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  • Real Time Trader Associate
    Arizona Public Service    PHOENIX, AZ 85067
     Posted 15 days    

    Real Time Trader Associate

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    Date: Sep 13, 2022

    Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85004-3903

    Company: APS

    Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.


    Real Time Trader Associate - Assist the more senior Real-Time Trader to ensure that APS customers are provided with the most economical sources of energy by analyzing short-term market conditions and company generating resources.

    The Associate will be limited to making energy purchases and sales under the direction of the Real-Time Trader and Real-Time Trader Senior levels. Assist in the implementation of approved marketing strategies in real-time to maximize APS' bottom line profit.

    Understand and execute all trading activities in compliance with Regulatory and Reliability standards and protocols. Purchase and sell intraday natural gas for the system, when needed, to ensure significant imbalances do not occur. Manage gas storage and assists Traders in arbitrage opportunities.

    Minimum Requirements

    + BS/BA degree in business, economics, engineering, or related field and related work experience or related experience obtained through an internship, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    + Qualified on all 3 trading floor desks (Gas, EIM, Power) within 1 year of hire, as well as M&T University or previously qualified with equivalent experience.

    + Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

    + Ability to perform under stress in a dynamic environment.

    + Ability to make analytical decisions utilizing mathematical skills.

    + Ability to utilize a computer and associated data bases, software, hardware.

    + Ability to work rotating shifts.

    Major Accountabilities

    1) Project system load requirements and commit the most economical APS resources to meet customer demand as directed.

    2) Analyze market conditions and as directed, purchase/sell energy to meet system needs, create customer savings, and produce margin.

    3) Negotiate sales of energy as directed to other utilities and marketers in a real time competitive market environment as directed.

    4) Continually review/comply with all Regulatory (ACC/FERC) and Reliability requirements (NERC/WECC/SRSG).

    5) Continually monitor and analyze on-line generation to ensure sufficient system operation reserves are maintained.

    6) Ensure that interconnected system and associated operating agreements, criteria and guidelines are met.

    7) Provide complete and accurate documentation of all transactions, commitments, counterparty and Balancing Authority communications and events relating to the generation and marketing of APS Energy Resources.

    8) Implement an optimum gas supply strategy program which maximizes supply at the most cost effective level.

    9) Negotiate cash market gas purchases and sales.

    Export Compliance / EEO Statement

    This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

    Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

    For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

    Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

    Location-Based Role:

    This position requires employees to work at the (Location), with some flexibility. Flexibility will be determined with the hired employee and leadership.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Amerifresh Sales Trader (inside) (100% Virtual/Remote, some yearly travel may be required)
    US Foods    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 18 days    


    Join Our Community of Food People!

    The Amerifresh Sales Trader is directly responsible for developing and maintain inside produce accounts. In this role the individual will work diligently prospecting and selling new accounts, service existing accounts while maintaining corporate mandated profit margins and sales goals.

    **This position has been segmented 100% Virtual/Remote anywhere in the U.S. except Hawaii or United States Territories with some yearly travel expected.**


    + Develop and sell new and existing accounts

    + Meet and/or exceed established goals

    + Develop long lasting relationships with customers and suppliers

    + Understand and follow PACA law

    + Manage their A/R to company standards

    + Assist other teams when appropriate

    + Communicate effectively with customers and other team members

    + Maintain clean and accurate sales files

    + Stay current on industry pricing, supply and quality

    + Keep manager informed of any issues that could affect the company’s bottom line

    + Visit suppliers monthly and top tier customers annually

    + Other tasks as need to further the good of the company



    + B/A preferred or equivalent work experience in the fresh produce industry

    **Related Experience/Requirements:**

    + Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience in fresh produce industry or other relevant area.

    + Knowledge of PACA Law.

    + Knowledge of the retail and foodservice segments

    + Knowledge of Microsoft DAX system

    + Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed

    + Some travel required


    + PACA Law

    + Product Temperature requirements

    + Ability to use and understand CRM as a tool

    + Accurate order entry and follow through

    **Physical Requirements: Remove section if not needed.**

    + Must be able to lift 50 pounds

    *****EOE** **Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual** **Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*****

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Energy Trader
    ACES Power Marketing    Benson, AZ 85602
     Posted 23 days    

    This position will be responsible for the management of generation and native load requirements of any participating member or client. This position will be accountable for generation and load scheduling, demand side management, transmission purchases, energy transactions, market interaction, hourly sales of member’s generation or contract resources and purchasing as required.


    Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or an Associate’s degree with applicable power trading experience from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.
    Previous business experience preferred to include price negotiation, data analysis and customer service.
    Demonstrated proficiency in computers, specifically Microsoft Excel.
    Competence with mathematics and technical concepts.
    High degree of analytical, attention to detail and organization skills.
    Effective written and oral communication skills as well as computer skills.
    Application and use of critical thinking skills.

    Candidate will be required to work rotating shift to provide 24-hour coverage of the business as well as participation in daily trading floor operations.
    Gain understanding of industry practices and entities, as well as Market Structure of ISO/RTO’s, as applicable.
    Responsible for filling native load requirements for participating members.
    Manage market of generation or contract resources for participating Members and Clients.
    Manages market exposure with regards to open book positions.
    Handle market and/or reliability communications between Reliability Entities and Generation Plants or Member Operators.
    Accurately input data into ACES’ software systems.
    Optimize basic generation by utilizing economic decision making abilities.
    Coordination of Demand Side Management activities.
    Assists in the gathering of power marketing intelligence.
    Participates in marketing functions while interfacing with the term trading and scheduling desks.
    Monitors market conditions and analyzes transactions to help identify and execute energy trades.
    Manages optimization opportunities of client portfolios.
    Interface with member and client representatives and associated entities when necessary.
    Obtain NERC and/or appropriate market certification and/or CEH.
    Will adhere to all ACES corporate policies and comply with all ACES regulatory requirements, including but not limited to NERC, FERC, and relevant state regulations, as applicable to this position.
    Any additional responsibilities assigned by management including potential travel.

    Field of Interest

    Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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