Aug 04, 2022

Natural Gas Scheduler (Mid-Atlantic) Job Category: Natural Gas Requisition Number: NATUR001796

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Portsmouth, NH 03801
Full-Time Administration Business Defense Energy Facilities Government Oil and Gas Other Program Management Purchasing - Procurement QA-Quality Control Strategy - Planning Supply Chain

Job Description



Our energy makes the difference. Come join our awesome growing team and make a difference!

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 responsibilities will include forecasting customer requirements, communicating requirements to Traders, submitting nominations to Utilities and pipelines, tracking the flow of gas and supply imbalances and entering volume and cost information into various software systems As a Scheduler, you will be communicating to gas Traders any events that may impede current or upcoming business discovered while monitoring daily emails, pipeline and Utility electronic postings. In addition to Traders, the position requires the individual to work directly with account managers, other suppliers, and customers to coordinate the delivery of natural gas and minimize imbalance costs and penalties. If you love attention to detail, are good with math and Excel, and pride yourself on clear and concise communication, this is the job for you! Based in Portsmouth, NH this role will handle our Mid-Atlantic Utilities and pipelines.

What you'll be doing:

  • Forecast the daily requirements of customers communicate changes in required quantities to traders
  • Nominate the required daily natural gas quantities to Utilities (LDC’s) and pipelines under the supervision of Senior Schedulers
  • Develop a strong knowledge of the rules, procedures, and timelines for all pipelines and Utilities (LDC’s) within a designated market area and gain familiarity with all pipelines and Utilities 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
  • Job requires being available for after-hours calls during the week, as well on-call rotation approximately one weekend per month
  • Other duties as required.

The newest awesome candidate 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.

Why work at Sprague:

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 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. 

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 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.

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Cost Estimating, General-Other: Logistics-Transportation, Supplier Management-Vendor Management, General-Other: Business-Strategic Management



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