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ALLETE, Inc. – Real Time Trader I/II

Published:June 23, 2021

The following job opportunity information is posted on behalf of ALLETE, Inc.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs a variety of duties to proactively optimize the Company’s short-term physical and financial electric resource portfolio.
  • Collaborates with MP Generation and System Operations to optimize generating unit offers with MISO to maintain the most favorable mix of energy/regulation/reserves to accomplish least cost supply and meet system reliability requirements.
  • As required, execute bilateral purchase/sales transactions by negotiating price and delivery terms to meet least cost supply needs while adhering to established strategies and risk parameters.
  • Constantly monitors electric energy market, Minnesota Power’s energy position and system operating conditions to make proper energy resource decisions.
  • Assists in planning, data gathering, and analysis to support the development of Minnesota Power’s Energy Supply’s strategies.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required to establish and maintain internal and external working relationships.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Real Time Trader I

  • Bachelor’s Degreeno experience required
    • ​​Degree preferred in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Finance, or related field

OR 

  • Formal technical training (Electrical Technology) PLUS three years or more related experience required

Real Time Trader II

  • Bachelor’s Degree PLUS four year or more related experience required
    • ​​Degree preferred in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Engineering, Finance, or related field

OR 

  • Formal technical training (Electrical Technology) PLUS six years or more related experience required

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Traders must be able to work a shift schedule as part of a 24-hour, 7-days a week operation.
  • Shifts consist of 12-hour rotations.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, capable of working in a high-energy, fast-paced team environment, and possess good analytical skills, organizational skills, communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

 

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