Position: Utility Analyst
Hire Salary: $52,100 ANNUALLY
About the job
Come join a passionate team with a commitment to consumer advocacy. The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC), a state agency, seeks a Utility Analyst for its Water/Wastewater Division. This Utility Analyst will help the OUCC advocate for utility customers in rate cases and other matters brought before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). The Utility Analyst will review water / wastewater utility proposals, draw conclusions from the information reviewed, make recommendations, and prepare written testimony. Applicants should have strong writing and analytical skills and enjoy working as part of a team.
The selected candidate will conduct a variety of engineering and operational reviews, which may be broad or narrow in scope and of varying complexity and difficulty. The candidate will plan and conduct the engineering and operational reviews within the time constraints of the agency. The candidate will use creativity and resourcefulness to evaluate water / wastewater utility operations and capital improvement proposals. The Utility Analyst must maintain confidentiality throughout the entire review process. The candidate must be able to manage multiple cases and prioritize workload.
The Utility Analyst will receive general work assignments from a supervisor. The selected candidate will be expected to make decisions and exercise significant judgment in the application of agency policy and industry standards. This position works with multi-disciplinary teams that may include attorneys, financial analysts, accountants, engineers and other specialists.
The Utility Analyst is responsible for preparing written reports, related work papers, and testimony which supports judgments and conclusions for operational condition and utility proposals. The candidate must be able to meet deadlines, while handling multiple tasks. The work product completed by this position is reviewed by a supervisor for compliance with agency policy and standards. Limited travel is necessary.
What we're looking for
- A bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry, biology, environmental science or a related field is required.
- Knowledge of water/wastewater utility industry or IURC regulatory practices is a plus.
- A Professional Engineer (PE) license, water/wastewater utility experience or master’s degree is preferred.
- A Certified Operator License(s) issued by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management is a plus.
- Extensive computer experience with MS Office (Word and Excel) is necessary.
- Possess: strong written and verbal skills; the ability to work independently and in teams to meet deadlines; and the ability to produce work product in a well-organized manner.
- Ability to work on and/or manage multiple cases simultaneously.
- Ability to summarize and communicate complex technical issues.
- Ability to make objective and well-reasoned recommendations.
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