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Sr Physical Trader

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Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  69136 


NextEra Energy Marketing is one of the nation’s leading electricity and natural gas marketers. We are responsible for electricity and fuel management for all of NextEra Energy Resources’ generation fleet, which includes the largest renewable energy portfolio in North America. We also provide marketing and trading services to electric and gas utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and other load-serving entities, as well as to owners of electric generation facilities. Are you interested in customizing power and gas solutions to meet each client’s needs? Join our world-class team today!


Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a qualified Senior Physical Trader to join our Trade Floor here in Juno Beach, FL. The right candidate willbe responsible for maximizing profitability of generation assets in SPP while operating within regional rules, supporting targets for asset optimization through sound decision making (around unit capabilities, market fundamentals, fuel prices and constraints, economic dispatch, ramping, capacity penalties and curtailments, effectively manage fuel burns, etc.), conducting periodic review of asset offer assumptions (including basis, fuel costs, and self-scheduling vs. offering units economic, and major maintenance market timing), mantaining strategic awareness of dynamically changing regulatory and market rules changes, coordinating of onboarding new generation and Energy Management Services customers, periodically reviewiewing of Power Purchase agreements, Communicating market information with trade floor and other Business Units, and accurately recording purchase and sale transactions and log shift activities in relevant deal capture systems, PnL reporting, etc.


Job Overview

This job is responsible for transacting short-term energy or gas purchases/sales. Employees in this role develop, communicate, and execute trading strategies with guidance. This position may lead and direct a team of junior traders.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors market conditions and analyzes transactions to help in identifying and executing energy trades
  • Ensures transaction terms are beneficial to the organization and meet risk guidelines
  • Optimizes economics to assure minimum energy supply costs and maximizes profits for generation portfolio
  • Determines generation requirements and coordinates fuel procurement to meet obligations
  • Coaches junior traders
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience:5+ years
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration
  • Bachelor's - Engineering
  • Fuel Sales
  • Gas Trading
  • Oil Trading


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Energy Trading
Organization:  NextEra Energy Marketing, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami