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Avista Utilities Energy Efficiency Analyst in Spokane, Washington


Closes: October 3, 2022Salary: DOQ

Job Description

Applies knowledge of business unit and knowledge of systems technology to provide analytical and statistical support. Analyzes structure and flow of work through unit; may recommend changes to improve operations. Provides consultation to management recommending solutions to business problems. Coordinates functional requirements of business unit and technical solutions with system personnel. May monitor system needs and design new or modify existing systems to meet changing requirements. In addition, identifies and anticipates problems and conceptualized solutions.

  • Serves as system administrator/subject expert for a variety of applications.

  • Manages projects that are large in scale and have a high level of complexity. Creates project timelines, reports, charts, and other material to support recommendations and business initiatives.

  • Analyzes and establishes business unit practices; implements and maintains new work procedures. Conceptualizes solutions and develops alternatives to complex problems.

  • Solves technical and nontechnical problems throughout the life of the project, focusing on resolution during design and planning phase when possible.

  • Develops performance measures; gathers data and performs complex analysis and modeling.

  • Identifies gaps and future needs and enhancements.

  • Serves as a liaison between multiple departments for coordinating the implementation of new, changed or updated technology.

  • Responsible for following up and measuring the actual results versus the projected results of a particular project or business process improvement.


  • The Energy Efficiency Analyst position requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field (business administration, statistical analysis, accounting, or a related technical field) and a minimum of 6 years of professional experience of increasingly complex business analysis and project management experience.

  • Accounting or auditing experience is preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of the utility and utility operations is required.

  • Demonstrated ability as subject matter expert on one or more computer applications.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all organizational levels is essential.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Must possess advanced computer skills.

  • Other combinations of experience and education may be considered.

To Apply

Complete an online application. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of submitting your application for review. No documents can be attached after you click "Submit".

Pre-employment screening requirements

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.

Avista’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)