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  • Taunton, Massachusetts, This Resource Analyst will be responsible for: Researching and developing new rate structures that would be attractive to TMLP’s customers. Performing and monitoring Cost of Service results and identify trends, anomalies and suggest ways to react to changes over time. Developing modeling techniques to perform adequate probabilities and risk management analyses in assessing power supply strategies; concentrating on power supply, fuel, emissions, and ISO market power. Monitoring generator unit’s actual performance as related to the bid and actual cost. Providing feedback to TMLP’s Power Production department in the areas of bid/cost data, unit operation data, and emissions consumption. Assisting in the procurement of resources related to TMLP’s power supply, natural gas, oil, power, emissions and electricity products. Monitoring, analyzing, and verifying prices of units for resources procured. Developing strategies for optimization of resources, which fit within the ISO/TMLP framework. Performing data acquisition, data reporting, and chart/graph creation, Develop reporting templates for both demand and supply. Analyzing historical demand and develop forecasts for solar and hourly load. Validating key assumptions using real-time market data and track performance; research conflicting theories and present quantitative results. Use metrics to improve performance and understand bias. Participating in regular market assessments and environmental trends with potential to affect our customer base and our growth strategies. Assist Lead Analyst with regulatory compliance matters required by the North American Electric Reliability Organization. Perform other duties as required. Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, or equivalent is required. A Post-Graduate Degree is preferred.  Strong fundamental understanding of the New England power markets. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a corporate setting, preferably in the power/utility/fuel or similar utility/industrial work is required. This position requires strong analytical and communication skills and a willingness to develop an in-depth understanding of the energy markets.  The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week and possess a valid Driver’s License.
  • Boston, Massachusetts, Boston University’s Metropolitan College seeks a full-time faculty member with expertise in business analytics, finance, or supply chain management to join its nationally recognized Department of Administrative Sciences ( https://www.bu.edu/adminsc/administrative-sciences/programs/ ) starting July or September 1, 2021. The Department is a leader in providing undergraduate and graduate education offered in flexible delivery formats including face-to-face, blended, and online. It offers the acclaimed Boston University online Masters of Science in Management programs, ranked as the 6th best online graduate business program by US News & World Report. The department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse join our ranks. Qualifications : The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a related quantitative area of management, and be qualified to design and teach core graduate and undergraduate-level courses. Candidates should show promise in establishing a solid research and publication record. We also welcome applications from candidates with a terminal degree who have extensive professional or industry experience. Responsibilities : Faculty duties include teaching up to six courses, including blended and online, per academic year, conducting active research, participating in course and curriculum development, and mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the department, college and the university. This is a full-time non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a 2-5 year renewable contract.  This faculty position offers significant opportunity for interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarly work, including research and curriculum development within Metropolitan College and Boston University, as well as the greater Boston area.  Salary: Commensurate with experience. Application : Applicants should submit a cover letter stating career objectives, suitability for the position, research goals, and approach to teaching, as well as a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, preferably via email. Candidates who, within their application materials, substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity, inclusivity, and full participation at Boston University will receive the highest priority/consideration. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. Send applications to:  Ms. Corinne Griffiths Boston University Metropolitan College 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Floor 5 Boston, MA 02215 cgriff@bu.edu We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
  • Los Angeles, California, Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Bulletin No: 009894-064 Job Title:  SENIOR MANAGER, TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (MOBILITY CORRIDORS PLANNING) Specialty:  Mobility Corridors Planning Closing Date:  04-MAY-21 Salary Grade:  H1O Salary Range:  $102,045 - $127,566 - $153,067 External/Internal:  EXTERNAL Other Info: This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP) Basic Function Oversees, manages, and executes work activities that may have broad organizational-wide impact in an assigned organizational unit and manages the work of assigned staff and consultants on related projects. Example Of Duties Manages complex transportation planning, implementation, funding, and analytical projects and programs Leads and facilitates development of strategies, processes, and policies Develops, negotiates, and executes major cooperative and service agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, and interagency funding plans to include scopes of work, financial plans, schedules, and contracts with other agencies and private developers Provides technical support and policy guidance to management on Metro plans, programs, and projects Applies, develops, and evaluates analytical, quantitative, and statistical tools and their results Represents Metro and makes presentations before various public/private audiences Participates and takes a leadership position in committees, forums, interagency task forces, and/or technical advisory groups Coordinates with municipal partners and ensures compliance with relevant policy guidelines and regulations Supports the acquisition processes and consultant contracts; manages schedules, staffing, technical deliverables, and budgets from the end user/business unit perspective Develops, forecasts, and monitors budgets for plans, programs, and projects Evaluates proposed legislation for impact on specific plans, programs, and projects Evaluates the costs, benefits, and risks of alternative funding plans, programs, and projects Prepares comprehensive reports, correspondence, and cost estimates Manages and coordinates the work of staff and/or consultants Guides work plan, staff, resource allocation, and stakeholder engagement strategy to advance implementation of pilot projects and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Coordinates with municipal partners to pilot new initiatives and to implement Metro's Vision 2028 Strategic Plan Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all assigned employees Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out May be required to perform other related job duties   Knowledge: Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing transportation policies, funding, and planning for a public agency Theories, principles, and practices of project and program management, transportation and land use planning, and regulations, contracts, and funding Financial, analytical, statistical, and reconciliation methods and practices Organization and processes of local, regional, state, and federal government, including legislative and funding processes and policies Political, socioeconomic, and environmental issues that influence transportation Modern management theory Applicable business software applications Skills: Managing the activities of a major transportation mode, project, or program Managing projects effectively Determining strategies to achieve goals Conducting studies, research, and analyses Understanding complex planning concepts Analyzing situations and issues, identifying problems, recommending and implementing solutions, evaluating outcomes, and making course corrections Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions and solving complex problems Preparing reports and correspondence Establishing and implementing relevant policies and procedures Communicating effectively orally and in writing Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees, outside representatives, and the public Writing and editing documents for diverse audiences, including complex and technical documents; and translating complex concepts into easy to understand terms Mediating and negotiating Managing multidisciplinary professionals to achieve goals Managing procurement contracts and negotiating Building consensus and support around new concepts and innovations Abilities: Work independently or in teams Think and act independently Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data Negotiate consensus solutions Promote and build support for innovation with internal and external stakeholders Effectively navigate complex political, controversial, and challenging subjects to build consensus and achieve desired outcome Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements Represent Metro before the public Make financial decisions within a budget Supervise, train, and provide expert technical assistance to assigned staff Read, write, speak, and understand English Selection Procedure Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Application Procedure To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone:  (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW) *Open to the public and all Metro employees This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.   Requirements For Employment A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes: Bachelor?s Degree in Urban or Transportation Planning, Civil or Transportation Engineering, Business, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Design, Public Policy, Finance, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred Six years of relevant experience or three years supervisory-level experience in transportation planning, project management, urban design, transportation system design and research, travel simulation and demand modeling, transportation finance, operations planning, or a related area; two years of relevant management-level experience preferred; some positions in this class may require specialized experience in area of assignment Certifications/Licenses / Special Requirements A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions preferred Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are  not  intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected. The following are the preferred qualifications: Experience preparing and reviewing the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project review submittals Experience performing urban planning and transit operations planning Experience managing a transportation planning team to ensure work is completed on time and within budget
  • Rocklin, California, Pioneer Community Energy is seeking a Power Resources Manager The Power Resources Manager is responsible for organizing, reviewing, and participating in the performance of power supply planning, load forecasting, energy procurement, and integrated resource planning, acquiring and managing energy supply portfolio, and negotiating contracts for the purchase and sale of power.  Duties include: Planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the performance of professional staff involved in the analysis of risk and value around complex transactions and portfolio positions, including power generation, load forecasts and load scheduling, hedging strategies. Working closely with the Director of Power Resources on procurement activities for renewable and conventional energy, resource adequacy and related products and services. Conducting complex market and portfolio modeling and analysis of Pioneer’s power supply position to effectively monitor exposure to adverse market changes. Coordinating and participating in Pioneer’s integrated resource planning process. Creating and implementing measures to benchmark system implementations, enhancements or modifications by providing documented system specifications, evaluating vendor proposals and recommending appropriate course of action. Maintaining liaison with regional resource planning or supply agencies; serving on Pioneer committees as required; evaluating proposals in terms of resource costs, availability and consistency with long-term financial projections and resource needs. Developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships including Power Purchase Agreements, interconnection, consultants, and permitting agencies. Conducting performance auditing and monitoring of Pioneer contracts. Tracking counterparty compliance with contract milestones. Evaluating congestion impacts of contracted physical paths and identifying financially advantageous paths for nomination to the annual, monthly, and quarterly CAISO allocations and auctions. Qualified candidates will possess knowledge of energy generation technologies including carbon neutral electric energy, conventional energy, and renewable energy such as wind, biomass, geothermal, solar, energy storage, concentrating solar and hydroelectric, California energy industry and electric power markets including CAISO, CPUC, CEC and CARB, procurement process and use of renewable energy certificates to support mandatory and voluntary compliance programs, structure and content of standard power purchase agreements for various resource types and an ability to perform complex professional analytical work in support of a variety of Pioneer’s resource planning activities.   EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience: Seven years of experience performing similar duties. Training: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, or a related field.   To be considered, submit an application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Shellie Anderson at Bryce Consulting. The first screening will occur April 16th.  For an application, go to http://pioneercommunityenergy.ca.gov/about-us/careers/   Shellie Anderson Bryce Consulting, Inc. 1024 Iron Point Road, Suite 100 Folsom, CA 95630 Tel: 916?974?0199 Email: sanderson@bryceconsulting.com   Pioneer’s offices are newly renovated, bright and modern with plentiful free parking. The office is conveniently located in Rocklin with quick and easy access to Interstate 80, and many shops and restaurants within walking distance, as well as, two fitness centers on the same block. Additionally, Pioneer offers: 13 paid holidays 12 days paid personal and family sick and medical leave 3 days paid for bereavement leave 40 hours of Volunteer Paid Time Off to allow employees to support the community in which they work. Vacation at 10 days for 0-2 years of service, 12 days for 3-4 years of service, 15 days for 5-9 years of service, 20 days for 10-19 years of services, 25 days for 20+ years of service •80 hours of management leave Excellent health insurance options, including medical, dental, and vision for employees and their dependents with Pioneer paying up to $1,891 per month for employee and dependent coverages Pioneer contribution of $1,000 per month for each employee to a 457(b) deferred compensation plan Full contribution to a 457(b) deferred compensation plan ($19,500) Access to professional development opportunities and team-building activities
  • Durham, New Hampshire, The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.   The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here:   https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide   Summary of Position The Director of the Center of Business Analytics has the primary responsibility for building the Center as a vibrant hub for all activities related to business analytics in the Paul College and the university more broadly. The key functions of the Center are to foster a connected research community focused on both applied and basic analytics research problems. To develop, curate, and sustain relationships with industry partners; promote and support business analytics programs, tracks, courses, and certificates, as well as experiential learning opportunities for students. Provide a collaboration hub for students studying analytics. Collaborate with the Paul College Career and Professional Success team to cultivate internship and employment opportunities in business analytics for undergraduate and graduate students. The Director reports directly to the Dean of Paul College and is expected to collaborate closely with the part-time Faculty Director for the Business Analytics Initiative as well as department chairs and the Associate Deans.   Acceptable Minimum Level Of Education Bachelor's degree   Acceptable Minimum Years Of Experience 7-10 years   Additional Job Information The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire is launching a new Center for Business Analytics. The Center is a key component of a larger strategic initiative in Business Analytics that will strengthen and drive the expansion of research, educational programs, course offerings, student enrollment and engagement, and industry partnerships at Paul College. Our vision is that the Business Analytics Initiative will enable Paul College to grow as a valued and recognized contributor in the field of business analytics, both in the academy and in the world of practice.   The college currently offers a suite of educational programs that serve as the foundation for the Business Analytics Initiative. B.S. Business Administration – Information Systems and Business Analytics [launched 2014] MBA Option and Graduate Certificate in Information Systems and Business Analytics [launched 2016] M.S. Business Analytics [launched in 2020] M.S. Finance with specialized track in Financial Analytics and Fintech [launched 2020] B.S. and M.A. Analytical Economics [launched 2017, 2020] Specialized courses in analytics, including marketing, human resources, and accounting.   The Center will bring together knowledge, experience, and perspectives of academics and industry professionals working in the field with the dual goals of 1) preparing students to meet the demand for talent in this rapidly evolving field; and 2) supporting businesses to create value through enhanced decision-making, problem-solving, and opportunity identification. Active collaboration between the academy and business is particularly important within the rapidly evolving field of business analytics.   Other Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate education in business administration, analytics, economics, or related field. Significant and current professional industry experience in business analytics and data management (minimum 8 years) Demonstrated leadership, management, and mentoring skills. Demonstrated ability to launch and lead new programs, ventures, or business initiatives. Demonstrated ability to lead teams and collaborate across functional or disciplinary areas. Professional experience in managing staff and budget at the unit level. Strong communication and presentation skills.   Additional Preferred Qualifications Experience in developing partnerships with business and community leaders. Experience with business development and marketing. Successful fundraising experience with grants or corporate or individual donors. Knowledge of or experience in higher education, particularly business schools. Master’s degree or other advanced degree in analytics, data science, information systems, operations, economics, or related field.   Salary Information Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.   To view description and apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/39604   The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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