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Natural Gas Energy Trader


Wyomissing, PA, US

Company:  UGI Energy Services, LLC
Remote Options:  Partial Work From Home

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 40,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider – one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.


We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Sick time
  • Short term & Long term disability
  • Medical plan options from Aetna and Blue Cross
  • Vision coverage from Vision Benefits of America
  • Dental coverage from United Concordia
  • Extended Maternity Leave - 8 weeks pay at 100% with the option of 2 more weeks paid at 100% or 4 weeks paid at 50%
  • Paternity Leave - 2 weeks pay at 100% or 4 weeks pay at 50%
  • Company provided 401K match of 100% of the employee's 6% contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement of 80% of tuition costs capped at $6,300 per year
  • Pet Plan Insurance

Job Summary

Candidate will be responsible for developing and executing short term physical trading strategies within the U.S. market areas (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast). The ideal candidate will be able to work closely with Scheduling on a daily basis and communicate clearly while executing in a fast pace environment.  The role has a direct impact to various stakeholder objectives within UGI Corporation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Trading and optimizing around transportation, storage and current deals.
  • Working with the entire Gas Marketing team to evaluate supply/demand market trends.
  • Working with Midstream on daily production volumes.
  • Assist in procuring gas supply for UGIES’ retail customers.
  • Ensuring proper deal capture within UGIES’ gas management system.
  • Coordinating scheduling activities.
  • Monitor respective market area EBBs for scheduled maintenance and potential market impacts.
  • Developing customer relationships.
  • Monitor, track and report in a timely manner, physical and financial position quantities at multiple locations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate efficiently with external & internal customers.
  • Understand the gas grid and transportation components.
  • Self-starter/responsible for assessing and making quick decisions.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to work hours and needed, including weekends and holidays.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Disciplined work ethic, work with a sense of urgency and have strong drive for results.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills, ability to anticipate, identify and resolve problem areas before they become exacerbated.

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, mathematics, engineering or equivalent preferred
  • Experience in and understanding of Energy Markets, preferably Natural Gas (and/or NGLs)
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills
  • Previous experience with an ETRM, preferred
  • Computer-related experience in the Windows environment and have knowledge of various windows-based application, such as Microsoft Office

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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