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Silicon Valley Clean Energy


POWER RESOURCES PLANNER/ANALYST

SALARY RANGE: $133,350 - $209,549

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under general direction of the Director of Power Resources, the Power Resources Planner/Analyst (“Planner”), supports efforts related to power portfolio analytics and planning, load and power resource forecasting, and custom product offerings for large customers The Planner will also work with the Decarbonization and Grid Innovation team to develop and implement solutions in support of SVCE’s greenhouse gas reduction goals including distributed energy resources (DERs) including virtual power plants and incorporate impacts in load forecasts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

This position reports directly to the Director of Power Resources, however, may be assigned to other groups and/or teams as deemed necessary. Management of consultants and contractors is expected. This position has no direct reports, however, may supervise temporary and/or internship positions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide analytical support to the Front Office in managing the electric supply portfolio which includes monitoring and reporting net open position, supply costs and risks.

  • Lead implementation of SVCE’s internal load forecast, including incorporation of customer adoption of load modifiers such as DERs and EVs.

  • Assist the development and implementation of systems, processes, plans and reports to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, standards, mandates and regulatory requirements related to providing electricity as a load serving entity in California including meeting the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), resource adequacy and power content label reporting

  • Support integrated resource planning, modeling and implementation efforts.

  • Support procurement efforts to meet various SVCE objectives and/or compliance requirements including energy hedges, resource adequacy, carbon-free and RPS.

  • Assist in the development of strategies and custom product offerings to retain large commercial industrial customers.

  • Assist in the development of technology, policy, and economic analysis to support the planning, design, development, and evaluation of programs to support decarbonization and grid integration across SVCE service territory.

  • Support legislative and regulatory efforts by providing subject matter expertise and/or policy analysis.

  • Support the development and implementation of SVCE’s overarching decarbonization roadmap.

  • Write staff reports and presentations for Board and Committee meetings.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of:

  • Principles of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and infrastructure.

  • Strong understanding of statistics, machine learning, and optimization algorithms and principles, and their application.

  • Strong understanding of forecasting methodologies and tools.

  • Knowledge of retail customer programs (design, development, implementation, evaluation, measurement, and verification).

  • Regulatory and legislative activities relating to Resource Adequacy, Renewable Portfolio Standard and decarbonization, distributed energy resources, demand response.

  • Familiarity with policies and procedures at the CPUC, CEC, CARB, BAAQMD and the California ISO related to wholesale energy market, compliance related programs and products and greenhouse gas emissions and power content reporting.

  • Deep subject matter expertise in wholesale and retail power markets and resource planning.

    Ability to:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and GIS software.

  • Superior project management skills, including managing multiple priorities.

  • Superior people management experience and skills.

  • Self-directed and comfortable operating in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team, as needed.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, environmental science, or a related, quantitative field. A Master’s Degree in the aforementioned fields can substitute for up to one year of the required experience. A Doctoral Degree in the aforementioned fields can substitute for up to three years of the required experience.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years, depending on level, of progressively responsible experience as an analyst at an electric utility, regulatory agency, cleantech company, or similar organization with emphasis on electrification of the built environment, mobility, or grid integration, or a closely related field.

LICENSE: Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record at the time of hire.

PHYSICAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a typical office setting with exposure to computer screens and at public events (fairs, meeting rooms, farmers’ markets, etc.) with moderate noise and will require some evening and weekend work. The noise level in the work environment is usually typical of an office environment and public events.

PHYSICAL: While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; reach with hands and arms. Employees are occasionally required to walk, and stand for prolonged periods; stoop, bend, kneel and twist; and may lift up to 20 pounds. Employees must be able to communicate in person, in writing, and by telephone with Board members, management, co-workers, vendors, consultants, and with the public in face-to-face, one-on-one, and group settings.

VISION: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and operate assigned equipment.

HEARING: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

-----SVCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-----

For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit: https://www.svcleanenergy.org/jobs/

Silicon Valley Clean Energy

POWER DATA ANALYST

SALARY RANGE: $101,473 to $151,713

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager of Power Operations, the Power Data Analyst (Analyst) is responsible for power data analysis and management, CAISO market analysis, and administering complex settlement and billing processes. This position works closely with other members of the Power Resources department to ensure a consistent feedback loop of actual results to inform changes to market strategies.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

The Analyst reports to the Senior Manager of Power Operations and the position does not include supervisory and/or team leader responsibilities but may supervise outside consultants / contractors as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES

Knowledge of:

  • Experience with wholesale electric utility markets, specifically the California Independent System Operator (CAISO)

  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.

  • Excellent programming and statistical analysis skills, including Python and R, respectively.

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, queries (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and Power BI

    Skills:

  • Superior project management skills, including managing multiple priorities.

  • Self-directed and comfortable operating in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment.

  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team.

  • Excellent communication skills, including distilling complex information in a simple and understandable manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:



Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in economics, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related, quantitative field.


Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience as a data analyst at an electric utility, cleantech company, software company, or similar organization.


LICENSE: Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are required to use company vehicles.

PHYSICAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

ENVIRONMENT. Work is performed in a typical office setting with exposure to computer screens and at public events (fairs, meeting rooms, farmers’ markets, etc.) with moderate noise and will require some evening and weekend work. The noise level in the work environment is usually typical of an office environment and public events.

PHYSICAL. While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; reach with hands and arms. Employees are occasionally required to walk, and stand for prolonged periods; stoop, bend, kneel and twist; and may lift up to 20 pounds. Employees must be able to communicate in person, in writing, and by telephone with Board members, management, co-workers, vendors, consultants, and with the public in face-to-face, one-on-one, and group settings.



VISION. See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and operate assigned equipment.

HEARING. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

 

-----SVCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-----

For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit: https://www.svcleanenergy.org/jobs/

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Commercial Operations Analyst
Stamford, CT

We are currently looking for individuals that possess strong analytical skills, with 1 to 3 years of experience, to join the commercial desk for a leading power / electric company, to help support day to day operations.

Company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position, now or in the future

The primary purpose of this position is to support all commercial operations functions in managing company's current and potential future assets. Analyst will be working in a team environment to increase the commercial value of the assets. Analyst will gain exposure to management and optimization of power generators across different ISOs while working alongside Asset Managers

Review and submit operational data to ISOs

•Provide quantitative analysis support
•Track and procure emissions allowances
•Provide asset management functions such as gas nominations
•Work with settlements to ensure margins are accurate
•Support data aggregation efforts to assist fleet wide and site specific asset optimization
•Improve/develop analytical tools for the commercial desk related to plant performance and market information
•Assist other groups within company regarding budgeting and risk reporting
•Other commercial duties as required
•Establish relationships with plant operators and 3rd party suppliers

Requirements:

· 0-3 Years’ Experience (preferably in Power and/or Natural Gas but not required)
•Bachelor’s Degree required, Finance, Business or Engineering preferred
•Strong team player with solid analytical skills and strong attention to detail
•Strong basics in Microsoft Office with a focus on Excel (VLOOKUPS, etc.

If qualified and interested, email resume to douglas@alexanderbec.com

Avista Utilities: Real Time Energy Trader

The Real Time Trader is responsible for optimizing Avista’s resources to serve all obligations in the most economical and reliable manner while integrating current system and market conditions. This position purchases and sells energy on an hourly/daily basis to meet fluctuations in supply and demand; ensures that pricing and terms are favorable and consistent with company risk management guidelines. Optimize Avista’s system in EIM, Real Time and future time horizons.

Requirements

4 years’ experience in energy trading, derivatives, marketing or bulk electric and gas system management. Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, finance, business, economics or other related field or equivalent experience. This person must be able to perform while working rotating shifts. Excellent math, Excel, communication, sales and negotiating skills are required. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.

To Apply

Complete an online application and attach your resume and cover letter to your profile. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of submitting your application for review. No documents can be attached after you click "Submit".

Pre-employment screening requirements

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.

Avista’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. Avista will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process, and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible, where undue hardship would not be created for Avista. Please let us know if you would like assistance.

Shell US

Sr. Compliance Advisor

Job posting location: San Diego, CA

Apply Now: https://shell.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/ShellCareers/job/California---San-Diego/Sr-Compliance-Advisor_R66957-1

This role will be responsible for providing Compliance support within the T&S organization in the US, including but not limited to Shell Energy North America (“SENA”) and Shell Trading US Company (“STUSCO”).  Responsibilities may extend to Latin and South American markets and require coordination with other Compliance staff located in other offices.  Also, collaboration with commercial staff from other Shell business units such as New Energies and Integrated Gas will be a priority.

The Senior Compliance Advisor will provide Compliance support for Shell Trading & Supply’s North and South America commercial trading activity in Electricity, Environmental Products and/or Natural Gas.  This role will be the primary interface with the commercial staff (front-line traders, operational staff, functions and regional leadership) for regulatory and policy matters, questions, and concerns.  This will require expansive knowledge of energy markets and regulatory framework.

Responsibilities: 

  • Providing advice related to compliance with external regulations / internal requirements, or conformance with Group Standards, Manuals and Shell Trading Policies.
  • Providing advice and guidance related to the understanding and mitigation of regulatory and compliance risks such as market manipulation, anti-trust, bribery & corruption, and money laundering, and others.
  • Provide input, expertise, and support in the development and execution of the Compliance Training agenda.
  • Serve as a Compliance representative in regional leadership meetings as needed.
  • Participate and represent Shell in external working groups in efforts to ensure best practices for Compliance.
  • Work with Shell Ethics & Compliance organization (including Trade Compliance, Antitrust, Anti-bribery & corruption, and Data Privacy) to ensure accurate and appropriate guidance to T&S staff.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the various lines of business in T&S and apply internal and external standards to commercial activity to ensure appropriate Compliance risk mitigations.
Skills & Requirements What we need from you –
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (or equivalent work experience).
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a combination of Trading Compliance or comparable Governance and Audit roles.
  • Significant knowledge of North American physical/financial, natural gas and/or electricity markets is required.
  • Strong understanding of trading instruments, trading strategies, and risk concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills including the ability to interact with all levels of staff and management.
  • Must be comfortable speaking up, escalating concerns and can provide an independent view and voice.
  • Must be able to resolve conflict and deliver tough messages with grace.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team-oriented with the ability to work independently and share knowledge and learnings broadly.
Company description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.
Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work
There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.
Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work
To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…
We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Apply Now: https://shell.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/ShellCareers/job/California---San-Diego/Sr-Compliance-Advisor_R66957-1

 

SDG&E
Energy Risk Manager (#22-64561)

Job Description

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits on our career website.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion on our website.

For more information, visit SDGEnews.com or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.

Primary Purpose:

Leads and manages the energy and fuel procurement risk management areas. Responsible for driving governance of energy risk management by collaborating with, and influencing, key leaders and stakeholders, both internal and external. Develops and implements energy risk management strategies, particularly with respect to operational and transactional trading risks, such as credit exposure. Presents recommendations to senior management. Responsible for supporting and facilitating the Energy Procurement Risk Management Committee and supporting policies. Drives, and is extensively involved with the CPUC regulatory process for the department, including workshops, and hearings. Provides oversight on the computation of quantitative risk measures and interpretation of energy risk management issues. Provides support to Origination and the Front Office in transactions. Manages external risk consulting firms.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Lead and manage the energy risk organization, including with respect to the development and implementation of business processes and controls that mitigate risk, including management plans and risk issue elevation and resolution. Ensure support for Origination and Front Office with transactions. Measure risk and analyze trends to recommend areas of high priority. Drive the Integration of processes across energy risk management, investment management, and asset management. Manage credit exposure. Ensure compliance with the Market Activity and Credit Policy.

- Develop and manage strategies for energy risk management across the enterprise, including risk identification, stakeholder participation and acceptance. Work closely with regulatory, legal, finance, and operations to communicate information regarding business risks within the organization. Present findings to senior management.

- Provide input to regulatory proceedings regarding risk mitigation. Review testimony; may be required to act as a witness for regulatory proceedings.

- Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Economics, or related. Required

- 8 - 10 years - Related experience within the energy industry in areas such as risk management, legal, regulatory, audit or related fields.

- Travel within San Diego and Los Angeles service territory required.

- Strong management, communication, and interpersonal skills required to provide leadership and influence stakeholders in the marketing and implementation of strategies and programs. - Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

- Ability to develop and execute strategies.

- Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.

- We offer a hybrid work environment. Although the schedule may vary, typically this will allow you to work from the office two to three days per week and work remotely on the remaining workdays.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's Degree Business Administration, Economics, or related.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Please APPLY HERE: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=2168707&d=SempraSDGE#/

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PENINSULA CLEAN ENERGY
Director of Power Resources

Job Title:      Director of Power Resources
Salary:           Commensurate with experience
Job Type:     Full-Time
Location:     Requires California residency. Peninsula Clean Energy is a remote-first work environment with a preference to hire staff that live in or within a 100-mile radius of San Mateo County, CA. Employees will be expected to attend in-person meetings on a monthly to quarterly basis at the Peninsula Clean Energy office located in Redwood City, CA.

Position Summary

Are you ready to work for a cutting-edge clean power organization that is changing the world and leading the industry in power innovation? Do you want to be the first to deliver 100% 24/7 clean energy to over 300,000 electric customers?  If so, come grow with us as we address climate change and lead the way forward with clean energy solutions. Peninsula Clean Energy is a dynamic, non-for-profit joint powers agency of 35+ professionals that is seeking a strategic leader for the position of Director of Power Resources (Director). The Director is a key executive leadership role at Peninsula Clean Energy reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working with members of the senior leadership team to develop, position and carry out the organization’s strategic energy priorities. Qualified candidates must have an ability to design and manage Peninsula Clean Energy’s wholesale power portfolio and the ability to build and lead a skilled technical, financial/economic, operational, and analytical team.

The Director of Power Resources leads a procurement team that is responsible for a portfolio of resources that meets Peninsula Clean Energy’s annual 3500 GWh load with an energy budget of $250MM+.  The Director and the power resources team will also make Peninsula Clean Energy’s aggressive renewable and climate goals a reality, including the goal of serving our customers with 100% 24/7 renewable energy by 2025. Working in close collaboration with the CEO and CFO, this position provides leadership, direction and strategic vision in varied and complex activities related to power management programs and issues, including short and long-term resource planning and acquisition, portfolio and risk management policies, long term energy contract development, contract negotiation and administration, resource operations planning, power trading and scheduling.

The Director of Power Resources will also interact with various public, legislative, and regulatory agencies. The power resources team is responsible for the preparation of regulatory compliance reports focused on resource procurement and integrated resource planning, climate impacts, annual greenhouse gas inventory, and emissions reporting. The position will be responsible for preparing staff reports and informational material for the Peninsula Clean Energy Board and the public regarding power supply agreements and services to support power procurement.

The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. Peninsula Clean Energy offers a competitive benefits package. More information is available below and at www.peninsulacleanenergy.com.

Position Responsibilities

The Director of Power Resources has responsibility for Peninsula Clean Energy’s wholesale energy supply procurement and management, resource planning and analysis, and compliance reporting. The Director works with project developers, electric service providers, energy brokers, and external technical consultants to identify power supply opportunities that are appropriate for Peninsula Clean Energy’s power mix and product offerings. The incumbent will be responsible for administering request for proposal (RFP) processes and assessing unsolicited proposals for energy supplies that meet Peninsula Clean Energy’s product mix requirements, including renewables, energy storage, green-house gas free, financial products, and conventional energy supplies.  Other responsibilities include research and due diligence on prospective suppliers, contract negotiation and administration of power purchase agreements, contractor performance monitoring and dispute resolution, invoice validation, issue identification and compliance oversight.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Resource Planning

  • Lead the development of optimizing strategies for resource planning, wholesale power contracting, operations planning, risk management and power scheduling to ensure maximization and cost effectiveness of opportunities
  • Keep abreast of developments in resource planning processes and analytics and in energy resource technologies
  • Seek out new technologies such as storage and other innovations from public or private sources, and evaluate new supplies as appropriate
  • Continue development of and implement strategy to meet Peninsula Clean Energy’s goal to serve customers with 100% 24/7 renewable energy
  • Develop and manage comprehensive budget for energy procurement needs
  • Forecast near-and long-term energy demand taking into account historical usage, economic growth, installation of behind the meter solar and storage as well as building and transportation electrification

Procurement

  • Procure energy to meet internal targets and regulatory requirements for carbon free and renewable energy at the lowest cost
  • Oversee and delegate RFP processes for renewable, energy storage, greenhouse gas free, financial products, conventional power, and resource adequacy, and assess unsolicited proposals
  • Review, analyze, and recommend proposals for electric power supply submitted to Peninsula Clean Energy by developers and brokers
  • Lead the participation in interactions with power developers during pre-contract discussions, contract negotiations and Board discussion
  • Negotiate and write contracts for the purchase and/or sales of electric resources

Portfolio Management

  • Administer Peninsula Clean Energy’s power contract portfolio, evaluate the resource portfolio and recommend adjustments as needed
  • Manage the performance auditing and monitoring for existing supply contracts
  • In consultation with CFO and other senior leadership, develop and administer risk management policies
  • In coordination with CFO, manage Peninsula Clean Energy’s counterparty credit exposure risk and recommend policies and contractual terms to limit risk
  • Direct third-party scheduling coordinator for load and renewable resources scheduling in CAISO consistent with hedging and portfolio strategies, contract terms and risk policies including setting price benchmarks, evaluating impact of scheduling strategies, and reporting internally on results
  • Manage Peninsula Clean Energy’s scheduling, settlements and other interactions with CAISO

Regulatory Compliance

  • Prepare and/or manage the preparation and update of Peninsula Clean Energy’s integrated resource plan per the requirements of the CPUC and SB350
  • Manage and administer Peninsula’s various renewable energy certificate accounts within the WREGIS system
  • Manage and/or prepare compliance reports and materials related to Peninsula’s power supply, including those required by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Energy Commission (CEC), California Air Resources Control Board (CARB), and the Department of Energy (DOE), and others
  • For Green-e certified products, ensure compliance with Green-e standards and complete annual verification process

Leadership

  • Represent Peninsula Clean Energy on external agencies’ task forces and working groups including working with California Community Power and CalCCA
  • Coordinate with senior leadership on strategic priorities, developing and implementing strategic planning
  • Represent Peninsula Clean Energy at conferences and other external meetings
  • Prepare and present information and recommendations to staff and Board in assessing and identifying market opportunities for the organization
  • Stay abreast of trends in wholesale power markets, renewable energy industry, and regulatory developments that may impact Peninsula Clean Energy’s power supply portfolio
  • Support the development of employees that results in improved performance and meaningful contributions to the organization
  • Create and enable a work environment that builds talent to ensure the continuity of leadership for the organization
  • Lead effective development and ongoing implementation of operational processes

Candidate Qualifications & Requirements

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, finance, economics, or related field
  • Minimum of 12 years of progressively responsible experience at an electric utility, municipal utility, a Community Choice Aggregation program, renewable energy developer, power supplier, or in a closely related field
  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience in power supply operations
  • Technical experience in the utility industry is required
  • A Master’s degree or MBA is desirable

Knowledge Of

  • Demonstrable knowledge of techniques for managing a power portfolio
  • Energy generation and storage technologies including carbon neutral electric energy, conventional energy, and renewable energy such as wind, biomass, geothermal, solar, concentrating solar, and hydroelectric
  • Wholesale power procurement processes, power scheduling, energy hedging practices, and energy portfolio risk management
  • The use of renewable energy certificates to support mandatory and voluntary compliance programs per California regulations and legislation using the Western Renewable Energy Information System (WREGIS)
  • The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) settlement process and the components of settlement bills from the CAISO
  • The structure and content of standard power purchase agreements for various resource types, including general terms and conditions and basic requirements
  • California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard, Power Content Label and Power Source Disclosure program
  • Regulatory reporting and compliance requirements of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC)
  • Economics and financial analysis; familiar with modern analytical tools and techniques used in energy marketing activities

Skill and Ability To

  • Oversee areas with substantial risk factors and potential liabilities that are mitigated through proactive, creative, consistent, and ethically sound recommendations and decisions
  • Lead and participate in senior-level strategic planning processes
  • Direct progressive and innovative procurement programs, policies, processes, and procedures that support the strategies of the organization
  • Manage multiple priorities and quickly adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Manage team, projects, and time efficiently and coordinate the efforts of others
  • Produce high-quality, professional memos, research, reports, requests for proposals and other written communication work products
  • Speak clearly and concisely to deliver verbal information to Peninsula Clean Energy’s Board, executive management, staff teams, staff members, and other audiences
  • Perform quantitative data and statistical analysis and effectively communicate results to others
  • Apply strong analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate contractor performance and potential project opportunities, and project siting, permitting and interconnection issues
  • Interact professionally and establish and maintain effective working relationships with developers and power brokers, commercial partners, Peninsula Clean Energy staff and Board of Directors and others encountered during the performance of duties
  • Effectively interpret and apply contract language and commercial agreements
  • Manage consultants and legal resources
  • Provide excellent attention to detail; demonstrate patience, tact, and courtesy at all times
  • Demonstrate strong logistical and quantitative analysis skills
  • Exercise sound judgment, creative problem solving, commercial awareness, effective dispute resolution, and interpersonal awareness
  • Support occasional evening and weekend meetings as needed
  • Work with intermediate and advanced MS Office functions, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Be part of a great team of committed and intelligent people

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Director is responsible for leading and supervising the Power Resources team, which currently includes three analysts and three managers. The Director is responsible for identifying personnel needs, providing direction, mentoring, and coaching the team.

Remote Working Model

At the current time, Peninsula Clean Energy has adopted a remote-first policy with work primarily performed from a home office.  Office space is available in Redwood City (in San Mateo County) if preferred and under masking requirements. Employees are expected to live in California, within 100 miles of the Redwood City office. Employees will be expected to attend in-person meetings on a monthly to quarterly basis.

Salary and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience. Peninsula Clean Energy offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Individual, family, and domestic partner health (medical, dental, vision) insurance
  • Retirement and employer matching contributions
  • Health and dependent care flex spending account
  • Long term disability benefits
  • Cell phone and internet stipend for remote work
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid vacation

Application Process

This position will remain open until filled. Please submit application materials to:  hr@peninsulacleanenergy.com with a subject line: “Director of Power Resources: Your Name”. Application materials must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Supplemental Questions listed below
  1. Please provide a summary of your experience and qualifications for the position.
  2. Describe your approach to building and managing a diversified power supply portfolio for a 3500 GWh load to minimize risk and cost.  What factors would you consider and why?  How would you go about procuring the supply?  How would you integrate new and emerging  technologies into the portfolio?
  3. Describe your experience and knowledge of the regulatory constraints facing Peninsula Clean Energy with regard to procuring the power supply.  What approach would you use to meet these constraints?
  4. Describe your experience supervising managers and line-staff, and share a description of and the outcome of a challenging employee relations (i.e., discipline) issue you have had to address

About Peninsula Clean Energy

Peninsula Clean Energy is the community choice aggregation program (known as a “CCA”) for San Mateo County and portions of Merced County.  Peninsula Clean Energy’s customer base includes almost 315,000 accounts, serving a population of 810,000, with a total electrical load of almost 4 million megawatt-hours. Our staff currently numbers 34 people, several additional outside consultants, and plans for growth going forward.

Peninsula Clean Energy’s mission is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by expanding access to sustainable and affordable energy solutions. This includes providing cleaner power at lower rates with virtually GHG-free power as its standard power service. We have aggressive decarbonization goals including delivering 100% renewable energy on an hourly basis by 2025 and supporting our service territory in reaching comprehensive decarbonization for transportation and buildings by 2035. Peninsula Clean Energy is making significant and growing investments to advance these objectives, providing a full spectrum of programs and pilots to serve the community.

Peninsula Clean Energy is committed to complying with applicable laws, including the Americans with Disability Act and Fair Employment and Housing Act, ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. Peninsula Clean Energy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, sex, or gender (including, but not limited to pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), genetic information or characteristics, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws.

The information contained herein has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The information also does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change

 

 

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Director Energy Supply Merchant

Puget Sound Energy is looking for a Director Energy Supply Merchant 2893 to manage utility revenue and portfolio costs for both electric and natural gas. This position leads PSE’s Energy Supply Management (ESM) organization with approximately 55 employees in regards to the procurement, and marketing of energy supply for our customers. This organization is currently undergoing change which requires a leader to share in our vision to operate successfully within still being formed resource adequacy program, under evaluation day ahead markets, and potential RTO formation. The ideal candidate will have experience managing a highly effective team and leading through change. Experience in organized markets with a strong knowledge of the western U.S. power markets will be necessary. This is an exciting time to join PSE for someone that wants to in the forefront of developing and leading an organization into the world of organized markets. Please visit https://jobs.pse.com/ to apply. PSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Protected Veterans & those with Disabilities.

 

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Silicon Valley Clean Energy


POWER RESOURCES PLANNER/ANALYST

SALARY RANGE: $133,350 - $209,549

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under general direction of the Director of Power Resources, the Power Resources Planner/Analyst (“Planner”), supports efforts related to power portfolio analytics and planning, load and power resource forecasting, and custom product offerings for large customers The Planner will also work with the Decarbonization and Grid Innovation team to develop and implement solutions in support of SVCE’s greenhouse gas reduction goals including distributed energy resources (DERs) including virtual power plants and incorporate impacts in load forecasts.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

This position reports directly to the Director of Power Resources, however, may be assigned to other groups and/or teams as deemed necessary. Management of consultants and contractors is expected. This position has no direct reports, however, may supervise temporary and/or internship positions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide analytical support to the Front Office in managing the electric supply portfolio which includes monitoring and reporting net open position, supply costs and risks.

  • Lead implementation of SVCE’s internal load forecast, including incorporation of customer adoption of load modifiers such as DERs and EVs.

  • Assist the development and implementation of systems, processes, plans and reports to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, standards, mandates and regulatory requirements related to providing electricity as a load serving entity in California including meeting the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), resource adequacy and power content label reporting

  • Support integrated resource planning, modeling and implementation efforts.

  • Support procurement efforts to meet various SVCE objectives and/or compliance requirements including energy hedges, resource adequacy, carbon-free and RPS.

  • Assist in the development of strategies and custom product offerings to retain large commercial industrial customers.

  • Assist in the development of technology, policy, and economic analysis to support the planning, design, development, and evaluation of programs to support decarbonization and grid integration across SVCE service territory.

  • Support legislative and regulatory efforts by providing subject matter expertise and/or policy analysis.

  • Support the development and implementation of SVCE’s overarching decarbonization roadmap.

  • Write staff reports and presentations for Board and Committee meetings.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of:

  • Principles of electricity generation, transmission, distribution and infrastructure.

  • Strong understanding of statistics, machine learning, and optimization algorithms and principles, and their application.

  • Strong understanding of forecasting methodologies and tools.

  • Knowledge of retail customer programs (design, development, implementation, evaluation, measurement, and verification).

  • Regulatory and legislative activities relating to Resource Adequacy, Renewable Portfolio Standard and decarbonization, distributed energy resources, demand response.

  • Familiarity with policies and procedures at the CPUC, CEC, CARB, BAAQMD and the California ISO related to wholesale energy market, compliance related programs and products and greenhouse gas emissions and power content reporting.

  • Deep subject matter expertise in wholesale and retail power markets and resource planning.

    Ability to:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and GIS software.

  • Superior project management skills, including managing multiple priorities.

  • Superior people management experience and skills.

  • Self-directed and comfortable operating in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team, as needed.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, environmental science, or a related, quantitative field. A Master’s Degree in the aforementioned fields can substitute for up to one year of the required experience. A Doctoral Degree in the aforementioned fields can substitute for up to three years of the required experience.

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years, depending on level, of progressively responsible experience as an analyst at an electric utility, regulatory agency, cleantech company, or similar organization with emphasis on electrification of the built environment, mobility, or grid integration, or a closely related field.

LICENSE: Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record at the time of hire.

PHYSICAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a typical office setting with exposure to computer screens and at public events (fairs, meeting rooms, farmers’ markets, etc.) with moderate noise and will require some evening and weekend work. The noise level in the work environment is usually typical of an office environment and public events.

PHYSICAL: While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; reach with hands and arms. Employees are occasionally required to walk, and stand for prolonged periods; stoop, bend, kneel and twist; and may lift up to 20 pounds. Employees must be able to communicate in person, in writing, and by telephone with Board members, management, co-workers, vendors, consultants, and with the public in face-to-face, one-on-one, and group settings.

VISION: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and operate assigned equipment.

HEARING: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

-----SVCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-----

For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit: https://www.svcleanenergy.org/jobs/

Silicon Valley Clean Energy

POWER DATA ANALYST

SALARY RANGE: $101,473 to $151,713

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager of Power Operations, the Power Data Analyst (Analyst) is responsible for power data analysis and management, CAISO market analysis, and administering complex settlement and billing processes. This position works closely with other members of the Power Resources department to ensure a consistent feedback loop of actual results to inform changes to market strategies.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

The Analyst reports to the Senior Manager of Power Operations and the position does not include supervisory and/or team leader responsibilities but may supervise outside consultants / contractors as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES

Knowledge of:

  • Experience with wholesale electric utility markets, specifically the California Independent System Operator (CAISO)

  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.

  • Excellent programming and statistical analysis skills, including Python and R, respectively.

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, queries (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and Power BI

    Skills:

  • Superior project management skills, including managing multiple priorities.

  • Self-directed and comfortable operating in a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment.

  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team.

  • Excellent communication skills, including distilling complex information in a simple and understandable manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:



Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in economics, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or a related, quantitative field.


Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience as a data analyst at an electric utility, cleantech company, software company, or similar organization.


LICENSE: Possession of a valid Class C California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are required to use company vehicles.

PHYSICAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

ENVIRONMENT. Work is performed in a typical office setting with exposure to computer screens and at public events (fairs, meeting rooms, farmers’ markets, etc.) with moderate noise and will require some evening and weekend work. The noise level in the work environment is usually typical of an office environment and public events.

PHYSICAL. While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; reach with hands and arms. Employees are occasionally required to walk, and stand for prolonged periods; stoop, bend, kneel and twist; and may lift up to 20 pounds. Employees must be able to communicate in person, in writing, and by telephone with Board members, management, co-workers, vendors, consultants, and with the public in face-to-face, one-on-one, and group settings.



VISION. See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; and operate assigned equipment.

HEARING. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

 

-----SVCE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-----

For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit: https://www.svcleanenergy.org/jobs/

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Platte River Power Authority is accepting applications for the position of Power Origination Manager.

**Visit www.prpa.org/careers to view full job description, benefits and to apply **

The power origination manager is responsible for originating and negotiating near and longer-term structured energy transactions and power purchase and sale agreements, which includes the procurement and selling of both capacity and energy resources and ensuring compliance with Platte River’s Energy Risk Management Policy.  The individual in this role develops extensive professional electric utility industry contacts that provide insights into near and longer-term market conditions and fosters a positive customer relationships with both purchasers and sellers of conventional and renewable capacity and energy resources in western interconnection. 

Essential duties and responsibilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodations, the essential functions of the job.

  • Leads energy procurement solicitations, including soliciting offers, developing potential deal structures, negotiating pricing and identifying new market opportunities.
  • Develops and manages relationships with counterparties by leading the origination and negotiation of master agreements, confirmations, and other complex short and long-term contracts.
  • Exhibits expertise and continual growth of knowledge in market fundamental & trends, emerging technologies, and act as a resource to the resource planning and power supply teams.
  • Prepares reports and presentations for risk management team.
  • Communicates origination strategies and product structures to stakeholders.
  • Responds to external data requests and stay informed of state, local and federal regulatory policies and actions that impact energy and capacity procurement and emissions reporting.
  • Maintains new renewable projects pipeline, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) by technology and geography to develop a renewable procurement strategy.
  • This role is classified as a marketing function employee under FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) Standards of Conduct. The employee will need to become familiar with and follow FERC Standards of Conduct.

Other functions

  • Develops reports and presentations for business meetings, senior staff meetings and the Board of Directors.
  • Respects and follows safety policies and regulations, scans the environment for issues that may pose a safety risk and encourages others to utilize best practices for a safe work environment.
  • Participates in professional organizations, trade shows & conferences.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position has no supervisory or lead role responsibilities.


Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Aptitude for analytical and financial modeling
  • Knowledge of the energy industry including regulated and de-regulated electricity markets and project financing structures and key value drivers
  • Demonstrated experience in SPP and western US electrical renewable, and gas markets
  • Experience with energy, capacity, emissions, REC, and/or Master Agreements (EEI, WSPP)
  • Experience developing strategies for complex and competitive situations involving multiple variables
  • Experience interacting with state, local and federal regulatory agencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports and present complex technical information to a wide audience, in non-technical language
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, and proficient in using Microsoft Teams desirable
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as a team member
  • Deep knowledge of U.S. power markets and renewable energy project development
  • Proven negotiation and deal-making skills
  • Ability to work with senior management and other departments; strong customer service focus

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, business, economics or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 7 years of experience in functions related to utility scale renewables, preferably in an origination or development role, contract origination, contract negotiation, contract management, electricity trading/marketing, execution of power sale agreements, and/or project management
  • Current valid driver’s license and ability to remain insurable under Platte River’s vehicle liability policy 


Bi-weekly salary range for this position:
 $4,620 - $6,353 (placement DOQ)

(range, if annualized: $120,120 - $165,168)

Platte River Power Authority offers employees an outstanding benefits package. Benefits offered for this position may include the following: health insurance options including PPO and high deductible with health savings account; telemedicine; benefit advocacy; dental and vision insurance; FSA; basic as well as voluntary life insurance and accidental death and disability; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; paid time off; wellness program; in-house training opportunities; tuition reimbursement; and employee assistance program.

For additional information, please see our website careers page at:  https://www.prpa.org/careers/benefits/

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Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) is accepting applications for the position of Manager of Generation.

Work Performed:

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage UAMPS’ owned output resources through plant personal. Review and recommend new output resources.
  • Manage the development and implementation of new output resources.
  • Negotiate long term power purchase contracts.
  • Monitor operational compliance with environmental compliance obligation for new and existing resources.
  • Ensure that senior management are well informed of energy costs, resource positions, and critical information for decision making.



    Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, energy management, engineering, or a related field.

    Experienced Required:
    Five or more years of related business experience preferably related to energy management and specifically new resource development.

    Required Knowledge:

    •Knowledge of electrical power markets.
    •Understanding of contract negotiation and administration.
    •Excellent knowledge of cost and risk analysis, supply and demand models, portfolio management, and related software applications.

    Skills/Abilities:


    •Project Management.
    •Strong planning and decision-making skills.
    •Excellent quantitative and analytical abilities.
    •Able to organize and coordinate projects.
    •Excellent oral and written communications skills.
    •Flexible and adaptable to evolving protocols.
    •Able to use all related hardware and software; extremely computer literate in quantitative spreadsheet applications.

    How to Apply:


    Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to resume@uamps.com.

    Applicants whose backgrounds most closely reflect the current needs of UAMPS may be invited to participate in an interview. Reference checks will be conducted on final candidates and hiring is subject to passing a background check.

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Riverside Public Utilities

UTILITIES POWER SCHEDULER/TRADER
Salary
$99,420.00 - $139,908.00 Annually

Location
Riverside, CA

Job Type
Full-time

Department
Public Utilities-Electric

Job Number
22-7235-01

Closing
Continuous

Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofriversideca

The City of Riverside, Public Utilities Department (RPU) is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Power Scheduler/Trader to fill one (1) vacancy in the Power Generation Division.   The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

Under general supervision, a Utilities Power Scheduler/Trader will forecast and monitor short term system load requirements and meet these demands by economic utilization of power resources; will purchase and market electric energy within contractual guidelines; and will do related work as required.
Work Performed
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Prepare and issue daily, monthly and annual load schedules to meet system requirements.
  • Forecast near term system requirements.
  • Dispatch system power resources economically.
  • Arrange for and pre-schedule power load requirements with other resource agencies.
  • Verify all system loads delivered from other resource agencies. 
  • Initiate Electric Peak sharing programs to maximize savings for Utility customers.
  • Maintain records, prepare electric load production and financial reports in monitoring system loads, and verify costs of power delivered by various suppliers.
  • May write or participate in the writing of computer programs for forecasting, scheduling and costing electrical power system requirements.

Qualifications
Education & Experience: 

OPTION I:
Education: A Bachelor's Degree in a related field. 

Experience: One year of experience in generation dispatch, power trading or power and transmission scheduling. Knowledge of power system operation, power system forecasting, power scheduling techniques, energy accounting and operation and use of scheduling computer systems is highly desirable.

OPTION II:
Education: An Associate's Degree in a related field.

Experience: Three years of experience in generation dispatch, power trading or power and transmission scheduling. Knowledge of power system operation, power system forecasting, power scheduling techniques, energy accounting and operation and use of scheduling computer systems is highly desirable.

OPTION III:
Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Experience: Five years of experience in generation dispatch, power trading or power and transmission scheduling. Knowledge of power system operation, power system forecasting, power scheduling techniques, energy accounting and operation and use of scheduling computer systems is highly desirable.

Necessary Special Requirements:

  • Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts.

Highly Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in power system operation, power system forecasting, power scheduling techniques, energy accounting and operation and use of scheduling computer systems.
  • Experience with California Independent System Operator (CAISO) energy markets, Market Redesign & Technology Upgrade (MRTU), Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), or similar Independent System Operator (ISO).
  • Experience in bilateral trading and negotiation in the Western interconnection, including NERC tagging, resource optimization and purchase of transmission

Selection Process
The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.  

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:
If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment.  You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions.  Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.

Positions that require, or may require, a California Commercial Driver’s License are considered Safety Sensitive and are monitored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Any candidate being considered for a Safety Sensitive position must submit authorization forms to the City immediately upon request to begin the pre-employment process.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.  

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination. 

NOTE:  The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.   Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list.  

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.
 
Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:

  • An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/.
  • An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.

All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.

THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.

Agency
City of Riverside
Address
3900 Main Street
Riverside, California, 92522
Phone
951-826-5808
Website
http://www.riversideca.gov

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Portland General Electric is hiring on our Real Time Trading team

PortlandGeneral.com/careers

This position purchases and sells energy on an hourly/daily basis to meet fluctuations in supply and demand not covered by day-ahead schedules; ensures that pricing and terms are favorable and consistent with company risk management guidelines. This position is hybrid with day shifts at our new Integrated Operations Center in Tualatin, Oregon, and nights/weekends/holidays the option to work from home if preferred. This opening may be filled as a mid or senior level role and salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Desired Qualifications

• Experience in Western United States energy or gas trading is highly desired.

• Experience in generation dispatching or real- time operation of power plants or transmission systems.

• Ability to analyze data, find solutions and make decisions quickly.

• Strong communication skills; verbal and written. • Ability to learn and understand changing technologies.

To learn more go to our current job opening here: https://bit.ly/3KalsO1

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CPV.COM

Real-Time Generation Dispatcher
Energy Management

Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (“CPV”), with headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, and an office in Braintree, MA is uniquely positioned to leverage global technology and financial partnerships to help modernize America’s power generation. We are driven to improve our energy infrastructure by developing and operating power generation facilities using cutting edge, domestically available natural gas and renewable power technology.  CPV is owned by OPC Energy, the first privately held electric company in Israel.

CPV is looking for a Real Time Generation Dispatcher to join its Energy Management team.  This position is located in Silver Spring, MD and will be responsible for managing, monitoring, and optimizing CPV assets under management in accordance with overall commercial strategic goals and risk policies.  CPV assets under management include gas-fired combined cycle and renewable generation assets in the regional power markets, PJM and NE. 
Primary Responsibilities

  • This position will be part of a 24-hour / 365-day Market Operation Center and will work a shift schedule.
  • Assist day-ahead traders with optimization of CPV assets to include offer strategy, fuel optimization, and re-offer adjustments in PJM and NE.
  • Coordinate unit availability, outage schedules, unit startup and shutdown times, and communicate all necessary information to plant personnel, Independent System Operators (ISOs), and day-ahead traders.
  • Take and communicate timely and appropriate real-time actions in accordance with ISO and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) procedures. 
  • Maintain thorough understating of ISO tariffs, manuals, Fuel Cost Policies, and procedures governing generator dispatch. 
  • Comply with applicable NERC Reliability Standards.
  • Monitor and analyze available power/gas market information to identify commercial opportunities and risks.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, or another related field.
  • One or more years’ experience with real time dispatch responsibilities preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel; VBA a plus.
  • PJM Operator Generator Certification a plus, or the ability to pass the PJM Operator Generator Certification exam a must. 
  • Understanding of the principles of North American Power and/or Gas markets a plus
  • Highest degree of punctuality and reliability.
  • Proven ability to take appropriate action within time constraints. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Real Time Generation Dispatchers must be able and embrace working a 12-hour shift schedule as part of a 24-hour, 7-days a week group.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background and financial credit check

CPV holds all employees to the highest ethical standards and is committed to conducting business with integrity, transparency and honesty to ensure our success.

CPV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this position, please apply online:  www.cpv.com/our-company/careers/



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CITY OF ANAHEIM
invites applications for the position of:

Integrated Resource Planner I/II

 

SALARY:

See Position Description

OPENING DATE:

09/22/21

CLOSING DATE:

Continuous

DESCRIPTION:

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Integrated Resources Planner I

$86,117.00 to $118,411.00 Annually

 

Integrated Resources Planner II

$99,690.00 to $137,074.00 Annually


The City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department is seeking a dynamic and results-driven Integrated Resources Planner I or II. The ideal candidate will work closely with various levels of the organization on matters concerning the City of Anaheim's power supply portfolio; will research and analyze data and contracts; and produce exceptional reports and presentations.    Candidates must possess strong analytical skills, business writing ability, energy-related technical knowledge, and energy-related program development skills.
  
The Integrated Resource Planner performs a variety of professional level duties and responsibilities in the analysis, forecasting and planning of the electric utility's integrated resources;  negotiates and administers the Public Utilities bulk power contracts; plans, develops, and implements advanced technologies including renewable energy resources, energy storage systems, demand side management programs, and alternative fuel programs; and coordinates the development and implementation of such programs/projects with the department's integrated resources objectives.  Integrated Resource Planners may also coordinate, forecast, schedule and account for utility power generation and transmission according to system demands; and to monitor, purchase, and sell power resources on a real-time basis to and from other utilities.

Two vacancies exists within the Integrated Resources Division: Operations & Strategic Planning (1), and Contract Origination & Management (1).  The Utilities Department has the discretion to fill each position at either level (I or II) based on the qualifications of the applicant and the needs of the Department.


Integrated Resources Planner I
This is the entry level in the Integrated Resources Planner series.  This class is distinguished from the Integrated Resources Planner II by the performance of more routine tasks and duties assigned to the employees within the series.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Advancement to the "II" level is based on demonstrated proficiency in performing the full range of assigned duties, and is at the discretion of higher level supervisory or management staff.
 
Integrated Resources Planner II
This is the full journey level class in the Integrated Resources Planner series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Integrated Resources Planner I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.
  
The Anaheim Public Utilities mission is to add value to the community through a customer-focused approach to providing reliable, high-quality water and power at competitive rates.  In keeping with the City of Anaheim's core values of vision, responsibility, pride and service, Anaheim Public Utilities has developed the following department goals:

  • Enhance and maintain our competitive and financial position;
  • Enhance community aesthetics;
  • Enhance service delivery, service options and service quality;
  • Ensure balanced, diverse and cost-effective resource supply; and
  • Strength system infrastructure.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Essential Functions of Both Positions:


  • Participate in the identification and analysis of power resource needs and recommend the most economical and reliable resources.
  • Conduct market surveys and assist in obtaining bulk power resource proposals from outside agencies; conduct economic studies related to proposal rates, terms and conditions; assist in the preparation of recommendations to management regarding bulk power purchases.
  • Evaluate proposal and contract rates, terms and conditions, ensuring conformance to City goals and objectives, and to pertinent federal, regional, state and local laws, regulations and procedures.
  • Evaluate power contract and special contract obligations and limitations to ensure efficient and economical scheduling of power; perform and assist in the preparation of financial analyses and reports of power system productions.
  • Negotiate the purchase of energy and capacity to meet loads and obligations; replace outages and initiate sales transactions using the City's risk management policy guidelines.
  • Review final bulk power contracts with management and legal staff.
  • Monitor counterparties' financial credit limits to ensure all transactions fall within risk management policy guidelines.
  • Prepare a variety of clear and concise written reports and documents.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Essential Functions for Operations & Strategic Planning position:

  • Assist in the development, preparation, tracking, and management of the annual budget for the Integrated Resources Division, including: utility programs, resource portfolio, and administrative cost to operate the division.
  • Perform research and analysis of supply and demand including production costs simulations to determine procurement strategies for power, natural gas, and emissions. 
  • Perform economic analysis of proposed legislation and proposed litigation settlements
  • Evaluate the City's existing bulk power resources for cost effectiveness and efficiency; identify sources and analyze future bulk power supply requirements.
  • Participate in the preparation of short- and long-term electric system forecasts; perform complex statistical, financial and economic analyses of integrated resources present and future demands; assist in the preparation and presentation of studies, reports and economic data to support recommendations; run forecasts and scenarios to evaluate the budgetary impact of power purchases.
  • Evaluate distributed power generation and demand response technologies;
  • Forecast the City's power requirements using historical and real time data; evaluate generation and transmission resources, survey generators, suppliers, and other utilities to determine the City's hourly resource capabilities compared to projected system conditions.
  • Prepare requirements and participate in evaluation and implementation of modeling, forecasting, and scheduling and transaction software.
  • Identify scheduling problems, develop alternative resource plans, and implement corrective actions to reconcile against budget.
  • Prepare procedures and guidelines for power scheduling to ensure economical and demand requirements.
  • Communicate system conditions and outage information to department staff, CAISO, and other utilities and develop reports to track performance of resources.

Essential Functions for Contract Origination & Management position:

  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of studies, reports and economic data to support recommendations; run forecasts and scenarios to evaluate the budgetary impact of power purchases. 
  • Assist in the preparation and management of the annual budget for utility programs that promote the electrification of transportation fuels.
  • Recommend and develop modifications to utility rules and regulatory and legislative documents.
  • Develop draft contract documents based upon agreements reached in bulk power supply proposals; review final bulk power contracts with management and legal staff; coordinate the execution and administration of contracts.
  • Identifies and initiates desirable bulk power contract revisions; interprets contract provisions to resolve contractual disputes.
  • Perform research and present management with analyses of proposed legislation and proposed litigation settlements; meet and confer with representatives from other utilities and agencies to develop settlement options.
  • Interface with City departments, state and federal agencies and utility user groups regarding advanced technologies and alternative fuel issues. Evaluate distributed power generation and demand response technologies; design and develop utility and customer programs.
  • Project Management experience leading Request For Proposals for energy procurement involving multiple internal stakeholders including, but not limited to Legal, Risk, Planning, Finance, and Regulatory.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • No experience at the Integrated Resources Planner I level is required.  Prior experience with professional business writing, energy-related technical knowledge, and energy-related program development are highly desired.
     
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience is required at the Integrated Resources Planner II level, in the procurement and administration of bulk power contracts, engineering and/or project management, and/or forecasting and analysis of integrated resources supplemented by a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, economics, engineering, accounting, or a related field.  Prior experience with professional business writing, energy-related technical knowledge, and energy-related program development are highly desired.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles; principles and practices of statistical, economic and financial analysis; principles of contract preparation and administration; and statistics and statistical programming; principles of technical report preparation; methods used in the economic evaluation of bulk power; and power contract development; principles of contract law; power scheduling and accounting principles; integrated resources planning theory, principles and practices and their application to a wide variety of electrical systems; principles of power generation expansion and probability analysis; standard and advanced generation technologies; resource types and their attributes, including baseload, peaking, capacity factor, emissions, and reliability; alternative fuel systems; state and federal environmental policies and procedures; principles of project planning and management; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
  • Ability to perform economic analysis; analyze and interpret statistical data; conduct studies and evaluate models; read, interpret and apply complex laws, regulations and changes in policies and procedures; evaluate and recommend future bulk power resources based on negotiated proposals; negotiate, interpret, prepare and maintain power contracts; analyze program performance and prepare recommendations for improvement; review financial, statistical and feasibility analysis of program projects; coordinate cooperative efforts between various groups; evaluate and resolve policy and technical issues; coordinate, direct and administer multi-disciplined teams and coordinate and interface with various groups, departments and individuals to achieve program goals and responsibilities; set and develop priorities, methods, standards, objectives and strategies for project development and funding; read, interpret and use technical documents, laws and data sources; identify, analyze and resolve problems with multiple input priorities between multi-disciplined departments internal and external to the department; prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, contracts and/or other reports and documents; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
      
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTION


Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 5:00PM.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date. 
 
The selection process may consist of a minimum of skills examination and oral interview.
 
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City at either the Integrated Resources Planner I or II level at its discretion.  
 
Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration.  Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.
 
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening).  The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.
 
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application.  Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.
 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.anaheim.net/jobs

201 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 501
Anaheim, CA 92805
714-765-5111

employment@anaheim.net

Position #2021-00222
INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLANNER I/II
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Integrated Resource Planner I/II Supplemental Questionnaire

 

 

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Candidates will be evaluated based on the information provided on both the application and the responses to the following Supplemental Questions. Failure to fully detail all experience or stating experience in response to the Supplemental Questions but not listing the experience in the application, copy/pasting information, or responses referring to your resume may eliminate you from consideration. Do you understand this requirement?

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Do you have a Bachelor's (or higher) degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, economics, engineering, accounting, or a related field?

Yes Yes    No No

 

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Please list your degree and major. If you do not possess a bachelor's degree (or higher), type N/A.

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How many years of experience do you have in bulk power contract origination and administration, and/or forecasting, analysis or integrated resources, electric load dispatching, scheduling, and transmission scheduling?

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Checkbox Less than 1 year
Checkbox At least 1 year, less than 2 years
Checkbox At least 2 years, less than 4 years
Checkbox At least 4 years or more

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Please state your experience in each area above and include where it was obtained. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe in detail your experience with California ISO market operations, California ISO market initiatives, or the California ISO Stakeholder process. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe your experience in contracting for or implementing energy storage systems. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe in detail and provide examples of your professional business writing experience. If you do hot have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe your energy-related technical or engineering knowledge, skills, or abilities. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe in detail your energy-related program development experience. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe your experience in developing budgets and specifically detail any experience with production and consumption of energy. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe your experience in developing forecasts. Include types of forecasts developed and what methods were used. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe your experience performing cost/benefit analysis and/or production cost modeling and describe the type of analysis or modeling performed. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Please describe any formal training in statistics, in particular analysis of large data sets. If you do not have this experience, type N/A.

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Do you have a valid California Driver's License?

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Job Opening: Energy Term Trader

Join our team at Chelan County Public Utility District. As one of the largest hydroelectric projects in the U.S., our mission at Chelan PUD’s Rocky Reach Dam is to improve the quality of life for the thousands of people who call our pristine desert and mountain community home. You will live, work, and play in one of the country’s most beautiful regions, recognized nationally by publications like Forbes Magazine as a premier destination for families, retirees, and everyone in-between. With four distinct seasons, we are the best of the Pacific Northwest, without the rain!

What you will do:

  • Buys and sells energy up to 5 years forward in compliance with District hedging strategy guidelines. Functions as the primary term energy trader for the District. Determines pricing and volume of purchase and sale transactions to optimize the portfolio of District resources.

  • Analyzes variables influencing power prices, availability, and reliability. Monitors current market conditions and develops recommendations to capitalize on market opportunities.

  • Develops models and tools to forecast generation power supply and load requirements. Tracks snowpack and precipitation levels in order to prepare stream flow forecasts.

    Abilities you will bring:

  • Knowledge of economic principles utilizing statistics and analytics; power operations, specifically hydro power operations; power scheduling practices; transmission practices; and the natural gas market

  • Understanding of finance, marketing, and contract administration activities, including risk management and credit policies

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to the power industry

  • Ability to present and communicate complex information

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Capacity to negotiate and manage energy contract in accordance with internal policies and legal and regulatory frameworks.

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and work independently and with a team.

  • Potential to develop and sustain relationships with other WECC counterparties including utilities and energy marketers

Education and Experience requirements include Bachelor's degree (B.S., B.A.), preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Accounting, Economics, Finance, or a related field from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Typically requires a minimum of four (4) years relevant experience in power trading, including energy trading, energy structuring and/or quantitative analysis.

SALARY RANGE

In addition to a competitive starting salary range of $100,240-$125,300 (Energy Term Trader) or $113,175-$150,900 (Program Manager level) based on qualifications, skills and abilities, Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.

Visit Careers at www.chelanpud.org to view the full job description and apply online. The position is open until filled, interested parties are encouraged to apply immediately. Please contact Tracy Hazen, Recruiting Program Manager at joblist@chelanpud.org or (509) 661- 4540 for more information.

Chelan PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Disability/Vet

Job Opening: Power & Environmental Commodities Originator

Join our team at Chelan County Public Utility District. As one of the largest hydroelectric projects in the U.S., our mission at Chelan PUD’s Rocky Reach Dam is to improve the quality of life for the thousands of people who call our pristine desert and mountain community home. You will live, work, and play in one of the country’s most beautiful regions, recognized nationally by publications like Forbes Magazine as a premier destination for families, retirees, and everyone in-between. With four distinct seasons, we are the best of the Pacific Northwest, without the rain!

What you will do:

  • Optimize value of environmental portfolio while monitoring compliance with renewable targets and internal environmental policies.
  • Performs hydro optimization analyses and modeling to determine incremental hydropower and provides supporting documentation to ensure eligibility under various renewable programs and standards.
  • Executes environmental power hedging strategy. Structures specialized transactions to meet District objectives.
  • Originates and executes transactions in accordance with the District’s risk management and credit policies.
  • Coordinates and assists in drafting transaction documents for environmental deals.

Abilities you will bring:

  • Broad knowledge of environmental regulations/markets, energy markets, power operations, and hydro project coordination.
  • Understanding of finance, marketing, and contract administration, including risk management and credit policies
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to the power industry is also necessary
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain community relationships
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong financial analysis, mathematical, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills, as well as the ability to lead and direct the work of others

Education and Experience requirements include a Bachelor's degree (B. S., B. A.) from four-year college or university preferably in Engineering, Finance, Business or Economics; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Typically requires a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience, including experience in power operations, planning, energy marketing, and/or environmental markets.

SALARY RANGE

In addition to a competitive starting salary range of $98,080-$122,600 (individual contributor) to  $113,100-$150,800 (program manager) based on qualifications, skills and abilities, Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.

Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.
                                                                                                                                                                     
Visit Careers at www.chelanpud.org to view the full job description and apply online. The position is open until filled, interested parties are encouraged to apply immediately. Please contact Tracy Hazen, Recruiting Program Manager at joblist@chelanpud.org or (509) 661- 4540 for more information.

Chelan PUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Disability/Vet

City Of Pasadena

Associate Electrical Engineer
$48.17 - $60.22 Hourly
$8,350.25 - $10,437.82 Monthly
$100,202.96 - $125,253.86 Annually

Electrical Engineer
$54.54 - $68.18 Hourly
$9,454.35 - $11,817.97 Monthly
$113,452.14 - $141,815.65 Annually

The City of Pasadena Water & Power Department is seeking a highly qualified Professional Electrical Engineer to manage the staff and projects assigned to the substations engineering section of the Power Delivery division.
 
Appointment will be made at the Associate Electrical Engineer or Electrical Engineer level depending on experience and qualifications.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Electrical Engineer is the advanced professional-level/supervisory class in the electrical engineering class series. Staffing for the class is found in the Department of Water and Power. Incumbents require registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer and are responsible for managing assigned capital improvement design, construction and maintenance projects for the department's power grid, substations and for new and upgraded electrical services for customers. Incumbents perform the most complex professional engineering work requiring a substantial level of professional training and experience. Incumbents are also responsible for planning and directing the work of assigned professional, technical and administrative staff. Assignments are either general or project-focused, requiring the exercise of independent judgment and initiative in coordinating the work with other units and external customers, contractors, consultants and entities.
 
Electrical Engineer is distinguished from Associate Electrical Engineer in that incumbents in the former class are expected to perform routine to difficult professional electrical engineering work, only requiring an Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate and a lesser degree of engineering experience.

For more detailed information, please review the Associate Electrical Engineer and/or Electrical Engineer job descriptions.  

To apply, please click here

 

Resource Optimization Project Manager


Who We Are

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is Southern California’s locally operated non-profit default electricity provider for 32 communities within Los Angeles and Ventura counties and the 5th largest electricity company in the State of California. We provide clean renewable energy at competitive rates to over three million residents and businesses through approximately one million customer accounts.

What You’ll Do

CPA is seeking a motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented team member to provide compliance, analytical, and other support to our growing power procurement team, as we advance clean energy goals in a way that adheres to the local priorities of our member agencies.

The power procurement team performs various functions related to the development and management of CPA’s energy supply portfolio, including procurement of renewable, carbon free, conventional energy, and resource adequacy products to contribute toward CPA’s target portfolio mix, comply with CPA’s hedging strategies, achieve regulatory and legislative targets, and maximize benefits for CPA’s customers.

Who You’ll Work With

The Resource Optimization Project Manager will report to the Senior Manager of Structured Contracts. You will work closely with the power procurement team, middle office division, California Independent System Operator (CAISO), CPA’s scheduling coordinator, and other consultants as assigned.  

Commitment to Diversity

At CPA, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We represent a diverse customer base and intend to hire employees that reflect our communities. Clean Power Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Culture

CPA fosters a culture of open communication, responsibility, and intellectual curiosity. As a small team that has quickly built the largest Community Choice Aggregation program in the country, high levels of trust, collaboration, and mission alignment are key factors in success. We 2 value fact-based creativity in our work, accountability with our stakeholders, and promote ethical engagement and diversity with our brand.

Successful Candidates Must Demonstrate the Following Abilities:

  • Have high attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • Have strong project management skills.
  • Handle multiple priorities to meet deadlines and escalate key issues.
  • Work accurately and swiftly under pressure.
  • Demonstrate good judgement and integrity.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing and can translate complex technical information into non-technical language.
  • Have a high tolerance for uncertainty but know how to bring things to resolution.
  • Have a strong work ethic befitting a start-up environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Resource Optimization: Working in partnership with CPA’s third-party scheduling coordinator, perform various asset management activities for CPA’s portfolio resources, including daily resource optimization, bidding strategy development, and outage scheduling to ensure that CPA’s clean energy resource portfolio, and in particular its storage assets, are maximizing benefits to CPA’s customers.

  • Performance Reporting: Develop and maintain detailed after-the-fact performance reporting of CPA’s portfolio resources to keep the procurement team (origination, settlements) and executive leadership apprised of individual asset and portfolio performance. This reporting would inform decision-making related to resource optimization, future procurement, and program design. Ensure portfolio resources are meeting procurement goals related to revenue maximization, load-resource balance, risk mitigation, and greenhouse gas reduction. Coordinate with Data and Systems team to ensure critical performance and operations data is properly maintained in CPA’s data warehouse.

  • Resource Onboarding:Assist the CPA contract management team to facilitate the onboarding of CPA’s fleet of new build clean energy resources through the CAISO’s New Resource Implementation (NRI) process, including coordination between the supplier, CAISO, and CPA’s scheduling coordinator

  • CAISO Liaison: Serve as CPA’s primary liaison with the CAISO. Stay informed of changes to any CAISO’s policies or business practice manuals (BPMs) occurring through market re-design initiatives, particularly as they relate to CPA’s battery storage and behind-the-meter resources.

  • Management Support: Prepare effective reports and presentations for management and Board communications

  • Other duties as assigned: Support other power procurement department activities as needed, including but not limited to deal capture and position monitoring, compliance reporting, settlements support, and other financial reporting, in coordination with CPA’s scheduling coordinator, front, mid, and back-office functions.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of experience in energy trading, compliance, market operations, or planning.
  • Understanding of California ISO (CAISO) and bilateral wholesale electricity markets, including energy, resource adequacy, renewables, demand response, and carbon-free products. CCA experience is a plus.
  • Experience with modeling and valuation of electricity products and physical resource assets. Storage experience is a plus.
  • Ability to sit at a desk and work on a computer for prolonged periods.

 

Required Skills

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Handle multiple priorities to meet deadlines and escalate key issues.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be comfortable taking initiative/working in a fast paced, start-up environment.
  • Work well with diverse teams and consultants and is highly collaborative.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and data visualization tools, or related software.
  • Experience with data analysis tools such as R, Python and SAS is a plus.

 

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for this position is $85,730-$116,310, with exact compensation to be determined by Clean Power Alliance, dependent on experience. Benefits include health care, a 401(k)-like match program, paid vacation, and sick leave. This is not a civil service position.

How to Apply

Candidates should send a succinct and well-written cover letter and resume with 3 references to jobs@cleanpoweralliance.org. The start date for the position is as soon as possible and will remain open until filled.

 

 

 

Grant County Public Utility District

Work, Live & Play in Central Washington State

Senior Manager Rates and Pricing

Grant County Public Utility District, a national leader in public power rate making, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager of Rates and Pricing. The Senior Manager will have the opportunity to exercise innovation by leading the area of rate design and engaging in challenging projects spanning across the organization. With our investment in professional development and advanced technology, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Manager to join the Grant PUD team.

In addition to a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, the successful candidate must have significant utility, regulatory, or rates/forecasting consulting experience. Hands-on experience with load forecasting/cost of service is also required.

Grant County

Central Washington combines the best of all the Pacific Northwest has to offer:

  • With lots of sunshine and a dry climate (less than 10 inches of rain per year), enjoy the outdoors with plenty of opportunities for boating, fishing, and hiking. Also, Grant County is home to the world-renowned Gorge Amphitheatre, which attracts top musical acts from around the globe.
  • Our low cost of living; variety of healthcare options; excellent schools; and large variety of fresh, locally-grown farm, orchard, and vineyard offerings make it a great place to thrive and prosper.
  • Moses Lake, the county’s largest community, is rapidly growing and expanding services and amenities. It is also convenient to the regional hubs of Wenatchee, Ellensburg, Yakima, and Tri-Cities area (Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick). Plus, you’ll be within easy driving distance via I-90 of the metropolitan areas of Spokane and Seattle.

    It’s no wonder Central Washington is one of the fast-growing areas of the state!

    Grant PUD
    •Grant PUD was built by a community of forward thinkers. Residents formed the PUD to bring electricity to the county in the 1930s. In the 1950s, they encouraged construction of two dams on the Columbia River to provider renewable, low-cost power for themselves and future generations.
    •The utility serves more than 40,000 customers, with the capacity to produce more than 2,000 megawatts of clean, renewable electricity.
    •With two dams on the Columbia River, approximately 4,000 miles of transmission and distribution line, 20 shoreline-area recreation sites, multiple service and office locations, and strong cultures of safety and community engagement, we are Grant County’s premier employer.

    Learn more by visiting https://www.grantpud.org/careers

    Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Power Procurement Project Manager

Who We Are

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is Southern California’s locally operated non-profit default electricity provider for 32 communities within Los Angeles and Ventura counties and the 5th largest electricity company in the State of California. We provide clean renewable energy at competitive rates to over three million residents and businesses through approximately one million customer accounts.

What You’ll Do

CPA is seeking a motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented team member to provide compliance, analytical, and other support to our growing power procurement team, as we advance clean energy goals in a way that adheres to the local priorities of our member agencies.

 

The power procurement team performs various functions related to the development and management of CPA’s energy supply portfolio, including procurement of renewable, carbon free, conventional energy, and resource adequacy products to contribute toward CPA’s target portfolio mix, comply with CPA’s hedging strategies, achieve regulatory and legislative targets, and maximize benefits for CPA’s customers.

 

This is an outstanding opportunity to work at an important intersection of energy and climate policy in California, helping to restructure Southern California’s energy market to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide local choice in energy supply and services.

 

Who You’ll Work With

The Power Procurement Project Manager will report to the Senior Manager of Structured Contracts.  You will work closely with the power procurement team, middle office division, scheduling coordinator and other consultants as assigned. 

Commitment to Diversity

At CPA, we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We represent a diverse customer base and intend to hire employees that reflect our communities. Clean Power Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

 

 

Culture

CPA fosters a culture of open communication, responsibility, and intellectual curiosity. As a small team building the largest CCA in California, high levels of trust, collaboration, and mission alignment are key. We value transparency, responsiveness, and innovation.

Successful Candidates Must Demonstrate the Following Abilities:

               Have high attention to detail with strong organizational skills.

               Have strong project management skills.

               Handle multiple priorities to meet deadlines and escalate key issues.

               Work accurately and swiftly under pressure.

               Demonstrate good judgement and integrity.

               Communicate effectively, orally and in writing and can translate complex technical information into non-technical language.

               Have a high tolerance for uncertainty but know how to bring things to resolution.

               Have a strong work ethic befitting a start-up environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Power Procurement Project Manager performs transactional, analytical, and compliance support activities for the Power Procurement team.  Duties include:

      Compliance: Responsible for the preparation of various power supply compliance reports, including monthly and annual resource adequacy filings and external data requests. Stay informed of state, local and federal regulatory policies and actions that impact energy and capacity procurement and reporting.

      Hedging Analytics:  Manage analytics and position tracking related to CPA’s short and mid-term hedging strategies to maximize the value of CPA’s power procurement portfolio while minimizing risk. Track performance of CPA’s Congestion Revenue Rights (CRR) portfolio and project manage monthly and annual auction process.

      ERMP Compliance: Support monthly Risk Management Team meetings and track compliance with the CPA’s Energy Risk Management Policy (ERMP).

      Origination Support: Support administration of CPA’s requests for offers (RFOs), including tracking and organizing proposals for energy and resource adequacy supply and assisting with RFO operations.  Support negotiation of transaction confirms and perform deal validation.

      Portfolio Management: Support the development and ongoing maintenance of tools and systems related to position monitoring, contract and counterparty management, settlements support, and other financial reporting, in coordination with CPA’s scheduling coordinator, front, mid, and back-office functions.

      Asset Management and Resource Optimization: Support the evaluation, optimization, and performance reporting of CPA’s portfolio resources to inform bidding strategies, outage scheduling, and other asset management activities.

      Market Analysis: Research and assess market conditions and trends to guide CPA’s power procurement strategies.

      Management Support: Prepare effective reports and presentations for management and Board communications.

      Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

·       2+ years of experience in energy trading, compliance, market operations, or planning.

·       Understanding of California ISO (CAISO) and bilateral wholesale electricity markets, including energy, resource adequacy, renewables, and carbon-free products. CCA experience is a plus.

·       Experience with modeling and valuation of electricity products and physical resource assets.

 

Requirements

 

·       Bachelor’s Degree.

·       Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

·       High attention to detail.

·       Handle multiple priorities to meet deadlines and escalate key issues.

·       Have a strong work ethic and be comfortable taking initiative/working in a fast paced, start-up environment.

·       Work well on diverse teams and with consultants and be highly collaborative.

·       Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

·       Experience with data analysis tools such as R, Python and SAS is a plus.

 

Salary and Benefits

 

The salary range for this position is $80,000 - $110,000, with exact compensation to be determined by Clean Power Alliance, dependent on experience. Benefits include health care, a 401(k)-like match program, paid vacation, and sick leave. This is not a civil service position.

 

How to Apply

 

Candidates should send a succinct and well-written cover letter and resume with 3 references to jobs@cleanpoweralliance.org. The start date for the position is as soon as possible and will remain open until filled.

 

 

 

Tacoma Power has an opportunity for a Real-Time Energy Trader (RTET) to join our team. Tacoma RTETs optimize our resource portfolio by scheduling Tacoma's generation and power supply contracts, along with energy purchases and sales to ensure that the power supply obligations of Tacoma's customers are met in the most economical and cost efficient manner. Seek out real-time market opportunities and create innovative transactions that maximize the economic benefits from hourly market fluctuations. Tacoma’s RTETs work closely with the Systems Power Dispatchers in the operation of Tacoma's generating resources.

Qualifications
•Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Economics, Business, or related field)
•2+ years of experience working in power marketing or utility operations. Utility operations, marketing, or economics experience may be substituted for years of education.

Desired Qualifications
•Knowledge of energy markets and market fundamentals (prefer experience with CAISO and EIM)
•Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills
•Self-starter able to work effectively without direct supervision in a fast-paced, stressful and multitasking environment
•Ability to work rotating 12-hour shifts
•Ability to use personal computers, spreadsheets, word processing, and energy accounting packages
•NERC Balance & Interchange Operator certified within 12 months of appointment.

*TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR CITY WEBSITE AT WWW.CITYOFTACOMA.ORG/JOBS. PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY AT OUR CITY WEBSITE.*

 



GridSME’s mission is to help our clients accelerate the world’s energy future. To do this, we hire the industry’s best SMEs to solve the grid’s most complex problems. One of the fastest growing areas of our company is our GridSecurity team, which performs network operations and managed security services for approximately 300 generators and control centers throughout the U.S., focused mostly on the renewable energy sector that is rapidly growing.

For this Vice President of GridSecurity role, we are looking for an experienced and proven leader with a background in cybersecurity that wants to grow with us. The person filling this position will be responsible for recruiting, mentoring, managing, and leading the GridSecurity team. In addition, this person will be responsible for selling and communicating the value of our GridSecurity services to our clients, thereby helping us increase GridSecurity’s growth trajectory.

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Apply on GridSME’s website: https://www.gridsme.com/application.html

 

 

NCPA

Schedule Coordinator I-III

 

The Schedule Coordinator is responsible for scheduling energy in the California ISO Balancing Authority and other Balancing Authorities, submitting economic bids in the California ISO markets, monitoring and verifying schedules, and scheduling outages using the California ISO Outage Management System.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Ensures Agency scheduling and dispatch operations are following all applicable NERC and WECC Reliability Standards, and California ISO Tariff requirements, Business Practice Manuals and Operating Procedures.
  2. Coordinates energy production and purchase/sale schedules; including submitting schedules and bids into the CAISO Integrated Forward Market (IFM) and Real Time Market (RTM). Manages Interchange schedules and monitors market prices and conditions.
  3. Schedules, monitors, and submits load, energy, and ancillary bids as needed for NCPA, NCPA members, and customers.
  4. Issues notifications on any California ISO alerts, warnings, emergencies, and certain system operating messages.
  5. Issues notifications on any PG&E PSPS events, or any operationally based NCPA mass communication notifications.
  6. Schedules Ancillary Services, such as regulation and spinning/non-spinning reserves.
  7. Schedules Day Ahead and Real Time Market curtailments, derates, and communicates appropriate information to the NCPA System Dispatcher.
  8. Interfaces with other market participants concerning schedules and market conditions.
  9. Monitors status of market and inter-connected grid at all times to avoid excessive costs due to ever changing conditions.
  10. Procures market data to be used in CAISO settlements, billing and disputes.
  11. Works with settlements personnel to research and resolve billing issues and disputes.
  12. Procures forecasted market conditions for System Dispatcher, Pre-Schedulers, and clients.
  13. Monitors energy schedules through the course of the market run to ensure that deliveries are made in full.
  14. Creates electronic NERC tags for interchange schedules.
  15. Schedules forced and planned outages in the California ISO Outage Management System.
  16. Follows established NCPA, CAISO, and customer operating procedures and timelines.
  17. Identifies and recommends improvements to procedures and software to improve accuracy, efficiency and timeliness.
  18. Attends training as assigned.
  19. Reports to work on time and maintain satisfactory attendance in accordance with Agency attendance policy.

    Supervisory Responsibilities
    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience
    High school diploma or equivalent; and minimum of one year related electric industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in related job within the electric industry. A Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in engineering, business, or related field is preferred. Additional knowledge, skills and experience are required for placement above the Schedule Coordinator I level. NERC Certification as a System Operator is preferred.


    Language Skills
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Active listening skills, ability to speak clearly, ability to write effectively.

    Mathematical Skills
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to apply reasoned judgment to non-standard situations. Ability to think coherently and prioritize tasks to meet multiple deadlines.

    Multi-tasking Skills
    Ability to manage various job tasks simultaneously. Ability to prioritize job tasks to meet scheduling timelines. Ability to handle pressure and stay focused while ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

    Computer Skills
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: energy scheduling software systems, OATI software applications, Internet browsers, SharePoint, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Outlook.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Valid California driver's license and insurance or the ability to obtain such within 30 days of hire.


    Other Skills and Abilities
    Ability to work 12 hour rotating day and night shifts as well as on Holidays and weekends. Ability to assess, define, and identify potential issues and what resources are available to provide assistance in resolving the issues.

    Other Qualifications
    NERC Certification as a System Operator is one of the requirements to advance to the highest two salary levels.

    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and multi-task; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Contact:

Chelsea McNealy

NCPA

651 Commerce Dr

Roseville, CA 95678

9167814250

chelsea.mcnealy@ncpa.com,

 

 

 

 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE II

The City of Burbank has an outstanding opportunity available for a qualified individual to perform professional electrical engineering work in the planning, design or operation of an electric utility; assist with electrical engineering projects; and perform related work as required.

You will apply guidelines given by an electrical engineering group leader to project planning, design, and cost estimation; confer with electrical contractors and consulting engineers; prepare or direct preparation and checking of construction drawings, specifications and materials lists for electric generation, transmission and distribution facilities; perform system load flow, stability and short circuit studies; prepare difficult calculations for transmission and distribution system relay settings and voltage regulation problems; perform studies of alternative approaches to the additions to electrical power system; forecast electric system load; direct the preparation of data for reports to governmental and industrial agencies; and occasionally drive on City business. May supervise, train, and evaluate professional and technical electrical engineering personnel.

Requirements include a a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university in
electrical engineering and two years of professional engineering experience at the level of Electrical Engineering Assistant or equivalent. Note: A Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or science field other than electrical, but with upper class or professional level course work in electrical engineering, may be qualifying. Registration as an Electrical Engineer in the State of California may be substituted for the education requirement. A valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent at time of appointment is also needed. Registration as an Electrical Engineer in California and proficiency in AutoCAD is desirable.

Additional requirements include knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices,
electric utility distribution systems and equipment, sound personnel management and supervision, and basic project management principles and practices; and skill in drafting and engineering related drawing. Selected candidate will also possess ability to design and layout electrical engineering plans and programs; prepare and interpret electrical plans, specifications and wiring diagrams; plan and supervise the work of professional and technical personnel; prepare reports and studies relating to electrical engineering problems; make accurate computations in the electrical engineering fields; utilize computers in the performance of complex calculations; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

We offer a starting salary of $7,126 - $9,823 per month plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. In addition, a Supplemental Questionnaire must also be submitted. Please apply online at: www.burbankca.gov/jobs. If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2021. EOE

 

ACES provides a broad suite of energy trading and risk management services. ACES has the following exciting opportunities available.

Transmission Analyst
Locations: Carmel, IN

This position will be responsible for analysis and management of the physical and financial transmission rights of members and service customers with responsibility for several portfolios in multiple markets. The Transmission Analyst will coordinate their work and analysis with several ACES departments including trading, portfolio modeling, scheduling, and regulatory. The analyst will be a key point of contact with members and customers whose portfolio they manage.  This position requires an entrepreneurial mindset along with a strong understanding of economic fundamentals and work ethic.  This role will be required to meet frequent member, customer, and market deadlines.  The analyst’s time will be divided approximately as follows: 40% trading, 50% analytical work, 10% consulting work.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should possess a college degree in an appropriate discipline with experience in the electric utility industry including energy commodities and physical markets.
  • Competence with statistical analysis, mathematics and technical concepts and a high degree of analytical skill.
  • Effective technical writing and communication skills as well as demonstrated proficiency in Excel and Word; programming experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of the transmission system and LMP based markets.
  • Team player willing to work in a group environment
  • Familiar with the industry’s operating procedures and requirements regarding interconnected regions (NERC).

Quantitative Analyst
Locations: Carmel, IN

This position will be responsible for the development, maintenance, and enhancement of portfolio optimization and risk models.  Additionally, the analyst will interact with our clients to identify portfolio risk exposures and develop hedging strategies that support business objectives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in an appropriate discipline with experience in power system operations, wholesale energy transactions, trading and asset structuring, finance or quantitative study.
  • Minimum of 1 year analytical experience.
  • Demonstrated application of statistics, finance, mathematics, and problem solving, and working knowledge of market mechanisms including forward pricing and option pricing.
  • High degree of analytical and computer skills and the ability to manipulate data and use complex models involving interrelated factors and market movement.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of buying and selling energy, transmission rights and capacity in both traditional and ISO markets is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the industry’s operating procedures and requirements regarding interconnected regions is preferred.
  • Knowledge of programming languages (R or Python), database management is preferred.
  • Power plant asset valuations is preferred.

Energy Trader
Locations: Benson, AZ

This position will be responsible for the management of generation and native load requirements of any participating member or client. This position will be accountable for generation and load scheduling, demand side management, transmission purchases, energy transactions, market interaction, hourly sales of member’s generation or
contract resources and purchasing as required. 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or an Associate’s degree with applicable power trading experience from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.  
  • Previous business experience preferred to include price negotiation, data analysis and customer service. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computers, specifically Microsoft Excel. 
  • Competence with mathematics and technical concepts. 
  • High degree of analytical, attention to detail and organization skills. 
  • Effective written and oral communication skills as well as computer skills. 
  • Application and use of critical thinking skills. 
TO READ FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONS & APPLY: https://www.acespower.com/join-our-team/

 

 

Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow!

A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standards. TransAlta operates 75 facilities in three countries; Australia, Canada, and United States.
This ought to do it.

TransAlta is committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountability, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.

Summary:
TransAlta is currently looking to hire a Term Trader, reporting directly to the Manager, East Trading. This role is responsible for generating P&L through term trading activities.



Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for determine areas of growth within trading parameters, including geographic and new product opportunities.
  • Accountable for implementing new strategies while respecting risk limitations and compliance guidelines.
  • Accountable for accurate reporting of positions and recording of market pricing and related process.
  • Accountable for ensuring adequate capabilities for pricing non-standard structured transactions (i.e., heat rate call options).
  • Accountable for maintaining strategy stops for each trader.
  • Accountable for delivering own P&L targets

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • University degree
  • Minimum of 3 years trading experience and demonstrated knowledge of Eastern energy markets (IESO, ISO-NE, NYISO, MISO, and PJM)
  • Proven history of positive trading performance
  • Understanding of financial risk measures
  • Understanding of energy derivatives
  • Demonstrated capability to make decision quickly and mitigate risks while ensuring compliance with prescribed parameters
  • Demonstrated capability to identify areas of growth and develop and implement plans and actions to achieve that growth
  • Demonstrated ability to build, lead and develop diverse teams
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others at various levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate and facilitate buy-in with a variety of stakeholders across functions

    Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition

If interested, please apply on our website at https://jobs.transalta.com/job/Calgary-Trader-Real-Time%2C-West-AB/674511800/

Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow!

A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standards. TransAlta operates 75 facilities in three countries; Australia, Canada, and United States.

TransAlta is committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountability, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.

Summary:

This position is accountable for real time trading and scheduling energy across geographically diverse markets with multiple counter parties and ISOs throughout Central and Western North America. Traders are expected to optimize corporate positions and assets, while mitigating plant contingencies and ensuring the integrity of firm contract obligations. Traders are accountable to develop and execute short-term physical and financial power strategies, to ensure the overall goals, growth targets and objectives of Energy Marketing are met.

We are currently seeking a competitive, results oriented individual, who can effectively operate in a Team based environment.  Individuals must demonstrate strong internal and external communication skills, with the ability to thrive in a high pressure and evolving workplace. This opportunity is currently available on our West desk located in our Calgary office. This position will work a 12-hour rotating schedule, days and nights.

Accountabilities:

  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing a 3 to 12 month financial and/or physical strategy and delivering the agreed outcomes for the West Desk.
  • Dynamically optimizing all corporate positions and assets.
  • Accountable for identifying and mitigating enterprise risk associated with West RT Trading.
  • Determining areas of growth within trading parameters, including geographic, time and fuel growth opportunities.
  • Asset management and leveraging asset optimization to maximize the gross margin and the value of TransAlta's energy assets while respecting risk limitations, safety, and compliance guidelines.
  • Managing and developing positive relationships with existing customers.
  • Develop and maintain functional understanding of key North American Trading Hubs, Regions, Power Pools, ISO’s, Control Areas and Electric Reliability Councils (i.e. AESO, Desert SW, Rockies) with specific trading development in Alberta, the Pacific NW, California, SPP, ERCOT and the surrounding WECC control areas.
  • Understanding and maintaining strict compliance to all of TransAlta's policies and procedures and applicable market regulation, rules, laws, business practices and other guidelines.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • University degree in Commerce, Economics, or Engineering
  • Understanding of financial risk measures is an asset
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and mitigate risks while ensuring compliance with prescribed parameters.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of energy markets is an asset.
  • Ability to identify areas of growth, develop, and implement plans/actions to achieve that growth.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across the Western Energy trading team to meet growth targets, operationalize new commercial initiatives and find efficiencies across the teams while working within risk parameters.

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If interested, please apply on our website at https://jobs.transalta.com/job/Calgary-Trader-Real-Time%2C-West-AB/674511800/

This position will require the successful completion of background checks.

Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.

Come on board!

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Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting.

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TRI-STATE

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Power Scheduler is responsible for on a day ahead basis transaction negotiation, execution of commodities supporting asset maximization, assisting with the scheduling of capacity and energy resources to meet Tri-State load requirements and determine excess power availability for sale and identify the capacity for economic purchases; administering scheduling requirements of long-term contracts; administering reserve sharing group requirements; perform pre-schedule load and resource check-out and validation with Balancing Authorities.

Monitors and manages electricity transactions within approved authority matrices of Tri-State’s Energy Risk Management Policy. Reviews and updates, as appropriate, load forecasts prior to executing day-ahead electricity products. Monitors Open Access Same Time Information System (OASIS) to assure transmission availability supports electricity transactions and pre-scheduled load/resource balancing processes with Tri-State’s system.

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Training

• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Math, Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

• Ability to develop highly credible and effective relationships with marketing counterparts.
• Flexible, inquisitive and able to thoroughly understand electricity market dynamics.
• Proficient in computer applications including database and spreadsheet applications and word processing.
• Strong analytical, quantitative and economic evaluation skills.
• Working knowledge of Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) generation/transmission and Rockies gas pipeline systems.
• Familiarity with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and WECC policies and a general understanding of how they apply to Tri-State.
• Must sign a FERC Standards of Conduct Confidentiality agreement.
• Able to remain calm in stressful conditions and make rational decisions.
• Working knowledge of Tri-State’s contractual rights and obligations on the system, the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Reserve Sharing Groups and the Western Systems Power Pool (WSPP).
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Experience:

• Five (5) years’ experience and the completion of Tri-State’s Energy Portfolio Program (or similar approved program) or Eight (8) years of related experience including transaction negotiation, commodities transactions, managing energy resources, economic based purchases, and administering long-term contracts.

Other:

• Willingness to travel as required. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
• Willingness and ability to work outside of core business hours to match market trading hours of operation.
• Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.

DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

• Strong commercial trading, orientation and knowledge preferred.
• Knowledgeable of power and gas system operations, preferred.
• Experience in an organized market such as Southwest Power Pool desirable.
• Electric utility experience with electric load scheduling preferred.

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 essential functions.

• Physical 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 and push/pull objects of varying weights, and lift up to twenty-five pounds. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear.

• Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform complex math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.

• Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to a moderate level of noise. All of the duties are performed indoors and at a desk, operating office equipment.

How to Apply:

Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance.

Please visit our careers site at https://www.tristategt.org/careers for more details.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

East Kentucky Power Cooperative

Generation System Operator

Location: Winchester, KY

About EKPC:
East Kentucky Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Winchester, KY, just 15 minutes east of Lexington. We also have facilities across the state of Kentucky that generate electric power and service centers for local power lines and substations support.

EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veteran

Job Roles:
This posting will remain open until the position is filled. We encourage you to apply early as we will review and consider candidates as they are received

Ensures the stable and reliable operation of the Bulk Electric system through timely and appropriate real-time actions during normal and emergency conditions. To maintain EKPC system reliability to ensure the continuity of service to the Member Cooperatives. To coordinate the dispatch of EKPC Generation resources as directed by PJM and utilize Power Market resources, to provide reliable, low cost energy to the Member Cooperatives.

Requirements:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus related education or technical training required. Associate’s degree in Power Systems, Electrical Technology, or other related technical field preferred.

Experience: Five (5) years of related experience required.

Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of transmission system operations preferred.
-Must understand operating risks and be able to recognize abnormal operating conditions.
-Must have a working knowledge of algebra, geometry, and the basic principles of electrical and mechanical theory, AC and DC currents, and the fundamentals of power flow.
-Must maintain certification with NERC and PJM System Operator Certification Programs.
-Basic knowledge of power plant operations, both fossil fuel and hydro, is preferred.
-Knowledge of system control concepts, dispatching techniques, and area control error helpful.
-An understanding of AGC, unit governor relationship, and economic operation concepts helpful.
-Detailed knowledge of PJM Operating Procedures and the interconnection agreements with other utilities helpful.
-Power accounting experience helpful.
-Must have an effective working knowledge of the application of personal computers.

Applicants must apply via our website at: http://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc

 

PNM Resources

Wholesale Power Marketing Project Manager

Location: Albuquerque, NM

This position is covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards. Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check. Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.

Performs wholesale market research, gathers, assimilates and processes critical trade information, and provides essential analysis and strategic recommendations to the wholesale marketing group. Provides support for, and is involved in, the conception, design and development of wholesale strategy and products designed to assist the real-time and day ahead traders trading activities. Working with BTS, support the upkeep of all software applications and systems that are used in the wholesale marketing group. Assist in the development of strategy and policy recommendations to be applied to various markets in the western US such as those created to better integrate renewable and storage assets such as the Western EIM market. Participate in stakeholder processes or other initiatives in organized markets (CAISO) and NERC regions (WECC).

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/gp87shgj2snhpxr8

 

SaltHill Group 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 positions include:           

FTR/CRR Traders, Position #1

Commodity Quantitative Strategist, Position #2

Power Fundamentals Manager, Position #3

Power Trading Analyst (Data Science Focus), Position #4

Power Trading Analyst (Generation Focus), Position #5

Power Trading Analyst (Speculative Focus), Position #6

Power Market Risk Manager, Position #7

Power Market Risk Analyst, Position #8

 

For information on these open positions, please contact chynes@salthillgroup.com by e-mail and visit our website http://www.salthillgroup.com/candidates/opportunities/.

SaltHill Group
191 North Wacker Drive, Ste 2300
Chicago, Illinois 60606
chynes@salthillgroup.com
phone 312-422-1392

Position #1: 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 master’s 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 environment.

Position #2: Commodity Quantitative Strategist
Position works directly with the originators, traders, quants and customers to price derivatives and structure complex, competitive deals and products. Key responsibilities include valuation and pricing of structured products including heat rate call options, revenue puts, load deals, tolling agreements, gas transportation, storage deals and other physical/financial complex structured products across power and gas. In addition, this position is responsible for developing and enhancing complex valuation models and back-testing to the pricing engine. Required: an advanced degree in a quantitative field; minimum 10+ years professional experience in a power or gas front-office quantitative role in an energy trading firm, investment bank, utility or IPP; experience pricing and structuring complex power and/or gas transactions (exotic options, bespoke structures, etc.); strong understanding of embedded optionality and drivers; experience with model development and back-testing prices; and experience with coding.

Position #3: Power Fundamentals Manager
Position develops internal points-of-view on key fundamental drivers of the East power markets (PJM, NEISO and NYISO) and to support Risk & Commercial decision-making. Additionally, fundamental analysis aids in corporate strategy initiatives including capital projects and M&A activity. This role reports to the Chief Risk Officer with extensive interaction with the commercial teams. Key fundamental research responsibilities include: developing short and long-term regional supply and demand models with a focus on 1-5 year modeling; developing supply and demand model for quantifying internal point-of view on regional capacity pricing: tracking market rule changes, plant retirements, new builds, transmission upgrades, near-term demand and fuel prices; providing power price forecasts, market drivers and related congestion impacts; forwarding view on generation, transmission, load and impact to power prices and heat rates; developing Stack Models in the East power markets; identifying market inefficiencies, price opportunities and strategies for the traders; monitoring industry regulations, writing/ presenting white papers to key stakeholders; and developing ad hoc trader tools. Required: a bachelor’s degree in a numerate field (master’s/MBA degree is a plus); 5-10+ years of professional experience of power fundamental modeling in the North American markets at a utility, IPP, merchant trading firm or energy consulting firm; strong modeling/programming skills; an understanding of North American power supply/demand and infrastructure fundamentals; proven ability to build analytical tools; and ability to think commercially with strong communication skills. The candidate must have market knowledge in PJM, NEISO and NYISO; and experience with Aurora, DAYZER, GE-MAPS, PROMOD, PSO or similar software package.

Position #4: Power Trading Analyst (Data Science Focus)
Position is responsible for the Data Science analysis of a CRR/FTR Trading portfolio.  This trading team manages the physical and financial congestion risk of generation and load. Specifically, this position conducts power market research using machine learning-based predictive models to analyze price patterns, load and other congestion drivers to evaluate risk and identify trade signals. It is highly interactive with Traders and other key internal stakeholders. Required: an advanced degree in economics, power engineering, data science/data analytics or computer engineering with a minimum of 2+ years’ experience in the power markets with strong data science/machine learning skills. Technology requirements include Python or R, Tableau, and Power BI.

Position #5: Power Trading Analyst (Generation Focus)
Position is responsible for managing the financial and physical transmission congestion risks for a power generation company supporting its FTR Trading team across multiple ISOs. The position uses both data mining and fundamental analysis techniques to support trading decisions in the long-term, quarterly and monthly FTR auctions, and in Day Ahead and Real Time markets. It also is involved in speculative basis trades in the term and cash markets.  Responsibilities include transmission and congestion research, analysis and forecasting; strategy development in assigned ISO FTR auctions; price risk analysis and forecasting; analysis of the electric grid performance in the short- and long-term; production cost, power system and other market simulation modeling for power and FTR trading; and quantitative development of models and trading tools.  Required: bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (power systems focus) with 1-4 years’ experience at a utility, IPP, power trading firm, power research firm or ISO as a transmission planning engineer or a congestion analyst; strong modeling and programming skills; power flow analysis and production cost/dispatch modeling skills using PowerWorld, PSSE, DAYZER, UPLAN,  PROMOD, PSO or PLEXOS, etc.; and programming skills (VBA, Python, R, or C++).

Position #6: Power Trading Analyst (Speculative Focus)
Position is responsible for performing system studies and market simulations using power flow programs and market modeling platforms, and it focuses on ERCOT/MISO/PJM/SPP and other ISOs in the future. Key responsibilities include: analyzing fundamental congestion drivers (load, generation, transmission projects/retirements and outages etc.) and trends in regional power markets; collecting data from various ISO and power markets resources, database maintenance/updates, development of data-analyzing tools and in-depth data analysis; performing scenario and sensitivity analysis to determine portfolio risks, opportunities and returns; helping the traders to build FTR portfolios by developing and executing FTR trading strategies; managing/monitoring FTR portfolios; tracking market policy and regulatory changes; and participating in stakeholder meetings on issues related to congestion and FTRs. Required: a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related area (Masters of PhD preferred); experience with dispatch or commitment models and production cost models; experience with security-constrained optimal power flow (SCOPF) modeling is a plus; strong familiarity with programming languages for intensive data processing and database management, e.g. Python, R, SQL etc.; good teamwork and communication skills, willing to share and build tools as a team; and ability to handle pressure and tight deadlines in a trading environment. Consideration will be given to recent graduates who have demonstrated strong technical modeling skills via an internship, PhD papers or other research projects.

Position #7: Power Market Risk Manager
Position is a hybrid position that works closely with traders to communicate market risk and provide risk and PnL reporting. Responsibilities include: developing systems and tools in support of a risk control function, including participating in the implementation of the ETRM system; monitoring, analyzing and reporting market risk including Value at Risk (VaR), GMaR, Gen Delta, PFE and portfolio stress testing; producing and analyzing daily position reporting, P&L reporting and P&L attribution for wholesale trading, generation, and structured transactions; and communicating with traders and internal stakeholders to understand fundamental power market conditions and report on trends and risks associated with the power desk. Required: bachelor's degree in Finance or related field (advanced degree preferred); 10 years' experience in market risk analysis and risk valuation of wholesale power generation or wholesale power trading; strong supervisory/management skills; experience with financial derivatives; fundamental knowledge of US gas and power markets; experience with ETRM systems; and strong technical skills (VBA, Excel, etc.).

Position #8: Power Market Risk Analyst
Position supports a power trading desk focusing on the risk reporting within an IPP/Renewables Generation and LNG businesses. This position is a combination of market risk, risk reporting and PnL reporting activities. Responsibilities include: monitoring, analyzing and reporting market risk including Value at Risk (VaR), GMaR, Gen Delta, PFE and portfolio stress testing; producing and analyzing daily position reporting, P&L reporting and P&L attribution for wholesale trading, generation, structured transactions and retail businesses; communicating with traders and internal stakeholders to understand fundamental power market conditions; reporting on trends and risks associated with the power desk; assisting with modeling of capacity and congestion; enhancing existing valuation models; helping with the build out and launch of a new ETRM system; and developing tools to enhance analysis and improve processes. Positions are available at both the Analyst and Senior Analyst levels.

Required: a bachelor's degree in Finance or related field (advanced degree preferred); 2-10 years' experience in market risk analysis and risk valuation of wholesale power generation, wholesale power trading or of a retail power business; experience with financial derivatives; fundamental knowledge of US gas and power markets; experience modeling power plant generation; experience with ETRM systems (EKA/ION is a plus); and programming skills in VBA, Matlab, Python, R, SAS or other financial modeling language.

 

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