Job Opening: Business/Economics Analyst – Expired

Business/Economics Analyst

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Requisition Number:

14-19052

Job Title:

Business/Economics Analyst

Area of Interest:

Regulatory

Job Description:

  • Provide analytical support to all areas of Sempra Energy and its business units with regard to electric demand and energy forecasting, load research and analysis, measurement and evaluation, customer end-use analysis, customer load profiles and other operational and regulatory-related issues 
  • Assists in providing analytical support for internal analyses, and helps develop strategies in support of regulatory proceedings, before FERC, the CPUC, the CEC and other regulatory agencies
  • Provides analytical support in the development of load information and forecasts related to system loads, energy sales, customer usage and demand response programs for internal analyses and various state and federal regulatory proceedings  
  • Develops, analyzes and interprets a wide range of technical and specialized data using economic or statistical methods
  • Conducts statistical studies of energy utilization
  • Develops load forecasts and other relevant usage factors by customer class, business type, and individuals within the broad scope of regulatory, demand response, energy efficiency and advanced metering objectives
  • Utilizes and maintains complex load analysis and forecasting models, methodologies and databases, updating as necessary to reflect regulatory and industry changes
  • Provides analytical support to other areas of Sempra Energy and its business units regarding the development of fact-based integrated analyses and evaluation of pricing, demand response and business proposals including new programs and optional rates
  • Meets regulatory reporting requirements and presents findings and recommendations to management through reports, presentations, or other direct communications
  • Provides analytical support to various areas (e.g. Business Units, Case Management and Legal) in the development of testimony exhibits, work papers and data request responses that support Sempra Energy’s strategic goals and objectives
  •  Interfaces with the internal and external personnel as needed to develop proper analyses for forecasting and load analysis rate-related concepts and issues. Monitors market, regulatory and legislative environments
  • Supports the development of management recommendations concerning Sempra Energy’s regulatory policies and strategies to maximize both shareholder and customer values
  • Provides analytical support for regulatory proposals and develops models as needed that support corporate goals
  • Performs other duties as assigned

External Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, engineering, accounting, mathematics, statistics or a related field of study is preferred, or equivalent training/experience
  • A graduate degree in a related field or equivalent work-related experience is desirable
  • General understanding of the key regulatory, legislative and competitive issues facing Sempra Energy and its business units
  • Working knowledge of macro-economic and micro-economic theory, econometric and statistical techniques and models, forecasting methodologies, and electricity supply and demand
  • General knowledge of CPUC and FERC regulations and policies regarding forecasting, load analysis, measurement and evaluation and associated regulatory-related and often evolving issues
  • Experience with using complex mathematical modeling, forecasting, and advanced statistical techniques
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work with large databases
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills overall and the ability to creatively solve new problems
  • Works well individually and with others as part of a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work with large databases
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Office, SAS and STATA
  • Preferred skills to include Visual Basic, SQL, JAVA, C++ or other related languages

City:

San Diego

State / Province:

California

Posting End Date:

03/11/2015

SDG&E is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with state and federal law. For more information, click on the following link: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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