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FTR Trader

Date Posted: Feb 27, 2019

Location: Princeton, NJ, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: Trade FTR and provide transmission support for managing portfolio congestion


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall transmission-related analytics to the NRG’s Commercial Operations Trading Desks and NRG asset management team. This will include support for new developments as well as existing assets in PJM/MISO/SPP markets
  • Support commercial trading desks regarding day-to-day transmission and congestion issues
  • Research and communicate impacts of PJM/MISO/SPP major planning projects.  Identify potential threats and opportunities associated with these projects
  • Trade FTR in PJM or MISO/SPP markets for both hedging and speculative purposes


Working Conditions:

  • Open office environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or university is required
  • Minimum 2 years of related transmission experience
  • Proficient with nodal production cost software such as DAYZER, etc.
  • Proficiency in PowerWorld load flow software is required
  • Basic computer programming skills (e.g. VBA) required
  • FTR trading experience in PJM, MISO or SPP required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Finance, or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • ISO work experience preferred


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven problem-solving skills and quick learner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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