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Electric Utility Resource Analyst
Las Vegas, NV

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Direct Hire

$125,000 - $155,000 / yr

Up to $180,000 per year total comp + PAID Relocation to LAS VEGAS, NV + (Hybrid) Work Environment.

Our client is seeking a Financial Analyst / Energy Specialist to lead and oversee financial analyses of their electric systems. The role involves forecasting total system fuel and purchased power costs, unit production, and requirements for natural gas and coal used in fuel procurement, regulatory proceedings, and business plan development. 
The ideal candidate will possess eight years of experience in resource planning, including production cost modeling for an electric utility (preferably using PLEXOS software). They should be adept at evaluating results, troubleshooting concerns, making decisions regarding assumptions and strategy, communicating with stakeholders, presenting findings, and testifying before a public utility commission.
  • Conduct complex and multidisciplinary research to support resource planning activities.
  • Deliver clear, concise, and accurate reports to consultants, managers, executives, and regulators.
  • Manage and execute computer models supporting major resource decisions and strategies, including procurement, operations, retirements, and integrated plans.
  • Prepare and communicate written summaries of resource modeling inputs and results.
  • Conduct ad-hoc fundamental market analysis to support investment, acquisition, and commercial transaction opportunities.
  • Participate in meetings and proceedings with stakeholders, providing technical input and representing modeling assumptions and analysis.
  • Provide regulatory support on behalf of the Company, including preparing written testimony and responding to data requests.
  • Act as an expert witness in regulatory proceedings.
  • Conduct industry research, identify major trends, and integrate findings into future regulatory filings.
  • Participate in workshops, interpreting and explaining analysis results to team members, management, and external stakeholders.
  • Mentor and train junior Resource Planning staff, occasionally acting on behalf of the Director in the Manager’s absence.
  • -Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, codes, and regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 8-12 years of related experience in utility production cost modeling, energy supply fundamentals, and regional market behaviors.
  • Proficiency in various modeling, analytical, statistical, monitoring, or reporting software, preferably PLEXOS.
  • Knowledge of generation, transmission, gas transportation, wholesale power markets, environmental regulation, and quantitative project management.
  • Experience in planning and presenting.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

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