Energy Scheduler

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Website Missouri River Energy Services

Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD Missouri River Energy Services is a joint action agency supporting our 61 member municipalities that own and operate their own electric distribution systems. We are dedicated to supplying our members with reliable, cost-effective, long-term energy and energy services in a fiscally responsible and environmentally effective manner. MRES offers an outstanding work environment. We provide competitive wages and comprehensive/low-cost benefit package with unique offerings. Learn more about us by viewing our website at


In this position, you will be part of the Energy Scheduling Team who operates on a 24×7 basis. The Energy scheduler is responsible for:

·         Monitoring the MRES load and resource positions in electric markets

·         Evaluating marketing and scheduling options to optimize its market position

·         Scheduling generation and load requirements

·         Directing, oversight, and operations of generation resources to meet energy and reliability needs


Additional responsibilities include:

·         Communicating and interacting with regional transmission organizations such as the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP), power companies, natural gas schedulers, and power plant operators on a regular basis.

·         Oversight of energy schedule deliveries and market transactions to meet purchase and sales requirements.

·         Oversight of energy accounting and reconciliation as necessary with MISO, SPP and other utilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·         Outstanding math and analytical skills.

·         Superior diligence.

·         High level of initiative and ability to think and act quickly in a fast-paced environment.

·         Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Demonstrated competencies in problem-solving and economical decision making.

·         Customer centric approach to build strong relationships.

·         Collaborative and flexible work style and the ability to interact well within a team.

·         Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Advanced knowledge of Excel is a plus.

·         Associate’s Degree, or two years of post-high school education in a field related to Energy, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, or Business. Bachelor’s degree or additional related experience is a plus.

·         Ability to work 8 hour or 12 hour rotating shifts.

·         Experience in energy scheduling, energy marketing, or power plant operations is desired.

·         Strong mechanical and technical energy-related knowledge is a plus.


For consideration, please apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter on our careers website at: