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(Energy Utility) Power Supply Analyst

Department: Monterey Bay Community Power
Job Status: Full-Time

Job Description


The Power Supply Analyst works under the general direction of the Director of Power Supply Resources to support the goal of supplying clean and renewable power to the community. This position will be responsible for leading MBCP’s integrated resource planning activities, supporting managers on the Power Supply team with load forecasting, contract administration, compliance filings, and settlements. This position will also assist in procurement and risk management activities for renewable energy, resource adequacy, and related products and services. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to market monitoring, and contract negotiations. The ideal candidate will be strong analytical thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse work environment.

This is an intermediate to advanced level position with salary based on experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Work with consultants, vendors, scheduling coordinator, and senior management to analyze risk and value around complex transactions and portfolio positions, including power generation, load forecasts and load scheduling, hedging strategies.
• Lead MBCP’s integrated resource planning activities, including submission of the CPUC’s biennial integrated resource plan compliance filing.
• Provide data analysis and support in preparing various other regulatory compliance reports such as California’s Power Source Disclosure Program.
• Maintain, or establish, standard operating procedures, protocols, and safeguards to ensure procurement team decision making processes are aligned with agency goals.
• Support the Power Supply team with the design and operation of systems for measuring, monitoring, and reporting financial risk from power supply positions, consistent with MBCP Risk Management Policies adopted by the Board.
• Support procurement efforts to meet various MBCP objectives and/or compliance requirements including energy hedges, resource adequacy, carbon-free and RPS.
• Support in the preparation of solicitations/requests for offers of energy and capacity products, supplier/developer communications, analytical support during proposal/bid evaluation and contract negotiations.
• Support in the optimization, scheduling, and administration of power supply contracts, including auditing and monitoring contract milestones and deliverables.
• Monitor energy market activities, including pricing trends and forward curves related to market energy, renewable energy and capacity. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications: -

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in business, economics, engineering or related AND one to four years of progressive experience in renewable electric utility power procurement, Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) or in a closely related field.

Additional Information

Salary and Benefits: The salary is based upon qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. MBCP offers a wide range of employee benefits, including but are not limited to: 401(a) Retirement, Health Premium Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays, Cell Phone Stipend, Paid Family Leave of 12 weeks after one year of employment at MBCP. 

About Us: Monterey Bay Community Power is a locally-controlled public agency providing renewable electricity to residents and businesses in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties, as well as the Cities of Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. MBCP is based on a local energy model called community choice energy that partners with the local utility (in our case PG&E and Southern California Edison) which continues to provide consolidated billing, power transmission and distribution, customer service and grid maintenance services. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Monterey Bay Community Power is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. 

Application Special Instructions

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled. Review of applicants will occur upon receipt and applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process.

Selection Process: The most qualified candidates will be invited to one or more interviews. Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following finalist selection. If you require an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Mi Ra Park at mpark@mbcp.org.