Southern Company Scheduling Analyst in Houston, Texas

Scheduling Analyst

Description

Sequent Energy Management is part of the wholesale services segment of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO). Sequent Energy Management is a Houston-based entity focusing on asset management and optimization, producer services, wholesale marketing and risk management. For more information, visit www.sequentenergy.com at http://www.sequentenergy.com/ .

The primary purpose of this position is to obtain and organize relevant information from counterparties and nominate natural gas to satisfy the commitments of Traders and Marketers.

This position is being posted as a job family.

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities by Competency

Criticality:

Functional Expertise :

  • Schedules daily volumes and prices for various contracts with producers and buyers.

  • Tracks storage injections, withdrawals, and balances in ENDUR.

  • Updates ENDUR database for Accounting department to prepare invoices and statements.

Business Acumen:

  • Assists in resolving billing discrepancies and responds to questions pertaining to transactions.

  • Makes recommendations to trading regarding contract commitments, transportation capacity, tariff regulations, operational conditions, market area supply alternatives, and storage strategies.

Engagement :

  • Contacts gas producers and buyers to ascertain their requirements (e.g., contract numbers).

  • Communicates changes with Traders and Schedulers (e.g., rate, tariff, fuel, and operational conditions).

Driving Results:

  • Works with Information Technology & Systems (IT&S) to test, implement, and troubleshoot new systems as Scheduling Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

Qualifications

Education, Certifications/Licenses:

Required :

  • BA/BS in Finance, Economics, Business or other relevant discipline

Preferred :

Related Work Experience:

Preferred :

Scheduling Analyst:

  • 2 -4 years of experience in gas scheduling in the Midwest or Northeast region, preferably Transco

Senior Scheduling Analyst

  • 5 years of experience in gas scheduling in the Midwest or Northeast region, preferably Transco

OR

  • Equivalent academic education and experience

Preferred :

Specific Skills & Knowledge:

Required :

  • MS Excel - intermediate proficiency

  • MS Access - basic proficiency

  • MS Outlook - basic proficiency

  • Multi-tasking

  • Negotiation

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships

  • Analytical

About Southern Company

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com at http://www.southerncompany.com/ .

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Job Field: Energy Trading

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Texas-Metro Houston-Houston

Operating Company: Sequent Energy Management

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Sequent Energy Mang LP - Texas - 1200 Smith Street (1200HoustonCODE)

1200 Smith Street

Houston, 77002

Req ID: GAS2001235