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System Operations Specialist

Company/organization: Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.
Contact: Human Resources
Phone: 4178811204
Website: https://careers.aeci.org

The System Operations Specialist provides support services to System Operations for the safe and reliable operation of AECI’s transmission system as an interconnected part of the bulk electric system.  This role will design, develop, implement and maintain technical training programs for AECI’s electric system/grid operations employees.  This position will be located at our Headquarters in Springfield, MO.

Principal Activities

  • Provide quality and timely training to AECI System Operators.
  • Serve as subject matter expert to ensure compliance with applicable NERC standards.
  • Oversee the system architecture of documents, procedures and reports the department adopts and maintains.
  • Serve the role of System Operator as requested or needed.


Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or equivalent or demonstrate comparable knowledge and experience.
  • Possess RC NERC Certification (or obtain within 12 months of hire).
  • Possess a minimum 5 years progressively more responsible related experience with an electric utility, with at least one or more years additional experience in training, coaching, development of operating procedures and processes, and technical writing.
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of Electrical Power System Generating and Transmission equipment.


AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available.  Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!


To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers and complete your profile. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and apply for a position. AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please reference the contact information above if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.


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