Â· Well respected professional Natural Gas scheduler with over ten years of experience; and who blends strong market knowledge with excellent communication skills. Scheduling all nominations/confirmations in the respective external pipeline to include interstate/intrastate pipelines and scheduling systems and inputting this data into internal systems. Exceptional ability in understanding retail and wholesale Gas Markets with deliverable results to utilities. Having a full understanding of GTOPS, and tariffs. Demonstrated success in understanding the business needs of the organization and a proven team player.
AREAS OF STRENGTH INCLUDE
â€¢ Strategic scheduling of Power Trades â€¢ Strong client servicing skills â€¢ Caiso/Non Caiso Market Functions â€¢ Back/Front Office â€¢ Purchasing Transmission services via OASIS â€¢ NYISO, ISO-NE, PJM (E-Schedules) and Mid-Atlantic â€¢ Construction on NERC tags â€¢ Off hour questions and issues
Gas Supply Scheduler, 2009 - Present US GAS & Electric - N. Miami, FL Natural Gas Scheduler is responsible for daily analysis and scheduling activities for a retailer. Major Accountabilities: Provide daily forecast of customer's usage to gas suppliers. Release transport or buy transport to flow physical gas to the plants, and purchase or sell off daily gas to meet load requirements. Responsibilities for this position include: Scheduling gas on pipelines and LDCs; tracking storage ratchets and decisions on storage allocations. Acting as a liaison between trading and accounting; providing excellent service to external and internal personnel, and customers; and creating profits through capacity release and gas displacement mechanisms.
Selected Contributions: â€¢ Resolved all scheduling conflicts between LDC and Wholesale Suppliers. â€¢ Allocation of gas supply and invoicing necessary to maintain budgeted allocations. â€¢ Ensuring that retail load profile, usage and other customer parameters are accurately captured in databases . â€¢ Evaluate schedule alternatives to support project changes and provide timely analysis and reporting to the project team.
Sr. Energy Analyst, 2009 - 2009 Pace Global Energy Services - Fairfax, VA Assisted with load shape assessments and transaction structuring for PJM client load. Major Accountabilities: Worked with quantitative analysts to develop, maintain and utilize a load forecasting model that interacts with wholesale curves, retail load projections and weather predictions. Responsibilities for this position include: Uploaded all PJM metered data, Load Demand, and E-Schedules. Research the particular market in which a deal is located in order to understand the impact of tariffs, market rules and procedures related to generation, transmission and distribution costs for clients. Selected Contributions: â€¢ Worked to completely understand current models and data flow between DPL and the electric utilities.
â€¢ Worked with load data from customers to produce and coordinate reports for internal requirements and external counterparties. â€¢ Assisted the Manager in working with clients to explain quantitative measurements used for the analysis of their loads.
Manager, 2007 - 2008 Barclay's - New York, NY Schedule power within major and smaller hubs within the West and East. Major Accountabilities: Flattening positions, and understanding how to reduce costs by utilizing methods that allow for reduced use of transmission lines. Responsibilities for this position include: Assistance with back office requests. Purchasing and tracking electricity transmission. Knowledge of scheduling energy against existing assets. The scheduling of power using the new OATI tagging system. A full grasp of cuts/curtailments. Handled daily gas scheduling operational duties and nominations and related activities on inter and intra state gas pipelines in the West/East and Canada. Selected Contributions: â€¢West Scheduling, all major hubs and CAISO
â€¢ East Pool Balancing on EBB's, and East Scheduling at hub. â€¢ Development of Cut log and resolution of cuts and curtailments. â€¢ Complete understanding of market rules and regulations in both East/West and ISO's.
Senior Power Scheduler, 2006 - 2007 UBS-AG, Stamford, CT Maintain scheduled interchange with other Counter-parties and Control Areas. Major Accountabilities: Understanding of the electronic bulletin boards associated with submitting day-ahead resources for both East and West ISO. Responsibilities for this position include: Performing a variety of scheduling activities including: coordinating the fulfillment of trading positions in the East/West. Require extensive interaction with Trading, Sales, Tax, Credit, Legal and External Clients and vendors. Proven team and client oriented individual, I have strong communication, analytical and decision making skills. Responsible for monitoring and reconciling imbalances. Exceptional skills in West transmission procedures and purchasing Selected Contributions: â€¢ Gather necessary transmission and dispatch information including but not limited to OATI tags, contract numbers, and point identifiers. â€¢ Review scheduled energy flows to verify day-ahead position â€¢ Conduct special studies, analysis and research and make suggestions to improve operational efficiencies and contribute to profitability. â€¢ Update and maintain pricing data associated with the movement of energy . Power Scheduler, 2001 - 2006 Mirant LLC - Atlanta, Georgia Define strategy for day-ahead market scheduling. Major Accountabilities: Execute, and manage comprehensive marketing plans encompassing some 2000-4000 megawatts. Responsibilities for this position include: Communication with traders (power and gas), management, internal departments, and counterparties to coordinate overall scheduling effort in accordance with corporate goals and FERC/NERC guidelines. Plan and carry out physical tagging and coordinate physical and financial positions. Rotation to the real-time desk to gain a better understanding of the hourly market. Rotated to the east scheduling desk and have a clear understanding of E-schedules, NYISO, PJM, ISO-NE, and MISO.
Selected Contributions: â€¢ Drove down costs to CAISO by initiating market financial netting. â€¢ Increased speed and overall production by developing a scheduling manual. â€¢ Exceeded scheduling goal of 5% violation and error rate by reducing the rate to 1%.
Trading Analyst, 1998 - 2001 Southern Company Energy Marketing - Atlanta, Georgia Developed and managed a wide range of analytical and administrative duties. Major Accountabilities: Include calendar management for COO, input of daily cash deals into the Endur system. Responsibilities for this position include: Development of tracking system for daily calls, and puts. Maintained WECC/WSCC/NERC/FERC regulations. Successfully trained on all software related to scheduling and real-time asset management. Tracked, projects, and managed time and reported timesheets for 68 employees. Maintained communication with management to ensure operating activities aligned with business goals. Purchased supplies and managed American Express Cards.
Selected Contributions: â€¢ Successfully maintained and managed 68 employees and developed internal manuals by becoming familiar with regulatory websites. â€¢Designing and implementing spreadsheets to better manage employees leave, travel, and hourly-trader work schedules. â€¢ Planned and led Administrative Assistants forum to help increase awareness of changes in company policies for all Administrative Assistants working on the trading floor. â€¢ Trained in the confirmations department
Telecommunications Trainer, 1995 - 1998 Executone - Atlanta, Georgia Worked within a team of telecommunications professionals. Major Accountabilities: Carried out a full range of training functions. Responsibilities for this position include: Established product training and delivered on-site training to purchasers of Executone telecommunication products. Assisted in site installation, promotions and in communicating new programs. Developed creative print and online marketing tools to assist in understanding the product. Provided direct support to Marketing Manager.
Selected Contribution: â€¢ Demonstrated immediate talents upon hire and excelled quickly to become recognized by management as key member of marketing team. â€¢ Contributed campaign theme idea that proved effective in delivering overall message.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration 2005 â€¢ Shorter College University - Georgia, USA Graduated Cum Laude
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