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Senior Gas Scheduler - San Francisco, CA

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Company: Pacific Gas And Electric Company

Requisition ID # 17647 

Job Category : Energy Services / Trading 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy and Policy

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Overview

Electric Gas Supply (EGS) procures and manages the physical natural gas supplies for PG&E's electric portfolio of company-owned generation and tolling agreements.  EGS negotiates and manages a diverse portfolio of gas supply arrangements across western North America, including interstate and intrastate pipeline capacity and gas storage.  In addition, EGS is responsible for implementing the financial hedging plan to manage customers’ price risk associated with the gas for PG&E’s electric portfolio. 

 

Position Summary

Gas Scheduling: Schedule physical natural gas on interstate and intrastate pipelines. Schedule injections and withdrawals from all gas storage facilities. Monitor scheduled volumes on all pipelines through all scheduling cycles. Update schedules for cuts and operational flow orders.

 

Actualization: Actualize gas volumes in the gas management system for all supply receipts and for all market deliveries. Maintain accurate daily delivery records for each counterparty and transaction. Support settlements to ensure accurate billing and reconciliation. Manage storage and market center gas inventories.

 

Position Tracking and Imbalance Management: Monitor daily and monthly portfolio imbalances. Monitor and report out on supply cuts, pipeline restrictions, storage inventory and operational flow orders. Track supply positions and take appropriates corrective actions with suppliers and pipeline to optimize performance.

 

Communicate Portfolio Status: Keep the team current on pipeline status, pipeline maintenance and supplier non-performance. Recommend corrective actions to traders to maximize pipeline and supply performance to meet daily portfolio demand.

 

You must be willing to commit to working on call weekends on a rotational basis (one every four weekends).

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Schedule gas on all contracted pipelines in the electric portfolio.
  • Provide guidance and training to new schedulers.
  • Monitor pipeline operations including planned and unplanned pipeline maintenance and anticipates their impact on scheduling and portfolio position.
  • Resolve minor transaction or contract disputes with minimal oversite and input from manager.
  • Resolves scheduling disputes and escalated billing issues without assistance from a manager.
  • Participate in gas scheduling implementation of new internal and external systems and tools.
  • Ensure complex transactions are pathed and actualized in deal capture systems for settlement purposes, with no oversight.
  • Provide trading back-up as needed and allowed by the Transaction Control Authority (TCA).
  • Contribute to work teams and process improvement efforts outside of scheduling.

 

Working Conditions:

 

Team oriented, open trading floor environment. Extensive use of personal computers, telephone and IM conversations. Travel is minimal, normally less than 5%.

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Required a minimum 3 years of gas scheduling experience.

 

Desired:

  • Demonstrated ability in managing multiple priorities simultaneously to meet critical deadlines in time-sensitive environment.
  • Strong communications and teamwork skills.
  • Understanding of the wholesale natural gas and electricity markets.
  • Familiarity with PG&E’s electric resource portfolio.
  • OpenLink (Endur) knowledge or experience.
  • Accounting background or experience.
  • Understanding provisions of industry standard master agreements including: NAESB, ISDA, NGSA, GTSA, and the fuel provisions in the EEI.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory rules and requirements as they apply to the gas and electric industries.
  • Demonstrated strong Microsoft Excel and VBA skills.
  • Customer focus with attention to detail quality and efficiency.

 

 


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland