This posting will remain open until the position is filled. We encourage you to apply early as we will review and consider candidates as they are received.
Key Roles This position is responsible for independently conducting complex analyses, creating reports, drawing inferences, and making decisions and recommendations. Serves as a subject matter expert to EKPC and owner-members by performing analyses in areas of load research, load forecasting, market research, and a broad range of related areas. Provides cross training to Load Forecasting Analyst. Serves as the lead analyst for assigned projects. Conveys business information and intelligence to management at EKPC and the owner-members via reports, presentations, and other forms of communication.
Researches, analyzes, and evaluates data and information to make decisions and recommendations relating to short- and long-term load forecasting, demand side management, market research, and load research.
Provides analyses to a wide range of EKPC staff and management, and owner-members' staff and management.
Develops tools and makes recommendations to MOC staff for demand bid. Provides supplemental analyses required for decision making.
Routinely uses mathematical, marketing, financial, economic, and statistical models to analyze data, interpret model output, and make decisions or recommendations based on the results.
Uses modeling software, SAS, and other programs, as well as advanced analytical techniques to project, develop, and evaluate forecasts and analytics to be used in decision making.
Analyzes forecast performance and improves modeling techniques based on past performance.
Performs independent analyses using a variety of statistical techniques, including regression, time series analyses, payback/breakeven, net present value, variance analysis, uncertainty and risk analysis, linear programming, and others as necessary.
Conducts external research by collecting, processing, and analyzing information related to the energy industry.
Develops and maintains information to support Key Performance Indicators.
Develops and maintains spreadsheets and databases.
Communicates information and intelligence to management.
Develops analytical and statistical models, spreadsheet and program based.
Leads in the management of, as well as participates in, the development of regulatory filings such as the Integrated Resource Plan, rate cases, PSC, and AG interrogatories.
Prepares data for RUS and SERC and responds to questions.
Serves as a liaison on PJM subcommittees and reports information to management.
Provides data and responses to PJM.
Serves as leader on in-house project teams, as well as external teams, including member system teams and consultants, as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in related area required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Experience: Seven (7) years of related experience.
Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical skills.
Strong working knowledge of statistics.
Strong computer application and modeling skills, spreadsheet, database, word processing, presentation, and internet knowledge.
Strong knowledge of analytical/statistical software programs such as SAS, Visual Basic, ITRON, and SPSS.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong customer focus for a broad range of customers.
Effective interpersonal skills; ability to interact successfully with all facets of the organization.
Strong project management skills.
Strong presentation skills.
Effective ability to work independently and exercise significant levels of discretion and judgment.
Effective with prioritizing work in a multi-task and fast-paced environment.
Strong ability to work on tasks requiring great attention to details.
Strong teamwork orientation.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times and use appropriate discretion in discussing confidential issues.
Must have an understanding of electric load forecasting techniques, load research program design, and the impact of these on the owner members.
General understanding of regulatory compliance issues and requirements and nuances of the cooperative structure.
Must have understanding of standard electric utility operating practices including markets such as PJM.
Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Contributing to Team Success
Conditions of Employment
General office environment apply to this position with travel in and outside the system required; travel may be overnight and may require work outside normal hours.
Regular lifting up to 20 lbs. is required for this position.
Must maintain valid driver’s license.
Must wear personal protective equipment as appropriate.
Internal Number: 4744
About East Kentucky Power Cooperative
Located in the heart of the Bluegrass state, East Kentucky Power Cooperative is a not-for-profit generation and transmission (G&T) electric utility with headquarters in Winchester, KY which is just a short distance from Lexington. Our cooperative has a vital mission: to safely generate and deliver reliable, affordable and sustainable energy to our 16 owner-member cooperatives serving more than 1 million Kentuckians across 87 counties. We’re leaders in environmental stewardship and we’re committed to provide power to improve the lives of people in Kentucky.
As passionate as we are about providing smart energy solutions, we are equally excited about people. We strive to cultivate connected workplaces where great ideas are born and rewarding careers are built.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. There is no waiting period on our medical, dental and vision insurance plans so you are covered on day one, and the dental plan is free for employees. Our generous 401(k) retirement plan allows employees to start contributing to their plan after a month of service, and after 3 months of service, EKPC will automatically contribute 6% of b...ase wages AND match employee contributions up to 4%. Our competitive vacation and sick leave package starts day one to allow for flexibly and a healthy work-life balance. For more information on our plentiful benefits package visit our website at https://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled