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Power Systems Analyst

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Power Systems Analyst Arizona State University Campus: Tempe Department Name: FDM Energy Innovations 85356BR Job Description: Energy Innovations, a department of ASU Facilities Development and Management, seeks a Power Systems Analyst to perform detailed analyses and develop projects from strategic planning through project proposal development phases in the areas of distributed generation, smart grid, microgrid, energy storage, operational optimization, and utility investment strategies in order to advance ASU's energy and sustainability goals and initiatives. Salary Range: To be determined. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona Close Date: 14-November-2022 Salary Range: To be determined. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona Essential Duties: Maintain a strong working knowledge of ASU's existing utility infrastructure, energy use, demand profiles and applicable utility rate tariffs. Perform comprehensive technical, financial and feasibility analyses to make recommendations and proposals relating to energy generation, storage, distribution and management systems; energy procurement strategies and transactions; and building and other load operation strategies that are economical, sustainable and reliable. Develop technically sound documentation that effectively communicates and justifies proposal/recommendation positions. Work with various ASU departments and key ASU faculty/researchers in the course of developing recommendations/proposals. Perform systematic life-cycle cost analyses to provide a basis for comparison amongst recommendations and other options, considering such factors as energy consumption and demand, operations, maintenance, repair/replacement costs, escalation and residual value. Seek emerging solutions, technologies and strategies to solve or address ASU challenges/goals. Participate in business related discussions with internal and external entities. Work with Purchasing, other departments and/or Management to shepherd and negotiate energy related agreements to achieve low-cost/high quality services, goods and energy delivery. Champion projects up to management and funding approval. Support the implementation efforts with Capital Programs Management Group during design and construction, and Facilities Management during operation. Prepare correspondence and communicate with other departments and organizations regarding status or technical aspects of proposed projects. Analyze current and future energy needs, and provide recommendations on how to satisfy those needs. Perform financial evaluations, including determining net present value, internal rate of return, and amortization schedules. Assist with the development of campus energy and infrastructure master plans. Participate in professional growth and development. Oversee the use of outside consultants to assist in achieving department goals. Produce reports, agreements, and data analysis to inform policy makers, legal, students, staff, faculty, management and others about energy resource issues. Present and assist with preparing presentations to management and outside groups. May supervise, lead and monitor activities of subordinates. Organize resources and manage multiple concurrent projects and assignments. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Communicate, participate and encourage support of the institution's sustainability programs. Perform other assignments and projects as directed. DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other technical field (e.g., physics and sustainability) and three (3) years of energy related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Drivers license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment. Desired Qualifications: Evidence of: Bachelors degree in Engineering Master's degree in Engineering Two (2) or more years' experience as an electrician Active Professional Electrical Engineer registration in the State of Arizona Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) accreditation Certified Energy Manager (CEM) accreditation Experience in: University campus, large facility, or related experience (2 years) Energy modeling software (i.e. Xendee or SAM.) PV energy system modeling software (i.e. HelioScope and PVWatts) Electrical engineering software (i.e. SKM) Structuring PPA deals for renewable energy projects Utility industry Proposal development related to distributed generation, smart grid, microgrid, energy storage and/or utility investment strategies. Setting up and maintaining databases With microgrid design With Internet of Things technologies Demonstrated knowledge of: utility rate tariffs/rate structures electric power systems Working Environment: Most activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse. Travel throughout campus will require standing and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. May also include activities that require bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 20 pounds, may climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet. Certain tasks may require working in confined spaces and within extreme temperature ranges. The position will drive University vehicles and/or carts as required. Clearly communicate to perform essential functions of the job. This position is eligible for flexible work options, including alternative work schedules or hybrid remote work schedules where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location, subject to approvals per ASU policy. Department Statement: ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM's vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university's mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays - and more. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits ASU's comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation - and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee. https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator For more reasons to join ASU, please visit: https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position. This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd). Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire. This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than general operating funds. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available. ASU Statement: Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456. Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources. Employment Verification Statement: ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Background Check Statement: ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. Instructions to Apply: Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated. Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience. To view full description or to apply please click this link: Power Systems Analyst - Arizona State University (brassring.com)

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