UTILITY ANALYST

Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Aug 21, 2018
Closes
Sep 20, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

 

The Office of the Minnesota Attorney General seeks a Utility Analyst to join the Office’s utilities group, which advocates for residential and small business utility consumers in public utility rate cases and other matters that impact utilities’ operations.  This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified professional to join a highly committed team that makes a difference in the lives of Minnesota citizens.

Job Duties:

This position provides expert analysis, recommendations, and guidance on behalf of the Office, whose mission is to advocate for residential and small business customers.  This includes a broad array of important areas, including technical analysis on utility rate setting, evaluation of cost of service models, cost of capital, and statistical forecasts.  This position will also provide policy analysis and research on emerging areas in the energy sector, including resource and distribution planning, advanced rate structures, performance metrics, renewable energy and storage integration, and rate structures.  The Office handles matters involving all sectors of public utilities, including electricity, natural gas, and telecommunications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree(s) in energy or utility policy, economics, or relevant engineering fields.
  • Demonstrates knowledge or interest in energy policy.
  • Demonstrated writing skills with technical analysis.
  • Commitment to advocating for residential and small business customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degrees in economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, or relevant engineering fields;
  • Past experience in the energy or telecommunications industry, other regulated industries, or complex forecasting and modeling.

Applicant must have the ability to perform assigned job responsibilities with a high level of professionalism and competency, have good academic credentials, outstanding analytical and communication skills, and excellent judgment and character.  Applicants must be able to serve the public with a high level of distinction and have the skills and work ethic to put forth the very best work for the people of Minnesota.  The selection process is highly competitive.

Public service with our office may qualify applicants to have part of their student loans forgiven under a federal student loan forgiveness program for state government employees.  (Visit www.studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.)

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.  Please forward a resume and cover letter to the following:

Office of the Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson

Attn:  June Walsh

445 Minnesota Street, Suite 1100

St. Paul, MN 55101

ag.jobs@ag.state.mn.us

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer.  If you need reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call June Walsh at (651) 757-1199 or (651) 297-7206 (TTY)

 

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