Power Contract Specialist

  • PSEG
  • US - NY - Hicksville
  • 2 days ago

Company Name: PSEG

Location: Hicksville, NY, US - 11801

Overview

Requisition ID:  64722 

Job Function/Category:  Power Markets 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

Job Summary

Provide consultative technical/analytical and functional support in the area of Contract Management/Administration for the Power Markets – Power Portfolio group.  Lead and/or support team responsible for developing requests for new generation resources.

 

This is a multi-level position and the successful candidate will be placed based on job skills, knowledge and experience.

 

Power Contract Specialist GL25   minimum 2 years experience
Power Sr Contract Specialist  GL27  minimum 5 years experience

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Develops the methodology for evaluating proposals received. Performs detailed analysis of monthly invoices to identify potential errors. Works with counterparties to resolve disputed items.
  • Recommend solutions to management. (Long Term Power Purchase Agreements are extremely complex with language that is often open to differing interpretations, especially in changing markets).
  • Develops new and revised contract language consistent with proposed business requirements.
  • Develops tracking mechanisms and SharePoint systems to ensure accurate invoice processing.
  • Analyzes Facility operational data to determine compliance with contract. (Including classification of unit outages, unit heat rate, startups and other information reported to the System Operator.)
  • .Download and scrub meter data (working with the meter department and the counterparties to resolve any missing or erroneous data). Prepares monthly invoices for Independent Power Producers and Feed In Tariff contracts.
  •  Participate and contribute “cradle to grave” contract management from early involvement with developing the scope of work, RFP process, contract negotiation, contract award, contract maintenance, through contract closeout
  • Review contracts to identify the key contract rights and obligations, prepare a contract summary, ensure that all Company and Vendor requirements are defined, summarized and scheduled
  • Follow up with contract implementation and monitoring to ensure compliance. 
  • Develop and maintain process documentation. Interact, communicate and champion process and information transfer to maximize implementation of improvement opportunities
  • Assist the Manager of Power Portfolios in identifying and documenting gaps in vendor performance and make recommendations for improvement opportunities
  • Analyze data to support contractor/vendor evaluation 
  • Provide support and problem resolution to Manager Power Portfolios in coordination with the appropriate partners (Legal-, Procurement, Tax, Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Properties, Survey & Mapping)
  • Demonstrate teamwork – work collaboratively and cooperatively with others, leading and following as needed
     

 

Job Specific Qualifications
Desired Skills: (Knowledge and Experience Required)
Note: Higher position levels have more years of experience and more of the Preferred Skills.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Business or Math
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills
 
Preferred Skills:
Knowledge of wholesale electric products
Advanced degree in energy related field or MBA
Advanced Excel Skills including macro programing and database tools
Demonstrated knowledge of Long Island Electric System, Knowledge of NYISO market structure.
Wholesale Power contracting experience
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