The Energy Analyst supports TCEC's wholesale power supply operations, portfolio management, and commodity risk management functions with technical, analytical and business support. The Energy Analyst is responsible for working with the Power Supply Manager in the ongoing development and maintenance of TCEC's power supply modeling and reporting; including load forecasting, renewable resource management, data storage and upkeep, and additional analysis as it relates to the energy market.
Essential Job Functions:
Supporting data development, storage, and maintenance related to load data, weather data, generation resources, market pricing, and market settlements
Developing and maintaining projections used for portfolio planning and analysis purposes such as evaluating purchase options, estimating resource operations, valuing current and future hedge positions
Developing, operating, and maintaining databases and forecast models used in power supply procurement decision-making
Utilizing data management for developing, maintaining, and distributing high-level reporting and data sets to the Power Supply Manager and VP of Power Supply
Providing analytical assistance for wholesale power pricing including forward curve updates to support the Power Supply Manager in purchase decisions
Sharing responsibility for internal daily market update and other duties as assigned
Defining and implementing effective operations processes and documentation of procedural work flows to support ongoing business activities
Working in concert with internal department personnel and managers in the implementation of workflow and business processes with Power Supply, Energy Risk, and Settlements
Back up trader, as needed
Bachelors: degree in related field: Finance, Statistics, Economics - 5 years of relevant experience may substitute for degree requirement.
Three years of experience in power system planning, power system contracts, negotiations, or power plant operation
Prior experience in energy markets, regression forecast models, electric power generation, or economic decision-making is preferred. Qualitative skill, knowledge of statistical analysis and attention to detail is imperative.
Communication Skills - good written and oral communication skills
Computer Skills - Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required. Demonstrated experience working with large datasets. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Understanding of business processes and workflows. Proficiency with numbers, attention to detail and a solution-oriented mindset is essential.
Valid driver's license
Reports to Power Supply Director
(Scale: Rarely = Less than 5%, Occasionally = 5% - 25%, Frequently = More than 25%)
Heavy lifting or moving ofmaterials: Occasionally (Up to 50 pounds or less)
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