Transmission Scheduler (Mid-Level / Sr) Portland, OR #111926

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Responsible for transmission pre-schedule, control area checkout, internal (borderline) customer scheduling and checkout; after-the-fact reconciliation and WECC reporting. Serves as a part of a team with rotating job functions, including scheduling, After-The-Fact reconciliation (ATF), E-Tag approval, checkout, and several miscellaneous duties in compliance with NERC/WECC policy. The position will work Monday through Friday and be On-Call on a rotating basis.



Responsibilities for the Mid-Level position include the following:

  • Pre-Schedule all energy moving through PacifiCorp's system.
  • Monitor ETAG approval/denials.
  • Perform Internal/Borderline scheduling.
  • Conduct After-The-Fact reconciliation.
  • Perform CAS (control area scheduling) checkout vs. scheduling software.
  • Provide OASIS backup as needed.
  • Work with Real Time Scheduling to resolve differences as needed.


Responsibilities for the Senior position include the following:

  • Lead the Pre-Schedule of all energy moving through PacifiCorp's system.
  • Lead and assist with monitoring ETAG approval/denials.
  • Lead and assist with Internal/Borderline scheduling.
  • Lead and assist  After-The-Fact reconciliation.
  • Lead and assist CAS checkout. Provide OASIS backup as needed.
  • Work with Real Time Scheduling to resolve differences as needed.
  • Perform and maintain the system load calculation in Energy Accounting System (EAS)
  • Perform and maintain other non-load calculation in Energy Accounting System (EAS)
  • Monitor/maintain/update scheduling filters in Control Area Scheduling (CAS) system.
  • Lead and respond to data requests on an as needed basis



Requirements for the Mid-Level position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Marketing or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years of experience with scheduling or dispatching activities.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills for communicating requirements and establishing effective working relationships with traders, dispatchers or other entities. 
  • Proficient with the use of computer applications and automated tools to support trading activities.

In addition to the above, the Senior level requirements include:

  • A minimum of five years of experience with scheduling or dispatching activities.


  • Knowledge of the WECC transmission grid, power plants, market hubs, and interchange points between companies.
  • Experience with electronic tagging and associated NERC and WECC policies and business practices. 
  • Process management skills for monitoring all facets of utility system operation. 
  • Knowledge of company policies practices procedures, applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Additional Information

Req Id: 111926 
Company Code:   PacifiCorp
Primary Location: PORTLAND     
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: FT 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $89,600 - $103,100  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12% of salary.  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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