Purpose of Position
The position is designed for collegestudents who are pursuing a bachelor’s and have interest in math, statistics,etc.The intern will create maintain and adjust customer specific loadprofiles for use in electric load forecasting.The intent is to give students an opportunity to applyknowledge and skills learned in college and demonstrate abilities in the workplace. The position is temporary, nonexempt, part-time/hourly.
Provides Support to the FollowingPositions
Primary Job Duties andResponsibilities (Essential Job Functions)
Assist the electric operationsdepartment by completing set up and maintenance of customer accounts.
Assure forecast accuracy while usingcustomer usage data to create hourly profiles for electric retail pricing andelectric retail load forecasting.
Maintain class load profiles bymonitoring EDC websites for changes and analyzing trends in aggregate usagedata and time series.
Use historical hourly usage data tocreate baseline profiles for measurement and verification of demand responseand energy efficiency solutions.
Perform additional responsibilitiesas requested or assigned.
Internal –Department and business unit staff
External –Retail electric customers, electric distribution companies
Performance Expectations (KeySuccess Factors)
Perform responsibilities as directedwithin determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.
Establish and maintain effectivework relationships within the department and the company.
Maintain the professionalcompetence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively completeresponsibilities; enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personalresponsibility for professional development and training.
Maintain sensitive and confidentialinformation regarding company information.
Attend work on a regular basis and support thecompany’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules.
Undergraduatestudent withsophomore or higher standing currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree programin mathematics or statistics.
PC skills; experience in MicrosoftOffice software products.
Effective oral and writtencommunication skills.
Effective analytical andproblem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handlemultiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Employees must be able to performthe essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability orveteran status.
Job: Energy Trading
Primary Location: IA-Des Moines
OrganizationMidAmerican Energy Services
Primary Schedule: Full time