Energy Analyst (Data Analyst)

Cedar Park, TX, US, 78613

Open until Filled

Hybrid work options available    


$94,480 Minimum Starting Base Pay* + KPI Bonuses + Competitive Benefits

 *Qualifications may warrant greater starting base pay within the full pay range.  Individual base pay is determined by experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training.


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting the Markets Department in the analysis of electric energy supply strategies, power purchase contracts, project development, load trends and rates and pricing strategies in support of the Cooperative's strategic initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform quantitative analysis of historic market pricing data, load data and other factors that drive the strategic decisions for the cooperatives power supply
  • Utilize existing models and tools to automate, increase accuracy and expedite analysis
  • Support the Markets Department with database queries, cleaning and formatting of large amounts of data
  • Actively manage the Markets Department data sources
  • Interface with the Cooperative's IT department to create efficiencies
  • Develop analytical techniques used in the economic analysis of various supply options and contracts
  • Identify sources of appropriate economic demographic and load data, design studies to collect and analyze pertinent information in support of load and revenue forecasting activities
  • Analyze and interpret load data to understand customer usage patterns for use in forecasting models, rate design and energy services offerings
  • Compare forecast performance with actual results, explain variances and recommend changes for future forecasting cycles
  • Assist with market impact analysis based o Nodal Protocols Revision Requests
  • Support the data requirements for the cost of service study, rate plan, power supply plan, and other Markets department projects
  • Manage regulatory reporting requirements as assigned
  • Monitor electric market data and factors, regulatory changes and competitor's rate offerings
  • Develop and maintain critical information, history and databases
  • Provide routine and ad-hoc reports and analysis
  • Develop presentations and reports
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Stay abreast of changes in technology
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
  • Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities: 

  • None


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, configuration, or processing information
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence software
  • Knowledge of ERCOT market operations
  • Knowledge of ERCOT’s Nodal Protocols and financial settlement concepts
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Skilled in prioritizing, time management and managing changing priorities
  • Skilled in project management
  • Ability to function in a complex, rapid changing environment
  • Ability to query data, manipulate databases, and create reports and dashboards from databases
  • Ability to compute and interpret complex financial and statistical data
  • Ability to stay organized amid many evolving projects; detail-oriented and methodical with large amounts of data
  • Ability to manipulate and analyze data
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment providing ideas and open feedback
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Advance degree preferred
  • Five years directly related experience
  • Forecasting, statistical analysis and financial evaluation experience preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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