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Title: Senior Gas Trader    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days





The Gas Scheduling and Trading function is responsible for supporting the company’s activities in the areas of gas supply and wholesale origination, with a primary focus on the administration of gas supply and transportation activities.

Scheduling and Trading responsibilities will include the daily scheduling of gas supply and transportation on up-stream pipelines as well as the daily confirmation of gas supply scheduled to be delivered to the company’s power plants and distribution system.

Responsibilities also include the daily spot gas purchasing, the daily marketing of upstream capacity through wholesale sales, the development and maintenance of daily and monthly operation reports, as well as the daily monitoring of market conditions, operations, and constraints on the upstream pipelines serving the company.



  • Responsible for the daily scheduling of natural gas necessary to meet the generation requirements of the company’s power plants or the system requirements for the company’s gas distribution system and to maintain a reliable and low-cost supply of natural gas and transportation. This includes assisting in gas scheduling, receipt point determination, transportation capacity nomination, receipt and delivery point imbalance quantities reconciliation
  • Assists in the seasonal and annual planning of gas supply and transportation portfolio and the daily marketing of upstream capacity through wholesale sales or capacity release. Serves as the back up to the Gas Trader or Senior Gas Trader in their absence.
  • Responsible for the daily monitoring and response to Operational Flow Orders, Alert Days, and Limitation Orders on the upstream pipelines and storage facilities. Closely coordinates any operational issues/concerns with gas control (internal/external).
  • Maintain knowledge of pipeline systems (FGT, Sonat, Gulfstream, Transco, SESH and Sabal Trail) and 2 applicable storage facilities systems (Bay Gas and Southern Pines) to schedule, confirm, and monitor upstream pipeline information.
  • Maintain working knowledge of the company’s Gas Management Systems for both on-system and off-system scheduling, confirmation, gas accounting, and reporting.
  • Preparation of daily and monthly reports including natural gas position and imbalances, market pricing, portfolio performance, ad hoc analysis, etc.
  • Coordination with accounting personnel for verification and reconciliation of natural gas and transportation capacity invoices including billing verification of quantities and prices. Resolution of invoice/billing discrepancies.
  • Reconciliation of month-ending pipeline transportation and supply imbalances.
  • Responsible for accurate deal entry and scheduling in the Energy Trading and Risk Management system (Allegro) to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
  • Responsible for the daily or monthly marketing of upstream capacity through wholesale sales or capacity release.
  • Responsible for the purchasing and selling of gas supply including imbalances.
  • Responsible for monitoring large transportation customer activity on the company’s gas distribution system (if applicable).
  • Develop and execute the daily strategy and optimization of the portfolio. Maximize incentive/ optimization mechanism gains through the execution of profitable, low risk transactions in order to lower overall costs to customers. Assist origination or management with any strategic decisions or analysis.
  • Responsible for the trading of natural gas, including financial, physical, options, swaps and other derivative deals within the limits of risk management practices and procedures.



Must Haves:  

  • High School Diploma. A college degree may be considered in lieu of some experience.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years related experience including four (4) years in energy commodity trading. In lieu of experience, the following combination of education and experience may be considered: Bachelor’s degree with six (6) years related experience, including two (2) years of energy commodity trading; Associate’s degree with eight (8) years related experience including three (3) years of energy commodity trading.
  • Extensive knowledge of trading tools and indices (OTC, NYMEX). Strong Negotiation skills. Demonstrated Leadership skills with ability to think strategically. Ability to produce analysis and initiatives and present them to management. Portfolio ownership.


Bachelor’s degree in business or related field of study



Often required to be on-call over weekends and holidays to monitor and maintain system. Storm duties may require offsite relocation (including overnights) during and after a storm






Responding to storms is considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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