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Western Regional Sales Manager – (Smart Cities/IoT)

Remote Location

 

Client is the global leader in providing wireless smart city control systems, including the worlds most deployed smart streetlight solution. This technology is used in Smart City/IoT solutions including medical, security, tracking and smart metering applications.

 

With tremendous interest we now require an additional Regional Sales Manager. We are looking to recruit a high-octane, intelligent, ambitious sales athlete to develop and grow the Western Region.

 

The RSM role will be expected to:

  • Player/Coach will initially drive sales then hire/manage a sales team

  • Must have prior energy-related sales experience

  • Prospect/qualify/close in Western Region Utility Markets

  • Target vertical markets include Utilities/Munies/IOU/Education/Military/ Industrial

  • Sell a complex/value-driven solution/financial sale

 

The Key responsibilities will include:

  • Territory; CA/WA/OR/AZ/NV

  • Experience in Smart Grid, Smart City, telecoms or controls markets

  • Experience in the ESCO or lighting market

  • Experience selling/marketing to City Officials, Chief Technology, Planning and Innovation officers

  • Familiarity (commercial/operational) with the municipality and utility markets

 

For details confidentially contact Scott Brownholtz @ 916.649.3200 - scott@brownholtz.com.

 

170501


Right-of-Way Agent: Associate, I, II or Senior
Department:
Land Management
Reports to:
Tucson Electric Power (TEP): Manager, Land Resources
FLSA Status:
Associate: Non-exempt: I, II or Senior: Exempt
Location:
Kingman, AZ


Position Description:
Acquire and maintain land rights for electrical and/or natural gas distribution, generation and transmission infrastructure.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills and abilities. (This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.)

Position-Related Responsibilities
• Secures land rights required by the  Company and assists with obtaining related environmental clearances.
• Researches public records to abstract title information on real property and determine accurate ownership and other interests in real property.
• Prepares legal documents necessary to secure easements and other land rights, together with the preparation of legal descriptions and drawings to accompany the legal documents.
• Responds to customer inquiries regarding Company land rights.
• Negotiates for land rights with property owners to secure  the necessary easements, licenses, leases, permits, and fee simple property interests.
• Maintains property rights records and filing systems in Land Management.
• Reviews, appeals and processes invoices related to land rights.
• Estimates real property values for land rights as appropriate.
• Develops expenditure forecasts.
• Maintains a petty cash fund and debit accounts at County Recorder's offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Working knowledge of property descriptions, deeds and other property conveyances, maps and engineering plans
• Working knowledge of Arizona real estate and title laws.
• Working knowledge of appraisal techniques and the three (3) approaches to valuation.
• Working knowledge of legal descriptions an dhow to employ the various types
• Working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental laws and ordinances.
• Working knowledge of negotiation techniques, as well as experience with the public, government jurisdictions and tribes.
• Experience with various software programs, including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation and geospatial.
• Attention to detail in preparing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data.
• Ability to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive documents and reports.
• Ability to interpret engineering drawings and assess their related influence on facilities and properties.

Associate Right of Way Agent

• Requires a basic knowledge of position-related responsibilities and KSA's.
• Introductory position that works under close supervision in performing specialized technical duties.
• Requires a minimum of 2 years experience in the right-of-way profession or closely related field, preferably with an associate's degree or equivalent from an accredited university/college or combination of education and experience.
 

Right of Way Agent I

• Increased level of knowledge, experience, and responsibility  beyond Associate Right of Way Agent.
• For TEP, may serve as the Subdivision Coordinator for the Company working in liaison with governmental agencies or other entities involved in plat review/approval processes.
• Requires at least 5 years prior experience in the right-of-way profession, a closely related field or a bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 

Right of Way Agent II

• Increased level of knowledge, experience, and responsibility beyond ROW Agent.
• Contributes to annual O&M and 5 years capital budget planning.
• Requires at least 8 years prior experience in the right-of-way profession, a closely related field, or 5 years experience and a bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 

Senior Right of Way Agent

• Increased level of knowledge, experience and responsibility beyond ROW Agent II.
• Supervises other ROW agents and develops their skill sets through mentoring and performance management.
• Develops and maintains O&M budget
• Develops and maintains 5 year capital budget.
• Represents Land Management on multi-discipline project teams.
• Trains Land Management staff in areas of legal descriptions, title law, abstraction, negotiation and appraisal techniques.
• Requires at least 10 years experience in the right-of-way field, a closely related field or 5 years experience and a bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Preferred to hold the Senior Right-of-Way Designation in the International Right-of-Way Association or attain within 2 years of hire.

Job Competencies (as more fully described in the Performance Management Reference Manual)
• Technical Skills
• Customer Focus
• Written Communication
• Develops People and Self
• Results Oriented
• Effectively Manages Change
• Financial Intelligence

All employees are expected to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

APPLY online at www.uesaz.com/careers.

170501

 

Commercial Analyst

Pittsburgh, PA 

 

Job Description:

The Commercial Analyst will perform market analysis to support origination and pipeline development in PJM, NY and ISO NE, handle daily scheduling of PJM, NY and wheel to NE, and support contract administration and credit analysis of trading and originating counterparties. He/she will support ISO settlements and collaborate with the Commercial team in the Pittsburgh office, which consists of the Chief Commercial Officer, Commercial Managers in Origination, Trading, Credit, Settlements and RECs, and a Commercial Analyst.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 3+ years prior power experience in ISO markets (basic understanding of LMPs, FTRs, settlements, capacity, trading confirmations, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering, Computer Science or related field

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excel (VBA) or other coding experience

  • Experience with credit, ISDA negotiation or implementation, and analysis of counterparties is a plus

  • Experience in the renewable energy industry is also a plus

 

Interested candidates should submit their resume along with salary requirements to lvoytko@everpower.com.

170523

 


 
Real Time Marketer II

 

Primary Purpose:
The Real Time Marketer II will work u
nder general supervision, conducts and schedules asset-backed and proprietary energy transactions in real time to optimize the profitability of the merchant generation portfolio and contribute to power desk revenue. Analyzes and executes opportunities in multiple ISO markets including virtual bids, point-to-points, up-to-congestion and/or other transactions types.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Executes real-time transactions (via ISOs, bulletin boards, electronic exchanges, telephone, brokers, etc.) for physical and financial hourly and daily energy products.

  • Works as part of a team to manage and optimize generation portfolio based on unit commitment plans, risk management principles, and factors not included in the modeling (e.g., changes in price, market depth, plant availability, weather, etc.) on a real-time basis.

  • Supports the day ahead electricity trading/scheduling function as needed.

  • Manages the gas trading/scheduling functions on various pipelines during nights/weekends.

  • Monitors real-time schedule adjustments and coordinates with market participants to account for deviations.

  • Coordinates with the day ahead staff as needed to resolve RT schedule issues, adjustments, etc.

  • Monitor NERC e-Tags for accuracy and adjustments.

  • Provide power schedule updates and operational guidance power plant staff and analyzes market conditions preparing ad hoc reports as needed.

  • Responsible for operating the real-time desk in a manner that ensures compliance with all appropriate NERC reliability standards and Sempra Infrastructure procedures.

  • Participates in Sempra Infrastructure’s compliance program.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business, or Marketing.

  • 3+ years of experience in the electric power industry, including 3 or more years of experience in energy transactions, scheduling, or equivalent training and/or experience.

  • Knowledge of economic, financial, and physical principles governing energy transactions.

  • Knowledge of power plant operating characteristics and constraints.

  • Knowledge of credit matters and risk management principles.

  • Ability and willingness to work rotating 12 hour shifts to achieve 24 hour desk coverage.

  • Able to work on a call out basis and cover additional shifts during co-worker absences.

  • General knowledge of energy markets, including market principles, trends, behaviors, counterparties, electric transmission grids, natural gas pipelines, transaction practices, scheduling procedures, and other operational requirements.

  • Good understanding and use of optimization models, scheduling interfaces, control area operator information systems, databases, spreadsheets, and other computer based systems.

  • Good analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work on a closely integrated team.

  • Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

 

To Apply:
https://www.sempra.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.
showJob&RID=1994&CurrentPage=1

 

170523


 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 4th, 2017

For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Sr. Gas Originator (R17-243)

In this role you’ll support PGE’s commercial and strategic objectives for maximizing value and effectively managing risks associated with its energy supply portfolio.  You will emphasize the development and execution of mid-to-long-term strategies for fueling PGE’s natural gas-fired power plants and managing its portfolio of gas related assets, contracts and market positions.  In addition, you will represent PGE in the wholesale gas market through outbound marketing, participation in industry forums and conferences and the development and execution of bi-lateral partnerships, contracts and asset transactions.  You’ll also work closely with PGE’s Origination & Structuring, Power Operations and Resource Strategy teams.
 

You will support our journey by:

  • Designing, marketing and implementing structured natural gas, energy and risk management products and strategies that reduce portfolio costs, optimize assets and reduce risks. The emphasis will be on developing mid-to-long-term strategies and executing commercial initiatives for maintaining reliability and maximizing value for PGE’s natural gas fueling requirements and portfolio.

  • Leading cross-functional commercial deal and project teams in evaluating and negotiating complex transactions to acquire new natural gas and energy resources and related contracts and infrastructure.

  • Reviewing deal analysis and valuation model results to ensure that the risks and benefits associated with structured transactions are appropriately identified, priced and allocated.

  • Conducting outbound marketing to develop positive business relationships and commercial opportunities with counterparties, partners and competitors in the wholesale gas / energy markets.

  • Representing PGE’s interests in pipeline regulatory and rate case proceedings. 

  • Administering and negotiating current and future pipeline and gas processing agreements. Monitoring and participating in processes and activities related to natural gas wholesale markets and multi-lateral contracts such as NAESB.

  • Working with Strategic Analysis, Resource Planning, Origination and Power Operations teams to identify and assess potential changing market dynamics or fundamental drivers that could impact price or availability of natural gas and related assets.

  • Working with resource planning team to develop and incorporate long-term gas strategy into PGE’s overall long-term portfolio strategy (Integrated Resource Plan).

  • Supporting competitive bidding processes and other procurement activities to acquire long-term resources in accordance with the needs identified in PGE's Integrated Resource Plan. Act as commercial lead and primary negotiator for large and complex transactions associated with new resource acquisitions.


Requirements:

  • Requires four-year degree in business, finance, economics, computer science, mathematics, engineering, or related areas.  (MBA or MS in Finance, Economics or related financial discipline preferred)

  • Successful candidates will have 5 to 10 years of applicable energy industry experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of Western Natural Gas and Energy Markets (in particular the Pacific Northwest and Western Canadian markets), and strong understanding of trading, scheduling procedures, state and federal policies and regulations, and underlying physical infrastructure and networks.

  • Proven track-record of building and maintaining strong relationships with key individuals and organizations in natural gas and energy markets, including a robust network of contacts in the West.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including persuasion and presentation skills when interacting with staff and management (internal and external to PGE) at all levels.

  • Experience in negotiating complex and large-scale transactions in wholesale energy markets.

  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills required to lead cross-functional teams and projects.

  • Comprehensive understanding of financial concepts including options, swaps, futures, forward contracts and asset valuation methods.

  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills and understanding of business and financial models.

  • Ability to reason and solve complex issues, design innovative solutions to non-routine problems, and demonstrate an entrepreneurial and competitive mind-set.

  • Develop plans and recommendations to address current and future business challenges and opportunities.

  • Work collaboratively and effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with company executives and senior management.

  • Interpret, design and implement operating policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • High levels of motivation, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence.

  • Ability to work within deadlines and maintain flexible work hours when needed.

  • Flexibility and agility to adapt to changing priorities and work environment.

  • Ability to set work priorities for timely completion of deliverables.

  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with external stakeholders to inform, resolve concerns and gain support for PGE strategies and initiatives


Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:
https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R17-243

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:
Jane DeSimone
503-464-7250
Staffing@pgn.com
www.linkedin.com/in/janedesimone

Connect with us on Twitter (twitter.com/PortlandGeneral),
Facebook  (facebook.com/portlandgeneralelectric) and
LinkedIn (linkedin.com/company/portlandgeneralelectric)

THIS IS AN INTERNAL / EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
 

170522


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:

  • ICE Trader – PJM Focus, Position #1

  • FTR/CRR Traders, Positions #2 and #3

  • Mexico FTR Trader, Position #4

  • Virtual Trader (CaISO, MISO or PJM), Position #5

  • New England Power Term Trader, Position #6

  • Midwest Power Term Trader, Position #7

  • Power Marketer, Position #8

  • PJM Transmission Senior Analyst, Position #9

  • Trading Data Scientist, Position #10

  • Load Forecasting Senior Analyst, Position #11

  • Senior Front-Office Risk Analyst, Position #12

  • Power Risk Control Senior Analyst (or Manager), Position #13

  • Retail Risk Analyst, Position #14

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

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

Position #1: ICE Trader – PJM Focus
Position trades Bal Day, Next Day, Weekly and Monthly products on ICE.  Required: bachelor's degree, strong fundamental market knowledge, modeling skills, and prior profitable trading record trading ICE products ($1-3M minimum).

Position #2: MISO FTR Trader
Position leads MISO FTR trading platform/desk including analytics (power flow and dispatch models) to trade in monthly, quarterly and annual auctions for a global energy company.  Required:  bachelor's degree (power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge, strong modeling and programming skills, and prior profitable trading record trading FTRs ($3-$7M minimum).

Position #3: FTR/CRR Traders – CaISO, ERCOT, MISO, NY, NE, Ontario, PJM or SPP Focus
Position builds out an FTR trading platform/desk, including analytics (power flow models) to trade in monthly and quarterly auctions.  Required:  bachelor's degree (power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge, strong modeling and programming skills, and prior profitable trading record trading FTRs/CRRs ($1-3M minimum).

Position #4: Mexico FTR Trader

Position leads the build-out of a Mexico FTR trading platform/desk including analytics (power flow and dispatch models) to trade in monthly, balance of the year and annual auctions. Required:  Masters or PhD degree (power engineering preferred), prior experience with congestion/FTR trading in one or more ISOs, strong modeling and programming skills, prior profitable trading record trading and Spanish speaking skills to interpret tariffs/market rules and attend Mexico market meetings/industry events, etc.

 

Position #5: Virtual Trader (CaISO, MISO or PJM)

Position trades congestion products in CaISO or MISO or PMJ. Required: bachelor's degree (power engineering preferred), strong CaISO or MISO or PJM fundamental market knowledge, strong modeling and programming skills, and prior profitable trading record trading the CaISO or MISO market ($1-3M minimum).

 

Position #6: New England Power Term Trader

Position is responsible for term trading in the New England / ISO-NE power markets with a focus on speculative trading with some customer flow. Required: bachelor's degree, strong fundamental market knowledge, modeling skills, experience taking trading risk one to three years out on the curve and prior profitable trading managing a portfolio in the $5M-$10M range.

 

Position #7: MISO Power Term Trader

Position is responsible for term trading in the Midwest / MISO power markets with a focus on speculative trading with some customer flow. Required: bachelor's degree, strong fundamental market knowledge, modeling skills, experience taking trading risk one to three years out on the curve and prior profitable trading managing a portfolio in the $5M-$10M range.

 

Position #8: Power Marketer

Position markets power options and OTC power products via a flow trading desk structure. This is a newly created role and a new derivatives flow desk. The power focus is utilities, IPPs, commercial and retail aggregators and other power market participants in the PJM and northeast power markets (experience in other ISO markets is beneficial). Required: a bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field; energy derivative marketing experience (approximately 5 years) including a PnL track record; experience pricing options; a rolodex of customers; and ability to build a desk from scratch.

 

Position #9: PJM Transmission Senior Analyst

Position provides key analytics in support of a PJM FTR trading portfolio.  Responsibilities include running production cost models; providing transmission and congestion research; forecasting prices; and identifying strategies for the PJM FTR auctions.  This position takes a quantitative approach to building the models and trading tools, and will use both data mining and fundamental analysis techniques. The focus is hedging their generation but the position also will get involved with managing a trade book and an analytical support for the commercial physical and financial power trading teams. Required: Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering (power systems focus) with 3-7 years’ experience in PJM transmission planning, engineering or congestion analysis at a utility, IPP, power trading firm power research firm or ISO; expert knowledge in the market rules of PJM; strong modeling and programming skills; and power flow analysis skills using UPLAN, PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE.

 

Position #10: Trading Data Scientist

Position is a newly created role with an objective of enhancing the existing analytic structure to further drive trading strategy and commercial decisions. The ideal candidate is likely to have experience in the energy markets and who has also worked with Big Data. Responsibilities include developing, testing and implementing new tools to be used by the trading team; extracting, analyzing and managing Big Data from multiple internal and external sources; optimizing large data sets into meaningful data; applying rigorous machine learning, statistical analysis, regression and optimization techniques to data for purposes of identifying signals and predictive patterns; evaluating and testing trading strategies; communicating analytical and modeling results through easy to understand visualization platforms; and researching and evaluating new technologies/tools associated with Big Data.  Required: a Masters or PhD in a quantitative field (math, physics, computer science, engineering or statistics); 5 years' experience in Big Data analysis and predictive modeling in the energy industry; excellent programming skills (C#, R, Python preferred) and advanced knowledge of scripting; ability to write and optimize database queries to extract and analyze large data sets; strong understanding of statistics, machine learning, regression models and optimization techniques; and strong communication skills.

 

Position #11:  Load Forecasting Senior Analyst

Position generates and enhances existing load forecasting models used in the short- and long-term load forecasting process, analyzes changes in load metrics and creates management reporting. Additional data mining will be done for customer profiling and segmentation purposes. Required: a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Power Engineering or other quantitative field (advanced degrees are preferred); 3-7 years’ experience in electric load forecasting; experience with advanced statistical methods and modeling techniques (regression, neural networks or machine learning is beneficial); experience with Big Data (extracting and mining large data sets); strong understanding of deregulated power or gas markets;  and programming skills (R, Python, SAS, Matlab, VBA and SQL).

 

Position #12: Senior Front-Office Risk Analyst

Position is a proactive risk advisory role that interacts daily with the trading desk and fundamentals team to provide an independent analysis of risk and challenge trading strategies. Responsibilities include highlighting key portfolio risk metrics, summarizing the themes and strategies of the trades and portfolios versus the broader energy markets, quantifying impact of new and material trades on the trades books and identification of risks not captured in systems and traditional risk metrics. In addition, position will be involved with assessing risk related to new business and complex transactions.  This position requires a strong commercial and fundamental understanding of physical and financial power and gas markets, as well as related instruments and derivatives. Required: bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or Quantitative Finance (Master’s degree is a plus); 5+ years' experience in an energy risk management or trading role, including experience with VaR calculation, stress testing and sensitivity analysis; strong understanding of energy commodities including power and gas; ability to analyze complex data using Excel, VBA and Access; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; and ability to effectively communicate (both verbal and written) within the trading, marketing, and risk organizations.

 

Position #13:  Power Risk Control Senior Analyst (or Manager)

Position focuses on reporting and risk control activities around a physical and financial structured power portfolio.  Responsibilities include calculating and reporting trading exposure via risk reports (VaR, PnL Position analysis, scenario analysis and stress testing); forming an understanding of trade book strategies and exposures within the context of the underlying fundamentals of the North American power markets; actively participating in the development and validation of risk and valuation models; providing risk analysis for power structured deals and transactions (heat rate call options, tolling, load-following, full-requirements, , etc.); monitoring trading risk against limits; providing management commentary on key risks in trading activity, and participating in projects to automate and streamline processes.  Required: a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field (MBA, CFA preferred); 5+ years' experience in a market risk, middle-office, product control or risk valuations role within a power trading environment; understanding of complex power transactions; in-depth knowledge of physical and financial power trading markets, strategies and the related volatility; and strong Excel and VBA skills.

 

Position #14:  Retail Risk Analyst

Position oversees risk reporting of the retail, C&I and residential customer bases. Responsibilities include preparing daily risk reporting and analysis of the portfolios including VaR, options analysis and stress testing; analyzing portfolio risk and valuation models; and participating in process and system improvements. Required: a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field (MBA, CFA preferred); 3+ years' experience in a market risk, middle-office, product control or risk valuations role within a power trading environment; understanding of complex power transactions; in-depth knowledge of physical and financial power trading markets, strategies and the related volatility; and strong Excel and VBA skills.

170418


 

Public Sector Senior Sales – Energy Storage
Enterprise Senior Sales – Energy Storage
Location: California

 

Client is backed by several globally recognized energy investment firms. This is an opportunity to join a world-class team at the intersection of energy storage and real-time data...

 

Position Summary
Report to the Regional Sales Director, the AE will develop and execute on a sales pipeline of public sector and/or enterprise customers within the California market. You will be responsible for prospecting and closing new key accounts.

 

Experience
• California energy industry expertise / experience selling energy-related product / service into large end users.
• Experience with energy efficiency technology, building management systems, and/or demand response markets.

 

For confidential consideration, contact Scott Brownholtz @ 916-649-3200 or scott@brownholtz.com.

 

 

 

161222


 

Northeast Regional Sales Manager – (Smart Cities/IoT)

Remote Location

 

Client is the global leader in providing wireless smart city control systems, including the worlds most deployed smart streetlight solution. This technology is used in Smart City/IoT solutions including medical, security, tracking and smart metering applications.

 

With tremendous interest we now require an additional Regional Sales Manager. We are looking to recruit a high-octane, intelligent, ambitious sales athlete to develop and grow the Eastern Region.

 

The RSM role will be expected to:

  • Must have prior energy-related sales experience

  • Sell a complex/value-driven solution/financial sale

  • Player/Coach will initially drive sales then hire/manage a sales team

  • Prospect/qualify/close in Eastern Region Utility Markets

  • Target vertical markets include Utilities/Munies/IOU/Education/Military/ Industrial

 

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Territory; Northeast

  • Experience in Smart Grid, Smart City, telecoms or controls markets

  • Experience in the ESCO or lighting market

  • Experience selling/marketing to City Officials, Chief Technology, Planning and Innovation officers

  • Familiarity (commercial/operational) with the municipality and utility markets

     

For details confidentially contact Scott Brownholtz @ 916.649.3200 - scott@brownholtz.com.

 

170512


Power Trader, Real-Time
Location:
Bellevue, WA

SUMMARY
Provides asset optimization services including; portfolio management, system monitoring, resource scheduling, and the execution of real-time energy transactions on behalf of The Energy Authority and its Members and Partners.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Simultaneously manages portfolios in real-time for multiple clients

    o Forecasts hourly loads

    o Analyzes energy and transmission alternatives to optimize profits and ensure delivery

    o Interacts with the market participants to develop, negotiate, and execute opportunistic business transactions that create value for the company

    o Evaluates the current value of thermal and storage resources relative to the market

    o Evaluate market conditions and develop trading strategies to optimize the use of available resources

    o Coordinate client and intra-TEA communications on power supply needs and transactions

    ●    Monitors real-time data feeds to provide timely and reliable response to changing portfolio conditions including:

    o SCADA alarm system

    o PowerBiz

    o Real-time system metering

    o iCRS

    ●    Coordinates the scheduling of resources to serve system obligations

    o Scheduling of energy and reserve transactions

    o Tagging of energy transactions

    o Manage transmission reservations and negotiate transmission sales / purchases

    o Pro-actively pursues transmission opportunities on behalf of Members, Partners and TEA

    o Coordinate between clients, counterparties, control areas and transmission providers to ensure the reliable receipt and delivery of power

    ●    Maintains working knowledge of Trading environment including:

    o Client’s resource and obligation mix

    o Current tagging methodologies and requirements

    o Current scheduling methodologies and requirements

    o Current applications, web sites, spreadsheets and other tools needed to effectively manage the portfolios under their control 

       Data Entry Tasks

    o Accurately records purchase and sale transactions on appropriate blotters or trade tickets and ensures that all necessary transaction details are entered into TEA’s deal capture system

    o Obtains market discoveries and market clearing prices

    o Confirms hourly transactions, including total MWh’s, transaction price, Point of Receipt or Point of Delivery with counter-parties in order to ensure accuracy

 

MISCELLANEOUS
Work on a rotating 12-hour shift to provide trading coverage on a 7/24/365 day basis and be prepared to provide trading support during natural disasters, at back up facility, and/or team related emergencies.

This position may be called on to fill in for other trading floor positions (Support Specialist, Day-Ahead Power Management Specialist, etc.) when needed.

 

Provide training and support to new traders and support specialists about TEA business practices, processes, and procedures. Ensure that all relevant aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party contractual and credit limits terms, are in compliance with TEA’s and member risk policies (if applicable).

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors’ degree from a four year accredited college or university required, advanced degree a plus. Previous experience in the energy industry and with trade capture systems is a plus.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • CRITICAL THINKING

  • COMMUNICATION

  • ACCURACY

  • COMMITMENT TO CONTINUOUS LEARNING

  • PROGRAMMING

  • TECHNICAL DESIGN

  • PROJECT RELATED WORK
    ISSUE MANAGEMENT

 

VALUES REQUIRED

  • Customer Focus

  • Integrity

  • Teamwork

  • Ownership

  • Excellence

 

ONLINE APPLICATION: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/
posting.html?client=theenergy&jobId=110444&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

TEA is an equal opportunity – affirmative action employer that actively seeks a diverse work force.

170320


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

 

TO APPLY: http://www.acespower.com/available-positions

 

Hourly Trader
Location: Carmel, IN

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

 

Manager of Information Security
Location: Carmel, IN

This position will be responsible for the design, prototype, build, test, implementation, compliance, and administration of all corporate logical security solutions.  This position will also track and understand current and emerging technologies and lead the deployment effort of new technologies.  This role will work with a talented team of network administrators and compliance staff to ensure the safety of our electronic assets consistent with established security policies, procedures, and requirements. This position must adhere to, administer, and maintain NIST/ISSP, SOC1, and NERC CIP compliant IT practices and procedures. This role will need to have a solid understanding of the commodities trading business. 
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should possess a degree in Computer Science or related degree, Masters preferred

  • Four or more years of project or people management experience

  • Security certifications desired such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CQA and CRISC

  • Experience with business continuity, disaster recovery, and incidence response planning and administration

  • Solid understanding of NIST/ISSP and NERC CIP standards

  • Information system architecture and physical and logical security controls experience, including:

  • Firewalls and routers

  • Encryption

  • Multifactor authentication

  • Log and Monitoring Management

  • Configuration Change Management

  • Intrusion detection and prevention systems

  • Operating systems (e.g., Windows, Linux, Unix)

  • Remote access systems

  • Applications

  • Databases (e.g., SQL, Oracle, DB2)

  • Vulnerability and Patch Management

  • Ability to develop and execute short and long term plans

  • Effective written communication, oral communication and presentation skills

  • Strong organization skills and exceptional technical writing skills

  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional customer service skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and resolve problems quickly

  • Working knowledge of ACES fundamental operations

 

TO APPLY: http://www.acespower.com/available-positions

 

170317


 

Indirect Sales Manager – Retail Energy

Houston, TX

 

Purpose – The primary objective of this role is to manage third party sales for Energy Retail Supplier products to Commercial and Industrial customers.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Establish indirect relationships with key brokers to acquire and retain a book of business

  • Develop sales plans and strategies to increase regional third party business and coordinate these efforts with other regional owners to maximize the business

  • Ability to negotiate and structure complex commodity transactions

  • Use knowledge of the market and competitors to identify and develop the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators

  • Coordinate and manage various internal processes and resources to close transactions (Legal, Credit, Supply, Business Controls and Operations)

  • Collaborate with members of the Key Account team on transactions involving key customers

  • Support marketing activity by staffing key industry events in the region

 

Requirements

  • Prospect and acquire new C&I customers by networking, cold calling, using social media, and/or other means to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities throughout the territories we serve

 

Education/Experience – Bachelor’s Degree required / 5+ year’s sales management experience within the retail energy industry.

 

If interested, confidentially contact Scott Brownholtz @ 916.649.3200 – scott@brownholtz.com.

 

170403


 

Federal Sales Manager, Energy Services

Remote Location

 

Client is recognized as a benchmark in the Energy Services/Demand-side Management community. They help the federal government improve their relationship with energy by advising, developing and implementing energy retrofit projects. World-class leadership, resources and branding that will enable you to succeed and "be your best you."

 

The Federal Sales Manager should have existing relationships with decision-makers and knowledge of operations at governmental organizations. This individual will be responsible for managing a direct sales team and a P&L. You will be providing comprehensive energy solutions to customers relating to energy efficiency and also supporting cross functional sales to electric, natural gas, renewable power, load response and other blended solutions.

 

– Ability to lead/develop/support a Federal sales team

– Has successfully prospected and contacted Federal decision makers

– Develop and manage a sales energy efficiency pipeline

– Understand customer's energy objectives, price risk tolerances, develop sustainable energy solutions

– Exceptional communication skills with the ability to speak in front of groups and C-Level executives

 

Qualifications

  • Sales management experience

  • Energy development experience

  • Experience and contacts in the Federal ESPC marketplace

For further details contact Scott Brownholtz at 916-649-3200 or scott@brownholtz.com.

160801


 

 

Senior Energy Consultant

Location:  Hampton NH

UsourceEnergy.com

 

Usource, a premier energy advisory firm, works with business clients across the country to develop and execute customized procurement and management strategies to reduce energy costs.  Business owners today face many challenges when deciding how to best plan for and meet cost and sustainability objectives.  Technology and regulation are changing rapidly, requiring expert advice backed by rigorous analytics.  We pride ourselves on offering superior client service and deep market insight developed through years in the energy industry, and we operate within a culture of teamwork, integrity and support – both for our clients and each other.

 

Usource is backed by the resources of our parent company, Unitil (NYSE:  UTL), a billion dollar publically traded energy company located in the heart of the New Hampshire Seacoast, just 50 miles north of Boston.  Close to beaches, award winning restaurants, with dozens of recreational and historical offerings, our area is an exciting place in which to live, work, and play.

 

We’ve built a strong, qualified team that we continually grow and develop through operational excellence, creativity, and innovation.  Sound like a good fit for you?  Consider joining our team.

 

Position Description

Usource is currently looking for a Senior Energy Consultant to work with its large industrial, commercial, and institutional accounts.  Responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies to meet client objectives in energy procurement, risk management, and energy management, and involve conducting RFPs, performing analysis of market and energy end-use data, managing supplier issues and relationships, presenting actionable recommendations to clients, and facilitating contract review, negotiation and executions.  The position also involves working with vendors on renewables, distributed energy resources, and energy efficiency to create energy management solutions for clients.  Additional responsibilities include identifying new revenue opportunities and providing technical energy market advice and mentoring to Usource staff.  Critical measurements will include client retention, client satisfaction, and revenue growth.

 

Qualifications

Seven or more years of experience in energy supply and procurement, energy analysis, competitive retail energy markets, energy risk management and hedging, and energy management solutions.  Knowledge of utility tariff, electric wholesale and natural gas markets, business case and financial analysis desired.  Customer management experience desired.  A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, economics, finance or related technical field is required. 

 

Required skills: energy market expertise, strong analytical capabilities, excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills, strong client management capabilities, engineering and facilities knowledge a plus.

 

We offer highly competitive salaries and outstanding benefits.  Unitil is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: humanresources@unitil.com or apply on-line at:  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15585771.

 

170502