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Lead Analyst - Non Wires Alternatives


Kirkwood, NY, US Rochester, NY, US Orange, CT, US Brewster, NY, US Augusta, ME, US Albany, NY, US Portland, ME, US Ithaca, NY, US


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:


  • This position supports the development, analysis, maintenance, evaluation, measurement and verification of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) which are part of the Non Wires Alternatives (NWA) programs in New York and Maine.
  • This position will work in both New York and Maine to support the success of existing and future utility programs and their resulting benefits.


MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):


  1. Support NWA projects throughout the project identification, development, procurement, evaluation and contracting stages.
  2. Perform Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) for potential NWA projects in both New York and Maine as required.
  3. Participate in the ongoing development and utilization of the New York BCA Handbook and incorporation of the BCA and other screening methodologies into  distribution and transmission system planning analyses.
  4. Provide other analytical and business case support to NWA and the Integrated System Planning (ISP) group to facilitate incorporation of DER projects within ISP model.
  5. Support NWA Evaluation, Measurement and Verification  (EM&V) Requirements.
  6. May liaise with state and federal regulatory agencies on NWA and DER related matters.
  7. May produce briefings and status reports on a regular basis for local and global Iberdrola executives and, as necessary, for regulatory agencies and other key stakeholders.
Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:


  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.
  • Experience supporting the implementation of complex initiatives.
  • Strong analytical focus with specific experience in benefit cost modeling.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Distributed Energy Resource planning, performance measurement and verification, and system impact.
  • Demonstrated understanding of utility operations and positive customer interactions.
  • Ability to work within a matrix environment, including geographically dispersed teams.




  • Highly developed quantitative skills as demonstrated with complex modeling; preference given to previous benefit/cost modeling experience.
  • Experienced in the electric utility industry and knowledge of business operations.
  • Understanding of Distributed Energy Resource planning, performance measurement and verification, and system impact.
  • Must be an effective and positive communicator.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current distribution and/or transmission planning requirements, electrical engineering and Energy
  • Control Center (ECC) operations, including ability to work across these functional areas preferred.
  • Strong and demonstrated understanding of power systems analysis preferred.
Competency Requirements

It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levels indicated below.


1. Delivering for the Business:

  • Global view of the Business – Advanced
  • Achieving Results and Continuous Improvements – Competent
  • Initiative – Competent
  • Innovation & Creativity – Competent


2. Global Relationships:

  • Flexibility & Globalization – Competent
  • Customer Focus – Competent
  • Communicating & Influencing – Advanced
  • Team Work – Advanced


3. Managing People:

  • Team Management – Competent
  • Developing Others – Competent
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate & Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile



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