Power Procurement Analyst Sr (Job ID 20140227)

Organization : Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (Corporate Headquarters)
Location: United States, Arizona, Phoenix
End of contest: April 20, 2014
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
Arizona Public Service Company (APS) who is leading the way toward an energy future that is cleaner, more reliable and more sustainable has an opportunity for a Power Procurement Analyst SR who develops purchase power agreements and other legal contracts, documents, and correspondence as required for the procurement of both conventional and renewable resources. Our Analyst Responsible for RFP (Request for Proposal) development and manages the process to ensure smooth transition from initial bidder proposals to final shortlisting. Will represents the Company in solicitations with outside counterparties in the long term procurement of power for both conventional and renewable generating resources resulting in the execution of successful contractual agreements for either purchase power agreements or equity ownership. Leads cross- functional reviews of contracts and related documentation and assists in preparation of regulatory or management requests for information.


Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or related discipline with a minimum (5) five years advanced experience and knowledge of power purchase agreements (PPA) and other energy contract requirements, contract language, business law applications, and business principles, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Required Skills and Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of (PPA) terms and conditions related to transmission and interconnection requirements, risk management and credit concerns, settlement process, damage provisions, and power scheduling procedures
  • Detailed understanding of the differing application of contract terms across a broad spectrum of technology specific contracts
  • Must have ability to analyze contract problems, establish priorities and make sound conclusions.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills are essential
  • Prefer to have some ability in the areas of project management, negotiation and contract development, business law principles and economic and financial analysis techniques

Export Compliance/EEO

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Export Compliance/EEO

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

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Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (Corporate Headquarters)
400 North 5th Street
Arizona United States