Energy Meteorologist

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of seasoned professionals and gain hands-on experience in the field of energy, markets, trading, and meteorology.


Date posted

May 24, 2023 4:00 pm

Application deadline

June 24, 2023 5:00 pm


GBE Energy


  • Canada

Job description

Energy Meteorologist

Executive Search Firm : ScaleBlaze Inc.
Client Hiring: GBE Energy
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Type : Full Time, Permanent
Compensation : Competitive base salary, annual bonus and comprehensive benefits 

About GBE Energy

Founded in 2013, GBE Energy is a leading energy trading firm headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, specializating in buying and selling of electricity, natural gas, and other energy commodities. With a new office location in Vancouver, GBE is expanding its operations.

The Opportunity

A fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment awaits the successful candidate. 

This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to gain hands-on experience in the ever-changing field of energy. This opportunity will offer competitive fixed and variable merit-based compensation. Growth prospects include the potential for future trading roles within the organization.

The precise forecasting of weather is an essential contributor to the transition of our energy systems to low carbon alternatives. Wind and solar energy output varies greatly according to local weather conditions. Temperature heavily drives our heating and cooling demands. As weather volatility increases, understanding the daily and seasonal drivers of events with probabilistic accuracy and granularity is vital for decision makers in the energy industry. 

Timely and concisely delivered information to traders directly contributes to value creation.Feedback loops are tight and stakes are high. As are the rewards.  GBE is seeking a talented and motivated Energy Meteorologist to join our team. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of seasoned professionals and gain hands-on experience in the field of energy, markets, trading, and meteorology.


  • Assist in analyzing and interpreting weather data to support energy trading decisions.
  • Provide updates in real-time as temperature observations are realized and model runs are published, providing insights on impacts to energy demand.
  • Conduct research and analysis on current weather patterns and future climate changes, assessing their risk and impact to energy systems.
  • Develop and maintain weather-based electricity load forecasts and models.
  • Forecast the production of wind and solar energy, taking into account the impact of local weather conditions.
  • Actively participate in discussions with the team, collaborating with traders to share insights and develop trading strategies.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in weather forecasting technology, service providers, and academia, incorporating new methodologies into existing and improved models.
  • Learn and apply industry best practices in energy trading and meteorology.
  • Develop energy market knowledge, including expertise in financial trading products


  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences or a related field.
  • Strong proficiency in statistical analysis and forecasting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present complex data and concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective contributor in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.
  • A background in energy markets and their relationship to weather patterns is considered an asset but not necessary.
  • Entreprenerial and commercial mindset

Application Process:

ScaleBlaze Inc  is conducting the recruitment for this role on behalf of GBE Energy, as such any interested applicants should send their resumes directly to ScaleBlaze Inc to the email address provided below.  We are also happy to take calls directly at the number provided below to answer any follow up questions around the opportunity. 

As this role is based in Vancouver, Canada – relocation would be supported by GBE Fund and they would take care of all necessary immigration/visa related matters. 

Rachel Maxwell
Partner and Co-Founder
ScaleBlaze Inc