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Southern California Edison Senior Quantitative Energy Modeler in Rosemead, California

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Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

About Strategic Planning & Power Supply

The Strategic Planning & Power Supply is responsible for the core strategic planning for the company, develops long-term resource plans to ensure California meeting its clean energy future in a reliable and affordable way, manage SCE’s energy resources through procuring more clean energy to satisfy SCE’s customer demand.

Position Overview

This position will be in the Demand and DER Forecasting group within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Strategy Planning and Power Supply organization. An experienced modeler is needed to support SCE’s efforts in helping California to achieve its clean energy future. The selected candidate will help develop new forecasting and modeling techniques in a quickly evolving industry and policy landscape. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other subject matter experts modeling new and emerging technologies including electric vehicles, solar photovoltaic, and energy storage systems etc. The successful candidate will support development of a 10-to-30-year-out forecast of bulk energy system load and Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in California through applying advanced modeling techniques of energy forecasting and big data analysis.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Operates, tests, maintains, expands, and develops quantitative forecasting, modeling and analysis tools, to produce aggregated sales, annual peak demand, and hourly load forecasts for hedging, position management, regulatory reporting, long-term planning activities, and strategic analysis. Develop and update the long-term forecasting process to integrate DER forecasts. Develop and update hourly profile analyses for hourly load forecasts for various types of customer load.

  • Directs or performs analytical tasks associated with a critical or analytical project or a number of small to large projects with many complex features. Provide the leading role in expanding organization’s big data analytic capabilities including integrating smart meter data in long-term demand forecast process.

  • Performs complex weather normalization analysis to generate weather adjusted sales and peak demand history on regular basis for corporate financial reporting, management reporting, regulatory filing, strategic analysis, and procurement planning purposes.

  • Serve as a lead coordinator in analytical areas associated with climate change impact assessment through working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Serve as an area expert and provide strong analytic support to regulatory proceedings (such as GRC, IEPR, IRP, ERRA, RA, etc.) on complex technical issues which have moderate impacts on the business units, the customers, the company, and the regulators; advocate and influence CEC’s IEPR forecast through IEPR process.

  • Manage reporting and analysis of billing data, weather data, customer usage data for bundled, direct access, and community choice aggregators, hourly system load data, etc. which impact the long-term forecasting and planning. Manage data quality in support of IT work products. Maintain existing forecasting systems and analytic tools.

  • Provides functional direction to other analysts and support personnel in the special technical areas. Provide trainings to junior staff. Review and approve work by junior staff or summer interns.

  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Business, or similar technical discipline.

  • Seven (7) years’ experience working in analytical fields.

  • Four (4) years’ of experience with quantitative analysis or statistical forecasting.

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree in Economics, Statistics, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Electricity market (e.g. CAISO market) experience.

  • Energy forecast experience.

  • Eight (8) years’ of experience with quantitative analysis or statistical forecasting.

  • Three (3) years’ of energy industry experience.

  • Project Management experience and/or experience leading cross-functional project teams.

  • Ability to explain complex technical solutions to a nontechnical audience.

  • Effective communications skills.

  • Ability to accurately analyze information, integrate people, processes, systems, and technologies, and make technical recommendations regarding project scope, impact, and implementation.

  • Ability to make effective decisions that meet business needs while minimizing risk and operating within company policies and all applicable regulations.

  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal, influence, and result-oriented skills.

  • Ability to effectively work in a high demand environment.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.