Energy Market Ops Coordinator

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 07/07/2022 

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid 

 

* This position can be filled as an Energy Mkt Ops Coord I, II, III, Sr, or Sr Lead based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. * 

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

This position is responsible for processes related to submitting generation offers for energy and ancillary services, demand forecasts /load bids, DRRs/LMRs, and Financial Schedules in an ISO market. This includes development and execution of market strategies to optimize energy committed to an ISO market, minimization of market risk for Entergy stakeholders, as well as frequent communication with generating plant personnel, fossil fuel supply group, and real time system dispatchers for implementation and modification of day ahead offers and outage coordination. 

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Construction and submission of generation offers to ISO market for energy and ancillary services in the day ahead market and submission of demand bids to ISO market to meet native load requirements for the respective Entergy Opcos
  • Support-Development and execution (depending on job level) of energy marketing strategies in the day ahead markets, including optimization of energy committed to ISO market
  • Review of data and market results to evaluate strategy performance and actively use the data and analysis to lead in the creation, improvement, and execution of market strategies and processes
  • Assist in market monitoring (depending on job level) and utilize various IT systems and software to lead effort in evaluating and optimizing day ahead commitment of power plants to meet forecast demand under evolving conditions with generation units, fuel supply and pricing, weather and demand impacts, and contractual purchase/sale obligations
  • Participate in relevant industry meetings, working groups, and lead effort in responding to Opco specific requests
  • Responsible for maintaining a weekly rotation schedule with an on-call responsibility requiring 24-hour availability to address, answer, implement, and communicate with generation power plants ongoing plant conditions and availability, as well as implement and modify generation planned outages in coordination with generating plant personnel, LBA, fossil fuel supply group, Transmission, ISO personnel, and real time system dispatchers
  • Frequent and concise communication with generating plant personnel, fossil fuel supply group, and real time system dispatchers to optimize the energy market performance of the generating units within the Entergy Opcos and to ensure generation unit commitment and purchase power agreement generation are accurate for the day ahead market and align with the real time market strategy to control the overall cost of energy while ensuring system reliability 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

  • BS/BA in a technical field such as Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent work experience

 

Minimum Experience:

  • Energy Mkt Ops Coord I: 0-2 years of professional experience (ISO Market experience preferred)
  • Energy Mkt Ops Coord II: at least 2 - 4 years of professional experience (ISO Market experience preferred)
  • Energy Mkt Ops Coord III: at least 4 - 5 years of professional experience (ISO Market experience preferred)
  • Energy Mkt Ops Coord, Sr: at least 5 - 6 years of professional experience (ISO Market experience preferred)
  • Energy Mkt Ops Coord, Sr Lead: 6+ years Professional Experience (ISO Market experience is preferred)
  • Preferred:
    • Prior professional electric utility experience
    • Independent System Operator (RTO/ISO) market experience
    • Experience in a power plant, generation dispatch center, transmission dispatch/operation center, or market administration
    • Aurora Production Cost Modeling

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Energy Mkt Ops Coord I-Sr:

  • Ability to perform analysis from a large volume of data with conflicting results and determine the best solution with superior results
  • Able to work weekly rotation schedule with on-call responsibility

Energy Mkt Ops Coord II-Sr Lead only:

  • Skilled in using computer software systems used to update and maintain ISO market offers for energy, as well as analytical
  • methods and tools to analyze performance and perform complex data analyses
  • An advanced user of Excel
  • Expertise in and in-depth knowledge of RTO/Power Pool markets and operations, Power Plant and/or Power System Operations
  • Able to perform all job tasks with no assistance
  • Recognized as a leader by supervision and/or peers
  • Must be able to work weekly rotation schedule with on-call responsibility

 

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

None

 

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Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 107269
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.


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