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Data Analyst

Department: Central Coast Community Energy
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
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Job Description


Central Coast Community Energy (3CE) is looking for a detail-oriented individual with a passion for clean energy. The Data Analyst is part the Finance and Technology team and will be responsible for building and maintaining financial modeling for forecasting 3CE’s financials and reporting requirements. This position will also develop, analyze, and maintain long-term retail load forecasts and rates.

Location: Monterey, California. This is not a remote work position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Assists in maintaining financial analysis models for monthly budget variance and rolling forecast.
  • Interacts with third-party data science consultants and internal data analytic team to maintain financial forecast and retail load forecast functions within the 3CE Data Analytic Platform.
  • Assists in annual and mid-year budget and long-term financial proforma development and preparation.
  • Prepares statistical, feasibility, and sensitivity analyses.
  • Identifies trends in market forces that impact energy use or demand.
  • Collaborates with third-party data management service provider to develop and maintain dataset to support ad-hoc reports.
  • Reviews daily and weekly load data to find any abnormalities and errors.
  • Conducts monthly bill comparisons with PG&E and SCE to evaluate 3CE’s retail rate structures for competitiveness across all customer classes.
  • Works on cross-functional teams to set and implement retail rates for periodic rate updates.
  • Researches legislation and regulatory changes that affect 3CE's rate design and implementation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications: -

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge and abilities listed. A typical way to obtain the require qualifications would be: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, statistics, economics, math, engineering, or related field. AND a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible in data analytics, rates forecasting, or closely related field. A Master’s degree in related field may be substituted for two (2) years of work experience. Experience in utility rate design or rate analysis within energy industry desirable.

Additional Information

Salary and Benefits: The salary is based upon qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. 3CE offers a 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 3CE. 

About Us: 3CE is a locally controlled public agency providing renewable electricity to residents and businesses in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties, Cities of Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. We are 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: 3CE 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@3CE.org.