VA Black Hills Health Care System- Certified Respiratory Therapist (Ft. Meade, SD)

Vacancy Number:         BH-16-075R-BS-1635416-BU
Position Title:             
Certified Respiratory Therapist (Sleep Technologist)
Grade:                          GS-0640-00
Location & Service:      1 vacancy: Fort Meade, SD– Diagnostics
Opening Date:              Friday, February 26, 2016
Closing Date:              
Thursday, March 17, 2016 

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Black Hills Corp- Forward Marketer (Rapid City, SD)

Job Title: Forward Marketer  (30351)
Job Description:

PAY RANGE:     $68,400 – $102,600 (DOQ)

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on March 10, 2016.

LOCATION:     Rapid City, SD

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Conduct purchase and sale transactions to maximize retail and wholesale margin while maintaining reliable, economic service to customers.  Support the day-ahead scheduling functions within the Generation Dispatch and Power Marketing department.  Ensure that practices are in full compliance with applicable standards, regulatory requirements and the company’s risk policies.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:      Manager of Forward Operations and Origination

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Interact with market participants to develop, negotiate and execute business transactions that create value for the company in both the Western and Eastern Interconnections.
  • Ensure that the company’s power supply costs are minimized and that assets are optimized to maximize marketing margins within established risk and reliability standards.
  • Coordinate and communicate all fuel needs to gas scheduling and real-time generation dispatch and plant operations.
  • Professionally represent company with a diverse group of customers and market participants and build business relationships that optimize company’s presence in the energy markets.
  • Prepare electronic requests (E-tags) for interchange for forward energy purchases. Accurate communication with counter-parties is required for timely communication of up-stream and down-stream information, including source, sink, transmission segments and ownership rights.
  • Purchase and/or reassign required transmission rights for each transmission segment of each transaction.
  • Conduct business in accordance with NERC, FERC and WECC standards and business practices, corporate risk management and compliance policies.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure compliance with all energy contracts and company risk management policies from a pre-schedule perspective.
  • Develop and maintain front office Department Administrative Guidelines.
  • Participate in the WECC ISAS committee and other industry work groups and committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Maintain effective working relationships with all GDPM and support department employees.
  • Establish and maintain positive business relationships with counterparts at regional or national utilities and marketer organizations, including Joint Ownership Unit participants.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 or more years of experience in generation dispatch, energy trading, interchange scheduling, resource planning or business analysis required.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Business or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Understanding of FERC, NERC, WECC and Eastern Interconnection market rules.
  • Strong working knowledge of electric system operations, generation dispatch, scheduling, tagging between interconnections and understanding of transmission constraints.
  • Knowledge of power plant operations, economic dispatch and operational limitations.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze market data and develop sound strategies.
  • Accomplished user of spreadsheet applications to perform power supply cost modeling.
  • Knowledge of OASIS sites and their functions for the purchase and scheduling of transmission rights.
  • Familiar with SCADA/EMS systems.
  • Knowledge of OATI systems to include Electronic Tagging and webTrader.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment and handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Proven ability to understand and exercise excellent judgment in a complex, high stress marketing environment.
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively with others in a team environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

EEO Employer, Race, Gender, Veterans, Disability

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment. How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- Operations Analyst II (Cheyenne, WY)

Job Title: Operations Analyst II  (30327)
Job Description:

PAY RANGE:     $48,550 – $72,850 (DOQ)

LOCATION:      Cheyenne, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The operations analyst is a key member of the operations team, accomplishing business objectives by identifying and solving business problems, resulting in optimized state operating performance.  This person will work closely with the state leadership team by seeking out performance deficiencies and developing new best practices.  This position requires strong computer skills, attention to detail, positive professional attitude, and the ability to work in a team environment.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:    Vice President, Operations – Wyoming

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyze and audit business practices, looking for deficiencies, failures and inefficiencies.
  • Create models of each problem in effort to create solutions.
  • Make recommendations and assist in the implementation of new / improved business practices.
  • Evaluate implementation efforts, making adjustments as needed.
  • Collaborate with management team and decision makers to identify and solve a variety of problems and to clarify management objectives.
  • Collaborate with others in the organization to ensure successful implementation of chosen problem solutions.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce monthly key performance indicator reports with analysis of results.
  • Create, maintain, and insist on a workplace environment that promotes diversity, safety, fair and equal treatment of employees, open communications and the highest standards of ethical behavior.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Establish professional relationships and work effectively with other departments, utilities, trade allies, and industry and government representatives.
  • Leaders within the state, including but not limited to VP, Director, Manager, Supervisor
  • Financial managers and analysts
  • Regulatory agencies.
  • Internal and external customers
  • Continuous improvement team.
  • Utility engineering
  • Information Technology

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in utility operations required.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, engineering or related field / equivalent work experience.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Analytical methods.
  • Financial acumen.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Exceptional math skills (statistics, calculus, etc.)
  • Excellent problem solver.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to not only point out what is not working, but also what is missing.
  • Ability to gain credibility of peers and management leadership team.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

EEO Employer, Race, Gender, Veterans, Disability

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment. How to apply: Click here to apply


Calhoun Communications, Inc.- Lead Wireless Network Technician (Sioux City, Iowa)

Calhoun Communications, Inc, located in Sioux City, Iowa, is an industry leader in the design, installation and maintenance of High Speed Wireless Networks and Microwave systems is currently accepting applications for the following position:

Lead Wireless Network Technician

This position requires the applicant to have experience with design, installation, and maintenance of Point to Point and Point to Point to Multipoint wireless networks, Point to Point licensed and unlicensed microwave system, indoor wireless LAN’s, and IP networks. Experience with Pathloss 5 and / or Micropath is preferred but not required. The qualified applicant should also possess good troubleshooting skills as well as mechanical skills. The ability to climb and perform installation of various antennas, cable, and mounting apparatus on antenna support structures such as towers, grain elevators, buildings, etc. is also preferred. Frequent travel is common and mainly on a weekly basis. Calhoun Communications, Inc. offers excellent benefits and a family type work atmosphere. Hourly wages are based on experience. Must have a valid driver’s license. Drug screening and background check is required. Calhoun Communications, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send Resume to:
Tony Carpenter
PO Box 3064
Sioux City, Iowa 51102
tonyc@calhouncommunications.com
Or apply in person
705 Douglas Street
Suite 540


VA Black Hills Health Care System- Chief, Education Service & Designated Learning Officer (Ft. Meade, SD)

Vacancy Number:         BH-16-080R-BS-1556810
Position Title:             
Chief, Education Service & Designated Learning Officer (DLO)
Grade:                          VN-0610-04
Location & Service:      1 vacancy: Fort Meade, SD– ADPCS
Opening Date:              Monday, February 29, 2016
Closing Date:               Friday, March 18, 2016 

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Crew Training International- Task Lead (Fort Huachuca, AZ)

Position Title:  Task Lead

Position/Vacancy Number:  7-16-UAS

Location:  Fort Huachuca

Open:  Proposal

Close:  Until Filled 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Education:   Associates degree or equivalent experience.

Training and Experience:   A minimum of two (2) years documented, successful Lead Management experience at the company level of a DoD contract, preferably in support of a UAS program. Experience can be military, civilian or contractor. 

General Skills:  Leadership; a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.  Must possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills; able to handle multiple tasks; flexible with work assignments; and works well under pressure.

Computer Skills:  Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Security Clearance:  Must maintain a “Secret” level security clearance.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as liaison between, customer, Contracting Officer Representatives, to coordinate work activities relevant to mission execution.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant government policies and standards.
  • Complete all tasks in assigned program area including technical work, staffing.
  • Monitor project progress to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare and provide reports and technical reviews to customer per contract requirements.
  • Coordinate work schedules and work assignments for contractor personnel to cover all shifts and work days.
  • Manage personal time off to ensure mission requirements are being met.
  • Ensure training of new personnel on assigned tasks.
  • Ensure contract employees maintain proficiency directly related to assigned task.
  • Attend and participate in customer, client, and Site Lead meetings as required.
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Employer Contact Information: jreyna@cti-crm.com

Position Web Link: http://www.cti-crm.com


Crew Training International- Deputy Site Lead (Fort Huachuca, AZ)

Position Title:  Deputy Site Lead

Position/Vacancy Number:  04-16-UAS

Location:  Fort Huachuca

Open:  Proposal

Close:  Until Filled 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Education:   Bachelor’s degree

Training and Experience:   A minimum of three (3) years documented, successful experience in UAS operations and training program. 

General Skills:  Must possess highly developed organizational, planning and management writing skills, oral communication skills, project management skills, ability to schedule work flow, prioritize, delegate, meet deadlines, and be multi task oriented.

Computer Skills:  Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Security Clearance:  Must maintain a “Secret” level security clearance. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Site Lead in his duties in supporting the customer. 
  • Be available during normal duty hours within 90 minutes of notification/request to meet with government personnel to discuss problem areas. After normal duty hours, be available within three (3) hours for this purpose. 
  • Assist in the coordination between the Site Lead and the Vice President of Operations the requirements and actions necessary to ensure the quality of contract deliverables. 
  • Assist in the coordination between the Site Lead and the Senior Vice President of Business Development in the preparation and construction of customer bid proposals and offers within the contracting process. 
  • Provide supervision to employees to ensure compliance with the government contract and company policies. 
  • Monitor employee work ethics, work schedules, employee daily time entries and validate time submissions at the end of each pay period. 
  • Assist in the interview process of applicants for position vacancies and make applicant recommendations to the Human Resource Manager. 
  • Ensure adequate training is provided for new employees. 
  • Maintain a general knowledge of federal and state labor laws. 
  • Assist in the financial responsibility for maintenance of office supplies and equipment replacement through the company’s purchase order system. 
  • Assign projects and tasks to appropriate team or project leads. 
  • Assist customers, when necessary, in the resolution of any issues or problems. 
  • In the absence of the Site Lead, act as his representative in such matters he deems appropriate. 
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Employer Contact Information: jreyna@cti-crm.com

Position Web Link: http://www.cti-crm.com