Pioneer Community Energy is seeking a Power Resources Manager
The Power Resources Manager is responsible for organizing, reviewing, and participating in the performance of power supply planning, load forecasting, energy procurement, and integrated resource planning, acquiring and managing energy supply portfolio, and negotiating contracts for the purchase and sale of power. Duties include:
Planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the performance of professional staff involved in the analysis of risk and value around complex transactions and portfolio positions, including power generation, load forecasts and load scheduling, hedging strategies.
Working closely with the Director of Power Resources on procurement activities for renewable and conventional energy, resource adequacy and related products and services.
Conducting complex market and portfolio modeling and analysis of Pioneer’s power supply position to effectively monitor exposure to adverse market changes.
Coordinating and participating in Pioneer’s integrated resource planning process.
Creating and implementing measures to benchmark system implementations, enhancements or modifications by providing documented system specifications, evaluating vendor proposals and recommending appropriate course of action.
Maintaining liaison with regional resource planning or supply agencies; serving on Pioneer committees as required; evaluating proposals in terms of resource costs, availability and consistency with long-term financial projections and resource needs.
Developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships including Power Purchase Agreements, interconnection, consultants, and permitting agencies.
Conducting performance auditing and monitoring of Pioneer contracts.
Tracking counterparty compliance with contract milestones.
Evaluating congestion impacts of contracted physical paths and identifying financially advantageous paths for nomination to the annual, monthly, and quarterly CAISO allocations and auctions.
Qualified candidates will possess knowledge of energy generation technologies including carbon neutral electric energy, conventional energy, and renewable energy such as wind, biomass, geothermal, solar, energy storage, concentrating solar and hydroelectric, California energy industry and electric power markets including CAISO, CPUC, CEC and CARB, procurement process and use of renewable energy certificates to support mandatory and voluntary compliance programs, structure and content of standard power purchase agreements for various resource types and an ability to perform complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Pioneer’s resource planning activities.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Seven years of experience performing similar duties.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, or a related field.
Additional Salary Information: Pioneer’s offices are newly renovated, bright and modern with plentiful free parking. The office is conveniently located in Rocklin with quick and easy access to Interstate 80, and many shops and restaurants within walking distance, as well as, two fitness centers on the same block. Additionally, Pioneer offers:
13 paid holidays
12 days paid personal and family sick and medical leave
3 days paid for bereavement leave
40 hours of Volunteer Paid Time Off to allow employees to support the community in which they work.
Vacation at 10 days for 0-2 years of service, 12 days for 3-4 years of service, 15 days for 5-9 years of service, 20 days for 10-19 years of services, 25 days for 20+ years of service
•80 hours of management leave
Excellent health insurance options, including medical, dental, and vision for employees and their dependents with Pioneer paying up to $1,891 per month for employee and dependent coverages
Pioneer contribution of $1,000 per month for each employee to a 457(b) deferred compensation plan
Full contribution to a 457(b) deferred compensation plan ($19,500)
Access to professional development opportunities and team-building activities