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General Purpose 13;
Evaluate and execute the Day Ahead Resource Operations Plan and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) optimized market solution for feasibility of implementation, validation of economic value, and accuracy of load and variable energy resource (VER) forecasts. Ensure optimization of the plan to maximize the reduction in net power costs while remaining in compliance with all applicable reliability requirements of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). 13;
Responsibilities 13;
:Maintain compliance with NERC/FERC/WECC and Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) requirements.
:Maintain accurate unit capabilities in the EMS and CAISO Market Model.
:Sell or purchase energy to balance current system load and resource requirements, if necessary.
:Collaborate with real:time traders to optimize available generation assets such as thermal, hydro, solar and wind.
:Negotiate the sale or purchase of power to reduce net power cost and increase optimization of resources.
:Determine and communicate required reliability:based energy purchases and sales, and establish and coordinate economic:based energy purchases and sales opportunities with Energy Management System (EMS) Transaction Traders.
:Collaborate with resource management, resource planning, day:ahead and gas trading to develop the most efficient and reliable operating strategy.
:Monitor the economic and reliable dispatch of the Companys generating assets on an hourly basis.
:Implement the CAISO optimized market solution.
:Inform the resource planning group, load and VER forecasting groups, and day ahead operations to areas of improvement in the Day Ahead Resource Plan.
:Maintain professional and effective relationships with generating plant and reliability operations personnel. 13;
Requirements 13;
:Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Marketing or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
:Ability to obtain the NERC Balance and Interchange certification or equivalent within 90 days.
:Analytical skills in order to understand market conditions and to identify sales/purchase opportunities and resource management improvements.
:Negotiating skills in order to identify, negotiate, and close on energy sales and purchase opportunities.
:Communication and interpersonal skills to develop industry contacts, establish relationships, influence others positions and negotiate outcomes.
:Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools to support trading activity.
:Understanding of financial modeling, risk assessment, commodity management, electricity and natural gas trading practices.
:Position work hours are non:standard. 13;
Preferences 13;
:Prior experience in energy trading or generation dispatch.
:Analytical skills in order to understand market conditions and to identify sales/purchase opportunities. 13;
Additional Information 13;
Primary Location: Portland
Department: Pacific Power
Schedule: FULLTIME
Personnel Subarea: ((personnelSubarea))
Hiring Range: 71,200:91,500

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.
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