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NextEra Energy Scheduler in Houston, Texas


Date: Jul 23, 2021

Primary Location: Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 54224

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

The Scheduler will perform and coordinate natural gas pipeline scheduling activities, assist in optimizing and utilizing pipeline capacity and coordinate with accounting to insure correct invoicing to shippers of physical gas activities

Job Functions:

  • Responsible for managing daily confirmations and scheduling of all volumes transacted by pipeline shippers to ensure the system is balanced

  • Develop an extensive understanding of all company assets

  • Coordinate scheduling activities around pipeline maintenances and outages with customers, marketing, interconnects and field personnel

  • Deep understanding of transportation contracts and contract entitlements, receipt and delivery points and capacities, in order to operate pipelines within their limits and efficiently

  • Coordinate closely with shippers and pipeline operators to remedy all imbalances, cuts, and volume discrepancies

  • Work with accounting on pipeline and shipper invoice reconciliations

  • As a key user, work closely with the programmers to develop new Electronic Bulletin Board for gas scheduling and the automation of the pipeline nominations process

  • Work closely with gas control to ensure maximum delivery to markets while maintaining pipeline integrity

  • Maintain close communication with commercial to monitor/manage upcoming deals

  • Participating in after hours and weekend on-call coverage rotation is required

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager

Job Overview

This position is responsible for scheduling transportation of natural gas, fuel oil, and/or wholesale power purchases and/or sales to facilities as required for unit obligations. Individuals may provide guidance or training to less experienced schedulers. Employees in this role ensure scheduling processes take place in a correct and timely manner with regard to applicable regulations, policies, and deadlines.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Generates accurate and timely reports for all responsibility areas to balance and manage physical controlled business

• Inputs, verifies, and adjusts physical flows and transported volumes into computerized management system

• Verifies accuracy of portfolio, assists back office with monthly closing process

• Provides alternate routing to ensure contractual obligations met

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Experience:2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Energy Trading

Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt

Location: Houston, Texas

Other Work Locations: Texas

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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