Entergy Energy Mkt Ops Coord, or Sr in Woodlands, Texas

Energy Mkt Ops Coord, or Sr

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy


This position is responsible for processes related to submitting generation offers for energy and ancillary services, demand forecasts /load bids, DERs/LMRs, Financial Schedules and AARs/FTRs in an ISO market. This includes development and execution of market strategies to optimize energy committed to an ISO market, minimization of market risk for Entergy stakeholders, as well as frequent communication with generating plant personnel, fossil fuel supply group, and real time system dispatchers for implementation and modification of day ahead offers and outage coordination. In addition, this position serves a lead role in strategy development, organizational training, and overall process improvement related to ISO market operations.


  1. Construction and submission of generation offers to ISO MARKET for energy and ancillary services in the day ahead market and submission of demand bids to ISO MARKET to meet native load requirements for the respective Entergy Opcos

  2. Development and execution of energy marketing strategies in the day ahead markets, including optimization of energy committed to ISO MARKET and sales analysis of ARR/FTRs. Review of data and market results to evaluate strategy performance and actively use the data and analysis to lead in the creation, improvement, and execution of market strategies and processes

  3. Frequent and concise communication with generating plant personnel, fossil fuel supply group, and real time system dispatchers to optimize the energy market performance of the generating units within the Entergy Opcos and to ensure generation unit commitment and purchase power agreement generation are accurate for the day ahead market and align with the real time market strategy in order to control the overall cost of energy while ensuring system reliability

  4. Monitor and utilize various IT systems and software to lead effort in evaluating and optimizing day ahead commitment of power plants to meet forecast demand under evolving conditions with generation units, fuel supply and pricing, weather and demand impacts, and contractual purchase/sale obligations

  5. Participate in relevant industry meetings, working groups, and lead effort in responding to Opco specific requests

  6. Responsible for maintaining a weekly rotation schedule with an on-call responsibility requiring 24 hour availability to address, answer, implement, and communicate with generation power plants ongoing plant conditions and availability, as well as implement and modify generation planned outages in coordination with generating plant personnel, LBA, fossil fuel supply group, transmission, ISO personnel, and real time system dispatchers


Minimum education required of the position:

BS/BA in a technical field such as Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

Energy Mkt Ops Coord 3-5 years Professional Experience (ISO Market experience is preferred)

Energy Mkt Ops Coord Sr 5-6 years Professional Experience (ISO Market experience is preferred)

Prefer prior professional electric utility experience, Independent System Operator (RTO/ISO) market experience or experience in a power plant, generation dispatch center, transmission dispatch/operation center, or market administration or operations experience with a Regional Transmission Organization

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Skilled in using computer software systems used to update and maintain ISO market offers for energy, as well as analytical methods and tools to analyze performance and perform complex data analyses. An advanced user of Excel.

In-depth knowledge of RTO/Power Pool markets and operations, Power Plant and/or Power System Operations. Ability to perform analysis from a large volume of data with conflicting results and determine the best solution with superior results.

Able to perform all job tasks with no assistance.

Recognized as a leader by supervision and/or peers.

Must be able to work weekly rotation schedule with on-call responsibility.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position


Working Conditions:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 84045

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Engineer, Supply, Power Plant Operator, Energy, Operations, Engineering

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