Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Regulatory & Commercial Electricity Analyst located in Houston, TX through March 8, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
The Power Advocacy & Commercial Solutions (PACS) organization provides SMEs to insure that Chevron BUs (Upstream and Downstream) obtain their electricity supply in the most cost effective manner. This position provides commercial and regulatory expertise regarding electricity primarily to Chevron's US domestic, non-California business units. The main areas of responsibility for this position include but are not limited to: The main areas of responsibility for this position include but: 1) Regulatory-Understand the rules and regulation for electricity in jurisdictions where Chevron has a significant need for electricity. Understand Chevron BUs assets and electricity requirements. Get the rules right. Develop state regulatory intervention strategies to minimize the delivered price of power, to mitigate risk, and to reduce regulatory barriers to self generation. This work is typically with state public utility commissions via an advocacy group or coalition of like minded industrials. Communicate potential impact of proposed rules or proposed market design to BUs and develop strategies to minimize risk and price impact. 2) Electricity Negotiations-Understand market forces affecting electricity sales in regions where Chevron is present. Work with a single BU asset or across multiple BUs, to lead the development and negotiation of power supply agreements. 3) Capital Project Support-Work with CGP project teams on capital projects for electricity generation or procurement, to mitigate or manage any regulatory issues that may impact the projects success. Understand and apply CPDEP and CSOC principles to power projects.
Regulatory Expertise-Must have ability to understand complex regulatory rulemakings and the potential impact on our various BUs-Represent Chevron views to state and federal advocacy groups. Influence groups as needed to preferred Chevron position-Monitor, analyze and communicate advocacy group positions to relevant Chevron customers.
Commercial Acumen-Must have ability to understand and communicate prices of natural gas and electric pricing to relevant Chevron entities-Prefer some familiarity with electricity markets-Must have ability to lead the development of an electricity Request for Proposal and subsequent negotiations with multiple parties (internal and external)-Must be able to understand competitive market and regulatory pressures and apply proper tariff interpretations to commercial arrangements.
Teamwork and Communication-Must be able to function in a fast paced, collaborative team environment, aligning efforts with peers and customers -Ability to interface with a wide spectrum of customers, both internally and externally with varying goals and objectives -Must be able to listen and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Good presentation skills and techniques are essential.
Project Management-Must have ability to develop and execute work plans on diverse projects -Must have ability to work collaboratively, identify critical path activities and overcome obstacles -Prefer previous experience with CPDEP and experience consulting and engaging Decision Makers, Stakeholders, & Influencers.
Relocation may be considered.
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.
Chevron - 17 months ago
Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We...