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Analyst I/II Gas Scheduling

Analyst I/II Gas Scheduling

PAR 
2018-3644
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-NV-Las Vegas
Posting Date 
1/10/2018
Department 
Regulatory & Public Affairs
Apply By 
1/23/2018
Division 
Corporate

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Position Information

The Analyst I/Gas Scheduling/Paiute Pipeline is an individual contributor responsible for the scheduling and confirmation requirements for Paiute Pipeline Company’s (Company) natural gas activity on Company-owned and third party pipelines. This position is responsible for validating and maintaining various software programs utilized in the scheduling, tracking, and recording of natural gas on the Paiute and upstream pipeline systems. In addition, this position is responsible for evaluating and reconciling the output of these systems to effectively facilitate the movement of gas on multiple pipelines for receipt by Paiute and redelivery to Paiute Shippers, and documenting and communicating consumption, trend information, and metrics to a variety of internal and external clients, including Paiute shippers and their agents.
 
The Analyst II/Gas Scheduling is an individual contributor responsible for the scheduling and confirmation requirements for Paiute Pipeline Company’s (Paiute) natural gas activity on company-owned and third party pipelines.  This position is responsible for validating and maintaining various software programs utilized in the daily forecasting, scheduling, tracking, and recording of natural gas on the Paiute and upstream pipeline systems.  In addition, this position is responsible for evaluating and reconciling the output of these systems to effectively facilitate the movement of gas on multiple pipelines for receipt by Paiute and redelivery to Paiute shippers, and documenting and communicating consumption, trend information and metrics to a variety of internal and external clients, including Paiute shippers and their agents.
 

Responsibilities

Analyst I

  • Perform daily gas transportation scheduling and confirmation processes on Company-owned and third party pipelines in compliance with customer contract provisions and North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) cycle deadlines and procedures
  • Monitor natural gas flow data and gas quality data to ensure accurate and timely identification and correction of anomalies associated with RTUs in conjunction with Gas System Support Staff
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of moderate exceptions between third party pipelines, shipper nominations and confirmations, and accounting including providing all necessary reports and statements to support customer billing
  • Become proficient in the use of upstream pipeline nomination software via pipeline internet portals
  • Develop and/or maintain the logic for programming moderately complex spreadsheets and databases for the Daily Imbalance tracking program which provides daily operating data to management and customers
  • Become knowledgeable of Company and upstream pipeline tariffs, NAESB requirements, federal and state requirements in order to administer and comply with all rules and regulations.
  • Recognize system abnormalities that may result in the issuance of tariff-driven compliance requirements and be able to resolve or communicate such abnormalities to internal and external parties including management
  • Provide critical support, in-depth analysis and problem resolution in relation to natural gas transportation scheduling activities to recommend enhancements to continuously improve department and system efficiencies.
  • Provide critical feedback recommendations for continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in documenting and maintaining department procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements (FERC, Sarbanes-Oxley, PHMSA) to ensure compliance
  • Assist in the preparation of responses for routine data requests from regulatory agencies
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

Analyst II

  • Perform daily scheduling and confirmation processes on company-owned and third party pipelines
  • Monitor BTU and SCADA data to ensure accurate and timely identification and correction of anomalies associated with RTUs in conjunction with Technical Services Staff
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of exceptions between third party pipelines, shipper nominations and confirmations and accounting
  • Monitor and make recommendations for the Paiute monthly fuel factor
  • Administer Paiute’s tariff provision for annual fuel reporting
  • Analyze and assess the accuracy of daily weather and load forecasting models on a routine basis
  • Develop detailed utility load forecasts and maintain the database for this information, including the creation, validation and maintenance of forecasting methodologies
  • Develop and maintain the logic for programming and/or moderately complex spreadsheets and databases for the Daily Imbalance tracking program which provides daily operating data to management and customers
  • Review Company tariff provisions relative to the Gas Scheduling function and assist regulatory staff in revising such provisions, as required
  • Evaluate existing systems and procedures and recommend enhancements to continuously improve department and system efficiencies
  • Perform system testing following programming changes to validate system functionality
  • Document and maintain department procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements (FERC, Sarbanes-Oxley, PHMSA) to ensure compliance
  • Prepare responses for routine data requests from regulatory agencies
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

Minimum Qualifications

Analyst I

This position requires one to three years of relevant work experience and a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job responsibilities.

 

This position requires good written and oral communication skills in addition to PC software skills with an intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and the ability to work effectively with custom developed software. Knowledge of natural gas measurement and SCADA systems is preferred. This position also requires an individual to have strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills and is adaptable, detail oriented and dependable. The incumbent must be available to work a non-traditional, rotating schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

 

Analyst II

This position requires three to five years of relevant work experience and a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job responsibilities. 

Salary Details

Analyst I: $58,832 - $73,540
Analyst II: $65,709 - $82,136