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T&E Gas Scheduler


Ann Arbor, MI, US

Company:  DTE Energy Trading
Job ID:  3664

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth.  We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally. 

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

Job Summary


The T&E Gas Scheduler provides transactional analysis and gas scheduling, 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 the basic movement of natural gas, pipeline tariffs and electronic bulletin boards, internal tracking and risk systems, and is capable of tracking transactions from inception to month end close.  Independent action required in dealing with problem solving.  Work is diversified, requiring analytical and technical skills relating to least-cost methods. Takes action with limited guidance from supervisor or team.


Key Accountabilities


  • Apply working knowledge of Front Office to timely scheduling of natural gas transactions.
  • Work closely with regional team to understand and implement transactions.
  • Working knowledge of pipeline contracts to optimize in most efficient manner.
  • Verify transactions with third parties and maintain good relationships.
  • Monitor pipeline volumes in pipeline EBBs and make appropriate changes.
  • Maintain all associated spreadsheets, pipeline imbalances and storage balances.
  • Apply knowledge to work independently and take necessary action to resolve problems.
  • Monitor post and bid on capacity release on pipelines.
  • Monitor pipeline notices and alert team to relevant issues.
  • Analyze reports of internal systems and take corrective action.
  • Balance source and disposition daily on pipelines and internal systems.
  • Assist in deal reconciliation transactions, as necessary.
  • Cross train in other regions as necessary to gain knowledge or pipelines.
  • Provide on-call support for weekend coverage, as scheduled.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

A high school diploma or GED with five years of professional work experience.

Other Qualifications


 A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

 Two years of scheduling or pipeline experience.

 Experience involving multiple natural gas pipelines.

 Highly proficient in Excel.

 Possesses strong analytical skills.


Other Requirements:

 Works effectively with a team to accomplish shared objectives.

 Effective oral and written communication internally and externally.

 Strong proficiency in MS Office.

 Strong attention to detail.

 Must be willing to provide after hours’ support.


The physical demands characterized in the 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.

Please reference the essential and marginal job functions (general office) for this position.


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

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.




DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and 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.