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Revised as of Wednesday, September 20, 2017 07:07 AM

 

 

Online Marketing Manager – Energy Supplier
Remote Location

 

25-year industry leading Energy Marketing Company is seeking an Online Marketing Manager to lead the marketing and advertising efforts through both online and traditional media. Must have experience driving online traffic and increasing enrollment/memberships through website. Reporting directly to the Vice President, you will directly manage and grow a marketing team.

 

Search Engine Marketing: Must be data and analytics driven - A mix of experience ranging from pay-per-click advertising, analytics implementation, data driven strategy, SEO and social media strategy with an emphasis on e-commerce websites. Sales campaign development includes content development, keyword research, competitive analysis, link building, ad writing, landing page development.

 

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Plan, launch and optimize our platforms digital advertising accounts across the paid search, paid social & display advertising channels

  • Monitor performance of accounts, identify opportunities for optimization and growth, and implement changes

  • Compile data and produce reports for upper management

  • Research and keep abreast of trends in SEM and digital advertising

 

e-commerce:

Must have experience driving online enrollment/memberships. Must have proven experience in e-commerce and online sales. Develops and implements the strategic online marketing plan for an organization.

 

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

 

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Generation Dispatcher II

Req. ID# 17-1004

Location: Houston, TX

 

This position is for a Generation Dispatcher to hourly manage power generation assets in the New England, New York and California power market. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, attentive to details, responsive to deadlines, and able to make precise high quality decisions. This position reports to the Manager, Generation Dispatch.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the first point of contact between plant operations, asset management, traders, and ISO’s

  • Maximize profits in the energy market through hourly optimization of generation assets by analyzing and reacting to market conditions, ensuring that our generation assets are economically dispatched in the Real Time and Day Ahead Markets

  • Monitor dispatch scheduling, plant capabilities and gas usage to communicate changes to gas traders

  • Carry out NERC reporting responsibilities related to Dynegy's fleet

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2 years of energy (or related industry) experience

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or Logistics

  • Able to work 12 hour shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays to ensure 24 hour coverage

  • NERC Certified preferred

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

 

APPLY TO: https://www.dynegy.com/about-dynegy/careers/job-openings

 

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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, Positions #1 and #2

  • Mexico FTR Trader, Position #3

  • NYISO Power Trader, Position #4

  • New England Power Term Trader, Position #5

  • Virtuals Trader (PJM or MISO), Position #6

  • Power Quantitative Strategist, Position #7

  • Trading Data Scientist, Position #8

  • Transmission Sr. Analyst (PJM, NYISO or MISO), Position #9

  • Lead Credit Risk Strategist (Structured Power), Position #10

  • Retail Risk Analyst, Position #11

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: 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:  advanced degree (PhD or Masters required, power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge, strong modeling and programming skills, and prior profitable trading record trading FTRs ($3-$7M minimum).

Position #2: 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: advanced degree (PhD or Masters required, power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge, strong modeling and programming skills, and prior profitable trading record trading FTRs/CRRs ($1-3M minimum).

Position #3: 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:  advanced degree (PhD or Masters required, 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 #4: NYISO Power Trader
Position is a northeast short-term (3 months) power trader primarily focused on NYISO. Position trades a combination of products including ICE (Bal Day, Next Day, Weekly, Monthly), natural gas, zonal spreads, spark spreads, heat rates, virtuals, uptos, darts, on-peak, off-peak, TCCs, and physical flow. Required: bachelor’s degree, experience with the market fundamentals of NYISO, PJM and ISO-NE, strong modeling skills, and prior profitable trading record.

 

Position #5: 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 #6: Virtuals Trader (PJM or MISO)
Position is responsible for developing the PJM or MISO 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 PJM or MISO; strong modeling skills; and a historical PnL track record of $1M trading PJM or MISO Virtuals.

Position #7: Power Quantitative Strategist
Position is part of the commercial team and works directly with the originators, traders, quants and customers to undertake structuring activities for competitive deals and products. Responsibilities include designing complex valuation and price models for structured products including tolling agreements, full requirements / load-following deals, PPA agreements, shaped products, revenue puts, swaptions, weather contingent derivative products, basket options, heat rate options, RECs and other physical/financial/derivatives; and enhancing and back-testing pricing models on an ongoing basis. Required: PhD in a quantitative field (mathematics, engineering, physics, statistics, etc.); 2-5 years' experience in a power or gas quantitative role and ideally with prior experience pricing and structuring complex and transactions (exotic options, bespoke structures) or experience building or enhancing pricing models is preferred; strong understanding of embedded optionality and drivers; and experience with coding is required.

Position #8: Trading Data Scientist
Position creates sophisticated statistical algorithms that produce predictive signals for the a commercial trading organization.  These algorithms and related trade signals will drive trading strategy and commercial decisions.  Key responsibilities include extracting, analyzing and managing data from complex and disparate sources, including data lake built by the Technology team: applying rigorous machine learning, statistical analysis, regression and optimization techniques to data to identify signals and predictive patterns; generating hypotheses and analyzing data to test and interpret results and to evaluate and test trading strategies; developing, testing and implementing new tools to be used by the trading team; working with Technology team to communicate analytical and modeling results in a dashboard format to Traders; and researching and evaluating new technologies/tools associated with Big Data.  Required: advanced degree (PhD strongly desired with strong academic performance) in an applied quantitative field (math, physics, computer science, engineering or statistics); 4+ years' experience in Big Data analysis and predictive modeling in a trading environment (trading, quantitative trading or high frequency trading); strong background in statistics and probability; professional experience with machine learning used for prediction, classification and anomaly detection; experience with natural language processing (NLP) for analyzing unstructured data is desired; excellent programming skills (Python preferred, C++, C# and R considered) and advanced knowledge of scripting; ability to write and optimize database queries to extract and analyze large data sets; and strong communication skills.

Position #9: Transmission Sr. Analyst (PJM, NYISO or MISO)
Position provides key analytics in support of a PJM, NYISO or MISO FTR trading portfolio.  Responsibilities include running production cost models; providing transmission and congestion research; forecasting prices; and identifying strategies for the 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: advanced degree (PhD or Masters required, power engineering preferred); 3-7 years’ experience in PJM, NYISO or MISO 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, NYISO or MISO; strong modeling and programming skills; and power flow analysis skills using UPLAN, PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE.

Position #10: Lead Credit Risk Strategist (Structured Power)
Position is a hands-on credit risk role with a focus on structured power transactions. Key responsibilities include: credit evaluation and risk assessment of complex structured finance and derivative transactions in a deal-oriented environment; interaction with trading desks for each transaction to understand front-office commercial deals from a and credit control and credit risk perspective; negotiation of contract, collateral and credit terms with trading and other counterparties in a private company environment; ongoing monitoring of the firm’s credit exposure including mark-to-market exposure and net accounts receivable and accounts payable exposure, and participating in global credit meetings and committees within the firm. Required: bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field; minimum of 7-10 years of credit risk experience in a downstream energy company with a focus on power (preferred) or oil/gas (considered), ideally one with an energy trading business, or an energy trading business supported by hard assets; well-versed in the credit terms of standard energy industry master agreements (i.e. ISDAs, NAESBs, EEIs, etc.) as well as credit support annexes; experience with physical transactions and traded product exchanges (ICE, NYMEX, Nodal) and margin requirements; self-starter; and strong communication skills.

Position #11: Retail Risk Analyst
Position oversees risk reporting of the retail, C&I and residential customer bases of a global energy trading and marketing firm. 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: 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.

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Current Energy Solutions Openings – Energy Services/Performance Contracting:

  • Regional General Manager – Midwest

  • Federal Regional Sales Manager – Open Location

  • Business Development – California

  • Director, Federal Business Development – Northeast

  • Senior Account Executive – Midwest

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

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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

 

Regulatory Specialist
Location: Carmel, IN

This position will be responsible for coordination support of regulatory and market rule changes that will affect ACES and its Members and Customers. The position will provide analysis and reporting support of the impacts of new and existing federal, state and regional energy regulations that impact the operations of ACES and the portfolios of ACES’ Members and Customers. The role will require project management skills to coordinate resolutions and analysis among all ACES staff and to effectively report and collaborate with Members and Customers

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline with experience in the electric utility industry.

  • Knowledge of the Tariffs, Business Practices, and Market Protocols for the assigned Market(s) or Regulatory Entity.

  • Prefer 3 years’ experience with RTOs/ISOs.

  • Prefer trading, scheduling, or marketing experience.

  • Knowledge of the mandatory reliability standards of the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) and regional entities, as appropriate.

  • Knowledge of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state commissions, as appropriate.

  • Knowledge of the NAESB business practice standards development process, as appropriate.

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts and their impact on Member and Customer portfolios.

  • High degree of analytical skill.

  • Must be willing to work as part of a team.

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

  • Ability to coordinate using a disciplined project management approach.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide regulatory and market expertise to ACES, and its Members and Customers, as required.

  • Build and maintain applicable industry relationships to enable the ability to effectively communicate with ISOs/RTOs and FERC/NERC staffs and management.

  • Monitor, analyze and communicate regulations, rules, policies, proposals, procedures, decisions, and standards in support of effective business strategies for Members and Customers, as applicable.

  • Participate in ISO/RTO stakeholder groups, task forces and committees, as required, to provide market intelligence to Members and Customers.

  • Perform research of statutes, regulations, and rules in the review of positions and filings, as requested.

  • Provide ACES’ regional trading groups timely information on rule changes that impact Member and Customer positions or operations.

  • Support the timely reporting to Members and Customers, as applicable, of regulatory or market changes that impact them.

  •  Participate on ACES’ Implementation Teams for new markets and market redesigns to ensure Member and Customer preparedness.

  • Provide assistance in the development of corporate processes and operating procedures.

  • Travel as required.

  • Adhere to all ACES’ corporate policies and comply with all ACES’ regulatory requirements, including but not limited to NERC, FERC, and relevant state regulations, as applicable.

  • Any additional responsibilities assigned by management.

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

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Senior Portfolio Analyst or Portfolio Analyst #70349

 

Puget Sound Energy’s Power Supply Operations is looking for a Senior Portfolio Analyst or Portfolio Analyst, depending on qualifications, to join our team. This position is responsible for supporting strategic decision making for the optimization of the real-time and day-ahead power portfolio.  The primary area of responsibility is to support bidding into CAISO Energy Imbalance Market (EIM), and to analyze CAISO market clearing results and settlement results.

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Recommend trading strategy to power traders to ensure maximum portfolio optimization. Other related analytical functions will be assigned as needed. Constructs bidding strategies for PSE electric resources bidding into CAISO EIM.

  • Analyze CAISO market clearing results and settlement results.

  • Analyze hydro-thermal coordination based resource scheduling solution of PCI software.

  • Develop trading strategy for power traders.

  • Perform quantitative analysis for supporting decision making related to current and future potential elements of the portfolio, and for benefit analysis.

  • Ability to communicate technical information to management and other groups within the organization.

 

Read more about this opportunity and apply online to ad #70349 at PSE.com/careers. PSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Protected Veterans and those with Disabilities.

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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.

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Denton Municipal Electric
General Manager of Electric Utilities

 

The City of Denton, Texas is seeking a strong, competent, and highly ethical professional with proven management, analytical, and problem-solving skills to be the General Manager of Electric Utilities. Denton Municipal Electric (DME) is Denton's hometown electric provider and has been serving the greater Denton area since 1905. It is the 6th largest municipally owned utility in Texas with a 353-megawatt peak load. DME has 197 positions authorized in the FY 2016-17 and the budgeted revenues for FY 2016/17 are $176.9 million and expenditures are $173.4 million. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, or related field; and seven years of professional experience in the electric or other utility industry or in top city management, which should include three years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Exciting challenges include the construction of a 225 MW energy center and the operation of the Energy Management Organization. The salary for the General Manager of Electric Utilities will be approximately $200,000 annually, depending upon qualifications, plus a superior benefits package including Texas Municipal Retirement System.

 

Interested candidates should apply no later than October 2, 2017 to Ralph Andersen & Associates by sending a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and three years of salary history to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Greg Nelson at 916.630.4900. Detailed brochure available online at www.ralphandersen.com.  

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