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Austin Energy Job Opportunity: Environmental Program Coordinator

Austin Energy

Environmental Program Coordinator

The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history.

Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as “see resume” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes.

The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information.

We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).

If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference.

Primary responsibilities for the position will be to coordinate the:

1. Day to day staff and program activities/task assignment
2. Stakeholder relationships (customers, contractors, city commissions)
3. Performance of participating contractors
3. Customer service process (inquiries, project/contractor issues, complaints)
4. Updating of program documents and processes
5. Program budget development and program performance metrics
6. Relationship with Marketing Communications and assist in the development of program marketing
7. Development and implementation of program outreach
8. Program enhancement projects
9. Work with Energy Star (DOE/EPA) preparing quarterly/annual program reporting and Partner of the Year application.

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National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation Job Opportunity: Sr. Rate and Business Consultant

National Rural Utilities Coop

Sr. Rate and Business Consultant

Join a member-driven leader in a fast-paced, challenging and collaborative environment with the shared mission of supporting America’s network of rural electric cooperatives. Since its formation in 1969, National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation, or CFC, located in Dulles, Virginia, has provided capital and industry-leading financial products to more than 900 not-for-profit, consumer-controlled utility systems across the United States. Our exceptional team delivers the “CFC Difference” that encompasses our values of service, integrity and excellence in all our interactions.  

CFC has a need for a Senior Rate and Business Consultant that will ensure CFC provides electric utility rate-making, policy, and regulatory advisory consulting services to CFC member systems. 

As a Senior Rate and Business Consultant, you will:

  • Assist and provide guidance to electric cooperative management and board-of-directors on contemporary retail rate strategies and options. 
  • Provide CFC members with regulatory consulting services at the federal and state level.
  • Conduct revenue requirement and cost of service studies consistent with industry accepted best practices and regulatory bodies.
  • Develop traditional electric distribution rates, as well as specialty rates to include residential demand, EV, time-of-use, interruptible, and demand side management for CFC member cooperatives.
  • Analyze and assess industry trends, events and federal and state regulatory activities to determine the impact on CFC and its members. 
  • Prepare competent expert testimony to advocate for the members’ and/or CFC’s positions.
  • Develop and present educational programs on technical issues to effectively and clearly transfer knowledge and skills to diverse constituents.

To be successful, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, business, economics, finance or engineering related degree is preferred.
  • MBA/Master’s Degree or higher in a relevant field preferred.
  • 7 years of relevant utility, state commission, FERC or consulting experience.
  • Significant familiarity with the electricity industry landscape including state and federal regulations, business models, financial fundamentals, and rate development. 
  • Proven ability to work across multiple aspects of the electric utility industry. 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Advanced BI software skills and analytical/database management tools e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx.
  • Statistical, econometric, machine learning modeling/simulation knowledge. 

CLICK HERE to read the full job opportunity or to apply.


CPS Energy Job Opportunity - Analyst Product Development 4

CPS Energy

Position Summary
The Analyst Product Development is tasked with managing the entire life cycle of a product. They develop new products based on industry trends, market research, and contact with customers and vendors. They must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision into reality. They must enjoy spending time in the market to understand customer needs and behaviors and have a knack for implementing innovative solutions. 

Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Generate new product ideas by researching, attending conferences, meeting with customers, interacting with vendors and technology providers.
  • Pilot new products and drive implementation across internal teams by gathering requirements, procuring and contracting, positioning, pricing, and planning sales campaign.
  • Coordinate, manage, and monitor all aspects of the product life cycle, including long-term and short-term development and marketing.
  • Develop and coordinate marketing campaign(s) to achieve targets and implement a go-to-market plan, working with stakeholders across the company to execute.
  • Manage the procurement process and program budget, pay invoices, and validate billing from vendors. Provide monthly reports on financial status and program performance.
  • Track vendor performance, ensure goals are met, and provide reporting as required to various areas of the company.
  • Coordinate Measurement and Verification (M&V) by a third party of the associated energy savings from products and evaluate cost effectiveness.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging trends in the electric and natural gas utility industry.
  • Gather, analyze, and report customer feedback and recommend adjustments, as necessary
  • Evaluate product performance to help develop and update company goals and objectives.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for assigned new products and services.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Job Opportunity: Senior Strategic Business PlannerSMUD

SMUD has set the most ambitious carbon reduction goal of any utility in the United States with its 2030 Zero Carbon Plan. As part of the plan, the development and integration of Virtual Power Plants (VPP’s) that leverage the growth in behind the meter storage, flexible loads, and emerging opportunities with electric vehicles are expected to contribute hundreds to potentially over 1,000 MW of carbon free dispatchable supply. The Distributed Energy Strategy team within SMUD is responsible for developing business models and new programs around distributed energy resources, helping accelerate electrification of buildings and transportation in the region, and helping all parts of the utility adapt to fully incorporate DERs into our business, planning, and operations. This position will play a lead role in developing strategy for virtual power plants and behind the meter storage, and ensuring those customer-side assets deliver reliable and cost-effective grid services as we seek to scale them. 

This posting is also intended to create an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies and can be active for up to two years. 

To lead in the performance of both short and long term strategic business planning balancing the experiences and needs of customers while also focusing on internal priorities, resources and objectives. Oversee long term strategies while also delivering value to the business through short term, actionable efforts. In doing so, clearly identifies SMUD’s current state, desired state, key steps required to reach the desired state, and the benefits to our customers and SMUD. Maintains a focus on customer experience excellence; ensures achievement of department results and goals that support SMUD strategic objectives

Nature and Scope
Serves as a technical or functional expert or consultant providing expertise and/or direction in one or more areas of a professional discipline and assumes responsibility for resolving complex problems and projects; may serve in a Lead role and assist in planning, coordinating, prioritizing, monitoring and evaluating the work results in assigned area and in selecting, training, motivating, evaluating and developing lower-level personnel.

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New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) RFPNYSEG

New York State Electric & Gas (“NYSEG”), a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., is issuing this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) to qualified parties (“Bidders”) with the capability to develop and deliver innovative solutions to address gas reliability in the Canandaigua area of NYSEG’s Geneva service territory. NYSEG is issuing this RFP in search of Non-Pipe Alternative (“NPA”) solutions to avoid planned natural gas pipeline construction in the Canandaigua, New York area.

Below please find the RFP package containing additional details. Included in the RFP package is the Letter of Intent, RFP document and applicable RFP attachments.

To indicate your desire to participate in this RFP, please respond via e-mail to [email protected] at your earliest convenience. Upon NYSEG’s receipt of a Bidder’s interest, NYSEG will provide the Bidder with details regarding the RFP pre-bid teleconference, which is scheduled for August 12, 2022.

RFP responses are due on October 21, 2022, by 5:00PM EST.

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