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Liberty Utilities RT Supply Management Specilaist/Market Operations Analyst in Joplin, Missouri

RT Supply Management Specilaist/Market Operations Analyst


Title:RT Supply Management Specilaist/Market Operations Analyst


Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities

Department:Energy Supply

Location:Joplin, MO

Country:United States

Zip/Postal Code:64801


Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


Develop real-time strategies for operating in the SPP Integrated Market Place. This involves submitting cost and operating data to SPP for Empire’s generation fleet, monitoring Real-Time P&L to ensure we are running our fleet in an economical manner, and ensuring that resources are on/off to follow SPP’s dedication instructions. Assist senior traders in the training and guiding of entry level supply specialists. The goal of this position is to optimize our resource fleet to meet our load requirements in a least cost approach. This position is a rotational shift on a 5 week rotation.


  • This position involves assisting with the Day-Ahead desk. Responsible for following the strategy laid out by the Day-Ahead Trader. This involves updating our generation offer curves, plant capacity, plant status, ancillary curves, etc. and submitting it to SPP. On the weekends, this position will be responsible for our Day-Ahead submissions.

  • On the real-time desk, this position requires updating any generation data that has changed since submitted.

  • Validating our day-ahead and real-time bid/offer submissions. Will need the ability to communicate with IT to resolve any submission issues.

  • Analyze and validate market results for SPP to ensure that we are most efficiently operating to minimize our costs. Includes analyzing to see if plants are able to operate consistently within the confines of the results and making changes when necessary.

  • Ability to learn quickly and make fast decisions while under pressure. Must develop a solid understanding of Empire’s LOAD, Generation, and Transmission constraints. Progress further to gain a solid grasp of the entire SPP market place.

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of risk management techniques.

  • Eventually, develop and train associate specialists to help them optimize our portfolio in a more efficient manner.

  • Must have a strong desire to grow in their position and will take every opportunity to learn new things and develop stellar working relationships.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Business or a technical field such as Engineering or adequate experience in wholesale energy marketing and procurement.

  • At the Mid-level, the right candidate would have basic knowledge of over-the-counter markets and how they operate.

  • Familiarity with power markets would be a plus.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.


Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

401K Plan

Free refreshments

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.

We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.