Senior Trading and Risk Specialist

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Calgary, AB
Job Code: 418
# of openings: 1




Why work at AltaGas?

We’re a leading energy infrastructure company with a footprint in some of North America’s most strategic energy markets. Our strategy is simple: to leverage the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses, and to new markets around the world.

To make this happen, we have a talented team of people who are safely and reliably operating our assets in every corner of North America. We’re incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to act with integrity, strive for operational excellence, and go the extra mile for our customers and the communities we serve. Learn more about our team, vision and strategy.


How do you fit in?

Reporting to the Director Trading, the Senior Trading and Risk Specialist is responsible for the commercial trading activities involved to support AltaGas’ Ridley Islands Export Terminal.  You will require strong analytical trading acumen, in depth understanding of global energy markets and the ability to actively trade current and future positions with the goal of mitigating risk and locking in margins. 


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Accountable for developing and executing trading & risk management activities to support AltaGas’ Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal
  • Balance daily, monthly and future positions through active trading and position monitoring
  • Responsible for modeling and pricing, establishing profitable hedging strategies across several types of exposures.
  • Monitor the Mark-to-Market  of various physical and financial positions
  • Provide P&L reports and forecasts and make recommendations to Senior Management of trading and hedging strategies
  • Develop expert understanding of global propane market fundaments
  • Responsible for financial hedging VLGC cargo freight exposure
  • Maintain high communication levels across internal departments
  • Communicate trading and risk mitigation strategies to senior management and ALtaGas’ Risk Management Committee
  • Develop and maintain business processes and systems to ensure proper administration of executed contracts
  • Sensitivity analysis and assist in budgeting and planning process


What you must have:

  • Post-secondary education
  • Minimum 10 years related trading or marketing experience
  • Experience analyzing, measuring and evaluating product pricing, budgets and profitability
  • Strong analytical, management and organizational skills
  • Experience researching and problem solving
  • Superior oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Technical understanding of liquids processing would be an asset


Where you’ll be working:

This position will be located in our Head Office in downtown Calgary, AB. To learn more about our organization please visit AltaGas 101.


Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a company that invests in its people, always creates opportunities to help them grow and fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, AltaGas is the place for you!


To apply, submit your resume in confidence to our Human Resources team by clicking on the button below or visiting .

We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. At this time, we are not accepting agency referrals or telephone inquiries.

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