Power Supply and Portfolio Administrator

Company Name: City of Roseville - Roseville Electric
Phone Number: (916) 774-5475
City: Roseville
State/Provence: California
Zip: 95678
Job Title: Power Supply and Portfolio Administrator
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Power Supply
Posting Start Date: May 3, 2017
Salary: $11,122 - $14,905
Salary Per: Per Month
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours
Duties:

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Power Supply and Portfolio Administrator in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

 

DEFINITION

To plan, organize, direct and supervise activities associated with resource planning, resource acquisition and energy portfolio and power management within the Electric Department; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

  • Receives general direction from an Assistant Electric Utility Director.
  • Exercises direct supervision over assigned professional technical, and administrative staff and indirect supervision over select contract staff through a power management services contract.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES – Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods related to planning and acquiring power supply; implement policies and procedures.
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff involved in activities that support power supply related strategies and tactics.
  • Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
  • Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for purchases, equipment and services; monitor and control expenditures.
  • Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures.
  • Apply departmental forecasts in the determination of power supply requirements; manage integrated resource planning consistent with least cost and risk management objectives; develop and administer power supply related contracts.
  • Oversee and perform complex economic analysis, including but not limited to, portfolio modeling and optimization, supply/demand forecasting, and financial forecasting to evaluate energy portfolio decisions.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of key data sources used for portfolio modeling and analysis, including but not limited to, market price forward curves, day-ahead and real-time market prices, transaction records and schedules, and historic transactions.
  • Oversee energy portfolio activities related to purchasing electric and natural gas supplies to meet electric utility retail, wholesale, market and reliability needs; establish economic dispatch of existing resources within resource capability and system reliability constraints; execute future, over the counter and forward contracts and trades within established risk tolerances.
  • Plan, develop and maintain requirements for Balancing Authority Areas operations.
  • Research and monitor energy market trends and price movement and establish market views.
  • Ensure program compliance with Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations, including but not limited to, NERC/WECC reliability standards compliance, Renewable Portfolio Standard compliance and verification and Greenhouse Gas law compliance and verification.
  • Intervene and/or support intervention during the development of legislation and regulations consistent with the interests of the City.
  • Represent the department in projects conducted with other departments, joint action agencies, the City Council and other outside agencies.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience Required:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of engineering economics, resource selection, cost analysis and rate making.
  • Principles and practices of power generation.
  • Principles and practices of research, analysis and report preparation.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations.
  • Principles and practices of budget monitoring.
  • Principles and practices of safety management.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.

Ability to:

  • Organize, implement and direct resource planning, resource acquisition, energy portfolio and power management operations/activities.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
  • Apply principles of energy risk management.
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program budget.
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations.
  • Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:

Five years of increasingly responsible experience in resource management, energy trading, and generation planning, including two years of supervisory responsibility.

Training:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  Major course work in engineering, mathematics, economics or a related field is desirable.

License or Certificate

Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, or for more information, please visit http://www.roseville.ca.us/jobs.

Posting End Date: June 1, 2017