Generation Dispatcher

Boston, MA, USA Req #45
Friday, February 16, 2024

Boston Energy Trading and Marketing (BETM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, a global integrated business enterprise that develops and operates businesses across virtually every industry. Mitsubishi’s current activities have expanded far beyond its traditional trading operations to include investments and business management across the North American energy value chain.

Boston Energy Trading and Marketing provides asset management & optimization services to owners of generation and energy storage in North America, and wholesale energy to retail power & gas suppliers. Our proprietary traders cover competitive power markets including New England, Midwest and Western markets. BETM has been optimizing our customers’ generation assets for over 15 years. Our current organization has its roots in Citizens Power, dating back to 1989 when Citizens obtained the first FERC power marketing license and market-based-rate authorization. Mitsubishi’s Diamond Generating acquired BETM from NRG Energy in August 2018, and prior to 2014 BETM was known as Edison Mission Marketing and Trading. Mitsubishi's provides BETM with investment-grade credit support for BETM’s commercial activities.

Role Summary:

Boston Energy Trading and Marketing is looking for a Generation Dispatcher to assist in managing real-time operations of BETM’s generation assets and execute real-time dispatching strategies to optimize BETM’s real-time energy positions.

Reports to: Manager, Real Time Operations

Purpose: Manage the real-time operations of BETM’s 3rd Party Energy Management portfolio, including dispatching generation based upon economic conditions and operational constraints.


  • Coordinate unit availability, outage schedules, unit startup and shutdown times, and communicate all necessary information to plant personnel, ISOs, and day-ahead traders
  • Take or direct timely and appropriate real-time actions in accordance with ISO procedures
  • Actively communicate with Asset Management group to maximize value and minimize risk for energy management clients
  • Maintain thorough understating of ISO tariffs, manuals, policies and procedures governing generator dispatch
  • Comply with applicable NERC Reliability Standards
  • Monitor and analyze available market information to identify dispatching opportunities
  • Analyze and evaluate energy transactions to ensure that all relevant aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party, and contractual terms are compliant with BETM’s Risk Management Policy
  • Complete and maintain necessary PJM Generation Operator certification and continuing education requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, finance, or other relevant degree/experience
  • At least 1 year of real-time generation dispatching experience
  • Potential to hire candidate with limited experience as an entry level dispatcher
  • Competence with mathematics and technical concepts
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to take appropriate action within time constraints
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Generation Dispatchers must be able to work a 12-hour shift schedule as part of a 24 hour, 7 days a week operation

Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Other details

  • Job Family BETM
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Boston, MA, USA