Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Job Opening at SCE: Senior Integrated Demand Analysis and Forecasting Planner

Posting a job for SCE. The position is in the same team as the previous SCE jobs I posted here. If you are interested, you can search through SCE job site using the job number 71008358. Alternatively, you can search under "Senior Integrated Demand Analysis and Forecasting Planner". The posting will be up and open until Sept. 10th.

Senior Integrated Demand Analysis and Forecasting Planner (EMS3)(71008358)

Job Posting : Aug 26, 2014, 8:31:44 PM - Sep 11, 2014, 2:59:00 AM
Primary Location: US-CA-Rosemead

Position Overview:

This position will be in the Portfolio Planning and Analysis division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Power Supply Business unit. The successful candidate will work in the Long Term Demand Forecasting (LTDF) Group and be responsible for forecasting long-term electricity demand up to 25 years ahead.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Support existing forecast models and develop new models for forecasting the number of customers, meter installations, customer usages, and annual peak demand.
  • Lead the development of in-house expertise in end-use forecasting models.
  • Lead research into load growth associated with electric vehicles and electro-technologies.
  • Support the long-range forecasting function by assisting in developing forecasting models relating electricity sales by customer class to various economic, demographic, and price variables, and including the effects of policy variables such as energy efficiency and self-generation installations by customers.
  • Utilize vendor-supplied forecasts of the economy to develop an Edison service area-specific economic outlook.
  • Support the future local area forecast development and establish more granular forecast process and capabilities.
  • Analyze smart meter data and integrate smart meter data into Long-term Sales Forecast processes.
  • Develop reports/presentations for management, writing testimony and developing work papers for regulatory submissions.
  • Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Must have at least a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, or a related quantitative field. 
  • Must have experience with statistical, econometric or financial modeling.
  • Must have experience with statistical analysis and statistical forecasting
  • Typically possesses eight or more years of quantitative analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated experience performing economic modeling.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, maintaining, and/or utilizing time-series, regression, statistical end-use, and other statistical models.
  • Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, and analyzing market trends.
  • Demonstrated experience with SAS, EViews or other statistical/econometric software for forecasting purposes.
  • Demonstrated experience working with energy markets.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating on and leading project teams.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and describing the main economic drivers of California.
  • Demonstrated experience developing Excel Macros and maintaining and working with large datasets.
  • Ability to present and explain model results or other complex technical information intuitively to management, other staff members, and nontechnical audiences.
  • Demonstrated proven track record of being dedicated, inquisitive, showing initiative in problem-solving, and following through.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports and present complex technical information in non-technical language.
  • Candidates must be able to work in a team setting and have the ability to work across functions and departments in developing information and preparing forecasts. 
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well under pressure, and adjust to changing priorities, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to details.
  • Willingness to work alternative schedules including early mornings, weekends and holidays.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Must demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovations.
  • Must demonstrate strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.


  • Graduate Degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Mathematics or related technical degree. 
  • Experience forecasting electricity demand in California and the Western United States.
  • Experience with VBA/Visual Basic.


  • Edison International and Southern California Edison reserve the right to close or cancel a posting at any time. 
  • Edison International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Relocation assistance may be provided.

Southern California Edison is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer of minority, female, protected veteran and disabled persons. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Southern California Edison, please call Human Resources at (800) 500-4723, and choose option 3 for the Employee Information Center. Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pacific time, except Wednesdays when the center closes at 2:30 p.m., and holidays, or (800) 352-8580 (Telecommunications device for the hearing impaired - TTY).

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note that you may link to your LinkedIn profile if you choose Name/URL option.