Thursday, October 17, 2013

Job Opening at ElectriCities: Resource Analyst

Posting a job for a friend of mine. Raleigh is a great place to live. They may consider recent graduate as well.

Resource Analyst

We’re ElectriCities, the management services company working on behalf of North Carolina’s public power communities. We are looking for a dynamic team player to join our Compliance and Risk Management team as the Resource Analyst.

The Resource Analyst will have a specific focus on load forecasting, reliability compliance, and energy risk management needs of the organization and our Power Agencies. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Developing and maintaining accurate load forecasts
  • Maintaining and communicating historical records and forecasts of energy, peak demand, economic data, delivery point load information, and weather
  • Maintaining NERC/SERC reliability compliance responsibility for load-related Reliability Standards
  • Supporting energy risk management activities
  • Supporting the maintenance and improvement of the load forecasting and energy risk management databases
  • Providing analytical support for the long-term power supply, resource planning and annual budgeting processes
Qualified candidates will possess the following:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, economics, computer science, statistics, or an equivalent discipline
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the electric utility industry
  • Previous experience with econometric modeling, commodities modeling and/or forecasting is required
  • Excellent analytical skills, including strong understanding of computer based analytical tools and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel; Experience with MetrixND forecasting software and/or database programming is preferred
  • Ability to excel in a customer-focused, team-oriented, and dynamic environment in which the rules can change rapidly and information may be scarce
  • Demonstrated ability to accept accountability for his/her actions and work both independently or with a team
  • Ability to act in accordance with the highest ethical and professional standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of management and outside sources
We offer a fully competitive salary and benefits package with opportunity for personal and professional growth. If this opportunity is in line with your personal growth plans, we’d love to hear from you. Please send your resume indicating your position of interest to An Equal Opportunity Employer.


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