Senior Energy Analyst

Company Name: Chelan County PUD
Phone Number: (509) 661-4540
City: Wenatchee
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98801
Job Title: Senior Energy Analyst
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Energy Services / Energy Efficiency
Posting Start Date: January 5, 2017
Salary: $73,360 - $119,600
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

The SENIOR ENERGY ANALYST is responsible for long and short-term planning, scheduling and dispatching power generation and water spill for the District’s Lake Chelan hydro reservoir storage project.  Performs hydro power resource modeling, forecasting, and develops short-term/long-term revenue projections for Chelan PUD’s three hydro projects.

Monitors or assesses hydro generation risks and evaluates strategies to optimize the value of Chelan PUD’s generating resources. Provides snow survey program data to evaluate and forecast Chelan basin runoff and lake levels (senior level incumbent will manage the snow survey program). Perform analysis of data and apply mathematical and statistical methods, and provides assistance in the development of reporting and analysis to management, and asset optimization.

Experience Required:

Post-Secondary Education:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, Accounting, Economics, or a related field (B. S., B. A.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  (May/June 2017 graduates will be considered.)

Typically requires three (3) – seven (7) years’ experience performing economic analysis, and application of statistics, finance, mathematics, and problem solving.  Senior level applicants’ experience will include analyzing and modeling energy usage and analyzing project cost benefit. They are also preferred to have experience managing projects.

Specific KSA’s: A fully skilled incumbent will have the following specific knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• General knowledge of power operations, transmission contracts and issues and hydro project coordination
• Basic knowledge of energy markets
• General knowledge of finance and marketing principles
• Basic knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations

• Strong financial analysis and mathematical skills
• Attention to detail
• Relationship building and collaboration
• Leadership qualities
• Strong decision making
• General interpersonal, negotiation, presentation and public speaking

• Communicate complex concepts effectively at all levels both internally and externally
• Perform statistical analysis and power modeling
• Willingness to be flexible
• Solve problems
• Influence others
• Work collaboratively in project teams

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume detailing interest in the community, position and related experience. To expedite the process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document BEFORE APPLYING and upload electronically when requested in the online application process. Incomplete materials will not be considered.

The position may be filled to work a regular, full-time (40 hours per week) or part-time (24 – 39 hours per week) schedule; and at varying levels of capacity based on knowledge, skills and abilities.

Posting End Date: February 4, 2017