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DTE Energy T&E Gas Scheduler in Detroit, Michigan

T&E Gas Scheduler


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Energy Trading

Job ID: 12156

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states. But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities. When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences, and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing. Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Job Summary

Location: Detroit, MI

The T&E Gas Scheduler provides transactional analysis and gas scheduling, working closely with a team of regional traders and schedulers to optimize and accurately provide pipeline activities on multiple pipelines in support of the Trading organization. Understands the movement of natural gas, pipeline tariffs, multiple electronic bulletin boards, internal tracking and risk systems, and is capable of tracking transactions from inception to month end close. Independent action required in dealing with problem solving. Work is diversified, requiring analytical and technical skills relating to least-cost methods. Takes action with limited guidance from supervisor or team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply working knowledge of Front Office to timely scheduling of natural gas transactions

  • Work closely with regional team to understand and implement transactions

  • Working knowledge of pipeline contracts to optimize in most efficient manner

  • Verify transactions with third parties and maintain good relationships

  • Monitor pipeline volumes in pipeline EBBs and make appropriate changes

  • Maintain all associated spreadsheets, pipeline imbalances and storage balances

  • Apply knowledge to work independently and take necessary action to resolve problems

  • Monitor post and bid on capacity release on pipelines

  • Monitor pipeline notices and alert team to relevant issues

  • Analyze reports of internal systems and take corrective action

  • Balance source and disposition daily on pipelines and internal systems

  • Assist in deal reconciliation transactions, as necessary

  • Cross train in other regions as necessary to gain knowledge or pipelines

  • Provide on-call support for weekend coverage, as scheduled

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • An associate degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent, or minimum of five years professional work experience/two years gas scheduling experience

Other Qualifications


  • A bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Two years of scheduling or pipeline experience

  • Experience involving multiple natural gas pipelines

  • Highly proficient in Excel

  • Possesses strong analytical skills

Other Requirements:

  • Works effectively with a team to accomplish shared objectives

  • Effective oral and written communication internally and externally

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Must be willing to provide after-hours support

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Occasionally stand or walk and stoop or kneel. Frequently, the employee is required to sit

  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use wrists, hands and/or fingers in a repetitive motion; and reach with hands and arms extensively

  • Occasionally lift objects of up to 10 pounds in weight

  • Use computers with exposure to video display terminals; and some repetitive motion associated with data entry, the use of a computer mouse, and while using other office equipment

  • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

The employee performs job duties primarily in a work from home capacity and periodically from a climate-controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.