Jul 12, 2022

Natural Gas Scheduler (Mid-Atlantic) NATUR001690 Portsmouth, NH

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Portsmouth, NH
Full-Time Administration Business Defense Energy Facilities Oil and Gas Other

Job Description



Sprague is passionate about delivering the diverse products and programs that warm, power and move the world. We keep homes warm through Northeastern winters and hospitals cool through summer. We help small businesses focus on serving their communities, and our renewable fuels keep our country’s infrastructure running. From importing wind energy components to deploying leading-edge solar technology to help power terminal facilities, we are committed to continually evolving to meet our customers’ changing energy needs. 

The Natural Gas Scheduler Mid-Atlantic responsibilities will include forecasting customer requirements, communicating requirements to traders, submitting nominations to LDC’s and pipelines, tracking the flow of gas and supply imbalances and entering volume and cost information into SolArc Natural Gas and Safari. The position requires the individual to work directly with traders, account managers, other suppliers, and customers to coordinate the delivery of natural gas and minimize imbalance costs and penalties. Job requires being on call 24 hours with rotating weekend duty.

  • Forecast the daily requirements of customers communicate changes in required quantities to traders
  • Nominate the required daily natural gas quantities to LDC’s and pipelines under the supervision of Senior Schedulers
  • Develop a strong knowledge of the rules, procedures, and timelines for all pipelines and LDC’s within a designated market area and gain familiarity with all pipelines and LDC’s on which Sprague operates
  • Track and reconcile nominations, deliveries, imbalances, and actual customer usage
  • Enter volume and cost information into SolArc Natural Gas and Safari and verify third party invoices for sales and purchases as they become available
  • Respond to inquiries from customers, consultants, account managers and accountants
  • Other duties as required


We want to hear from you!

Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place to challenge yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience. We are looking for hardworking colleagues to join us and help us stay at the forefront of the energy industry, which is where we’ve been for the last 150 years. 

Qualified candidates for this role will have the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in business or math
  • Prior energy industry experience is a plus
  • Advanced computer literacy with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong mathematical aptitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize effectively, perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and relate to customers, outside contacts and fellow employees.


Who we are:

Sprague takes a collaborative, customer-centric approach to providing best-in-class energy products and related services throughout the Northeast. As a publicly-traded company (NYSE:SRLP) founded in 1870, we pride ourselves on offering customers the expert solutions and high-quality service that help their businesses thrive in any market landscape. Sprague values innovation, safety, integrity and people. We know that our people are what set us apart from our competition, and we work hard to make sure each employee across our 20+ locations knows how important they are to our community. 


What we offer:

We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. They answered, "The people I work with." 

In addition to great coworkers, you’ll enjoy perks like medical benefits and retirement contributions that start on your first day. Sprague also provides tuition reimbursement for any employee that would like to further their education.  Sprague has adopted a casual business dress code where you can wear jeans to work!  Do you like to get involved where you work?  Is giving back important to you? It’s important to us, too! Sprague donates back to the communities in which we live and work every year, and provides opportunities for employees to support the charity of the week. In addition, Sprague offers paid volunteer time to allow employees to support charities which are meaningful to them. Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, Innovation, FunForce, etc.). Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and about creating a place where people want to come to work every day.


Plus, we have some great benefits!

  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth plans with employer match of 60% of the first 6% of the employee’s contribution
  • Defined Contribution Plan with an automatic 5% contribution from Sprague
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Choice of high deductible and PPO Health Plans to fit your individual needs
  • Wellness Program


Come join us to learn why we are consistently celebrating 20-, 30-, and even 40-year anniversaries here at Sprague!

Sprague is an EEO/AA employer.  We strongly encourage minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations. Click here for OFCCP compliance information





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