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Gas Scheduler

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Centerpoint Energy Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Nominates, schedules, and monitors gas transportation, purchases, sales and storage volumes on pipeline and/or LDC systems in order to effectuate gas flow to serve CES GC Retail, CEIP and Utility Sales customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Nominates and schedules gas transportation on pipeline and/or LDC systems in compliance with contract provisions and the Tariff, timing and procedures.

  • Collects and monitors electronic flow measurement data for company receipt and delivery points each day and adjust nominations in order to minimize imbalances.

  • Monitors weather forecasts and pipeline and/or LDC transportation allocations and makes projections of gas demands and communicates this information to Gas Supply, Utility Sales, Retail Sales, and if required other regional office personnel, requesting their input on gas demand, then makes gas flow or nomination changes as necessary to keep gas supply in balance with market demand.

  • Maintains knowledge of volume commitments contained in gas supply and transportation contracts and nominates supplies to optimize delivered costs within contract limits.

  • Monitors pipeline and/or LDC electronic bulletin boards for critical information including operational restrictions and emergencies and communicates the pertinent information to Gas Supply, Utility Sales, Retail Sales, other regional office personnel, and management.

  • Monitors pipeline electronic bulletin boards for transportation discounts and communicates with pipeline transportation representatives to assure that the Company uses the most cost effective and reliable pipeline transport services.

  • Collaborates with Gas Supply and Sales to determine most economical decisions and provides input into deal valuations/structuring.

  • Has financial acumen required to back up physical trading

  • Helps review and verify gas transportation invoices from pipelines to assure accuracy and resolve discrepancies with pipeline transporters.

  • Creates, updates, and controls contents of gas scheduling and allocation computer files. Verifies system data and audits accuracy of system data.

  • Prepares daily and monthly reports as required indicating gas volumes flowed, transport imbalances and storage balances.

  • Prepares and analyzes reports to manage gas flow activity.

  • Participates in the development of new processes to streamline workflow.

  • Oversees the work of less experienced analysts, directs as necessary and provides training and coaching to ensure maximum operating efficiency.

Education:

Bachelor's degree required

Experience:

Requires a minimum of five years' experience in gas scheduling, gas accounting/allocations, or related gas industry experience.

Experience in Excel is required (ability to create and analyze formulas)

Retail scheduling experience is preferred

Endur System knowledge is preferred

Competencies:
1.Business and Financial Acumen Understand the impact actions and decision have on the bottom line of the enterprise.
2.Coaching and Development Develop others' capabilities to empower them to reach their potential.
3.Collaboration Eliminate boundaries and drive common goals.
4.Connecting, Listening, and Sharing Maintain open, active, two-way communication
5.Customer Focus Through Service Understand and exceed the expectations of internal and external customers
6.Enterprise Mindset Act in way that are best for the company as a whole
7.Results Orientation Reject the status-quo, find opportunities to improve and drive outstand business results
8.Steadiness - Demonstrate strength, poise, and an appropriate presence.

Physical Requirements:

Able to demonstrate the manual dexterity to operate a personal computer effectively.

Able to view personal computer monitor or laptop screen for long periods of time.

Able to sit for extended periods of time and walk intermittently.

Able to operate cellular phone and office machines, including telephone, printer, photocopier, fax machine, scanner, etc.

Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Working Conditions:

Able to work in fast-paced office environment with a high volume workload and frequent, short deadlines that may require more than a 40-hour work week to meet established deadlines including working nights or weekends, as required.

Able to participate in on-call activities when required during various weekday evening and/or weekend/holiday hours to assist customers and/or company personnel.


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Gas Scheduler

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Centerpoint Energy