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Portland General Electric Grid & Market Operations Analyst, Settlements in Portland, Oregon

Grid & Market Operations Analyst, Settlements




WTC - World Trade Center - Portland


581 - Market Perf Analytics & Trng

Job Description:


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Grid & Market Operations Analyst, Settlements (R-19-2053)

Develops analytic support for operational strategies to optimize PGE’s energy portfolio and grid operations for strategic projects that include integration and optimization of energy supply and energy delivery assets. Supports financial organization goals by examining CAISO and other settlement statements for reasonableness and files disputes as warranted. Develops analytic support for operational strategies to optimize PGE’s energy portfolio and grid operations for strategic projects that include integration and optimization of energy supply and energy delivery assets.

NOTE: This position is posted at the mid-career level, but we will also consider candidates at the senior career level. Please see detailed job description for the senior level qualifications.

You will support our journey by:

Market Research

Researches market design and grid operations; analyzes trends and reports recommendations for new or changed products/strategies; follows changes to the Market rules (e.g. Energy Imbalance Market) in order to identify needed changes to PGE operational systems.

Grid Operations

Provides operational related analyses, including interpreting operational decision impacts in the context of both financial performance and reliability, data management and information sharing; identifies and implements process improvement opportunities for grid operations in the context of market opportunities; identifies business solutions to operational changes that result from market design and enhancements.

Analytic Tools

Designs, develops and implements analytic tools and procedures to evaluate and forecast energy and transmission economic opportunities, including financial instruments and regulatory strategies; builds business logics in database and maintains database.Market and Transmission Settlements and Invoices.

Communications and Presentations

Prepares and distributes market update communications and presentations, including natural gas and electric power analytics/forecasts, to grid and power operations staff and other internal stakeholders to support operating strategies; contributes to development and implementation of technical seminars for operations staff, traders, external clients and others; contributes to operating strategy meetings with grid and power operations hourly staff and management.

External Relations

Participates in energy related forums and meetings with other utilities and Governmental and regulatory agencies to share/exchange information; works collaboratively with cross functional teams in preparing, filing and presenting regulatory filings.

Regulatory Compliance

Researches and analyzes development, applicability and implementation of energy-related regulations, orders and statutes; recommends changes in daily business processes that will ensure compliance with all regulations.

You will bring the following skills to our team:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in IT, finance, business, economics, engineering or other science field.

  • Typically five or more years in the energy industry or a related field. Experience in operational analytics preferred.

  • Intermediate knowledge of electric bulk power generation, transmission and operating systems

  • Intermediate knowledge of the electric utility industry and electric energy markets, including trading, scheduling procedures, state and federal policies and regulations, and underlying physical infrastructure and networks

  • Intermediate skills in analyzing energy market conditions or trends

  • Intermediate skills in statistical and numerical analysis

  • Intermediate knowledge of grid reliability requirements and operations

  • Intermediate computer skills in using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), and other analytics programs

  • Intermediate knowledge of programming languages such as VB/VBA, C, Perl, Matlab, Mathematica, Python, Java and SQL

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Danny Fajardo


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