements, as well as related energy and operational services. IMEA also manages a wholesale natural gas agency, the Illinois Public Energy Agency that serves 12 municipal gas systems and 2 cooperatives in the state of Illinois. IMEA also provides management services to the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association for 55 municipal utilities throughout the state as well. The three entities operate 24x7x365 and have a combined annual budget near $375 million from our state of the art facility in Springfield, Illinois.