Plus generous benefits including retirement, health and paid leave
Pioneer Community Energy Seeks a Power Resources Manager
This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic Community Choice Aggregation located in Placer County
The Power Resources Manager is responsible for organizing, reviewing, and participating in the performance of power supply planning, load forecasting, energy procurement, and integrated resource planning, acquiring and managing energy supply portfolio, and negotiating contracts for the purchase and sale of power. Duties include:
Planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the performance of professional staff involved in the analysis of risk and value around complex transactions and portfolio positions, including power generation, load forecasts and load scheduling, hedging strategies.
Procurement and occasional sales of renewable and conventional energy, resource adequacy, carbon-free energy, and related products and services.
Conducting complex market and portfolio modeling and analysis of Pioneer’s power supply position to effectively monitor exposure to adverse market changes.
Coordinating and participating in Pioneer’s integrated resource planning process.
Creating and implementing measures to benchmark system implementations, enhancements or modifications by providing documented system specifications, evaluating vendor proposals and recommending appropriate course of action.
Maintaining liaison with regional resource planning or supply agencies; serving on Pioneer committees as required; evaluating proposals in terms of resource costs, availability and consistency with long-term financial projections and resource needs.
Developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships including Power Purchase Agreements, interconnection, consultants, and permitting agencies.
Conducting performance auditing and monitoring of Pioneer contracts.
Tracking counterparty compliance with contract milestones.
Evaluating congestion impacts of contracted physical paths and identifying financially advantageous paths for nomination to the annual, monthly, and quarterly CAISO allocations and auctions.
Qualified candidates will possess knowledge of energy generation technologies including carbon neutral electric energy, conventional energy, and renewable energy such as wind, biomass, geothermal, solar, energy storage, concentrating solar and hydroelectric, California energy industry and electric power markets including CAISO, CPUC, CEC and CARB, procurement process and use of renewable energy certificates to support mandatory and voluntary compliance programs, structure and content of standard power purchase agreements for various resource types and an ability to perform complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Pioneer’s resource planning activities.
Seven years of experience performing similar duties.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, or a related field.
To be considered, submit an application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Shellie Anderson at Bryce Consulting by January 31st.