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Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist in Calgary at Procom

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

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Job ID: 253991

Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist
On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking an experienced Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist. The Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist is tasked 
to provide dedicated expertise in capacity market management and analysis to assist in the establishment of a capacity market auction team and a 
capacity market practice at client. This position works closely with the Forecasting and Commercial Services team on a wide range of functions such 
capacity market valuation, forecasting, offer strategy, market design evolution, and systems implementation.

The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of the electricity market (Energy/AS/Capacity) and have extensive knowledge of power market optimization 
and modelling.

Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist Job Responisbilities
- Represent design and analytics subject matter expertise on all matters related to capacity markets 
- Ongoing development of forecasting models, streamlined process and quality documentation 
- Support the planning and implementation of a capacity market practice and any change management initiatives
- Support the design and implementation of any technical systems required to participate in the capacity market

Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist must have skills
- Economics, Mathematics, Engineer, Business degree with courses in statistics, macroeconomics and energy economics preferred
- 5-7 years' experience in other capacity markets such as IESO (Ontario), PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE etc. 
- Energy market research, trading, forecasting and/or analysis, and electricity market fundamental modeling
- Superior analytical and technical skills, particularly with respect to running and maintaining forecasting models, application of data science techniques in Python/R/SAS, Excel and SQL databases
- Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills 
- The ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovations and market rule changes that impact job responsibilities  

Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist nice to have skills

Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist Start Date
June 2018

Capacity Market Consultant / Specialist Assignment Length
6-12 months (good possibility of extension)

Remote Work Acceptable: some possible