The Natural Gas Scheduler is part of the Commercial North America Gas Operations Team responsible for the day-to-day operational management of SEAm gas activities in the South and Mexico. The scheduler will provide scheduling and operations support to various business desks across North America.
The primary purpose is to carryout daily natural gas scheduling and operational duties for SEAm which includes but is not limited to the following accountabilities:
The gas business in North America is a dynamic, fast paced and business critical trading environment. The gas day runs from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. with 5 scheduling deadlines throughout the day. Trading is done for the next day, with a 3-day package on Friday for the weekend. This can change at different times throughout the year due to holidays. The typical work-day is from 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with the expectation that any intraday changes required will be completed by the deadlines outlined below.
For scheduling, the timely cycle for next day is the most crucial. The remaining 4 deadlines during the day are for both same day and next day transactions. Specifically, the Intraday-ID1(same day) is at 10:00 a.m., Timely (next day) 1:00 p.m., Intraday-ID2(same day) 2:30 p.m., EVE (next day) 6:00 p.m. with the final Intraday-ID3 (same day) deadline at 7:00 p.m. The times represented are in Central Prevailing Time. This requires the candidate to be able to multi-task and work on 2 different gas days at the same time.
This position(s) is for Natural Gas Scheduling in the South Region. With the complexity of the business, there may be a high volume of trades, dealing with multiple traders, volumes, transportation, multiple locations, financial risk and exposure, commodity complexity, and regulatory requirements of transactions. The successful candidate will need to maintain a sustained proactive approach to all accountabilities of the role to ensure Gas Operations are operated in an effective and efficient way, with emphasis on Operational Excellence.
As part of the Gas Operations strategy and effort to further embed a continuous improvement mindset, the successful applicant should demonstrate aptitude to learn additional natural gas scheduling systems, processes, and new applications. The incumbent must be able to proactively collaborate with a wide and diverse set of stakeholders in a constructive manner for the delivery of all business goals.
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Houston - One Thousand Main
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