Short-Term Trader/Dispatcher II

Dayton Power & Light Company
Dayton, OH
United States
Category
Job Description
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The Short-Term Trader/Dispatcher II is in charge of the strategic management of AES generation assets in the Day-Ahead and Real-Time energy markets within various Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs)/Independent System Operators (ISOs).
This is a role within AES Clean Energy Market Operations and is a 24X7 operation. Employees will work abnormal schedules which include nights, weekends, and holidays. Personal flexibility to adjust schedules as needed is fundamental.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Managing the Day-Ahead and Real-Time operations of the AES Clean Energy Portfolio.
Dispatching generation based upon economic conditions and operational constraints.
Developing load and wind generation forecasts.
Scheduling the Day-Ahead bidding of power into the respective RTO/ISO market.
Monitoring and analyzing market information to identify dispatching and trading opportunities to maximize profitability.
Monitoring weather forecasts within various RTO/ISO markets.
Running dispatch and trade decisions with a continuous focus on balancing risk versus return to produce maximum profitability.
Coordinating unit availability, outage schedules, unit start-up and shutdown times, and communicating all vital information to commercial operations, plant personnel and the respective RTO/ISO.
Ensuring compliance with AES Risk Management Policy.
Verifying transactions and settlement information and resolve discrepancies as needed.
Education/Experience
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business, Engineering, Finance, or a computer-related field.
2+ years of energy experience preferred. Desired areas of expertise: power generation coordination and marketing, real-time scheduling and dispatch, or power trading.
PJM Generation Certifications preferred. If not certified, must have ability to become certified within six months.
NERC Certification preferred.
Knowledge/Skills
Knowledge of the wholesale power market.
Knowledge of multiple RTOs/ISOs (PJM, CAISO, ERCOT, ISONE, NYISO, MISO).
General knowledge of FERC and NERC rules and regulations preferred, but not required.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and tackle problems with limited supervision.
AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.