Senior ROCC Operator

Requisition ID:  23889

Houston, US, 77056

What You Can Expect

As the Senior Renewable Operations Control Center (ROCC) System Operator for ENGIE Renewables Global Business Unit (RGBU) based in Houston, TX, your role entails operating under the guidance of the ROCC Supervisor and in collaboration with Engineering, IT, and Operations stakeholders. Your primary responsibility will be to monitor, control, and maintain stable and reliable operation of ENGIE's 4.5 GW renewable fleet of utility-scale wind, solar, and battery storage assets across North America from the ROCC. You may have the opportunity to visit project sites for training purposes.

Specific on shift tasks and duties include:

  • Maintain ongoing communication with on-site personnel and Asset Managers to confirm operational status
  • Implement and coordinate ENGIE asset outages as needed to support preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Developing or aiding in development of operational procedures or operator software tools
  • You may have an opportunity to mentor and train other junior team members



What You’ll Bring

  • You have a minimum high school diploma
  • You must have five (5) years’ experience within a Real-time operations environment in the electricity sector (generation, transmission, distribution) and eager to gain knowledge in wind and solar generation
  • You have a PJM Generation Dispatcher certification
  • You are willing to obtain a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) certification
  • You have current knowledge of region-specific real-time operations regulations and requirements in one or more of the regions that ENGIE operates in (ERCOT, PJM, SPP)
  • You have working knowledge of protection and control systems including common substation relay schemes, automatic reclosing, and instrument transformers.
  • You have experience with troubleshooting or mitigating abnormal or emergency bulk electric system (BES) conditions like transmission constraints, or unplanned outages of facilities or equipment.  
  • You have experience dispatching field maintenance crews to investigate abnormal or emergency conditions, and logging conditions, actions, & communications for future review.



Additional Details

  • Ability to work rotating 12-hour shifts, modified DuPont model working both day and overnight
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Must have the ability to travel domestically to visit sites for training, meetings, or company events no longer than a week at a time.
  • Ability to use company computer with Microsoft Suite, software tools and SCADA systems to analyze data and create reporting or process documentation
  • Ability to act as a relief during planned or unexpected absences




Salary Range: $96,100.00 – $155,043.00 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.


Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.  


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed. 

Business Unit:  GBU Renewables
Division:  REN NORTHAM - US
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

Nearest Major Market: Houston