Page One

Revised as of Thursday, February 22, 2018 06:50 AM

 

 

Senior Forward Electric Trader

 

Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU), an electric, gas, water and wastewater municipal utility, is seeking an outstanding individual to become a member of its electric trading team. This position may be filled at the mid or senior level depending on candidate qualifications.  The position is responsible for preparing day-ahead (preschedule) electric plans and executing market trades to optimize CSU’s load/resource balances, including the capture of the highest monetization of excess portfolio capacity.  The candidate must work well inside the existing group, be articulate, persuasive, trustworthy, possess advanced financial and analytic skills, have advanced knowledge of electric markets and resources, and be driven to maintain the safety, reliability and low cost mission of CSU.  This position will help see the CSU trading team into the future with the strong possibility of entry into an organized market (RTO).  Knowledge of organized markets will be a valuable asset to candidates for this position. The incumbent is responsible for compliance with all regulatory and reliability standards and protocols, as well as supporting internal policies and protocols.  This is a value-driven position requiring the ability to compete confidently and effectively in an open market.  The individual must also possess the skills to identify, gather, analyze, and utilize valuable market intelligence to enhance the strategic and tactical positions of CSU.

 

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Daily evaluation of power and gas markets, utility generation/transmission/load positions, and utilization of this information to prepare day-ahead plans

  • Working closely with the Realtime traders to establish the best sharing of market and plant risks, and dealing with system contingencies and planned maintenance

  • Continuously developing and maintaining superior counterparty relationships

  • Developing effective energy trade structures and achieving high value executions

  • Reviewing industry data, identifying opportunities and regional trends

  • High emphasis on training (i.e. organized market, analytics, negotiations, NERC certification, utility operations, etc.)

  • Supporting installation of, and training to use, a new ETRM system

  • Preparing for entry into organized market (processes, strategies, communication with power plants, data analysis, dash boards, plant metrics, SPP meetings, etc.)

  • Prepare monthly market updates, electric price forecasts, daily (by hour) load forecasts and ad hoc analyses utilizing various analytical software

  • Representing the CSU merchant function effectively externally and internally

  • Exhibiting confidence, expertise, and mature professionalism at all times

  • Understanding and utilizing federal and other power contracts and transmission

  • Comply with the safety and health programs in support of incident and injury free workplace

 

What will it take to be successful?  Most people will come with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related field and related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience (a graduate degree is a plus). The typical candidate will have at least five years of trading or equivalent operational experience. Additionally, you will demonstrate outstanding productivity in energy trading, including negotiating beneficial energy transactions and be value-driven with the ability to make analytical decisions utilizing financial and mathematical skills.  This job will require the ability to perform under stress in a dynamic environment and the willingness to engage in continuous process improvements.  Experience with ETRM systems and related analytical software products is beneficial.

 

Why should you apply?  Do you have high personal and professional standards with a reputation for excellence, drive, integrity and good decisions all while maintaining a sense of humor?  Do you like working as part of a team of motivated individuals?  Do you enjoy having significant personal responsibility in a dynamic environment with critical impacts on costs and reliable service?  If you are an experienced energy trader seeking work-life balance in an environment where your efforts are rewarded by helping to maintain lower energy costs to the community you work, live and play in, then we would like to meet you!

 

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

  • CSU has a serious focus on quality of life for all employees.

 

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!

 

APPLY AT THIS LINK.

 

180201


 

Director of Sales – Commercial Retail Energy

LocationOpen Northeast Location

 

Job Purpose: We are recruiting an experienced commercial sales leader who is creative and self-motivated to become part of its Retail Energy Commercial Sales Team that is committed to sustainability and the expansion of renewable energy services and development.

 

As Director of Sales, this team member will build and expand the commercial sales team across all territories, offering small and medium businesses the option to be 100% renewable powered. The Director of Sales will have a strong track record in building and actively managing successful door-to-door retail electricity sales teams, establishing broker channels and affinity partners, directing telesales campaigns, and exploring the development of any new channel that would advance the company’s goals. This individual will be responsible for the commercial customer lifecycle ‘soup to nuts,’ from lead identification and offer creation to customer acquisition and retention.

 

Duties:

  • Hire, train, and manage a team of 30+ sales agents across multiple states, including opening new territories and ensuring agent sales quotas

  • Establish and grow a new broker channel in target areas

  • Coordinate with the Data team to develop a mechanism for efficient lead identification, and build-out ways to transfer these leads to field sales agents

  • Actively seek out new commercial sales channels (telesales, affinity partners, brokers)

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in commercial sales; retail electricity experience

  • Experience in hiring, training, and leading a dynamic and fast-paced team

 

If you are interested, confidentially contact Scott Brownholtz @ 916-649-3200 – scott@brownholtz.com.

180201


 

Deputy Director of Power Resources

 

Salary range $116,893 to $182,084 DOQ

 

In May 2017, the San José City Council voted unanimously to establish San José Clean Energy (SJCE), the City of San José's Community Choice Energy (CCE) program. CCEs allow governments to buy or generate renewable sources of electricity for their businesses and residents, offering the same power service with more choice and competitive rates. With SJCE, San José is now the largest single jurisdiction in California to operate a CCE. SJCE is expected to launch in April 2018. SJCE will be a partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). SJCE will purchase cleaner power, set rates, and retain revenue. PG&E will maintain the grid, deliver the energy, and send customers a bill, same as always. Customers will be helping to lower greenhouse gas emissions, while still enjoying the same electricity service. Enrollment will be automatic, with a choice for opting out.

 

The Deputy Director of Power Resources is a newly created position and will be a key member of the Community Energy team. Reporting directly to the Director of Community Energy, the main area of responsibilities is overseeing and administering the power procurement process, resource planning, contract management and compliance programs, and strategic studies. Other responsibilities include researching and ensuring due diligence with respect to potential power supply opportunities, assisting with negotiating and administrating power purchase agreements, monitoring contractor performance and resolving disputes, validating invoices, identifying issues, and monitoring compliance.

 

Requires education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree (master’s degree desired), and a minimum of six years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities described. Experience working in energy trading, the utility industry, and/or with a Community Choice Aggregation program is desirable. Nationwide candidates from the public and private sector are encouraged to apply.

 

Please apply on-line by March 9, 2018 at https://www.alliancerc.com.
 

Contacts: Sherrill Uyeda (suyeda@alliancerc.com) or Cindy Krebs (ckrebs@alliancerc.com) at (562) 901-0769. EEO

 

180131


 

JOB TITLE:  Real-Time Trader

Department: Bulk Power Marketing

Location: Topeka General Office

Pay Grade:  ET1 – ET3

 

Westar Energy’s Power Marketing group offers a high energy, team-oriented work environment with an attractive base salary and benefits package.  Total compensation includes an incentive opportunity with the potential for significantly increased earnings.

 

Work Hours:  Rotating Shift

 

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for updating intraday, plus supporting DA, RTO market submittals for  unit offers and parameters based on resource operations and market conditions.

  • Ensures CROW outage system is updated with outage and de-rate information.

  • Monitors the day ahead and real time Reliability Unit Commitment process and communicates results with generation system operators and energy management customers.

  • Optimizes generation and load related power supply contracts in the RTO market.

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships, through continuous interaction, with system operators, energy management customers, counterparts, and power marketing personnel ,

  • Communicates changes to gas requirements to support intraday activity to fuel trading group.

  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of risk management tools and concepts.

  • Develops a thorough understanding of RTO market protocols.

  • Interprets RTO market operations and results in order to assess market accuracy.

  • Assists Management in developing and maintaining proper policies and procedures for participation in RTO markets and contract administration.

  • Responsible for NERC tagging functions and procuring transmission.

  • Conducts intra-day energy transactions with wholesale customers, RTO’s, and other suppliers.

  • Inputs transactions into Westar’s deal capturing system and ensures accurate accounting practices.

  • Forms recommendations for intraday strategies to mitigate resource and load deviations.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

This position requires at least one year of direct power marketing experience.  The preferred candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, mathematics, economics or related field in addition to knowledge of wholesale markets, RTO operations, power plant operations and excellent customer relations skills.  Superior quantitative and analytical skills are required with an aptitude for making calculated decision with strong risk tolerance is critical for this role.  Must be team oriented and have the proven capability to work in a fast paced, high energy, high stress environment, while still achieving results.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

The incumbent in this role will need to perform with a high degree of competence in the following areas:

  • Communication – share information and ideas up, down and across; effectively foster relationships through dialogue; keep people informed

  • Attention to detail – job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks

  • Customer service – Add value and build enduring relationships with customers; value each customer and treat them with respect and courtesy

  • Dependability – The employee can be trusted and is reliable for good work; accountable for his or her work

  • Execution – Achieve objective and goals through tenacity and endurance; get it done

  •  Initiative – Lead actions through personal drive; step up before being asked

  • Stress tolerance – deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations such as time constraints

 

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding and/or Testing Required:

Must have a valid driver’s license

 

Working Conditions:

Rotating shifts including some nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

Apply to:  www.westarenergy.com/careers

 

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

180129


 

System Supervisor I (System Operator) 10762

 

Job Summary:

  • Direct and coordinate the operation of the electrical system, and ensures power system security by implementing real-time actions, independent of further approvals from leadership, to ensure the stable and reliable operation of the electrical system. This includes switching, protective tagging, and service restoration. Provide work direction and supervision to all personnel involved in the process of operating and maintaining the distribution system, including a periodic rotation of performing in the role of Dispatch Supervisor.

  • During storm conditions, activate emergency assignments and assist with coordinating the storm operation.

  • Make recommendations for scheduling work, managing workflow, setting goals, developing productivity measures and identify process improvements. Build customer loyalty by providing superior service and solutions to meet or exceed all process goals and the expectations of all internal and external customers.

  • System Supervisor I and System Supervisor II are recognized as a Job Family Progression.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • In normal or emergency conditions, take or direct those actions necessary to ensure the stable and reliable operation of the electric system at one of three primary positions in DTE SOC, (accountabilities include the interruption or restoration of service to customers). Primary system supervisor positions include 1) Distribution 2) Sub-transmission and 3) Bulk Electric System Power Switcher (BPS).

  • Maintain a certification at one or more primary certification positions after initial training period. (When operating at the BPS position, accountabilities also include independently interrupting firm load as necessary to maintain the reliability of the Bulk Electric System, and maintaining a valid NERC System Operator Certification).

  • Periodic rotation of performing in the role of Dispatch Supervisor.

  • Responsible for complying with all NERC cyber and reliability standards.

  • Conduct network security studies to assess the impact of network and generation changes on system security.

  • Interact with various internal, private and governmental organizations to develop procedures and coordinate the activities of a multi-skilled work force engaged in the restoration of customer service.

  • Responsible for inspections, approvals and commissioning/ decommissioning of all system equipment.

  • Direct switching and protective tagging on equipment in power plants, interconnections, transmission and distribution stations/substations, industrial substations, primary customers, overhead and underground circuits.

  • Monitor power system security and take action to maintain secure electrical networks at all voltage levels.

  • Prevent and correct voltage and security violations by re-dispatching generation, controlling loads and other system resources.

  • Develop, evaluate and implement strategy to restore internal or inter-company transmission/sub transmission/distribution paths in a safe manner, which also maintains service to as many customers as possible.

  • Analyze requests for shutdowns and coordinate with requests from various work groups taking primary customer production schedules, equipment load ability, and costs into consideration.

  • Coordinate various work groups to manage goals, measures, targets and budgets. Including setting work priorities for field groups and authorizing/requiring over-time with independent judgment.

  • Administer union contracts and coordinate work rules and practices of the different local unions in the maintenance and operation of the electrical system.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, 4 years job-relevant operating experience and completion of a basic electricity course
      – OR –

  • Associate's degree in Electrical, Industrial, Technology or Computer Engineering or an equivalent discipline, 3 years of job-relevant operating experience and completion of a basic electricity course

  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in a technical engineering discipline and 1 year of job-relevant operating experience.

  • Note: Job-relevant operating experience would consist of operating engineer, electric control room operator, power plant operator, air traffic controller or similar operating experience with life critical operating tasks.

  • Must complete a Certification Program for a primary DTE SOC System Supervisor position within the initial training period, including red tag qualification as a part of the certification program.

  • Supervisory Profile Record test results will be considered in final selection.

  • System Operator/Power Dispatcher test ("Acceptable" grade).

  • Working knowledge of Corporate Policies/Procedures to include Absence and Pay practices. 

 

Apply online here:  https://dteenergy.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?
job=10762&lang=en

 

180216


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:

  • Head of Congestion Trading, Position #1

  • FTR/CRR Traders, Position #2

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

  • Trading Data Scientist Position #4

  • Power & Gas Derivative Structuring Quant, Position #5

  • Load Forecasting Analyst, Position #6

  • Front-Office Market Risk Advisor, Position #7

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: Head of Congestion Trading
Position will build-out the congestion trading platform (FTRs, CRRs, TCCs, Virtual Bidding) across all ISOs (PJM, NYISO, NEISO, MISO, SPP, ERCOT, CaISO). Key responsibilities include building analytical tools (power system economics, power flow and dispatch models) to be used by congestion and speculative trade desks; hiring a team of transmission analysts and FTR traders; and developing and executing FTR and CRR strategies to trade in monthly, quarterly and annual auctions.  Required: bachelor’s degree (Power Engineering preferred); ability to execute the directive of building out a strategy; strong commercial understanding of the North American transmission trading environment with an analytical understanding of the modeling aspect of the business; strong fundamental market knowledge of the grid and market rules in all ISOs; and experience running a profitable congestion trading business.

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 system economics, power flow and dispatch models) to trade 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, and prior profitable trading record trading FTRs/CRRs in a hedging or speculative trading environment.

Position #3: 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 #4: Trading Data Scientist
Position creates sophisticated statistical algorithms that produce predictive signals for the 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 #5: Power & Gas Derivative Structuring Quant
Position is part of a commercially-oriented Strats team focused on pricing derivatives and structured transactions.  Position works closely with originators and traders to price and structure, options, load deals, tolling agreements, gas transportation and storage deals and other physical/financial complex structured products across power and gas. Required: an advanced degree in a quantitative field (hard sciences required - mathematics, engineering, physics, etc.); 3-5 years’ experience in a power or gas quantitative role with prior experience pricing and structuring complex transactions; and experience with coding is beneficial.

Position #6: Load Forecasting Analyst
Position
evaluates and enhances existing load forecasting models used in the short- and long-term load forecasting process, and develops new load forecasting models for the electricity and gas load.  The position will examine the accuracy of the existing models by comparing the forecast to actual results, will identify and implement new assumptions and calculations in the model and will test new models to be used by the team in daily operations. Additional data mining will be done for customer profiling and segmentation purposes. This position supports and interacts with multiple teams; stakeholders include load forecasters, portfolio management, supply trading, risk and marketing. Required: an advanced degree (Master’s degree) in Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Statistics or other quantitative field; 3-5 years' experience in a statistical load forecasting role; strong mathematical and statistical modeling skills; knowledge of regression modeling neural-networks, regression, time series, etc.); advanced SQL coding skills with exposure to R, Matlab and/or Stata; understanding of deregulated retail or wholesale power and/or gas markets and customer profiling and segmentation; and ability to research industry trends and extract and analyze large data sets and use Big Data / Data Science concepts.

Position #7: Front-Office Market Risk Advisor
Position is a proactive risk advisory role that interacts daily with the trading desk and fundamentals team to provide an independent analysis of risk around 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: a bachelor's degree in Finance, Math or other quantitative field; 3-6 years' experience in risk management in a gas & power energy trading environment; strong understanding of energy risk metrics/models; advanced skills in Excel/VBA, Matlab (or other statistical package) and SQL; and experience interacting with traders and upper management.

180109


 
Position Title:  Power System Operator – Generation
Department:  38 – Power Markets & Generation Dispatch
Reports To: Generation & Power Markets Supervisor
Work Location: Headquarters             Job Type: Exempt
 
Job Purpose/Summary:
The Power System Operator – Generation is responsible for the real-time power marketing, generation scheduling, load forecasting and balancing of Platte River Power Authority’s resources and obligations in an economic, reliable and compliant manner.
 

Essential Functions:

Coordinates and monitors generation resources to balance forecasted load, required reserves, and sales/purchase with other companies
Maximizes the utilization of available resources in an economic manner
Communicates generation outages/issues with neighboring reliability and marketing entities
Complies with applicable FERC Orders, NERC Reliability Standards, WECC Reliability Standards, regional procedures/criteria, and Platte River specific plans, procedures and contracts
Administers marketing contracts on a real-time basis
Maintains power marketing/generation scheduling related records
Disseminates information regarding generation/market related events to management and necessary personnel
Maintains regular & reliable attendance
 
Other Functions:
Provides generation on the job training for Power System Operator trainees
Maintains documentation for E&O and DRC control centers
Maintains a working knowledge of all tools and processes provided to perform duties
Performs other duties as assigned
 
Job Requirements:

Education: (Include degrees or diplomas required.)

 

Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience

 

Preferred

 

High school diploma or its equivalent resulting in demonstrated ability to perform major duties

Required

 

Experience: (Include the nature and length of experience.)

 

Minimum three years of power marketing/generation scheduling experience

 

 Preferred

 

Knowledge/Skills: (Include specific knowledge, skills, and abilities required.)

 

Working knowledge of power marketing and generation scheduling

 

Required

 

 

Ability to perform duties, exercise good judgment and problem solve during stressful, time-sensitive situations

Required  

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) programs – with a strong knowledge of Visual Basic and Macros

Required

 

 

Strong math aptitude

Required

 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Required

 

 

Proficient in OATI webTrader, webSAS, eTag, webTrader, OASIS and OSI PI historian

 

 

Preferred

 

Ability to identify colors and various alarm sounds

Required

 

 

Ability to work in a 24-hour, 7-day a week office environment, on 12-hour rotating shifts and work overtime as needed

Required

 

 

Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Required

 

 

Licenses/Certifications: (List licenses, certifications, or registrations required.)

 

 

Valid drivers license and be insurable under Platte River’s vehicle liability policy

Required

 

 

     
Physical Requirements & Environment:
Able to perform the physical, mental, and environmental requirements of the job’s essential functions with or without accommodations.

Sitting 80%    ●    Standing 10%    ●   Walking 10%   ●   Inside Office

 

To Apply:

To be considered for the position, apply online at: https://prpa.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=172

 

 

180124


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

 

Contract Analyst or Senior Contract Analyst
Location: Carmel, IN

 

CONTRACT ANALYST

This position negotiates, analyzes, reviews, summarizes and processes power, natural gas, financial, and renewable contracts.  This position also maintains pertinent Contract Administration reports and the data integrity of the Risk Management System(s).

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related area (MBA or CPA a plus).

  • 1+ year of related work experience preferred (system, contracts, natural gas, electricity).

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong aptitude for math and finances.

  • Strong working knowledge of computer/PC and various software.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret contracts.

  • Must be able to effectively follow through with tasks; very detail oriented.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must be self-motivated and eager to learn new tasks/jobs.

  • Must have the ability to work and think independently.

  • Must be organized and dependable.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Negotiate power, natural gas, financial and renewable agreements for ACES Clients.

  • Maintain current data in the Risk Management System for counterparty/contract information.

  • Review and provide system reports and maintain system queries.

  • Maintain applicable Contract Administration reports, i.e., Contracts in Negotiation, Completed Agreements (monthly), Contract Violations, system alerts, Active Natural Gas Agreements, etc.

  • Review and analyze existing and new agreements.

  • Maintain updates to contract information in the Risk Management System.

  • Process contract documentation.

  • Assist in the Maintenance of Central Records, if necessary.

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

  • Any additional responsibilities assigned by management.

 

SENIOR CONTRACT ANALYST

This position negotiates, analyzes, reviews, summarizes and processes power, natural gas, financial, and renewable contracts.  This position also maintains pertinent Contract Administration reports and the data integrity of the Risk Management System(s).

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related area from an accredited institution. 

  • 2+ years of related work experience (contracts, natural gas, electricity, and derivatives).

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong aptitude for math and finances.

  • Strong working knowledge of computer/PC and various software.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret contracts.

  • Must be able to effectively follow through with tasks; very detail oriented.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must be self-motivated and eager to learn new tasks/jobs.

  • Must have the ability to work and think independently.

  • Must be organized and dependable.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Negotiates power, natural gas, financial and renewable agreements for ACES Clients.

  • Maintains current data in the Risk Management System for counterparty/contract information.

  • Reviews and provides system reports and maintains system queries.

  • Maintains applicable Contract Administration reports, i.e., Contracts in Negotiation, Completed Agreements, Contract Violations, system alerts, Active Natural Gas Agreements, etc.

  • Reviews and analyzes existing and new agreements.

  • Maintains updates to contract information in the Risk Management System.

  • Processes contract documentation.

  • Prepares and negotiates contract amendments.

  • Lead role in departmental training of standard industry agreements, if necessary.

  • Reviews and provides system reports for coordination with and updating of the Credit Exposure Report (Contract/Trader List).

  • Will adhere to all APM corporate policies and comply with all APM regulatory requirements, including but not limited to NERC, FERC, and relevant state regulations, as applicable to this position.

  • Any additional responsibilities assigned by management.


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

180216