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Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an intermediate level, performs or assists with installation, commissioning and maintenance of LCRA Transmission Services substation protective relaying, diagnostics, SCADA, measurement, metering, monitoring and control systems.  Assists in technical support to system operations, LCRA design and maintenance engineering groups and customers in the development and implementation of SCADA, metering, and protection systems. This position utilizes knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services, but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Coordinates complex projects involving LCRA System Operations, Generation, LCRA Relay and Control Engineering, LCRA Telecommunications, LCRA Network Services and ERCOT; with guidance from experienced technicians. - Performs or assists with complex maintenance, installation, commissioning and integration tasks on  equipment, including but not limited to Remote Terminal Units (RTU), Data Concentrators, Revenue Meters, Protective Relays, Windows based computers, Human Machine Interfaces, GPS Satellite Clocks, Digital Fault Recorders, and other related equipment and peripherals with guidance from experienced technicians. - Performs or assists with maintenance and installation tasks on network related equipment, including but not limited to routers, switches, network interface cards and serial to IP transceivers, with guidance from experienced technicians. - Integrates and tests Remote Terminal Units, Protective Relay devices, Revenue Meters and HMIs into Transmission Services SubWAN for remote access/configuration capabilities and D2F (Distance to Fault) functionality.  Maintains and archives relay event records in accordance with ERCOT protocols. - Uses vendor software to configure and implement customer-specific and equipment-specific requirements and programs. - Assists engineering and purchasing with the testing/evaluation of new equipment and technologies for potential long term agreements. - Performs or assists with modifications of system documentation and drawings including, but not limited to, departmental procedures, schematics, diagrams and spreadsheets. - At an intermediate level, analyzes, evaluates, and corrects anomalies in control and network related systems. - Assists with the development and summarization of test results, trouble reports and required records for SCADA, metering and protection related equipment. Completes and submits NERC and ERCOT required documentation. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing installation and maintenance tasks. - Follows LCRA Safety and Operating Procedures. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin | TX-LaGrange
At an intermediate level, administers safety programs.  Participates in assessment of programs and research, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures.  Performs incident investigations.  Conducts safety meetings and safety training.  Maintains records and prepares reports.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills.  Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.  - Provides safety consultation and serves as a safety and health resource for LCRA staff. - Schedules and conducts safety orientations, safety training, health training and monthly / quarterly safety meetings.  Maintains training records. - Performs safety and health inspections and audits. - Performs incident investigations, including documentation, tracking and reporting.  - Participates in the research, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures. - Provides health- and safety-related project support.  Prepares health and safety plans for LCRA projects.  - May coordinate medical monitoring activities and schedule employees for testing. - Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-LaGrange
At an intermediate level, performs electrical work, including maintenance, inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation, and/or removal of electrical power generation, transmission, distribution, and/or control equipment such as motor control systems and interlocks, high voltage switchgear and protective relays.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.  - Installs, maintains, removes, inspects, tests, and repairs electric motors, generators, electrical circuit breakers, condensers, transformers, switches, communication systems, and electrical and electronic control equipment and wiring. - Locates and repairs failures in electrical and electronic circuits and equipment; installs test apparatus on all electrical equipment.  Implements solutions to electrical and electronic control system problems. - Performs maintenance, repair, and operational / diagnostic tests as required on all power apparatus in substations, power plants, or other installations.  Records test results.  Develops and prepares summary of test results in reports. - Installs and maintains lighting, and other types of electrical equipment at power plants, communications facilities, substations, pump houses, dams, and other locations. - Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines). - Performs routine preventative maintenance and general upkeep of electrical and electronic equipment and test gear. - Reads/interprets blueprints and drawings, consults manuals, parts lists, etc., to assist in performing work.  Keeps drawings and schematics up to date and accurate. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks. - Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing repair and maintenance tasks.  - May perform low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. - For employees assigned to Transmission Services, transports and operates aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Supervises, coordinates and directs activities of skilled craft personnel performing diagnostic duties using test equipment to evaluate equipment condition such as high voltage transformers, circuit breakers, etc. used in transmission and distribution substations.  Monitors day to day operations of the equipment and systems in assigned areas.  Provides safety leadership.    - Provides day-to-day guidance and direction to work group. Monitors work and project completion.  Schedules personnel and equipment needed for ongoing and special projects.  Makes provisions to keep work unit fully staffed.  Ensures that workers who operate LCRA-owned or rented equipment are properly trained in the safe and proper use of the equipment.  Conducts performance evaluations and handle performance-related issues.  Gives feedback to employees on quality and quantity of work produced.  Provides instruction and training as needed.  Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information.  Provides input into budgeting process, pay actions, and other employment decisions, equipment replacement and/or repair, and decisions pertaining to effectiveness of work group efforts.  Participates in work activities when safety provisions allow. - Provides safety leadership. Ensures safety procedures and policies are adhered to.  Takes responsibility to ensure employees are working safely.  Coordinates and supervises weekly safety meetings, and attends and participates in monthly safety meetings.  - Oversees the installation, adjustment and performance of tests on electrical utility equipment in substations, power plants, and industrial plants. Oversees final tests and verification of proper operation.  - Oversees the evaluation, purchase, repair and calibration of test equipment for the area. - Ensures appropriate processes, procedures and records are developed and maintained within the department. Develops and summarizes test results and records of substation equipment and associated equipment including trouble reports. - Performs complex troubleshooting of control circuits in various types of electrical utility equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, etc. - Performs low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations personnel. - Reviews complex diagnostic survey work including but not limited to infrared, partial discharge measurement, battery impedance, battery strap resistance, acoustic emission and basic substation inspections. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. - Ensures appropriate processes, procedures and records are developed and maintained within the department. Validates completion of maintenance logs, files and reports to document dates and nature of work performed and other information such as equipment type, location, technical manuals, schematics, test reports and maintenance records. - Makes arrangements for crew scheduling to ensure maintenance completion as planned. Ensures parts and equipment are ordered and delivered on time to ensure maintenance completion as planned.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-LaGrange
At an entry level, performs manual and clerical duties involved in the daily operation of LCRA warehouses, storage areas, and laydown yards. Performs inventory and materials management tasks, including material handling, shipping/receiving, stock maintenance, disposal and coordination of material movements between warehouses, facilities and project sites. Operates material handling equipment. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Issues, receives, stores and/or transfers materials for jobs; enters data into automated systems and/or manual record keeping systems. Ensures material issues are correct. - Monitors inventory levels to ensure that sufficient quantities of materials are available. Performs automated and manual cycle counts. Visually inspects materials for defects. Arranges materials to meet crew needs. - Loads and unloads freight from trucks and other transportation devices. - Unpacks, counts, separates, stocks, and places materials in proper storage locations and routes/delivers materials to prescribed storage locations. Transports goods by pallet jacks, hand trucks, carts or other material handling devices. Moves materials from storage locations and prepares for shipment. - Attends and successfully completes LCRA/department-specific forklift training and obtains certification within LCRA program. Moves materials using forklifts upon obtaining certification. - Disposes of stock and materials according to procedures. Completes required forms and maintains appropriate records to ensure proper disposal of obsolete, surplus and/or used materials. - Assists with resolution of discrepancies between orders and delivered goods. - Verifies/validates materials received against receiving documents. Inspects, notes/documents and reports discrepancies and obvious damage. - Makes necessary deliveries and pick-ups, both on and off site. - May complete repair forms and return materials (RMAs) to vendors for repair or replacement; handles shipping and receiving through the freight company or other carriers (e.g. UPS). - May maintain gate operation and upkeep of stores warehouse including equipment, vehicles and general housekeeping. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
LCRA is seeking an experienced OnBase Administrator to join a dynamic team of Application Administrators in our Digital Services group. In addition to providing day-to-day support of the OnBase system and other document management systems, including Bluecielo Meridian, this position will work with our customers to understand their business needs and build processes into OnBase to increase efficiency within various workgroups. At a senior level, provides advanced support for software applications in areas such as configuration, deployment, installation, tuning, monitoring, maintenance and updating. Other responsibilities include: - Administers software applications in areas such as configuration, deployment, installation, tuning, monitoring, maintenance, updating, documentation and data archiving. - Works with QA/QC team to test, review and document installation, operation and troubleshooting procedures. - Designs, documents and implements backup, recovery, disaster recovery and monitoring plan for software applications. - Provides technical assistance, customer service and problem resolution for applications supported. - Develops and runs queries and other reporting for users. - Adds/removes users from the application and/or sets up the application to utilize LCRA single sign on. - Pursues new technologies, knowledge, training and problem resolutions.  Researches, tests and develops these technologies. - Plans and coordinates medium to large sized software application projects and provides documentation for projects.  Conducts team meetings, provides task management, estimates and defines project timelines, allocates resources, prioritizes work, and manages the work package as assigned under periodic review. - Proposes and implements system enhancements.  Develops recommendations for application purchases and upgrades. - Provides input to the Architecture Review Board in integrating applications into the overall LCRA architecture. - Trains and mentors less-experienced staff. - May perform administration of application servers, including backup, recovery, disaster recovery, monitoring, tuning and documentation to ensure systems are available for customers. - Understands and incorporates applicable functional area, field and operational aspects into administration activities. - Adheres to NERC CIP (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Standards, NIST (National Institute of standards and Technology), ISA (Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society), and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) as applicable to application supported. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Performs electrical work, including maintenance, inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation and/or removal of transmission, distribution and/or control equipment such as motor control systems and interlocks, high voltage switchgear and protective relays. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Installs, maintains, removes, inspects, tests, and repairs electric motors, generators, electrical circuit breakers, condensers, transformers, switches, communication systems, and electrical and electronic control equipment and wiring. - Locates and repairs failures in electrical and electronic circuits and equipment; installs test apparatus on all electrical equipment. Implements solutions to electrical and electronic control system problems. - Performs maintenance, repair and operational / diagnostic tests as required on all power apparatus in substations, power plants, or other installations. Records test results. Develops and prepares summary of test results in reports. - Installs and maintains lighting, and other types of electrical equipment at power plants, communications facilities, substations, pump houses, dams and other locations. - Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines). - Performs routine preventative maintenance and general upkeep of electrical and electronic equipment and test gear. - Reads/interprets blueprints and drawings, consults manuals, parts lists, etc., to assist in performing work. Keeps drawings and schematics up to date and accurate. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks. - Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing repair and maintenance tasks. - May perform low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power plants, etc.) as scheduled. - Transports and operates aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management. 
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
The Park Reservation System Coordinator will become proficient in LCRA's Parks reservation system with a focus on supporting LCRA Parks as a whole. As our Park Reservation Systems Coordinator, you will need an innate hunger to want to improve operational processes, customer experience, and constantly seek out ways to eliminate inefficiencies. Familiarity with SAAS platforms and how they operate is also preferred. Being a subject - matter expert, you will help enhance the reservation customer experience, perform regularly scheduled audits to ensure we are maximizing the platform to its potential including customer engagement and content. Leveraging the data from our reservation system, you will also design, develop, and implement dashboards for Parks identifying key metrics as it pertains to our strategic plan.This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from their supervisor. - Acts as the liaison between the vendor and Parks staff, becoming the internal expert for our customer’s experience when making reservations within LCRA Parks. - Creates compelling and creative original content that captures the target audience’s attention and influences action; edits content to ensure consistent quality, voice, and messaging and brand adherence. - Coordinates marketing efforts of the site with Community Resources marketing team (newsletter, customer communication/engagement). - Assists in the analysis of business operations to understand process strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate/improve processes and functions. - Researchs and curates trends as well as knowledge of trending topics and initiatives that will be relevant to Parks' audience. - Develops and implements a training on the software for Parks staff. Partners with district managers to audit and ensure each district is following best practices in the use of the software. - Develops Ad Hoc reports and dashboards for the Parks team using the data found in the reservation system. In conjunction with the Director of Parks, develops key metrics to monitor and benchmark between amenities, Park districts, and across our entire system. - Constantly monitors the reservation system to maximize programming, point-of-sale opportunities, add-ons, and occupancy pushes across the Parks systems. - Conceptualizes and implements digital retail strategies to enhance customer experience - Supports district managers with developing metrics and reports to have real-time data at their fingers tips on individual and district-wide park performance. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At a senior level, focuses on telecommunications network planning. Responsible for developing a thorough, long-range, data-driven plan in support of telecommunications needs.  This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services.  Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems.  Works independently and receives minimal guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.  May direct the work of other staff members. - Coordinates interdisciplinary technical teams through the business case analysis and the development of project scopes and cost estimates. - Captures and analyzes current and evolving telecom requirements from internal and external stakeholders, stays up to date with telecom technologies, solutions and regulations. - Collects, organizes and analyzes engineering metrics for telecommunications systems and uses insights from the analysis to develop informed, comprehensive technical asset plans to improve business performance in the medium and longer term. - Recommends asset condition based and criteria driven capital projects to management and seeks approval from external stakeholders. - Coordinates, plans, updates, and supports all telecom projects and related activities for radio, microwave, and fiber optic networks & systems to meet the needs of internal and external customers. - Supports researching new technologies, investigating implementation strategies, and drives the conceptual development of innovative projects and solutions in collaboration with the Telecom Engineering and Operations departments. - Collaborates with other business areas outside of Transmission to understand business needs. Solutions and services may involve private radio networks & systems, fiber optic networks & systems, microwave networks & systems, smart grid communications networks, leased wired & wireless telecom services. - Works with Transmission Operations management on infrastructure and network planning to support 7x24 operational support projects. - Coordinates development of technical policies and criteria relating to telecommunications assets. - Develops and implements processes, tools and documentation. - Serves on various internal committees. Builds and maintains effective relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders. - Develops and delivers various reports and presentations to management and other stakeholders. Additional Job Information - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Knowledge of telecommunications/transport networks including but not limited to private radio networks and systems, fiber optic networks and systems, microwave networks and systems, smart grid communications networks, firewalls, leased wired and wireless telecom services - Knowledge of telecom planning frameworks - Knowledge of project management methods and concepts - Knowledge of engineering principles - Knowledge of DWDM, MPLS, Network Operations, IP Networking, NERC Transmission Planning Reliability Standards, FCC regulations, and ERCOT market rules - Skill in planning, scheduling, prioritizing and coordinating work within assigned work area - Skill in providing leadership, direction and supervision to staff - Skill in using work management systems - Skill in analyzing and solving complex technical problems - Advanced skill in reading and interpreting diagrams and prints - Skill in verbal and written communication - Skill in planning, scheduling, prioritizing and coordinating work within assigned work area - Skill in articulating complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences - Skill in meeting deadlines - Skill in collaboration - Intermediate skill level in office productivity applications (such as e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.) - Skill in encouraging and facilitating cooperation within the organization - Skill in creating and delivering presentations - Ability to build relationships and foster teamwork - Ability to work in a team environment - Ability to balance and manage competing high priority work demands   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At a senior level, serves as liaison between LCRA and customers.  Builds and maintains effective long-term relationships with customers to ensure a high level of satisfaction.  Acts as the primary point of contact regarding LCRA policies, procedures, pricing, services and programs.  As applicable, generates new opportunities for providing services, develops proposals, engages new customers and manages the contract process and ongoing administration.  Ensures that organizational services consistently meet customer needs.  Typically handles accounts of medium to large size and complexity.  This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services.  Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems.  Works independently and receives minimal guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.  May direct the work of other staff members.  Incumbents in Environmental Laboratory Services (ELS) perform all duties in accordance with the ELS Ethics Program and in compliance with National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP) standards as required by ELS accreditation.   - Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and potential customers.  - Advises LCRA staff and management of potential issues of critical importance to LCRA's customers.  Collaborates with internal staff and management to develop requirements for services that incorporate issues of importance to customers. - Assesses the business practices of each potential and current customer.  Develops a thorough understanding of and insight into the customers’ business needs, operations, processes and strategies.  - As applicable, assists in developing a marketing plan which includes target markets and analysis.  Updates and maintains marketing tools (i.e. brochures, exhibit materials, web page, promotional items, etc.).  Keeps informed of current industry technology, standards and regulatory requirements and how they apply to business development.  Assists in developing, updating and maintaining fee schedules and cost projections. - Provides LCRA perspective to customers and serves as conduit of information. - As applicable, assists customers in developing plans.  Makes service recommendations based upon customer needs analysis.  Develops and presents innovative proposals and delivers strategic presentations.   Prepares quotations and negotiates terms of service. - As applicable, prepares or assists in preparing contracts, proposals and/or memos of understanding (MOU).  Coordinates and assists in the technical review of contracts with internal stakeholders.  Reviews customer objectives and ensures that LCRA is able to meet or exceed those requirements.  Coordinates with legal, finance and operational areas to ensure contract compliance and proper billing of services. - Acts as the LCRA liaison on projects for assigned customers.  Answers customer inquiries, questions and concerns and assists with issue resolution.  Ensures that all services are carried out within agreed upon terms and timing schedules to the level expected by both LCRA and the customer.  - As applicable, assists in budgeting and forecasting profitability for customer accounts. - Acts as the LCRA liaison on billing matters.  Works closely with the billing department to ensure contract compliance.  Reviews late charges, write off memos, monthly accounts receivables and assists in reviewing billing disputes. - Incumbents in ELS: - Review sample login information in Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) of new sample submissions.  Ensure all selected analyses to be performed are complete, accurate and in accordance with DQOs as defined by client Quality Assurance Program Plans (QAPP) or related state and federal regulatory program requirements (i.e., SDWA, RCRA, CERCLA, NPDES, etc.). - Develop, revise and edit Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed or as assigned in compliance with NELAP required components.  Ensure complete compliance with all ELS SOPs. - Conducts Corrective or Preventive Action Investigations at the direction of management, the supervisor or senior staff. - Review all client QAPPs and coordinate with analytical section supervisors and the Quality Assurance Officer (QAO) to ensure that ELS can meet or exceed all project requirements prior to receipt of samples. - Complies with the ELS Quality Management System through approved quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures, safety program and procedures, ELS Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP), ELS SOPs and regulatory requirements for the environmental laboratory industry. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small team to customer locations. - Provides day-to-day guidance and direction to less-experienced team members as needed.  May coordinate and assign administrative work activities related to assigned area.  - As applicable, prepares, processes and represents Board agenda items related to assigned area.  Provides support to executive management during Board presentations. - Participates in cross-training activities, cross-departmental sharing of knowledge and, when appropriate, cross-departmental developmental assignments.  Shares knowledge and expertise with others, developing a pipeline of possible successors.  Learns from others in different roles and different departments to expand knowledge.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, assists in the administration of safety programs and assists in producing safety related communication releases within LCRA concerning updates, changes and training opportunities in Safety. This position will focus on reporting, data capturing and analytical support to the business. Assists in analyzing and generating site key performance indicators based on facts and data and serve as a liaison between technical staff and end-users of software application(s) to ensure functionality and efficient use of systems. This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Develops knowledge as a training coordinator of the company’s Safety Learning Management System and Safety Incident Reporting Tool. - Contributes to strategies for safety related communications. - Assists in producing accurate safety related communication that is consistent with LCRA’s safety mission and goal. - Supports multiple safety applications by performing database updates, as well as other application maintenance. - Assists in generating reports and dashboards that analyze trends (leading/lagging indicators), site performance, and department financial data. - Creates innovative ways and visual aids to share site performance across the organization. - Assists in the development and review of technical documents including policies, procedures, programs, and guidance documents. - Builds partnerships with other departments and leaders to understand the alignment with safety processes and proactively drives growth and improvesresults toward a best in class safety culture. - Assists in conducting ergonomic assessments and in the procurement of ergonomic equipment. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an expert level, manages LCRA’s Records and Information Architecture Program within assigned business areas of responsibility. Serves as a liaison and advisor to business areas for all records and information related matters. Collaborates with internal customers to develop electronic content management best practices for specific business needs.  This position requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets business issues and recommends best practices.  Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.  Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.  May lead functional teams or projects.  Progression to this level is limited based on business requirements. - Guides and directs Records Analyst personnel to ensure document management processes are consistent and managed in accordance to policy. - Serves as the technical expert in document management to design the layout for uploading records in appropriate databases. - Supports departments in managing their physical and digital records. Analyzes existing records management procedures within assigned departments of responsibility and assesses the need for modifications. Identifies necessary changes or enhancements and anticipates their impacts to business processes. Performs workflow and process analyses and implements procedural modifications that remain compliant with standardized processes but enhance information currency. - Works with Digital Services to leverage automation in electronic content management systems to automatically apply retention schedules. - Acts as a liaison between user departments and Records and Archives regarding issues of retention and disposition. Oversees entry of records inventory into records management system to ensure accuracy and compliance with retention/disposition guidelines.  - Oversees the formulation and maintenance of department Document Management Plans and department Information Asset Registers for assigned business areas. Collaborates with Legal and Digital Services to ensure proper information/record classifications, metatags and retention requirements for each business area are applied in the electronic records management system. - Establishes strong relationships with key leadership, business partners and functions with a goal of fostering a collaborative approach to maintaining the Records and Information Program. - Facilitates the processing of Authorizations for Destruction (AFDs) or legal e-discovery requests between department and internal business areas. Communicates professionally with customers to ensure timely processing and quality service delivery of requests. - Develops and implements quality assurance guidelines/practices, reporting mechanisms and measurement metrics for electronic document and records management systems. - Develops and administers training programs for staff and user departments to ensure standardization of electronic document and records systems and their effective use. - Maintains knowledge and awareness of current industry trends as well as current methods and technologies related to records management. - Performs work by traveling independently to various locations as scheduled. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At an entry level, administers safety programs.  Participates in assessment of programs, incident investigations and in research, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures.  Conducts safety meetings and safety training.  Maintains records and prepares reports.  This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.  - Provides safety consultation and serves as a safety and health resource for LCRA staff. - Schedules and assists with conducting safety orientations, safety training, health training and monthly / quarterly safety meetings.  Maintains training records. - Assists with safety and health inspections and audits. - Assists with incident investigations, tracking and reporting. - Participates in the research, development and implementation of safety policies and procedures. - Assists staff with project support related to health and safety issues.  Prepares health and safety plans for LCRA projects.  - May coordinate medical monitoring activities and schedule employees for testing. - Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.  This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
LCRA is excited to announce that we are seeking a Business Continuity Program Manager for our mission critical business processes.  This is a one of a kind opportunity, supporting Business Continuity development across numerous and diverse workgroups, such as: water, power, and electric transmission utilities; corporate, regulatory and environmental teams; and law enforcement. Serving as one of LCRA’s business continuity program managers, you will develop and implement the business continuity program operation framework to achieve efficient and effective communication and restoration of operations during emergencies. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to perform multi-level risk assessments and business impact analyses at dams, power plants, substations, corporate and digital environments. LCRA was created to improve the lives of people in a region that were challenge by natural disasters and limited access to reliable electricity. You can be a part of helping LCRA continue to provide this service by joining our team. Other responsibilities include: - Leads designated business area contingency planning/business continuity efforts. - Establishes a framework and methodology for completion of contingency plans by internal business units using industry standards and practices. Coordinates training, communication, and testing of plans with the plan owners and emergency management. Drives and delivers business continuity commitment, support, ownership, accountability and results. - Designs, builds, and implements standard risk assessment, business impact analysis, and other business continuity tools and capabilities. Ensures coordination of risk assessment data with the enterprise risk register. - Drives and delivers effective business continuity strategies to support and, in time of disaster, recover the company's critical business functions. - Directs and documents the continuous and regular review of documented business continuity plans. Conducts assessments to identify gaps in business continuity, emergency and disaster recovery plans. - Serves as the lead resource for disaster recovery plans throughout the organization to assist technology leaders and operational subject matter experts to ensure critical system applications and operational assets have an effective disaster recovery plan in place. - Maintains an updated plan in the central repository for all plans and ensure appropriate protocols to maintain confidentiality and data integrity. - Works with plan owners to develop prevention and emergency preparation plans. Ensure coordination with stakeholders to ensure the effectiveness of the business continuity program. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
At a senior level, performs modeling, forecasting, analysis, and reporting in support of the wholesale electric market business operations. Performs financial, economic and statistical analysis related to pricing, settlement, structuring, and/or risk. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May direct the work of other staff members.   - Provides direct planning and analytical support for the development of electric power supply strategies, evaluation and analysis of generation assets and power purchase and sale contracts. - Performs quantitative analysis and modeling of economic and financial impacts of fuel and purchased power activities. - Performs advanced financial, economic and statistical analysis relating to wholesale market activities. - Analyzes power sales and purchase contracts and their potential benefits and risks to LCRA's wholesale portfolio. - Develops and maintains complex economic evaluation and cash flow simulation models for fuel supplies, power generation, purchased power and load costs. - Analyzes data from natural gas, coal and electrical power generation markets and formulates statistics to draw meaningful conclusions. - Assesses transactions for value, commodity and non-commodity risks, capital requirements, cash flows, physical optionality, and strategic benefits. - Manages complex contractual requirements for pricing, cost allocation, rates and reconciliation. - Provides complex analysis to enable contract strategies that help retain customers and positions LCRA to compete in de-regulated markets. - Advises management on short-term issues affecting LCRA's long-term electric generation resource outlook, rates and strategy. - Develops and deploys databases for research and information. - Ensures quality assurance and quality control of data and documentation. - Identifies and corrects errors in complex mathematical calculations performed by various software tools used. - Understands and implements complex ERCOT protocols related to ERCOT settlement, scheduling and dispute resolution.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
LCRA is seeking a strategic leader for its Accounting function!  The Assistant Controller will lead a large team, reporting directly to the Controller.  This position will be challenged with complex accounting issues, and will serve as a coach and mentor for the team.  Seeking someone who can bring innovative ideas to the table.   Assists in the direction of the accounting functions, with areas of focus to include general ledger accounting and financial reporting for all required financial statements. Supervises the preparation of schedules used in periodic Transmission cost of service filings with the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Assists the Controller in the analysis of financial data and the presentation of findings and specific recommendations to senior management. Evaluates and interprets accounting policies and provides technical accounting guidance to the organization. Acts on behalf of the Controller on various issues as required. Ensures accuracy and integrity of the financial statements and records of the organization, including internal and external reporting. - Provides leadership and direction to staff. Hires, trains, assigns work, evaluates and manages performance, determines compensation of subordinate staff in compliance with human resources policies and handles all aspects of staff supervision. Maintains awareness of department issues and responds to employee needs and concerns. Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information. - Provides technical guidance on accounting issues to organization. Evaluates, develops and implements accounting policies and procedures. Evaluates and interprets accounting pronouncements for the LCRA. Evaluates new business initiatives to determine accounting impact. Ensures consistent application of accounting policy across the organization. - Acts on behalf of the Controller as required on various issues. - Coordinates and manages special projects of a complex nature, both accounting and non-accounting related. Provides cross-functional team management. - Performs detailed, complex analytical work as required. - Evaluates internal controls and recommends/implements improvements. - Oversees the coordination and monitoring of work of external auditors on the research of various issues and during annual audit work. - Prepares budget for department and performs periodic budget analysis to ensure compliance with performance and budgetary expectations. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
  At an intermediate level, performs tasks in constructing concrete footings and bases, wood and steel H-frames, and the assembly, framing and installation of all types of transmission structures.  This position develops competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.   - Assists other more experienced personnel with setting forms for footings and towers.  Assists in the assembly of rebar cages.  Assists in pouring concrete for footings and bases for towers and steel H-frames.  Assists with layout work using blueprints and other specifications. - Prepares material for daily projects. - Maintains tools, equipment and facilities used in performance of job duties. - May assist in constructing sheet metal-type control houses and other related duties. - Participates in formal and on-the-job training sessions to gain greater knowledge of procedures, tool use and equipment operation.  Learns and follows safety, environmental and departmental policies and procedures.  - May dig ditches, use pavement breakers or be responsible for other manual labor tasks, as necessary. - Operates handheld manual tools and power tools (e.g., rock saws and cut-off saws) in construction tasks. - Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., winch, backhoe, bulldozer, cherry picker) in performing construction tasks.  - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, lines, power plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled.   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Supervises, coordinates and directs activities of a team of technicians and EMS Administrators responsible for defining RTU configurations, building one-line diagrams, supporting RTU shop checks, field checks and providing  technical support for LCRA’s System Operations Control Center’s (SOCC)  Energy Management System (EMS) - Provides leadership and direction to staff.  Hires, trains, assigns work, evaluates and manages performance, determines compensation of subordinate staff in compliance with human resources policies and handles all aspects of staff supervision.  Maintains awareness of department issues and responds to employee needs and concerns.  Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information. - Provides inputs to the department budget. Monitors department budget activities.  Ensures expenditures are appropriate and within approved budget. - Provides technical oversight, coordination of work and resolution of complex technical issues for the EMS system RTU /SCADA database, EMS display development  and RTU checkout - Develop/Build new Displays on EMS when requested by SOCC Operations and/or SOCC Technical Support - Coordinate with other personnel in SOCC Technical Support; provide expertise on EMS database, set up point definitions in the EMS database for ICCP, including extracting data from EMS by querying the EMS database. - Provides oversight to engineering analysis, configuration, repair and quality control of SCADA equipment including but not limited to UNIX Servers, computers, front-end processors, Operator Consoles and other peripherals.  Performs complex analysis related to the functionality, security and suitability for the intended task on RTU's, RTU Communications Systems.  - Provides leadership to analysis of problems such as EMS server failures, RTU communications errors, EMS database anomalies and EMS hardware preventive maintenance. -   - Ensures design, development and refinement of system configurations, tests, maintenance procedures and operational procedures are in compliance with NERC and ERCOT regulations, standards and protocols. - In coordination with management and the EMS Infrastructure Group, provides and supervises the installation and wiring of new hardware for the EMS system and the removal of equipment no longer required. - In conjunction with EMS administrators and technical specialists, evaluates new methodologies, functional design and features of the EMS and related systems. Evaluates and tests new RTUs, new RTU configurations and RTU communication systems and their interfaces to the EMS. Makes recommendations to management and engineering teams. - Ensures accurate and thorough documentation of changes made to systems or equipment through appropriate communications and record keeping practices. - Designs, monitors and updates as required the EMS hardware preventive maintenance program.  - Prepares reports and delivers presentations to management and other staff   This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.  
Job Locations US-TX-Marble Falls
**Job located at Ferguson Power Plant**   At an intermediate level, performs data collection and inspection of equipment and machinery.  Assesses condition of equipment and machinery through the use of various testing and analysis techniques and methods.  This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills.  Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues. - Collects data on electrical, thermal, ultrasonic and pressure elements of equipment and machinery, including oil samples. Inspects equipment and machinery, both visually and through analysis of data. - Assesses the condition of equipment and machinery through interpretation and analysis of data. Performs vibration analysis.  Conducts electrical tests using thermography, partial discharge testing and motor current analysis.  Performs infrared scans.  Analyzes oil samples, ultrasonic readings and thermal data.  Documents and analyzes data trends.  - Communicates findings to management and peers regarding condition assessment of equipment and machinery. Generates reports, charts and graphs to support findings. - Performs data entry and maintains predictive maintenance database. - Performs various diagnostics, troubleshooting, inspection, maintenance and technical support duties related to the predictive maintenance function including motor and pump balancing and alignments. Performs root cause failure analysis.  - Consults with operations and maintenance staff related to work orders, overhaul options and outage recommendations in support of system availability goals. - Maintains knowledge of industry trends and best practices for predictive maintenance activities. - Reads, understands and responds to written instructions and log book notations. - Reads and interprets diagrams and prints. - Operates handheld tools and equipment in performing data collection and inspection tasks. - Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various facilities (e.g., power plants and water systems) as scheduled. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

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