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Energy Forecast & Analytics Specialist

Southern California Edison Rosemead, CA
  • Posted: September 19, 2019
  • Full-Time

Job Description
Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We're working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.
About Strategic Planning & Power Supply
The Strategic Planning & Power Supply is responsible for the core strategic planning for the company, develops long-term resource plans to ensure California meeting its clean energy future in a reliable and affordable way, manage SCE's energy resources through procuring more clean energy to satisfy SCE's customer demand.
Position Overview
The Energy Forecast & Analytics Specialist resides in the Demand and DER Forecasting group within Southern California Edison's (SCE) Strategy Planning & Power Supply organization. As an Energy Forecast & Analytics Specialist, you will operate, test, and maintain quantitative forecast models and analytical tools, to produce data and analysis to support long-term demand and distributed energy resource (DER) forecast for bulk energy system planning and local distribution planning purposes, regulatory reporting and data requests, customer data and analytics, and long-term strategic and planning activities.
Typical Responsibilities:

  • Perform analytical tasks associated with a large project or a number of small projects.
  • Plan or assist in planning analyses, presentations, and implementation strategies for a less complex analysis or for a portion of a complex analysis. May be responsible for implementation of selected recommendations.
  • Gather, document, analyze, and draw conclusions on data and information.
  • Analyze regional and local economic and demographic data and automate the process.
  • Operate or execute econometric models using standard statistical tools such as SAS or Eviews.
  • Assist modeling and analysis associated with behind-the-meter distributed energy resources utilizing various data sources including customer specific data
  • Participate on teams to support Transportation Electrification load forecasting
  • Participate on teams to support the long-term planning tool development and statistical modeling of local load growth for SCE's distribution planning purpose
  • Participate on teams to experiment and develop Statistical End-Use modeling.
  • Possess knowledge about sources of data and resources available to access information. Accountable for the accuracy and integrity of findings and recommendations.
  • Maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business, or similar technical discipline.
  • Three (3) years' experience working in analytical fields.
  • Experience with quantitative analysis or statistical forecasting.
Desired Qualifications
  • MBA or Master's degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or similar technical discipline.
  • Three (3) years' of experience with statistical modeling.
  • Experience with basic programming skills in SAS, R, or other similar analytical tools.
  • Energy industry experience.
  • Ability to explain complex technical solutions to a nontechnical audience.
  • Effective communications skills.
  • Ability to accurately analyze information, integrate people, processes, systems, and technologies, and make technical recommendations regarding project scope, impact, and implementation.
  • Ability to make effective decisions that meet business needs while minimizing risk and operating within company policies and all applicable regulations.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal, influence, and result-oriented skills.
  • Ability to effectively work in a high demand environment.
  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Relocation may not apply to this position.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

Southern California Edison


Rosemead, CA
91770 USA

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