Responsible for serving as a liaison between Tri-State and its Member Systems. Responsible for enhancing existing relationships or creating new relationships as well as improving joint communication. Provide assistance in the implementation and development of Member System based products, services and programs that create additional value for Tri-State’s Member Systems. Provide assistance in the implementation and development of analytical studies in a variety of fields of interest that will create additional value for Tri-State’s Member Systems. Responsible for the development, implementation and support of a comprehensive Energy Efficiency-focused program designed to assist Member Systems as they promote the efficient use of electric service to residential and small commercial customers.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, business, marketing or engineering or a related discipline; or equivalent related experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Proficient technical skills in energy auditing, efficiency and conservation.
Proficient analytical, quantitative and economic evaluation skills.
Ability to develop and utilize extensive contacts in the private and government sectors.
Ability to conceptualize, develop and implement programs designed to assist Member Systems promote the efficient use of electric service to residential and/or commercial customers and increase market share in areas and products of interest.
Ability to research and assemble information, and assimilate, analyze, interpret and present data to various audiences including all levels of management.
Working knowledge of power generation technology, wholesale power markets, reliability standards, environmental regulation and market design.
Working knowledge of utility operating practices.
Familiarity with retail rates and rate setting philosophies.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including communicating with a wide range of individuals and groups both internally and externally.
Eight (8) years or more experience in developing and implementing communications, electric power demand side management, marketing and/or member service programs directed at residential/small commercial electric power consumers, with electric cooperative utility member services experience preferred.
Willingness to travel as required. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
Must be able to demonstrate that he or she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree preferred.
Electric cooperative utility member services experience preferred.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is primarily required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, and bend. Incumbent will be required to occasionally lift items up to 25 lbs. including above and below shoulder level. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, work independently including developing plans, procedures and goals, present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to moderate level of noise. Majority of duties are performed indoors primarily at a desk.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.