Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) Analyst - 58015

Organization
MN Commerce Department
Organization Summary

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Metro
Job type
full-time
Salary

$28.96 - $42.67/hourly; $60,468 - $89,094/annually

Hours

M-F

Primary Duties

**Hybrid work environment with potential for significant telework**

To act as a lead worker in the Conservation Improvement Program (CIP), as assigned, and provide technical support for the Energy Regulation and Planning unit on CIP regulatory compliance and technical analysis. This position’s particular focus is on CIP planning matters, which will include review and analysis of CIP filings, coordinating with utilities to quantify and establish energy savings calculations for efficiency technologies, managing state and federal research grants, and other planning matters as assigned. 

Experience

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in science, engineering, economics, business, or similar field AND four (4) or more years of experience in utility regulation, energy management, environment, environmental or consumer advocacy, building technologies, energy efficiency and conservation, engineering or similar fields.

OR

Advanced Degree in science, engineering, economics, business, or similar field AND three (3) or more years of experience in utility regulation, energy management, environment, environmental or consumer advocacy, building technologies, energy efficiency and conservation, engineering or similar fields.

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Applicants who meet the above experience requirements will be further evaluated based on the following:

Demonstrated communication skills and detail-orientation.

Preferred Qualifications

Four (4) or more years of relevant experience with the Conservation Improvement Program.

Four (4) or more years of experience working directly with electric and natural gas investor-owned, municipal and rural electric cooperative utilities. 

Expertise with complex spreadsheet analysis.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

Job offer is contingent upon passing reference checks to verify job-related credentials, a criminal background check prior to appointment.

How to Apply

Select “Apply for Job” at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Jody Northouse at [email protected] or 651/539-1504.

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