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Power Scheduler Trainee (Energy Portfolio), II, III or Senior (IRC26692)

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association
is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.


Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.


Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.


POSITION SUMMARY
Under the general supervision of the Energy Portfolio Manager, the Senior Power Scheduler is responsible for assisting with the scheduling of capacity and energy resources to meet Tri-State load requirements and determine excess power availability for sale; 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, optimize transmission assets and energy deliveries, and, adjust, as needed, short-term load forecasts for planning and transacting in the day-ahead energy markets.


NOTE: There is one position available and this position will be filled at either the Trainee (Energy Portfolio) (NB18), Power Scheduler II (NB20), Power Scheduler III (NB21) or Senior Power Scheduler (NB22). This decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and Tri-State business needs at the time of hire.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists with the preparation of Daily Load and Resource schedules for Energy Market's use.

  • Develop near term forecasts of expected member loads for use in generation dispatch, optimization, and purchase/sale analysis.

  • Performs generation optimization to dispatch generation and federal firm purchased power hydroelectric resources.

  • Input schedules and scheduling information into the energy management accounting systems.

  • Optimize Tri-State’s existing transmission and gas transportation assets via energy scheduling processes.

  • Purchases transmission from Transmission Providers, as required, to support energy transaction schedules via OASIS.

  • Prepares tags for purchases, sales, and other schedule transactions within required industry standard timelines.

  • Communicates daily with generating facilities regarding unit availability and reports to project participants concerning the Yampa Project.

  • Communicates daily with counterparties regarding contingent contract availability and scheduling of resources.

  • Forecasts Operating Reserve quotas in accordance with reserve sharing group by-laws and procedures.

  • Maintains logs and records, accurately documenting relevant pre-scheduling information and unique circumstances, as required.

  • Confirms pre-scheduled hourly net scheduled interchange with Balancing Authorities prior to data transfer to Real-Time operation.

  • Track and confirm applicable operating reserve transaction activities and their associated energy receipt and delivery requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with FERC Standards of Conduct.

  • Adhere to and demonstrate compliance with appropriate electric utility industry regulatory requirements.  Attain knowledge and remain knowledgeable of development in regulations, laws, standards and best practices applicable to the functional area including, but not limited to, Standards of Conduct, Environmental, Employment Law, NERC Reliability Standards and Safety.  Must be familiar with, and comply with, all aspects of Corporate Policy C-54, Compliance.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Tri-State’s culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities.

  • Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State’s culture, Board policies, and business practices.

  • Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.

  • Because Tri-State is an electric utility with continuous service obligations to its customers, regular, reliable, and predictable performance of the essential functions and responsibilities is an essential function of the job.

  • Because Tri-State has an obligation to provide continuous, reliable electric service to its customers, the ability to work overtime at any time of the day or week is considered an essential function of the job.

 

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Planning: Ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scopes, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for problems; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.

  • Time management: ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.

  • Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong team player: accomplishes tasks by working with others and being a good team player.  Recognizes how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.

  • Computer proficiency in operating a personal computer and standard business office applications including Microsoft Office suite, databases, and other related applications.

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter.

 

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 work with detail with high degree of accuracy.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Must be flexible, inquisitive and able to thoroughly understand bulk power system dynamics.
• Must be able to remain calm in stressful conditions and make rational decisions.
• General knowledge of computer operations desired.
• Must sign a FERC Standards of Conduct Confidentiality agreement.
• Willingness to cross train in other positions within Power Management, if required.

Experience:
Experience requirements for a Senior Power Scheduler: Six (6) years’ experience and the completion of Tri-State’s Energy Portfolio Trainee Program (or similar approved program) or Eight (8) years of related experience, preferably electric utility experience with electric load scheduling.

Experience requirements for a Power Scheduler III: Three (3) years’ experience and the completion of Tri-State’s Energy Portfolio Trainee Program (or similar approved program) or five (5) years of related experience, preferably electric utility experience with electric load scheduling.
Experience requirements for a Power Scheduler II: A minimum of three (3) months experience in Tri-State’s Energy Portfolio Trainee program (or similar approved program) or two (2) years of related experience, preferably electric utility experience with electric load scheduling.
Experience requirements for an Energy Portfolio Trainee: Zero (0) to one (1) year of basic business experience.

Other:
• Must be willing to travel as required. Must possess valid driver's license or have the ability to obtain one.
• Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.

DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of trading power and/or natural gas as preferred.

The above requirements describe the experience and education qualifications for the Senior Power Scheduler. Those with less experience will be hired at the Trainee (Energy Portfolio), Level II or III.

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 basic 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.

Interested? Here is how To Apply:
Go to www.tristategt.org/ and click on the 'Careers' Link. Search for Job and click 'Apply Now' Icon. You will be required to register in order 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 www.tristategt.org/careers for more details.


Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

180816


 

Energy Solutions Developer – Federal Discipline

Open Location

 

Client is one of the largest and most respected energy services companies in the U.S., utilizes design-build and performance-based contracting vehicles to deliver energy and maintenance savings as well as significant infrastructure upgrades to existing Federal facilities.

 

Looking for a Business Developer to sell complex energy efficiency projects within the Federal Government.

 

As a Senior Account Executive, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Experience selling and marketing of energy infrastructure solutions in the federal sector through performance-based Federal IDIQ contracts

  • Identify new business opportunities, markets and cultivate new customer prospects

  • Develop new RFP/RFQ opportunities

  • Work on highly competitive RFP/RFQ responses in a primary authorship role

  • Coordinate with internal project development teams and others throughout the sales cycle

  • Account management to maintain relationships with existing customers and drive new business to help customer meet Federal goals or unfunded site infrastructure requirements through performance-based energy savings contracts

 

Experience / Qualifications

  • Experience in the Federal ESPC, UESC, Energy Management and/or Design/Build market

  • Experience with complex sale cycles that include complex financial arrangements

  • Exceptional public speaking and presentation skills required

  • The ability to travel

 

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

 

180227


 

Indirect Channel Sales – Retail Electric Supplier

Open Location

 

Client leadership team is comprised of industry veterans that leverage over 100 years of combined experience within deregulated energy markets. They have become the benchmark in the competitive retail energy markets by focusing on customer needs and solutions. Currently realizing tremendous success in the indirect/channel sales vertical and are looking for a sales veteran to sell across all regions, no boundaries.

 

Purpose
The primary objective of this role is to manage third party sales to C&I and residential customers.

 

Job Functions:

  • Manage and grow new and existing channel partner relationships.

  • Achieve and exceed new and renewal sales targets through prospecting and developing new and existing customer and channel partner relationships.

  • Identify and qualify legitimate sales and channel relationship opportunities, providing a consultative and value-added approach to develop relationships.

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of multiple deregulated markets.

 

Requirements:

  • Candidate will have an established network of channel partners with whom candidate has had a successful track record of closing business.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the deregulated electricity industry.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • High level of persistence and perseverance.

  • Must be self-sufficient and a self-starter with minimal supervision required.

 

Highly competitive compensation and benefits.

 

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

 

180717

 

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

  • PJM FTR Hedge Trader, Position #2 

  • Virtuals Trader (CaISO, MISO or PJM), Position #3

  • Nodal Power Engineer, Position #4

  • PJM FTR Transmission Engineer, Position #5

  • Power Structuring Quant, Position #6

  • Renewable Origination (Battery Storage Focus), Position #7

  • Manager of Thermal Development, Position #8

  • Energy (Electricity) Markets Controller, Position #9

  • Plant Accountant, Position #10

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: FTR/CRR Traders – CaISO, ERCOT, MISO, NY, NE, Ontario, PJM or SPP Focus
Position trades in monthly, quarterly and annual auctions.  Required: advanced degree (PhD or Masters required, power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge, strong modeling and programming skills (power system economics, power flow and dispatch models), and prior profitable trading record trading FTRs/CRRs in a hedging or speculative trading environment.

Position #2: PJM FTR Hedge Trader
Position is part of a commercial team and is focused on hedging generation (not spec trading). Additionally, this new FTR hire is involved in the ARR selections and/or doing the analysis behind the ARR selections with respect load deals. Required: Masters’ or PhD in electrical engineering (power systems focus) with 3-7 years of related PJM congestion trading experience; experience at a utility, IPP, power trading firm; strong modeling and programming skills; and power flow analysis skills using UPLAN, PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE, etc. Consideration will be given to a congestion trader or trading analyst with market experience in other ISOs (ERCOT, MISO, NYIO, NEISO, SPP or CaISO).

Position #3: Virtuals Trader (CaISO, MISO or PJM)
Position is responsible for developing the CaISO, MISO or PJM Virtuals trade seat (conceptualizing, developing, and back-testing the trade strategies, trade execution and risk management of the book). Required: bachelor’s degree; experience with the market fundamentals of CaISO, MISO or PJM; strong modeling skills; and a historical PnL track record of $1M trading CaISO, MISO or PJM Virtuals.

Position #4: Nodal Power Engineer
Position provides analytical support for the senior nodal traders and their portfolios (trading in the nodal and ICE/OTC power markets across all ISOs). Key responsibilities include running production cost models / power flow models; providing transmission and congestion research; forecasting nodal power prices; and identifying trade strategies for the FTR / CRR auctions. Required: Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering (power systems focus) with 3-7 years’ experience in transmission planning, power engineering or congestion analysis at a utility, IPP, power trading firm power research firm or ISO; expert knowledge in the market rules of one or more of the following regions (PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, CaISO, ERCOT or SPP); power fundamental modeling skills; and experience using UPLAN, PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE. Advanced technology skills desired for data mining purposes and building trading tools. 
 

Position #5: PJM FTR Transmission Engineer
Position is responsible for fundamental research and key analytics in support of the PJM FTR trading portfolio. Responsibilities include running production cost models, transmission and congestion modeling, price forecasting, development of trader tools and identifying strategies for the PJM FTR auctions. The focus of this position is hedging power generation but the Transmission Engineer also gets involved with analytical support for the commercial physical and financial power trading teams.  Required: Masters or PhD in electrical engineering (power systems focus) with 3-7 years of related PJM transmission experience; experience at a utility, IPP, power trading firm, power research firm or ISO as a transmission planning engineer or a congestion analyst with an expertise in the market rules of PJM; strong modeling and programming skills; and power flow analysis skills using UPLAN, PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE, etc.

Position #6: Power Structuring Quant
Position is part of a commercial trading team and is responsible for designing complex valuation and price models for structured products with an initial focus on pricing load-following deals (load auctions), and ongoing modeling enhancements and back-testing to the pricing engine/pricing library. Secondary responsibilities include providing quantitative support for the speculative power and FTR traders with optimizing the ARR/FTR and Day-Ahead/Real-Time portfolios and developing trading tools. Required: an advanced degree in a quantitative field (hard sciences required - mathematics, engineering, physics, etc.); 5+ years’ experience in a power quantitative role with prior experience pricing and structuring complex transactions (exotic options, bespoke structures) or experience building or enhancing pricing models (required); strong understanding of embedded optionality and drivers; and experience with coding (required).

Position #7: Renewable Origination (Battery Storage Focus)
Position originates and executes battery storage technology for its wind and solar business with a customer focus on utilities, coops and munis, large C&I customers and power marketers. This is a newly created role and business line. The focus of the role is origination/sales/marketing, but this individual will work closely with the business development team on implementation of the storage projects. Required: a bachelor's degree; 5+ years' experience in an origination or sales & marketing role in the renewables industry with at least a year of experience working with battery storage projects; strong knowledge of current market dynamics including ISO and state regulations around battery storage as well the technical requirements of battery storage projects; a rolodex of customer contacts; strong project management and communications skills and advanced technical skills (Excel, etc.).

Position #8: Manager of Thermal Development
Position
manages the development of utility-scale thermal projects throughout the United States.  Responsibilities include identifying and evaluating sites; leading the process to obtain permits and approvals; directing activities with ISO/RTO to obtain transmission interconnections; evaluating fuel procurement options; engaging consultants; and working with local organizations. Required: a bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering (advanced degree strongly preferred); 7+ years' experience in the thermal power industry; strong project development experience and skills; and strong organizational and communication skills.

Position #9: Energy (Electricity) Markets Controller
Position is a hands-on Controller for a retail electricity provider and is responsible for monthly general ledger accounting, monthly and quarterly accounting close processes, financial statement preparation and other reporting, cash flow analysis, assisting the CFO with treasury activities, liaison to the external auditors, managing accounting policy decisions, and overall accounting processes (automation, streamlining, etc.).  Required: bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (required); advanced degree preferred; CPA license is strongly preferred; 8+ years’ corporate accounting experience in the retail electricity, renewables or wholesale power & gas trading industries, including supervisory responsibilities; strong accounting and analytical skills; knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS required; strong Excel skills and ability to manage large data sets; and excellent communication skills and ability to work in a lean, start-up environment in a hands-on and independent manner.

Position #10: Plant Accountant
Position performs the accounting, reporting and analysis activities for multiple power plants. Accounting responsibilities include preparing journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts, preparing and analyzing financial statements, assisting internal and external auditors and improving accounting processes and procedures.  Position also is expected to analyze existing cost structures (operating costs, capital expenditures) to assist in streamlining plant operations. Required: a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (advanced degree preferred); 5+ years’ accounting experience including 3+ years’ experience in the energy industry (IPPs preferred); and public accounting experience with large SEC and/or power industry clients is preferred.

180816


 

 

Power Marketer
Springfield, Missouri

 

The Springfield Headquarters is currently seeking applicants to fill a Power Marketer position in the Engineering & Operations Division.  A Power Marketer is tasked with maximizing Associated’s generation and transmission resources
by purchasing and selling electric energy to reliably serve the needs of Associated's member cooperatives.  This position requires strong analytical skills to accurately forecast member load requirements, when to dispatch generation as well as perform financial analysis to optimize the energy market and AECI’s member’s assets.  This position must be able to assess the dynamic wholesale energy market in order to determine the most economical generation mix.  Knowledge of Power Plant fundamentals and characteristics is a plus.  This position is a high profile job within AECI and all transactions are completely transparent throughout the company. An extensive knowledge of RTO markets is preferred.

This position requires a 100% rotating shift, including weekends, holidays and occasional overtime.  This position requires a high level of commitment and attendance as the desk must be filled 365 days per year, 24 hours per day.

Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, finance or an equivalent field with technical and analytical emphasis, or equivalent experience.  Applicants must have the ability to repeatedly conduct appropriate and effective analysis in order to make quantitative and economic evaluations over a short period of time.  The successful candidate will demonstrate strong attention to detail and be able to effectively manage multiple tasks with precision and speed.  Applicants must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to conduct transactions via telephone and instant messaging with industry counterparts. Very strong interpersonal skills are essential as this position requires the ability to work independently as well as within a team atmosphere.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word are required.


To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers and complete your profile.  You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and apply for a position.  AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please reference the contact information above if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.
 

180806


 

Portfolio Manager
Management Position

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

 

The Energy Authority (TEA) is currently seeking a Portfolio Manager whose primary responsibility is to ensure TEA’s portfolio management services are delivered in a manner that is consistent with each client’s objectives. The ideal candidate will maintain a deep understanding of clients’ electric utility systems, market fundamentals, available products, market structure, competition, market issues, trends, etc. in the energy markets relevant to client portfolios, including but not limited to power, fuel, (natural gas, coal, oil) and emissions and actively pursue opportunities to bring additional value to TEA’s Members and Partners by monetizing the optionality embedded in their portfolio of resources.

 

Leadership

  • Develops strong relationships with clients’ staff involved in the portfolio management process

  • Provides guidance and leadership to Analytics and Financial Analysts as it pertains to better ways to communicate portfolio data to clients

  • Communicates long-term strategies to appropriate TEA staff in order to ensure alignment between long-term strategies and shorter-term strategies and tactics

  • Fosters an environment of open communication and information sharing on the desk

  • Shares knowledge to mentor, develop, and empower individuals on the desk

 

Value & Service Delivery

  • Manages overall product delivery within the market strategy arena, audits the effectiveness of TEA’s market-driven deliverables and adjusts as needed, and researches new and better strategies and ways of presenting strategies

  • Understands clients’ goals, assets, business objectives, portfolio management metrics, and competitive and political pressures

  • Full transaction capabilities for physical power products, including options, and provides full range of flexibility across all physical and financial commodity markets

 

Operational Focus

  • Actively participates as member of the Portfolio Management team and communicates ideas that help integrate TEA’s services and self into clients’ strategic functions

  • Provides feedback to Client Services Managers (CSM) and each Portfolio team member to ensure performance improvement

  • Delivers client education concerning TEA portfolio management services and industry issues. This includes presenting updates on market developments that impact clients. Provides education to clients that maintains and enhances their level of understanding of Portfolio Management and Hedging

  • Where appropriate, participates in Risk Management Committee meetings with client and serves as the Subject Matter Expert and content provider for market-based commentary and strategy adjustments, in coordination with the CSM

  • Analyzes and evaluates complex energy transactions to ensure that all relevant aspects, including energy pricing, transmission, counterparty contractual and credit terms, are favorable to and consistent with client objectives and TEA/client guidelines for risk management

  • Develops market-based strategies across all commodities and time horizons to help client meet its goals.

  • Ensures that strategy recommendations and related communications (e.g., market updates) to client are current, understandable, and high quality

  • Identifies and implements initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness on the desk and within TEA

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises a team. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, and developing employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Supervises exempt and non-exempt employees.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in applicable field (e.g., finance, economics, and business) required. Advanced degree such as an MBA or Masters in Finance strongly preferred. Must have five or more years’ experience in physical and financial energy markets. Must possess attributes to be a leader. A network of strong relationships with southeastern counterparties is a plus.

Must be able to establish trusting relationships with clients and be an effective communicator with individuals and both small and larger audiences. Must be a strong team player who places the goals of TEA and its Members above personal or team goals.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of tools, technology and systems used on the trading floor.

 

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies:

  • Achievement Focus

  • Adaptability

  • Business Acumen

  • Communication

  • Innovation

  • Interpersonal

  • Job Knowledge

  • Judgment

  • Leadership

  • Organization and Planning

  • Personal Responsibility

 

CORPORATE VALUES REQUIRED

The ideal candidate will possess the following values:

  • Customer Focus

  • Ownership

  • Excellence

  • Integrity

  • Teamwork

 

ONLINE APPLICATION
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment
recruitment.html?cid=09dede8a-c0c9-4db8-a7e5-418d9ef9deb1

 

180725


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

 

Manager of Reliability Services
Location: Carmel, IN or Raleigh, NC

This position will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the Reliability Services Team for ACES’ Members, Customers, and Internal Workgroups.  Additionally, the responsibilities of this position include providing input and supporting strategic goals for the Reliability Services Team.   The position will track and disseminate information regarding NERC standards and compliance activities to ACES’ Members, Customers, and Internal Workgroups, provide project management leadership in various consulting and training projects, and provide advice and guidance.  Managing and coordinating activities such as standards drafting comments, webinars, peer reviews and  the annual ERO Forum will be required. Project management, strong communication skills, experience with generation and transmission system operations, and a working knowledge of NERC compliance requirements are preferred. 

     

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline with extensive experience in the electric utility industry.  A degree in a technical field such as engineering, computer science, or related field is desirable but not required.

  • Knowledge of the NERC Operations and Planning (O&P) Reliability Standards and the NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards.

  • Knowledge of utility operations with emphasis on generation and bulk transmission operations.

  • Knowledge of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems, and other cyber assets utilized in the generation and transmission of electricity.

  • Knowledge of network security.

  • Experience in managing complex projects with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in creating and implementing detailed processes and procedures.

  • Ability to develop solutions for complicated issues related to NERC compliance. 

  • Experience in NERC audits as either the auditor or representative of an entity being audited.

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts and their impact on ACES’ Members, Customers, and Internal Workgroups compliance programs at varying levels of audience expertise on the subject matter.

  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and host technical conferences, work group and task force meetings, and webinars.   

  • High degree of analytical skill.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills as well as advanced computer skills.

 

Natural Gas Logistics Analyst
Location: Carmel, IN

This position will be responsible for scheduling physical natural gas transactions in support of client gas generation assets, producer services, and LDC gas supply management.  Primary responsibilities include scheduling natural gas on intrastate and interstate pipelines and storage facilities for electric power generation, producer services, and LDC gas supply management.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.

  • 1+ year of experience preferred in natural gas or power operations.

  • Ability to work as an individual contributor.

  • Knowledge of energy commodities and relationships between fuels and power products.

  • Competence in commercial relationships with clients and counterparties.

  • High degree of analytical, written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent computer skills especially with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to be on-call after normal hours for time-sensitive gas supply management actions.

  • Ability to travel to industry events and client meetings periodically.

 

TO READ FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONS & APPLY: http://www.acespower.com/available-positions

180801

 

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 USA.

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.

 

FTR Trader East

 

Summary

This position is core to the East FTR desk defining and transacting a longer-term strategy around congestion trading in the Eastern US markets (PJM, MISO, NYISO, ISO-NE or ERCOT).  Financial targets per strategy are outlined in the annual Traders plan for the East FTR desk.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Execution of an annual business plan to deliver the agreed budget deliverable for East FTR Trading Team

  • Delivering all day to day tasks of the East FTR Trading Business

  • Work with cross functional teams (Risk, Settlement and Credit groups) to resolve all trade or financial discrepancies related to the Eastern business

  • Identify and mitigate enterprise risk associated with FTR Trading

  • Personal trade execution and accurate deal capture

  • Guide and mentor the Eastern Analysts and Traders in delivering analytical support and strategy generation

  • Strictly adhere to TransAlta’s Trading Compliance Framework

 

Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Commerce, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics or Computer Science

  • 5+ years related market and trading experience

  • Process information and make decisions in a timely fashion

  • Effectively communicate with counterparts and customers

  • Effectively make educated decisions under pressure

  • Create and maintain strong relationship with peers

 

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

 

ONLINE APPLICATION
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180728


 

Project Manager (Energy Efficiency)

San Francisco Bay Area

 

As Project Manager, your primary responsibility will be to execute and manage multiple new building commissioning, energy efficiency, and retro-commissioning projects simultaneously. You will oversee all aspects of projects including technical work, scheduling, budget management and client relationship management. You will be responsible for setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring the progress of each project, and preparing reports to company management regarding project status.

 

Key Responsibilities: Execute and project manage the delivering of energy and commissioning related services to end-use customers, including:

  • Project management of commissioning, energy consulting, and/or engineering projects

  • Oversee all aspects of a project including scope, schedule, budget, and quality

  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of projects

  • Conduct site assessments to review systems and collect data from facilities

  • Conduct and manage whole building energy modeling by engineers

  • Client main point-of-contact.

  • Lead project teams consisting of internal staff and sub-consultants

 

Core Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Understanding of new building commissioning/building systems/energy efficiency/ HVAC

  • Consistently able to lead customer meetings

 

Required Qualifications/Skills/Education:

  • Background and prior experience in the energy sector

  • Degree in technical discipline

  • Practical experience in new building commissioning, building commissioning, HVAC, energy, and/or controls

 

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

 

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