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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Assistant Power Market Operator in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$54,000 – $65,000


Assistant Power Market Operator

Little Rock, AR, USA

Power 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.

Manages 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.


  • Develop and submit binding generation and resource offers in two Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO).

  • Monitor AECC's demand in RTO markets in real time, and takes appropriate action to mitigate financial impact.

  • Calculate fuel requirements for AECC on-line generation in RTOs and communicates desire to AECC Fuels department.

  • Check the Day Ahead Market Portfolio positions for accuracy and Market compliance.

  • Procure transmission reservations to meet AECC’s requirements using Open Access Same-Time Information System.

  • Develop and submit electronic tags for schedule of physical energy to meet AECC's load requirement.

  • Monitor commercial customers and employ economic and reliability interruption when required.

  • Follow directives and Operating instructions when issued by RCs, TOPs, or LBAs to meet compliance requirements.

  • Maintain high degree of situational awareness to meet constantly changing system conditions.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain CIP clearance access.

  • EEI Position Testing will be conducted as part of the selection process.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field plus one year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to work rotating shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications

  • NERC Systems Operator Certification


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.

Job ID 2021-2260