Job Posting for Sr Generation Dispatcher at Avant Energy Inc
At Avant, we believe that “better is possible.” Each day we strive to better understand, make better decisions and achieve better results for our clients.
Avant’s mission is to develop and effectively deliver innovative energy projects and services that create value for our clients, communities, employees, and shareholders. We base our services on a clear understanding of our clients’ needs and objectives, while taking into account current and future economic and industry conditions.
We seek opportunity for both our clients and our company.
We seek promising people and help them develop skills and judgment so they have the opportunity for meaningful careers at Avant.
We take a long-term view while understanding short-term needs.
We are accountable and produce high-quality work.
All that we do should create value for our clients, communities, employees, and shareholders.
Innovation, a high level of integrity and mutual respect are important parts of our culture. Teamwork and collaboration are at the core of our success.
Avant Energy seeks to hire a Senior Generation Dispatcher/EnergyTrader to join our Market Operations team. Previous energy industry experience required. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate, has an interest in energy, wants to learn, and can use economic principles to make good decisions. Avant is a place where you can have a career and provides a sense of purpose. We have a culture that is grounded in doing the right thing and believe in a better tomorrow.
The Senior Energy Trader/Generation Dispatcher will work with a collaborative team in the Market Operations area to perform a variety of daily market activities.
Responsibilities include: performing daily Generation and Load market operations functions, energy market analyses, optimizing value of generation using economic decision-making abilities, executing market transactions and providing support on asset management activities to help meet client requirements and our overall objectives. The Senior Energy Trader/ Generation Dispatcher will need to become knowledgeable on our entire portfolio and will also be required to participate in an Avant on call rotation (with other market operations staff).
This is a full-time position reporting directly to the VP of Market Operations.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
· Masters’ degree in Mathematics, Economics or Physics preferred
· 4 years’ experience in an energy related position
· Computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel (experience with macros) and Access, along with exposure to basic computer programming
· Results and outcome focused
· Resilient and perseverant
· Competence with mathematics and technical concepts
· Works well with a team
· Attention to details and accurate
· Analytical and quantitative analysis skills
· Ability to problem-solve and make good decisions
· Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to organize and present information in a clear manner.
· Critical thinking skills
Compensation includes a competitive base salary and an opportunity to earn an annual bonus. Our benefits package includes full medical, dental & disability insurance. Other elements include a retirement plan with matching, profit sharing, financial assistance for post-secondary education for dependents and personal time off. In addition, we provide ample development and training opportunities.
Avant Energy has more than 35 years of experience providing utility management, project development, and consulting services to clients in the electric utility industry. We serve municipal power agencies, colleges and universities, and Native American Tribes. Our team consists of professionals with backgrounds in economics, management, finance, engineering, and law. We pride ourselves on developing innovative, yet practical solutions based on the overarching belief that “better is possible.”
If you are interested in joining the Avant team, please apply online at www.avantenergy.com.