of Tacoma, Washington
Analyst position will focus on optimizing and tracking transactions
with the California ISO (CAISO) in the Day-Ahead and Hourly markets
as well as with any future implementation of the Western EIM.
The ideal candidate will draw on their CAISO/EIM technical expertise
to help lead the team with analysis, marketing, development,
enhancement and implementation of effective bidding strategies to
maximize wholesale revenue within organized markets.
Function as the subject
matter expert and strategic lead for market opportunities within
the CAISO and EIM.
strategies, evaluate their effectiveness, identify opportunities
to increase value and communicate these strategies with the
trading team (Day-Ahead and Real-Time Energy Traders).
technical workshops and forums. Communicate technical and market
intelligence information to the Resource Operations and Trading
team, senior management and other groups within Tacoma Power.
Enhance the development
of in-house tools and models to assist with trading, decision
support, settlement, resource optimization, water management, unit
efficiency, resource constraints and regulatory requirements.
Develop and deliver
executive presentations that are accurate, thoroughly researched,
timely, analytically sound, and with visual and verbal
communication that is easy to understand, tailored to the
audience, and provides a clear path for decision making.
Work with the After the
Facts Group to ensure that CAISO transactions are correctly
billed, accounted for, and processed through SAP and OATI.
Maintain and account
for Tacoma Power's carbon obligations in CITSS.
products and services that Tacoma Power can supply with
competitive advantage. Utilize sound analytical, statistical and
mathematical techniques to determine expected opportunity costs
and risks associated with supplying these products and services.
Collaborate with other department representatives and represent
Power Management's interests on regional issues concerning the
wholesale energy market especially in the area of CAISO and the
Bachelor's degree in a
relevant field (Engineering, Economics, Finance, Statistics, or
2-5 years of experience
working in wholesale energy market, preferably in an analyst role
2 years of experience
working with CAISO and/or EIM are required for a senior level
Knowledge of energy
markets and market fundamentals
Advanced skills in MS
Office, especially Excel
skills; excellent communication, writing and presentation skills
Self-starter with the
ability to work effectively without direct supervision in a fast
paced, stressful and multitasking environment
Project Manager (Energy Efficiency)
San Francisco Bay Area
As Project Manager, your
primary responsibility will be to execute and manage multiple new
building commissioning, energy efficiency, and retro-commissioning
projects simultaneously. You will oversee all aspects of projects
including technical work, scheduling, budget management and client
relationship management. You will be responsible for setting
deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring the progress of
each project, and preparing reports to company management regarding
Key Responsibilities: Execute and project manage the delivering
of energy and commissioning related services to end-use customers,
Project management of
commissioning, energy consulting, and/or engineering projects
Oversee all aspects of
a project including scope, schedule, budget, and quality
Set deadlines, assign
responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of projects
assessments to review systems and collect data from facilities
Conduct and manage
whole building energy modeling by engineers
Lead project teams
consisting of internal staff and sub-consultants
Understanding of new
building commissioning/building systems/energy efficiency/ HVAC
Consistently able to
lead customer meetings
Background and prior
experience in the energy sector
Degree in technical
Practical experience in
new building commissioning, building commissioning, HVAC, energy,
Tenaska Power Services has an opening for a
Data/Business Analyst. The position will report to the Settlements
Manager and is expected to collaborate with, and in some cases
support, a number of key staff including Energy Managers, Energy
Originators, and Accounting staff. This position will have an active
role in updating, as well as creating, logic to validate energy
settlement charge types across multiple energy markets.
Essential Job Functions
Validates energy settlement charges for multiple customers and
across multiple energy markets
Responsible for settlement charge type modeling development and
maintenance in TPS’s proprietary software system, creating data
points and coding equations
Responsible for creation and maintenance of settlement procedures
Responsible for settlement report and dashboard design and
development in TPS's proprietary software system and vended
The ideal candidate for this position will have a
working knowledge of centrally cleared energy markets and a
willingness to learn TPS’s proprietary software system and business
processes. He/she must be capable of developing/testing logic using
C# light language.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline; Electrical and
Computer Engineering preferred (Five years of related experience
for a related power industry company may be substituted for a
Previous experience validating and analyzing energy settlement
charge types, is a plus
Object Oriented Programming knowledge, C# programming, or VBA
script is a plus
Strong analytical skills
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
oral and written communication skills
Job Location: Arlington,
Texas, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
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Sr. Data/Business Analyst
Tenaska is an equal opportunity employer.
Business Development Director – Energy Solutions,
Location - Western PA
For over 20 years our
award winning Energy Solutions client has provided clients with
cost-effective options to reduce energy usage and a level of
construction expertise that’s unmatched in the industry. Their
cost-effective approach to energy savings includes: Identifying
energy-saving technologies and practices, upgrading aging equipment,
reducing maintenance expenses and utility bills, and improving
occupant comfort. By combining our unique blend of low overhead with
efficient and effective project delivery, we provide our clients
with the highest value project possible.
This Business Development
position will provide sales prospecting and technical sales support
during project development for guaranteed energy savings (GESA)
project, agency construction management projects and hybrid projects
in the public sector MUSH market in western Pennsylvania.
What you will be doing...
prospecting and calling on potential clients for building
solutions / energy services throughout western Pennsylvania.
Target market is MUSH -
primarily K-12 public education and public markets.
proposal and presentation strategy, technical writing, and other
proposal and presentation activities.
to streamline sales/marketing collaboration through CRM, marketing
automation, presentations and proposal development.
advertising, communications, market research, public relations,
social media and the Web footprint.
with industry trades, associations and regional media outlets to
identify leadership opportunities and build brand awareness.
Work with government
officials to promote brand awareness and acquire new customers.
Senior Business Developer – Retail
We have been retained to
recruit a Sr. Business Developer (BDM) to lead the ERCOT/PJM
retail energy expansion efforts for one of the largest independent
power producers in North America. Looking to expend their footprint
in the competitive energy space, our client has the distinct
advantage of strong brand recognition, exceptional leadership and
highly competitive products/pricing.
Must have previous
success selling power/gas. As a Sr. BDM, you will sell
competitive electricity to the commercial and industrial marketplace
throughout PJM and into the ERCOT market as well. You will be
responsible for prospecting new business opportunities, presenting
company services, lead generation, qualifying, and aggressively
closing new sales. Additional responsibilities include implementing
a business plan to effectively manage assigned territory, acquiring
signed contracts from new and existing customers, preparing
agreements and conducting sales presentations. The appropriate
profile of a BDM is uncompromising; quantifiable benchmark power/gas
sales success, an understanding of the ERCOT and PJM regions and a
commitment to above average performance.
Analyst I, II, III or Senior
Under the general supervision of the
Energy Portfolio Manager, the Energy Portfolio Analyst is
responsible for load and price forecasting, back-casting, data
analysis, contract optimization, risk management and asset
optimization support as it pertains to short-term energy commodity
management. Monitors and provides recommendations regarding natural
gas transportation and electricity transmission tariff requirements
and applicable updates. Performs commodity price and load
forecasting based on market fundamentals (supply, demand, planned
outages, transmission/transportation constraints, regulatory issues,
weather, etc. Works closely with Term Marketers to identify
effective volume and price hedging strategies for the various traded
commodities (electricity, natural gas, SO2, Transportation,
transmission, storage, etc). Assist with marketing activities
during peak times.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, or other
related technical discipline or an equivalent combination of
experience and/or education.
Advanced degree desirable.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Knowledge of electric power and natural gas fundamentals.
Working knowledge of database and spreadsheet software
have the ability to conduct thorough, appropriate and effective
analytical, quantitative and economic evaluations.
have the ability to analyze complex, technical data and prepare
concise, accurate reports.
understanding of risk management or the ability to learn.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
be flexible, inquisitive and able to thoroughly understand market
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Advanced knowledge of computer applications is desired.
sign a FERC Standards of Conduct Confidentiality agreement
Willingness to travel, as required. (Must possess a valid driver’s
be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the
essential functions of the position.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL
DEMANDS: The physical demands and work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
demands: While performing the duties of
this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of
time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and
below shoulder level up to 10 lbs. Incumbent is frequently required
to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or
controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good
vision, good color vision, good hearing, and ability to speak
clearly, and handle intricate work.
demands: While performing the duties of
this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic
math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans,
procedures and goals, and present information to others and work
Environment: While performing the duties
of this position, the incumbent is exposed to dust and exposed to
electrical risks, works around large industrial operating equipment.
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Equal Opportunity Employer -
is searching for qualified candidates to fill several open
positions with our clients including global energy companies, oil
& gas majors, hedge funds, I-Banks, IPPs, proprietary trading
firms, utilities, retail energy providers, and market research
firms. We work with companies nationwide. Sample open
Virtuals Trader (CaISO, MISO or PJM),
FTR Trading Strategist, Position #3
Power Structuring Quant,
Asset Management Analyst – Power Markets,
Data Scientist, Position #6
Power Trading Risk Analyst,
Energy (Electricity) Markets Controller,
FTR/CRR Traders – CaISO, ERCOT, MISO, NY, NE,
Ontario, PJM or SPP Focus
Position trades in monthly, quarterly and annual
auctions. Required: advanced degree (PhD or Masters required,
power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge,
strong modeling and programming skills (power system economics,
power flow and dispatch models), and prior profitable trading
record trading FTRs/CRRs in a hedging or speculative trading
Virtuals Trader (CaISO, MISO or PJM)
Position is responsible for developing the CaISO,
MISO or PJM Virtuals trade seat (conceptualizing, developing, and
back-testing the trade strategies, trade execution and risk
management of the book). Required: bachelor’s degree; experience
with the market fundamentals of CaISO, MISO or PJM; strong
modeling skills; and a historical PnL track record of $1M trading
CaISO, MISO or PJM Virtuals.
FTR Trading Strategist
Position provides analytical support for the senior
nodal traders and their portfolios (trading in the nodal and
ICE/OTC power markets across all ISOs). Key responsibilities
include running production cost models / power flow models;
providing transmission and congestion research; forecasting nodal
power prices; and identifying trade strategies for the FTR / CRR
auctions. Required: Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering
(power systems focus) with 3-7 years’ experience in transmission
planning, power engineering or congestion analysis at a utility,
IPP, power trading firm power research firm or ISO; expert
knowledge in the market rules of one or more of the following
regions (PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, MISO, CaISO, ERCOT or SPP); power
fundamental modeling skills; and experience using UPLAN,
PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE. Advanced technology skills
desired for data mining purposes and building trading tools.
Power Structuring Quant
Position is part of a commercial trading
team and is responsible for designing complex valuation and price
models for structured products with an initial focus on pricing
load-following deals (load auctions), and ongoing modeling
enhancements and back-testing to the pricing engine/pricing
library. Secondary responsibilities include providing quantitative
support for the speculative power and FTR traders with optimizing
the ARR/FTR and Day-Ahead/Real-Time portfolios and developing
trading tools. Required: an advanced degree in a quantitative
field (hard sciences required - mathematics, engineering, physics,
etc.); 5+ years’ experience in a power quantitative role with
prior experience pricing and structuring complex transactions
(exotic options, bespoke structures) or experience building or
enhancing pricing models (required); strong understanding of
embedded optionality and drivers; and experience with coding
Position #5: Asset Management Analyst – Power Markets
Position is part of a team that is responsible for
financial and strategic management for a portfolio of power plant
assets in a private equity company. The goal of the position is to
commercially optimize their generation assets. Key
responsibilities include: providing analysis in support of risk
management and hedging; fundamental market analysis of power
markets using third-party tools and modeling supply/demand;
providing insights and views to the asset management team;
reviewing regulatory policies and impacts to the power markets;
analyzing gross margins of the plants; analyzing key risk metrics
including mark-to-market, VaR and credit risk; weekly, monthly and
quarterly reporting of portfolio performance including all KPIs;
reporting to executives, internal deal teams and investors;
participating in annual budget process; and supporting internal
deal team as needed with modeling/due diligence analysis of
acquisitions and disposition of power plants. Required: a
Bachelor’s degree Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics,
Engineering or related numerate field; 2-3 years’ experience in
the power markets in asset management, structuring, fundamentals,
trade strategy or private equity investing; strong working
knowledge of the physical and financial electricity/power markets
including experience in one or more of the following energy
markets: PJM, ISO-NE, NYISO, MISO, ERCOT, SPP and CaISO;
experience with the capacity markets; ability to communicate
complex hedging transactions; analytical skills; and advanced
technology skills including Excel/VBA/SQL/PowerPoint are required.
Position has the objective of enhancing the
existing analytic structure to further drive trading strategy and
commercial decisions. The ideal candidate is likely to have
experience in the energy markets and who has also worked with Big
responsibilities include developing, testing and implementing new
tools to be used by the trading team;
analyzing and managing Big Data from multiple internal and
large data sets into meaningful data;
rigorous machine learning, statistical analysis, regression and
optimization techniques to data for purposes of identifying
signals and predictive patterns;
and testing trading strategies;
communicating analytical and modeling results through easy to
understand visualization platforms; and
researching and evaluating new technologies/tools
associated with Big Data. Required: a Masters or PhD in a
quantitative field (math, physics, computer science, engineering
or statistics); 5 years' experience in Big Data analysis and
predictive modeling in the energy industry; excellent programming
skills (C#, R, Python preferred) and advanced knowledge of
scripting; ability to write and optimize database queries to
extract and analyze large data sets; strong understanding of
statistics, machine learning, regression models and optimization
techniques; and strong communication skills.
Power Trading Risk Analyst
Position is focused on reporting and analysis of
the power trading & origination/marketing portfolios. Key
responsibilities include measuring, valuing, and reporting the
daily mark-to-market P&L; price Curve validation; understanding of
trading portfolios and strategies in conjunction with the overall
power markets from a risk, liquidity and fundamental perspective;
providing management commentary on trading activity; monitoring
trader risk to ensure compliance with control policies and trader
limits; supporting the electricity / power desk with reporting and
ad hoc analysis around FTRs, Tolling and Load-Following deals,
RECs, REP-deals and EMAs; supporting the cash forecast and
accounting processes; participating in projects to automate and
streamline processes. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or
related numerate field; 4+ years’ experience in risk, trade
reporting, valuations, product control, or a middle-office PnL
role and ideally supporting a power trading & marketing desk;
strong working knowledge of the physical and financial
electricity/power markets including experience in one or more of
the following markets: PJM, ISO-NE, NYISO, MISO, ERCOT, SPP and
CaISO; strong understanding of vanilla and exotic options and
other power-traded instruments; ability to communicate complex
trading transactions; analytical skills; and advanced technology
skills including Excel/VBA/SQL are a plus.
Energy (Electricity) Markets Controller
Position is a hands-on Controller for a retail
electricity provider and is responsible for monthly general ledger
accounting, monthly and quarterly accounting close processes,
financial statement preparation and other reporting, cash flow
analysis, assisting the CFO with treasury activities, liaison to
the external auditors, managing accounting policy decisions, and
overall accounting processes (automation, streamlining, etc.).
Required: bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (required);
advanced degree preferred; CPA license is strongly preferred; 8+
years’ corporate accounting experience in the retail electricity,
renewables or wholesale power & gas trading industries, including
supervisory responsibilities; strong accounting and analytical
skills; knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS required; strong Excel
skills and ability to manage large data sets; and excellent
communication skills and ability to work in a lean, start-up
environment in a hands-on and independent manner.
Position performs the accounting,
reporting and analysis activities for multiple power plants.
Accounting responsibilities include preparing journal entries,
reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing and analyzing
financial statements, assisting internal and external auditors and
improving accounting processes and procedures. Position also is
expected to analyze existing cost structures (operating costs,
capital expenditures) to assist in streamlining plant operations.
Required: a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related
field (advanced degree preferred); 5+ years’ accounting experience
including 3+ years’ experience in the energy industry (IPPs
preferred); and public accounting experience with large SEC and/or
power industry clients is preferred.
provides a broad suite of energy trading and risk management
services. ACES has the following exciting opportunities available.
Trading Control Analyst
is responsible for maintaining a sound trading control environment
at the West Regional Trading Center.
Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate discipline or 3+ years of work
experience in risk management/trading/trading control.
Strong verbal and written communications skills and attention to
Strong analytical, research, organizational, and interpersonal
Solid aptitude for math, market economics, accounting, auditing
Strong working knowledge of computer/PC and various software,
especially the risk system and associated reporting tools.
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Access.
High quality external and internal report preparation experience.
Analytical report writing experience.
Must be able to identify risks.
Must be able to effectively prioritize and follow through on
projects and duties.
Ability to solve problems, make decisions and prioritize their
Must be a team player that is also capable of leading a team.
Must be innovative, self-motivated and proactive.
Must possess sound business judgment and professional skepticism.
Must be able to manage and complete several projects
Must be willing to travel between Tucson and other ACES offices as
Enters transactions executed by ACES clients into the energy
transaction and risk management system.
Validates the integrity of the data and transactions captured in
the risk systems and client systems by performing various
reconciliations and reports errors accordingly.
Promptly reports trading authority policy and operational
exceptions to the Executive Director of Trading Control.
Monitors the deal capture, verification, and reporting functions
to ensure compliance with the trading control desk procedures and
ensures desk procedures are updated as processes change.
Investigates transactions executed by ACES traders for execution
at fair market value.
Works closely with the Director of Trading Control and Trading
Control Specialist and functions as a backup for West RTC specific
matters as necessary.
Develops or improves transaction queries and reports relative to
the trading control function using available software tools.
Coordinates and schedules training for new and changing markets
Analyzes long-term contracts and/or complex deals and captures the
associated transactions in the appropriate risk management
Continues to develop innovative deal capture processes to improve
accuracy, efficiency, and controls.
Updates long term deals and makes revisions to existing trades in
the risk system as needed.
Assists with the SOC 1 Review by complying with auditor requests.
Reviews external confirmation letters and broker reports for
Assists with the implementation of new clients, services, markets,
or commodities and ensures effective controls are in place.
Assists with the implementation of new systems or processes
related to trade execution, deal capture, risk management, or
settlements and ensures effective controls are in place.
Participates as an active team member by joining committees and
working groups, attending/conducting meetings and training,
showing respect for co-workers, encouraging feedback, contributing
insights and opinions, and reflecting a positive attitude and work
Monitors and distributes transaction requests received from
members and customers and logs on member websites.
Investigates discrepancies identified by Settlements during the
mid-month and end-of-month tie-out processes.
Develops and updates Trading Control desk procedures.
Ensures confirmation letters are generated, reviewed and
distributed to counterparties for all applicable transactions.
Assists in training new Trading Control and Front Office
Monitors trader compliance with established trading authority
limits and maintains records of approval documentation.
Monitors time parameters and price triggers on transaction
Reviews and maintains the Limits Monitoring query tables.
Submits daily transaction data to price index publishers.
Participate as an active member during internal ACES ERO
Will adhere to all ACES corporate policies and comply with all
ACES regulatory requirements, including but not limited to NERC,
FERC, and relevant state regulations, as applicable to this
Any additional responsibilities assigned by management.
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Power Trader, Real-Time West
Location: Bellevue, WA
Provides asset optimization services
including; portfolio management, system monitoring, resource
scheduling, and the execution of real-time energy transactions on
behalf of The Energy Authority and its Members and Partners.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following:
● Simultaneously manages portfolios in real-time for multiple
o Forecasts hourly loads
o Analyzes energy and transmission alternatives to
optimize profits and ensure delivery
o Interacts with the market participants to develop,
negotiate, and execute opportunistic business transactions that
create value for the company
o Evaluates the current value of thermal and storage
resources relative to the market
o Evaluate market conditions and develop trading
strategies to optimize the use of available resources
o Coordinate client and intra-TEA communications on
power supply needs and transactions
● Monitors real-time data feeds to provide timely and
reliable response to changing portfolio conditions including:
o SCADA alarm system
o Real-time system metering
● Coordinates the scheduling of resources to serve
o Scheduling of energy and reserve transactions
o Tagging of energy transactions
o Manage transmission reservations and negotiate
transmission sales / purchases
o Pro-actively pursues transmission opportunities on
behalf of Members, Partners and TEA
o Coordinate between clients, counterparties, control
areas and transmission providers to ensure the reliable receipt and
delivery of power
● Maintains working knowledge of Trading environment
o Client’s resource and obligation mix
o Current tagging methodologies and requirements
o Current scheduling methodologies and requirements
o Current applications, web sites, spreadsheets and
other tools needed to effectively manage the portfolios under their
● Data Entry Tasks
o Accurately records purchase and sale transactions
on appropriate blotters or trade tickets and ensures that all
necessary transaction details are entered into TEA’s deal capture
o Obtains market discoveries and market clearing
o Confirms hourly transactions, including total MWh’s,
transaction price, Point of Receipt or Point of Delivery with
counter-parties in order to ensure accuracy
Work on a rotating 12-hour shift to provide trading coverage on a
7/24/365 day basis and be prepared to provide trading support during
natural disasters, at back up facility, and/or team related
emergencies. This position may be called on to fill in for other
trading floor positions (Support Specialist, Day-Ahead Power
Management Specialist, etc.) when needed. Provide training and
support to new traders and support specialists about TEA business
practices, processes, and procedures. Ensure that all relevant
aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party
contractual and credit limits terms, are in compliance with TEA’s
and member risk policies (if applicable).
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors’ degree from a four year accredited college or university
required, advanced degree a plus. Previous experience in the energy
industry and with trade capture systems is a plus.
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Real-Time Trader Application