Gas Scheduler

Date:  Aug 26, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222 Princeton, NJ, US, 08540 Iselin, NJ, US, 08830 Dublin, OH, US, 43017 Princeton, NJ, US, 08540

Company:  NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

This role can be located at any of the following NRG offices: Pittsburgh, PA, Dublin, OH or Princeton, NJ.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Advise and assist the trading team regarding the optimal use of transportation and storage assets while balancing retail pools
  • Execute and manage nominations, confirmations, imbalances, and other similar activities related to the purchase and sale of natural gas behind various LDCs, including activity on LDC websites and NRG’s ERTM platforms
  • Gain a complete understanding of the operational and commercial aspects of LDC tariffs
  • Become proficient in the use of internal and external systems for the timely execution of nominations across multiple EBBs.
  • Develop/Maintain trusted partnerships with all parties in the supply chain including schedulers, traders, LDC reps and internal stakeholders
  • Assist in the automation of scheduling processes
  • Assist Technology teams with testing and application resolution
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting where needed


Working Conditions:

  • 24/7 availability in an hourly deadline-oriented environment
  • Office environment with remote capability
  • Weekend On-Call: On a rotational basis, remain on call on assigned weekends and holidays to provide scheduling and balancing services
  • Periodically travel as business requires


Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a field of finance, math, economics, or computer science
  • Strong quantitative analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have advanced computer system skills in Excel
  • Must be comfortable with technology projects and initiatives and have aptitude to quickly learn new technical software
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments with competing deadlines
  • Two years or more of experience with data analysis, reporting, forecasting, and/or accounting


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Two years or more of experience with natural gas scheduling or within the Energy and/or commodity-based industry
  • Experience with ETRM systems
  • Experience with time series statistical analysis
  • Proficiency with R or Python


Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrate history of a commitment to excellence in a team environment
  • Possess a strong sense of initiative and always striving to deliver excellence
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented skills
  • Strong communication and Team oriented skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure in a heavy deadline-oriented environment




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: Pittsburgh