Electric Business Analyst I/II

Company Name: City of Roseville - Roseville Electric
Phone Number: (916) 774-5475
City: Roseville
State/Provence: California
Zip: 95678
Job Title: Electric Business Analyst I/II
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Miscellaneous Positions
Posting Start Date: January 5, 2018
Salary: $83,393 - $122,942
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours
Duties:

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time position of Electric Business Analyst II in the Electric Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 am–5 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

 

DEFINITION

To perform complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Electric Department projects and programs, in support of internal and external customers; to conduct financial and system data analysis; and to participate in the conduct of special studies in support of department business. 

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is the journey level class in the Electric Business Analyst series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives direction from assigned supervisor; may receive technical and functional supervision from a Senior Electric Business Analyst II.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES – Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform cost of service analyses and rate design; develop and analyze retail rate options and provide support for rate case adjustments.
  • Forecast revenues and rate increases and analyze current and projected retail revenues; determine and recommend methods for collecting revenues from customers; prepare related reports for presentation to the Public Utilities Commission and to the City Council.
  • Develop, update and run electronic models related to retail revenues, operating costs, indirect costs, and capital improvement projects.
  • Assist in budget preparation and data collection related to fixed assets and financial reports; document study methodologies for cost allocation; maintain the Department’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) accounting records; and verify data input regarding approved rate changes.
  • On an annual basis, research and create models for required long-term forecasting; research proposed development, historical data, state of the economy, vacancy rates, and the weather, customers, demographics, system usage, and customer usage patterns.
  • Design, implement, modify, and manage complex databases used to input and extract data and prepare regular and custom reports; design, upgrade, and ensure successful migrations to and from various computer programs; update data and ensure maintenance of accurate data.
  • Conduct market assessments, including evaluation of customer base and competitive forces in the market place, demand-side analysis and planning, power supply, risk assessment, and business planning.
  • Perform analytical research to validate interval load and generator meter data received from multiple data sources.
  • Ensure program compliance with Federal, State and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Provide day-to-day support to other divisions regarding rates, budgeting, accounting, and special studies.
  • Intervene and/or support intervention during the developing of legislation or regulations consistent with the interests of the City.
  • Assist project management from inception to completion; plan, lead, organize, and control project deliverables, schedules, and budgets.
  • Participate in the selection and oversight of outside consultants.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Experience Required:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Quantitative analysis, including technical, statistical and financial analysis.
  • Principles and practices of data management, including database and spreadsheet applications.
  • Research techniques and documentation.
  • Technical report writing procedures and techniques.
  • Sophisticated computer applications related to financial analysis, database management, and operational and forecast modeling used in the electric utility industry.
  • Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Project management methodologies.
  • Principles of economics, accounting, financial planning, utility cost of service, and energy industry fundamentals.

Ability to:

  • Perform complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Electric Department projects and programs, especially as related to customer information services. 
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less.
  • Learn to apply analytical and research methods to a variety of electric utility program areas including utility planning, forecasting, load research, financial planning, electric rate design, utility demand, and demand-side management.
  • Learn to manage a project from inception to completion.
  • Use complex mathematical, statistical and database models and standard computer applications; analyze large and complex sets of data.
  • Present complex and technical information in writing and orally to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Independently perform complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Electric Department projects, programs and activities. 
  • Read and interpret formulas and results from electronic models and spreadsheets and draw logical conclusions.
  • Interpret technical and analytical data of energy usage and electric demand, rates, revenues, and operating costs.
  • Develop technical and financial models related to cost, rates, and revenues.
  • Design, create and modify databases, and analyze large and complex sets of data.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

 

Experience and Training

Experience:

Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to an Electric Business Analyst I (performing complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Electric Department projects and programs, in support of internal and external customers; conducting financial and system data analysis; and participating in the conduct of special studies in support of department business.  with the City of Roseville).

Training:

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, computer science, economics, mathematics or a related field.

License or Certificate

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

How to Apply:

To view the full job announcement or to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.roseville.ca.us/jobs.

Posting End Date: February 3, 2018