Houston, TX

A global, established power company that is growing its renewable footprint is searching for a Senior Fundamental Modeler to analyze and understand locational pricing / power markets using power flow modeling software in key U.S. markets. This position is part of the long-term strategy team that supports pre-development efforts related to future projects in wind, solar and battery storage (utility-scale). The power analyses will estimate the impact of congestion on proposed development investments and determine the sensitivity of energy prices under different scenarios and inputs.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Building and running production cost models for key US markets (CaISO, PJM, NYISO, ISONE, ERCOT),
  • Forecasting a long-term view of the markets under multiple scenarios to drive market and renewable technology development,
  • Collaborating with Commercial and Development teams to understand market intelligence and market views,
  • Conducting/maintaining routine and ad hoc competitive benchmarking and analysis,
  • Researching and conducting financial analysis centered on wind, solar, and energy storage generation economics including demand forecasting, policy changes, competitive landscape, and technology, and
  • Preparing high level summaries, presentations, and reports.

 

Position can be located in Houston TX, Arlington VA, Salt Lake City UT or Boulder CO. Consideration will be given to being located in smaller satellite offices in Dayton (OH), Richmond (VA), New York City and San Francisco.

 

Educational and professional requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (power systems focus), Physics, Mathematics or other quantitative field; minimum of 3+ years of power fundamental modeling in one or more of the following ISOs (CaISO, PJM, NYISO, ISONE, or ERCOT) at a consulting firm, IPP or commercial trade floor; an understanding of the North American power supply/demand and infrastructure fundamentals; strong statistical modeling skills; strong communication skills (verbal and written); and fluency with one or more power flow software (Dayzer, UPlan, PROMOD, GE MAPs, Aurora, PowerWorld). Submit resumes to chynes@salthillgroup.com.