Responsible for ensuring that all scheduling functions related to the transportation of natural gas (i.e. nominations, balancing, volume verification, etc.) take place in an accurate and timely manner. Includes considerable interaction with Sales, utilities, and wholesale operations in determining the optimization of Direct Energy's supply resources.
The position holder must transact time sensitive information with local utilities, as well as understand and monitor utility tariffs and the regulatory environment. Provide 24x7 support, as required, to monitor Direct Energy's positions with utilities and counterparties. Assist in resolving billing discrepancies, working closely with the billing group, and correcting database anomalies. Perform various analyses and studies as required.
Schedule gas for transportation on several Local Distribution Company (LDC) systems
Utilizing the Apollo gas management system, ensure that appropriate quantities of gas are scheduled in order to minimize exposure to penalties
Analyze volumetric flow data and reconcile imbalance
Trade imbalances with other shippers in order to minimize exposure to imbalance penalties
Develop and utilize appropriate forecasting models to project customer requirements under various weather conditions, by pool
Maintain excellent relations with LDCs in order to ensure a cooperative approach to the resolution of scheduling problems
Develop and maintain positive relationships with large customers to anticipate the impact of operational changes on scheduled volumes in order to minimize exposure to imbalance penalties
Maintain knowledge of LDC tariffs with respect to changes in scheduling requirements
Assist in the performance of other operational functions as required
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent business experience
Strong quantitative analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks in pressure situations
Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
Strong communication skills
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