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Energy Trader

San Francisco, California · Accounting/Finance


This is an incredible opportunity to join our client’s Energy Transaction Trading team, working on market analysis, negotiation of sales and purchases of wholesale power, transmission and financial instruments, bid management and performance monitoring for resources in the regional energy market.  
As an exciting and rapidly growing company, and a leading energy services provider, our client has operations throughout the United States and is an industry leader in growing their renewable resources portfolio with a clear mandate to transition to a lower carbon future.
In this role you should have a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. The ability to analyze market conditions and to identify opportunities and strategies to reduce Net Power Costs and effectively communicate to management personnel as well as the ability to problem solve and obtain results within time constraints.
Sell or purchase energy, to balance current system load and resource requirements and to reduce net power costs
Collaborate with energy supply management personnel to develop strategies to optimize available generation assets such as thermal, hydro and wind to reduce net power costs
Manage bid submissions for resources participating in Energy Imbalance Market, or other formal independent system operator or regional transmission organization
Monitor the dispatch of the company's generating assets on an hourly basis, including use of limited resources and renewable resources to reduce net power costs
Establish a level of accountability within their team, through empowering and establishing clear responsibilities
This candidate will also have the following aspects:
Ability to provide clear documentation for the purpose of root cause analysis
Ability to identify, negotiate, and close on sales and purchase opportunities
Communication and interpersonal skills to develop collaborative relationships with internal and external personnel
Proficient with the use of personal computers and tools used to perform essential duties
Understanding of financial modeling, risk assessment, commodity management, electricity and natural gas trading practices
Excellent Verbal & Written communication skills
Team player exhibiting superior leadership and coaching skillset
Initiative to develop and implement process improvements
A preference for prior experience in energy trading, scheduling or utility resource management
Legally able to work in the United States of America
Strong group of professionals with a rapidly growing industry leader
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Life insurance
Paid short-term disability leave and long-term disability insurance
Generous paid time off and company holidays
401k with match fixed contributions
Please apply directly if you feel like you are the right candidate and are excited about this excellent opportunity!  Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted for an interview.

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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