Career Opportunities at Big Rivers

Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a member-owned, not-for-profit, generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) headquartered in Henderson, Kentucky.  We have over 500 employees who are dedicated to providing wholesale electric power and services to three distribution cooperative members across 22 counties in western Kentucky. The member cooperatives are Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation, Kenergy Corporation, and Meade County Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive and competitive wage and benefit package.  Big Rivers Electric Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of harassment and is sensitive and responsive to employee’s needs.

POSITION TITLE:  Manager Generation Planning and Analysis


LOCATION:  Headquarters

The Manager Generation Planning and Analysis is responsible for assisting the Director of Strategic Planning and Risk Management for managing and overseeing all activities associated with production cost modeling and analysis.  Position has oversight for the reliability of production cost simulation data.  Develops and maintains an understanding of current environmental regulations and utility best practices to ensure these are properly incorporated in the production cost model.  Must work closely with the Manager Financial Planning and Analysis in providing a combined product (production cost modeling and financial model) in support of management decision making needs of Corporation.

Position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, finance or a related field and five years of related utility experience.  Some combination of experience in generation analysis or a related field and education may be accepted.  Possess and demonstrate abilities to successfully apply advanced economic and mathematical concepts to provide analytical analyses that support decisions related to the way the Company’s generating assets are utilized to produce electricity.  This position requires strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to handle diverse work load and tight schedules.  The individual must have an excellent understanding of coal, gas, and emissions markets, power plant operations and power generation investment, and must demonstrate proficiency with software tools including the ability to learn PLEXOS, the Company’s production cost modeling software.  The individual should be a self-starter, requiring little or no supervision.


Qualified candidates send resume to – include job title & number. Deadline to apply is 06/27/18. No third parties, no phone calls accepted.



When applying, please email your resume and cover letter referring to the position job title and job number to


It is company practice that we only accept resumes for current posted positions. Please watch for job advertisements in your local newspapers, on, Facebook and Twitter, or at your state’s Department of Employment Services for job opportunities that may become available.

You will be contacted by the Big Rivers Electric Corporation Human Resources Department if your qualifications appropriately match those of the open position for which your resume was submitted. We only accept resumes when we have a current opening. Jobs are posted as they become vacant.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Big Rivers Electric Corporation.