Associate Energy Transaction Trader

PacifiCorp - Portland, OR (30+ days ago)3.3


General Purpose

Negotiates sales and purchases of wholesale power, transmission and financial instruments, consistent with the strategic direction of the Company. Identifies sales/purchase opportunities and aggressively negotiates energy sales and purchases with other utilities/organizations and/or financial institutions. Develops professional relationships with wholesale power marketers, traders, brokers, and the financial community to enhance the Company’s ability to profitably grow the wholesale power business.

Responsibilities

Sell or purchase energy, to balance current system load and resource requirements.
Collaborate with other real-time traders to optimize available generation assets such as thermal, hydro and wind.
Negotiate the sale or purchase of power within the day to maximize profitability and utilization of resources.
Collaborate with resource management, forward and gas trading to develop the most efficient operating strategy.
Monitor the dispatch of the Company’s generating assets on an hourly basis.
Establish and maintain professional relationships with wholesale power marketers, traders, brokers, and the financial community.
Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Marketing or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Analysis skills in order to understand market conditions and to identify sales/purchase opportunities.
Negotiating skills in order to identify, negotiate, and close on sales and purchase opportunities.
Communication and interpersonal skills to develop industry contacts, establish relationships, influence others’ positions and negotiate outcomes.
Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools to support trading activity.
Understanding of financial modeling, risk assessment, commodity management, electricity and natural gas trading practices.
Position work hours are non-standard.
Preferences

Prior experience in energy trading.
Analysis skills in order to understand market conditions and to identify sales/purchase opportunities.
Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 62,100.00 - 79,600.00

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.