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Analyst, Transmission Policy

Company: Eversource Energy
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here!Under general supervision, analyzes federal (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), regional (ISO New England), and state policy proposals for their impact on Eversource and our customers. Develops recommended policy positions, work with internal stakeholders to reach consensus on strategy, and implements strategies to gain regulator and stakeholder support.Essential Functions: - Analyzes federal (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), regional (ISO New England), and state policy proposals for their impact on Eversource and our customersDevelops recommended policy positions, work with internal stakeholders to reach consensus on strategyDevelop analytical products, visualizations, research, and other advocacy materials to support policy recommendations and outreachSupports Eversource's evaluation of non-transmission alternatives (non-wires alternatives) in state siting proceedingsPerforms engineering studies and analysis of existing projects and project proposalsOversees consultants who may be retained to perform policy or economic analysis [need more here].Scrutinizes technical reports related to the operational and economic impact of clean energy resources on the electric transmission and distribution systems in New England.Represents Eversource on regional and national advisory committees (NEPOOL committees, trade associations, etc.)Supports outreach and advocacy to external stakeholdersTechnical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:Technical Knowledge/Skill:Understanding of state and federal utility industry regulationKnowledge and experience with ISO/RTO processes and FERC open access transmission tariffs preferred. - - Understanding of economic theory and wholesale electricity marketsDemonstrates competency and proficiency in oral and written communicationsDemonstrates strong analytical skills, ability to apply knowledge to solve problems and strong team building skillsEducation:Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Public Policy, or related field required - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Experience:3 to 5 years of related experience Working Conditions: Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as requiredMust be available for travel between MA/CT/NH on an approximately monthly basisMust be available for occasional travel outside of the service area (i.e. Washington, DC)Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:Set and Communicate Direction and PrioritiesKnow the business plan and how your role connects to itIdentify problems, issues; take responsibility for resolutionSet high standards for self; deliver quality performanceRaise ideas for improvementCommunicate, communicate, communicateBuild Trusting RelationshipsFollow through on commitments made to manager, colleagues, and customers.Address difficult or controversial issues and encourage others to do the same.Have honest dialogue with othersManage and Develop PeopleSet performance goals that align with department and company goalsMeet regularly with your supervisor/manager to discuss your performanceSeek opportunities to develop skills and gain knowledge through on the job opportunities, i.e. working on projects, attending meetings, etc.Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional CollaborationWork collaboratively within and across the organization to achieve "One Company" and other goalsRecognize and address cross functional implications of your workCreate a Diverse, Inclusive WorkforceIncorporate the diverse ideas and perspectives of team, colleagues, and customers in your workLead ChangeProactively seek out opportunities to improve business performance and customer service.Respond positively to new demands or circumstancesExhibit a "can-do" attitude to support changes in priorities and work processesFocus on the Customer Deliver superior service to our customers, both internal and external, in a reliable, attentive, courteous, quality, proactive and timely mannerWorker Type:RegularNumber of Openings:1EEO StatementEversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.VEVRRA Federal ContractorVaccination Information: Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. -If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource's HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.Emergency Response:Responding to emergency situations to meet customers' needs is part of every employee's role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. -This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location. -Full time

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