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Net Power Cost Analyst - Portland, Oregon - 106179

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Conduct analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations for the Net Power Cost department. Present analysis and recommendations to management and may implement selected alternative. Analyses include, but are not limited to cost/benefit analysis, trending/forecasting, financial analysis, budget analysis and reporting.


  • Prepare net power cost regulatory filings, including general rate cases, transition adjustment mechanisms, power cost adjustment mechanisms, and avoided cost filings.    
  • Prepare and analyze production cost model simulations. 
  • Assist in production cost model maintenance, including maintaining current resource attributes and updating data series inputs. 
  • Analyze the impact of changes to modeling inputs and support changes to department management.
  • Provide project management support on team’s NPC filing, modeling and/or process improvement projects. 
  • Support modeling team in collecting, uploading and reviewing data inputs and modeling results.
  • Coordinate with other company departments to ensure consistent practices for production cost modeling.   
  • Assist in the preparation of responses to discovery requests.
  • Assist in supporting the company’s net power cost initiatives to other company departments. 
  • Under supervision, contribute to preparing regulatory filings, testimony, exhibits, and other supporting documentation related to net power costs.
  • Present analysis and provide alternatives and recommendations to department management and influence their decision regarding regulatory policies and strategies.
  • Assist in the review, upkeep and improvement of the team’s process documentation. 
  • Provide support on a wide range of operational, analytic or energy market-related tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • A minimum of three years of related analytical work experience. 
  • Understanding of utility economics, as well as utility commission rules and regulations.  
  • Ability to independently perform analysis.  
  • Experience in project and/or task management.
  • Proactive and strong communication abilities paired with ability to manage project details, deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced spreadsheet, database, and word processing skills in order to gather, analyze, and present model information.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.


  • Advanced degree in related field.
  • Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of data analytics, statistics, and economic theory.

Additional Information

Req ID: 106179 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Portland 
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: 71,100.00 - 83,600.00 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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