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Midstream Scheduling and Planning Manager

Company: 
Rice Energy
Location: 
Canonsburg , PA

Purpose and Scope of the Position:

The Midstream Scheduling and Planning Manager will have primary responsibility for nominations, confirmations, scheduling activities and imbalance management for our gathering and transportation business.  The Midstream Scheduling and Planning Manager will be responsible for improving existing processes and procedures as well enhance our customer relations with our shippers.  The Midstream Scheduling and Planning Manager will be part of a cross-function team consisting of accounting, operations, internal gas measurement, and information technology.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage customer activity with nominations, confirmations, and scheduling activities for natural gas.
Manage customer nominations and communication of customer nominations to members of operations team and business development team.
Monitor measurement data showing physical flow of customer volumes from receipt points to delivery points on gathering system and intra/interstate pipelines.
Track customer contractual volume requirements and actual flow versus nominations with shippers and pipelines.
Manage imbalances by monitoring and proactively managing shipper throughput and pipeline OBA position.
Coordinate make-up and pay-back scheduled with customers and pipelines.
Coordinate and manage monthly producer/shipper volume statements, invoices, and imbalance statements.
Interface with Field Operations, Engineering, Measurement, Accounting, and IT for customer support on Rice Midstream EBB.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Engineering.
3+ years of Transportation Services/Scheduling experience
3-5 years of Natural Gas business, operations, engineering, and/or system dynamics of a natural gas pipeline system is preferred
Effective computer skills including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word

Ability to shift gears, work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple assignments concurrently
Analytical thinking, troubleshooting, and logical testing skills are essential

Must be willing to work with business end users and customers both individually and as a Rice Midstream team member