Seeking a dispatcher to join our team. Ideal candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills, ability to work under pressure, and be dependable.
This position conducts local and remote monitoring of the electric distribution system through tools including, but not limited to, SCADA, GIS, AMR, IVR, OMS and radio as required. Responds to outages and emergency situations, issues hold-cards, performs switching, etc. to prevent loss of or to restore electric service. Uses all available tools to ensure that the electric distribution system is trouble-free and operating at maximum efficiency.
Must be able to work rotating shifts, including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work overtime, extended hours beyond normal shift and during emergencies (e.g. evenings, weekends, holidays, etc.) and be on call for work in all weather conditions.
Ability to communicate verbally with members in a courteous manner. Ability to sit for extended periods of time, regularly lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally over 50 pounds. Successful candidate must live within a 30-mile radius to JPEC, have a valid driver’s license, maintain good attendance/punctuality record, travel, and participate in designated training programs when necessary.
1. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
2. Two or more years of dispatch experience in the transmission or distribution of electricity preferred.
3. Experience in the transmission, receiving, and relaying of electronic information for utility, law enforcement, emergency medical, fire, emergency management, or military organization or as a multi-line telephone receptionist preferred.
JPEC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Apply at indeed.com.
Jackson Purchase Energy is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
How do I apply for employment with Jackson Purchase Energy?
When positions become available at JPEC, we will generally advertise the position on our website, on appropriate industry websites, on Indeed.com and in local newspapers. Each posting will include the criteria we are seeking and directions on how to apply. Résumés will be accepted as soon as the position is listed. Once résumés have been reviewed, we will contact those individuals who we feel are best qualified for an interview.
Please note that JPEC conducts drug and alcohol testing for pre-employment, as well as random and post-incident testing with our employees.
JPEC does not accept unsolicited résumés.
- Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
- Retirement plans including 401(k) or pensions
- Long-Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Sick Leave
- Eleven paid holidays