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Power Engineer/System Operator

3+ months agoIrving, TX

Tenaska is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, an organization that's adept in natural gas and power marketing, power management, development and acquisition of generation assets, operation of power plants and more.

Position Summary:

The Power Engineer is responsible for the monitoring and coordination of the real-time dispatch of customer power generation facilities and controllable load resources across the United States.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Continuous compliance with the applicable market and operational rules.
  • Coordination with power plant personnel and regional transmission organizations.
  • Interacts effectively with Real-Time Traders and Energy Managers to monitor and evaluate generation surplus or deficit positions related to market opportunities.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills and proficiency with database, spreadsheet, real-time, and internet applications are a must.
  • Dependable, reliable, and predictable attendance is required.
  • This position requires working twelve hour shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Traveling to training seminars is required several times per year.


  • Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree. Engineering discipline is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows (current) and Office (current), and proficiency with database, spreadsheet, real-time, and internet applications required.
  • Ability to prioritize assigned projects, multi-task, and confidently make critical decisions in a fast- paced environment.
  • Must have strong customer service, time management, organizational skills, and written/verbal communication skills.

At Tenaska we care about the wellbeing of our employees and their families. That's why we offer our employees a comprehensive benefit package. Benefits included below:

  • Health, dental, vison, disability, and life insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) plan
  • Incentive-based, competitive salary packages
  • Health/dependent care flex accounts
  • Tuition assistance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Adoption benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Generous sick leave
  • Charitable giving program
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Wellness programs

Tenaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Client-provided location(s): Irving, TX, USA
Job ID: Tenaska-POWER01120