Generation Controller (Dispatcher)

Vistra Energy Irving , TX 75061

Posted 5 days ago

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra Energy family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.

Job Description

Overview:

This position is for an hourly Generation Dispatcher to manage assets PJM power markets. 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 Director, Asset Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Will be a member of the Asset Management and Trading group and will be responsible for the hourly optimization of generation assets

  • Coordinate dealings with real-time generation in and out of ISO markets

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

  • Ensure that power generation assets are economically dispatched into the Real Time and Day Ahead Markets

  • Maximize profits in the hourly energy market

  • Analyze and react to market conditions

  • Monitor scheduling spreadsheets

  • Monitor gas usage and communicate changes to gas traders

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

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Dynegy counterparties and ISO's

  • Work 12 hour shifts which include working nights, weekends, and holidays to ensure 24 hour coverage of trading desk

Requirements:

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

  • Minimum 2 years of energy (or related industry) experience preferred

  • NERC Certified preferred

  • MISO Knowledge and PJM Certified preferred

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Strong systems aptitude with proficiency in Excel

  • Able to work 12 hour shifts which includes working nights, weekends, and holidays to ensure 24 hour coverage of trading desk

  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative to think creatively

Other Preferred Skills:

  • Experience, understanding and responding to power market fundamentals

  • Experience creating and interpreting business case scenarios

  • Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills and participate in solution implementation

  • Ability to be a self-starter capable of working effectively in a high energy, high stress, fast paced environment.

  • Detail oriented and able to effectively work under deadlines and ability to communicate effectively

Job Family

Trading

Company

Luminant Energy Company LLC

Locations

Irving, Texas

Texas

We are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then you will have a good career here!

If you currently work for Vistra Energy, TXU or Luminant please apply via the internal career site.


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Generation Controller (Dispatcher)

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