Data Analyst / Tariff Librarian

JOB DUTIES

The Data Analyst will be expected to work on the following types of projects.

  1. Collecting and maintaining utility rate data.
    1. The Data Analyst will track and update utility tariffs in the ETE tariff library on a regular basis. This will involve a mix of manual and automated tasks where accurate data collection and attention to detail is critical.
    2. It is expected that that Data Analyst will become familiar with utility rate designs and understand the order of operations for rate features such as demand ratchets, riders, and applicability of taxes
  2.  Utility bill audit analysis and support
    1.  The Data Analyst will be responsible for data organization, data cleaning, and spreadsheet template creation for utility bill audits. As the candidate advances, they will be responsible for the entire bill audit process which includes reviewing accounts for correct rate assignments, billed usage, and tax status.
  3. Utility rate case and rate proceeding research
    1. The Data Analyst will assist the firm’s principle in supporting clients who are monitoring or participating in major rate case proceedings before state utility regulators. This task will involve review voluminous filings searching for key elements that are related to client interests.
    2. Over time, the Data Analyst will be expected to become deeply knowledgeable about utility net metering, different tariff and rate designs, and compensation mechanisms for various kinds of distributed energy resources.
    3. The Data Analyst will also be expected to review and organize discovery responses where ETE is participating in a proceeding on behalf of an intervenor/party.
  4. Consulting
    1.  The Energy Analyst will be expected to contribute to client facing analysis by created graphics, spreadsheets, presentations, and written reports. They may be expected to attend or participate in client presentations and over time will be expected to demonstrate subject matter expertise.

REQUIRED SKILLS/CHARACTERISTICS:

A successful candidate for the Data Analyst/Tariff Librarian position will have the following characteristics:

  • A bachelor’s degree and a keen interest in economics, energy use, consumer behavior, and energy efficiency
  • Intellectual curiosity and an ability to stay on task for extended periods of time.
  • Demonstrated original research capabilities
  • Intermediate or better spreadsheet skills
  • A pragmatic approach to energy and sustainability challenges (see note below)
    •  If you militantly want to rid the world of fossil fuels, we’re not for you. If you want to understand a broad range of renewable and conventional energy technologies, you'll do well here. We’re BTU agnostic, but recognize the urgency of climate change as well as the practical business constraints of end use customers.

This position would be well suited to a more recent graduate (last 0-3 years) or someone with work experience who desires flexible hours.

HOURS, Etc.

ETE is interested in full time candidates or part time candidates who can commit to a minimum of 25 hours a week. Our offices are in Cambridge, MA, but this position has some flexibility to work partially from home. Travel would be infrequent.

Send resumes and expressions of interest to info@energytariffexperts.com