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Avangrid Senior Business Operations Analyst in Portland, Oregon

Senior Business Operations Analyst

Company: AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC

Location:

Portland, OR, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)

Purpose

Analyst will support Renewable Operations & Maintenance and Commercial Operations by providing analytical support that facilitates commercial oversight and performance management of generation assets in operation, as well as to support the evaluation of projects under development. As directed by supervisor, the Senior Operations Business Analyst will interface with local and global departments including Technical Services, Field Operations, Asset Management, Engineering, Meteorology, Generation Control Systems, and the National Control Center.

Senior Business Operations Analyst will support the manager by providing complex analytical support to facilitate commercial oversight and performance management of assets in operation. The primary job focus is operations metrics and associated financial impacts related to areas including availability, curtailment, insurance claims and environmental protocols. Position is based in Portland, OR and will be hybrid.

Responsibilities

• Support monthly reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) including operational and financial impacts of curtailment, environmental protocols and availability reporting.

• Provide analysis and document preparation for the calculation, reporting and invoicing of lost generation assessments, including internal or external curtailments due to transmission and economics, business interruptions and / or all lost generation assessments.

• Collaborate with, and provide training to, field operations at generation facilities in collection and reporting of KPI data.

• Develop and support OSIsoft PI tags as required for compliance, reporting, or analysis purposes and analyze data sources to identify potential data quality or reliability issues.

• Facilitate resolution of data quality and/or reliability issues.

• Act as a point of contact for analytical requests at the direction of the supervisor.

• Assist with streamlining and development of analytical tools and approaches as related to areas of work including calculation tools, calculation visualization, operations displays and internal processes.

• Conduct valuation of expenditures related to operations or process improvements.

• Develop and review PPA language and administrative analytics as related to operations, reporting and meeting PPA requirements.

• Documentation of existing process and workflow for audit and business continuity purposes.

Skills and Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field desired (or equivalent combination of training and experience).

• Energy experience specifically experience in renewable operations (3+ years) or the equivalent combination, which could include technical or engineering experience not directly related to energy.

• Experience and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications, with advanced skills in Excel.

• Experience with operational and financial analytics.

• Travel requirements limited to a few days per year, if any, though training and travel opportunities will arise if desired.

Preferred Qualifications

• Preference for experience in data historians such as OSIsoft PI.

• Preference for experience in scripting with languages such as C# or Python.

• Preference for experience with data visualization tools such as MicroStrategy or Power BI.

• Preference for knowledge of database data retrieval, SQL, and database administration.

• Preference for knowledge and experience with programming, particularly VBA in excel macros.

• Preference for knowledge of AGILE project management methodologies.

Skills/Abilities:

• Strong desire to develop technical knowledge around wind and solar commercial operations.

• Strong attention to detail and accountability for results.

• Strong problem-solving capabilities including the ability of independent diagnosis and solution and knowing the appropriate time to reach out to others for input and guidance.

• Ability to work on projects in both a collaborative and independent work environment.

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing and interfacing effectively with cross-functional internal groups of all levels and competencies.

• Excellent presentation skills and ability to present analysis findings and recommendations in oral and written form to internal and external audiences.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam,

background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a

credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance,

Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR)

check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle. Avangrid

Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a

disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Competencies

  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

    Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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