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Location: Wenatchee, Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $100,240 - $150,900
Years of Experience:
Internal Number: 11805
Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and opportunities.
We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in environmental stewardship as related to this great river system. Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems. As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that serve more than 3 million visitors each year.
Rated by Forbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!
We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in our children and believe that education is the key to our future success.
We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality wines.
Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is waiting for you.
Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce. M/F/Vet/Disabled
Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document.
Please provide a cover letter in which you describe your experience in power trading, developing structured energy products, and/or energy modeling/quantitative analysis.. Incomplete materials will not be considered.
To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.
This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
Interested parties are also invited to contact Human Resources at email@example.com to discuss the position.
In addition to a competitive starting salary range of $100,240-$125,300 (Energy Term Trader) or $113,175-$150,900 (Program Manager level) based on qualifications, skills and abilities, Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee's Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.
Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.
This position will be filled at either the individual contributor level or program manager level, contingent upon the selected candidate’s experience and knowledge, skills, and abilities.
JOB PURPOSE: The Energy Term Trader buys and sells energy within the guidelines of the District’s hedging strategy, analyzes energy supply/demand, models and forecasts surplus power availability/shortfalls and monitors variables influencing power prices, availability, and reliability.
The Program Manager, Energy Trading & Asset Optimization oversees forward trading strategy development and resource optimization and functions as the primary term energy trader for the District. Key responsibilities include leading the evaluation and development of pricing structures for energy products and optimizing the District’s asset portfolio through risk and operations modeling, contributing to new market and trading decision making, analyzing, and evaluating complex energy transactions and negotiating and executing transactions in accordance with the District’s risk management and credit policies.
Energy Term Trader
% of Time Job Functions
Program Manager, Energy Trading & Asset Optimization
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Manager, Energy Trading & Asset Optimization may directly supervise one (1) non-supervisory employee in the Energy Planning and Trading Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Post-Secondary Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field (B. S., B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Energy Term Trader
Typically requires a minimum of four (4) years relevant experience in power trading, including energy trading, energy structuring and/or quantitative analysis.
Typically requires a minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience performing and leading power trading, marketing or risk/operation modeling projects or activities in electric utility or power marketing.
Specific KSA's: A fully skilled incumbent will have the following specific knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Skills & Abilities:
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.
Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.
EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish.
Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)