Job Posting for MARKET ANALYST-ENERGY at Avant Energy
Avant Energy seeks to hire an Energy Market Analyst to join our Planning and Dispatch Operations team. This is a full-time position reporting directly to the VP of Market Operations. Avant is a place where you can have a career that provides a sense of purpose. We have a culture that is grounded in doing the right thing and believe in a better tomorrow.
This is an opportunity for someone who has an interest in energy, wants to work in a fast-paced team environment, can perform analytical work and is able to draw conclusions and make good decisions.
The Energy Market Analyst has the unique opportunity to partner with others in multiple departments to provide expertise in database management (set up, organization, management), analytical support, statistical modeling, ad hoc analysis, market research and programming (Excel, macros). Other responsibilities include: Load Forecasting, model calibration, load analysis and regulatory reporting.
The Energy Market Analyst contributes significantly to the continued development of our knowledge and understanding of energy markets. In addition, our operations group and senior management rely on the Energy Market Analyst work for tactical and strategic decision-making.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics, preferred.
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of analytical methods through work experience, internships, research positions, or work-study
1-3 years of experience in a business analysis capacity using analytical tools and methods to identify trends, develop projections, etc.
Computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel (experience with macros) and Access, along with exposure to basic computer programming.
Highly analytical, quantitative orientation and able to learn quickly
Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects with varying levels of complexity and ambiguity.
Problem solving and critical thinking
Enthusiastic and collaborative team player that can work independently when necessary and remains calm dealing with urgency.
Avant Energy is an energy management company with over 30 years of experience in energy consulting, project development and utility management services. The energy industryis rapidly changing, presenting our clients (utilities, companies, and communities) with new challenges and opportunities. Our team of talented dedicated professionals works with our clients to develop innovative, yet practical solutions based on the overarching belief that “better is possible.” Several projects have earned national recognition for our clients. Most recently, a facility we planned, developed and operate was recognized as a 2017 Top Plant in the September 2017 issue of POWER Magazine. In addition, a renewable facility we developed and operate was featured on the cover of the December 2014 issue of POWER Magazine. You can learn more at http://www.avantenergy.com/.
Avant provides a comprehensive benefit package for employees and their families including a competitive salary, annual bonus opportunity, and medical, dental & disability insurance. We offer a retirement plan with matching. We provide development and training opportunities. Personal time off, and paid parking or public transportation subsidy complete the core benefit package.
If you have an interest in what we do, and you possess the qualifications, please apply online at www.avantenergy.com.