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Distributed Energy Resource Analyst (Hybrid)

Company: Motus Recruiting And Staffing
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

_*Distributed Energy Resource Analyst *_Our client, a leading Pacific Northwest utility company, is looking for a DER Analyst for their Portland, Oregon location. In this role, you Your primary focus will be enhancing the engineering and technical rigor applied to valuing the aggregate Flex Load resource within the Distributed Resource Planning (DRP) team. You will contribute to refining and implementing cost-effectiveness methodologies, utilizing your expertise in DER modeling, and conducting thorough cost-benefit analyses. Additionally, you will collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders.If you think youd be a good fit, we want to hear from you!*Pay Range: *$87.00 - $93.00/HR.*Hybrid: *Portland, Oregon.*Contract Duration: *7+ Months, 30 hours per week.*Key Responsibilities for DER Analyst:** Assess current cost-effectiveness inputs and methodologies, aligning them with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.* Develop new features for benefits tests.* Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to gain insights into ongoing projects and initiatives, while also working to refine and enhance the current cost-benefit analysis framework and modeling tools specific to DERs.* Enhance the evaluation of DER value, provide training on new methodologies, and develop strategic implementation plans.* Adjust cost-effectiveness model, incorporating qualitative costs and benefits across various dimensions such as consumer, societal, environmental, grid services, and system reliability.* Work closely with the Distributed Resource Planning (DRP) team, internal stakeholders, and external partners to assess, refine, and implement methodologies.* Navigate various internal and external factors while enhancing the engineering and technical rigor applied to planning and valuing the Flex Load resource.*Requirements/Qualifications for DER Analyst:** Minimum of 5 years of experience in utility sector, energy policy, DER valuation, cost-effectiveness analysis, or related fields.* Bachelors degree in Engineering, Economics, Environmental Science, or related field is required.* Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Modeling Experience is (including conducting cost-benefit analysis for DERs, with a focus on flexible loads and demand response (DR) programs is required.* Strong understanding of utility regulatory environments, utility business operations, and best practices in DER assessment methodologies is required.* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are crucial for assessing cost-effectiveness inputs and methodologies, as well as enhancing DER value assessment practices required.* Ability to communicate complex concepts effectively to diverse stakeholders, both internally and externally, to facilitate collaboration and alignment on new methodologies and strategic implementation plans required.* Experience in Energy Policy: Experience in energy policy, particularly related to distributed energy resources (DERs) is a plus.* Strong project management skills preferred.**We are unable to accommodate corp. to corp. candidates***About Motus Recruiting and Staffing, Inc:*_Founded in 2006, Motus is an award-winning recruiting and staffing firm in the Pacific Northwest, specializing in professional services and technology solutions. We are a group of people who not only recognize the importance of representation, but actively fight for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process. Our goal is to educate organizations on the importance of DEI when hiring, promoting, and supporting diverse employees. We are calling organizations to demonstrate their commitment to DEI by being intentional about who they hire.__All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.__JB/12392_Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $87.00 - $93.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Do you have a strong understanding of utility regulatory environments?Experience:* utility sector, DER valuation, cost-effectiveness analyst: 5 years (Preferred)* Distributed Energy Resource Modeling: 1 year (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Motus Recruiting And Staffing, Portland , Distributed Energy Resource Analyst (Hybrid), Professions , Portland, Oregon

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