Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Job Opening at Portland General Electric: Analyst III Fuels/Forecast position

Posting a job for Portland General Electric. If you are interested, please apply online at

Position Title: Analyst III, Fuels/Forecast
Req: R14-127
Location: WTC - World Trade Center - Portland
Department: 274 - Corporate Planning

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 29, 2014 June 11, 2014

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places - team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE - the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

Analyst III (R14-127)

The primary functions of the Corporate Planning area are to provide financial leadership and discipline to the company, provide effective project management leadership on strategic initiatives, facilitate effective communication between PGE management and stakeholders, provide leadership for process improvements and efficiencies and integrate enterprise risk management into organizational decision making.

This position will provide support and be under the direction of the senior load forecast analyst. The purpose of this position is to model (formulate, develop, calculate) and publish the short- and long-term energy, load and peak forecast. This includes maintaining historical data and outputs that pertain to the load forecasting process. This position requires strong statistical, economic, modeling, programming and database management skills, along with excellent oral and written skills. This position also requires the execution of sound judgment related to the interpretation of statistical results used to develop and update the company's load forecast.

Top candidates will have:

A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics or Statistics
Three to five years of statistical modeling and analytical experience
Ability to perform economic and energy demand analysis
Ability to work on multiple projects and deliverables
Advanced knowledge of SAS and EViews and/or similar statistical software or programming languages
Good knowledge of Excel and Word
Good human relations and oral and written communication skills
Good problem-solving skills, including the ability to clearly present multiple options and make action plan recommendations

PGE is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

In this position you will work with some of the most talented, creative and innovative employees while using the latest software and technologies. You'll report to a Manager who values talents and skills, and will support you in your new career at PGE.

We offer a full range of traditional benefits - medical insurance, paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, retirement savings, and more - plus exciting opportunities unique to employment with us. From our robust on-the-job training to our on-site fitness facilities, PGE has a multitude of programs to help you gain valuable skills and experience, to provide rewards for meeting company goals, and to encourage health, safety, fellowship, and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Staffing Services Contact:
Sarrah West


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