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Senior T&E Gas Scheduler


Ann Arbor, MI, US

Company:  DTE Energy Trading
Job ID:  7926

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.  But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences, and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Job Summary


The T&E Gas Scheduler Senior provides transactional analysis, gas scheduling and associated responsibilities, working closely with a team of regional traders and schedulers to optimize and accurately provide pipeline activities on multiple pipelines in support of the Trading organization. Understands natural gas transactions, multiple pipeline operations and tariffs, multiple electronic bulletin boards, internal tracking and risk systems and is analytically capable of tracking transactions from inception to month end close. Independent action required in dealing with problem solving. Work is diversified and complex, requiring considerable analytical and technical skills relating to least-cost methods. Takes action on most matters without seeking advice and guidance from supervisor.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply working knowledge of Front Office to timely scheduling of natural gas transactions.
  • Highly proficient in internal systems.
  • Works closely with regional team to understand and implement transactions.
  • Utilizes working knowledge of pipeline contracts to optimize in most efficient manner.
  • Verifies transactions with third parties and maintains good relationships.
  • Maintains all associated spreadsheets, pipeline imbalances and storage balances.
  • Applies knowledge working independently and takes necessary action to resolve problems.
  • Monitors/posts on capacity release on pipeline and relays pipeline notices to team.
  • Analyzes reports of internal systems and takes corrective action.
  • Balances source and disposition daily on pipelines and internal systems.
  • Assists in complicated reconciliation transactions, as necessary.
  • Provides training to entry level staff, as necessary.
  • Overall knowledge on most major pipelines and associated activities.
  • Provides oncall support for weekend, evening and holidays, as scheduled.
  • Maintains all associated spreadsheets and reporting requirements.
  • May act in lead role for specific operational region.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in business related field or equivalent.
  • Minimum four years of experience scheduling in the natural gas industry.

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of natural gas tariffs and rate structures.
  • Gas scheduling experience encompasses multiple regions of the country, pipelines and counterparties.
  • Highly proficient in Excel, with strong analytical, oral and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated individual with ability to work in fast paced environment under strict deadlines.
  • Works very independently and has significant industry knowledge and ability to train others.
  • This position may require gas FERC training.


Physical Demands: The physical demands characterized in the attached essential and marginal job functions epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Working Conditions: The employee performs job duties in a climate controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

Additional Information

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit