Website Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
- Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.
Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.
- There are three phases of training. A one-time bonus of up to $7,500 will be paid to trainees in 3 payments as each phase is completed.
- Employees regularly assigned to positions for shifts beginning at or after 2:00 p.m. but before 9:00 p.m. are paid up to an additional 4 percent for each hour worked during any such normal shift.
- Employees regularly assigned to positions for shifts beginning at or after 9:00 p.m. but before 4:00 a.m. are paid up to an additional 7 percent for each hour worked during any such normal shift.
- Employees who are appointed off this eligible list may receive salary bonuses for attainment of dispatcher certification(s) such as the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
- A Load Dispatcher exercises, or participates in, centralized control over electric transmission and distribution lines and generating and other electrical equipment of an electrical system, directs switching to remove lines and equipment from service for routine or emergency work, coordinates restoration of service, coordinates and executes the purchase, sale and scheduling of electrical energy and associated services in accordance with contracts and prearranged and real-time schedules, and other related duties.
Qualification & Experience:
- Five years of full-time paid experience, including time spent in training, in the operation or maintenance of a nuclear power plant and/or its associated auxiliaries on a naval ship.
- Three years of full-time paid experience in a position at least at the level of electrical engineering associate, which provides experience in power system field operations in maintenance of power system control equipment, or the functioning or maintenance of electric equipment and lines in an electric power generating plant, in a substation, receiving, switching or distribution station, or maintaining an electrical distribution system at 4-kV or higher voltage and possessing either an Engineer-in-Training certification or a Professional Engineers license; or
- Two years of full-time paid experience as an electric station operator, steam plant operator, electric distribution mechanic, electrical mechanic, hydroelectric station operator, senior electrical repairer, lineman, senior electrical tester, electric trouble dispatcher or in a position which is at least at that level and provides experience in operating a switchboard controlling the function or maintenance of electric equipment and lines in an electric power generating plant, substation, or in a receiving, switching, or distribution station; or maintaining an electrical distribution system at 4-kV or higher; or
- Two years of full-time paid experience as a load dispatcher, systems operator, or in a position which is at least at that level and provides experience in centralized control over electric transmission lines, distribution lines, generating equipment, and/or other electrical equipment of an electric utility system at 4-kV or higher; or
Company: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Oakland, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A