Senior Power Trader, Real-Time

Selby Jennings UKSeattle, WA,3M ago

Trade Power on a Real-Tme basis, across the North American markets.

The Company:

Operating solely within the North American Gas & Power markets, the Company provides asset optimisation services including; portfolio management, system monitoring, resource scheduling, and the execution of real-time energy transactions.

Primary Function:

Trade Power on a Real-Tme basis, across the North American markets.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Simultaneously manages portfolios in real-time for multiple clients.
  • Forecasts hourly loads.
  • Analyses energy and transmission alternatives to optimise profits and ensure delivery.
  • Interacts with the market participants to develop, negotiate, and execute opportunistic business transactions that create value for the company.
  • Evaluates the current value of thermal and storage resources relative to the market.
  • Evaluate market conditions and develop trading strategies to optimise the use of available resources.
  • Coordinate client and intra-Company communications on power supply needs and transactions
  • Monitor SCADA alarm system.
  • Coordinates scheduling of energy and reserve transactions.
  • Manage transmission reservations and negotiate transmission sales & purchases.
  • Work on a rotating 12-hour shift to provide trading coverage on a 7/24/365-day basis and be prepared to provide trading support during natural disasters, at back up facility, and/or team related emergencies.
  • This position may be called on to fill in for other trading floor positions (Support Specialist, Day-Ahead Power Management Specialist, etc.) when required.
  • Provide training and support to new traders and support specialists about business practices, processes, and procedures.

Individual Attributes:

  • Previous experience in the energy industry and with trade capture systems is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent qualification.
  • Eligibility to live/work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Deep understanding of the North American energy markets.
  • Capabilities to join an established team and contribute directly to the internal cultures.
  • Prior experience in trading Power on an intra-day/day-ahead basis would be advantageous.
  • This role will have a focus on the West Coast, so prior experience would be essential.