EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or Accounting required. An advanced degree is desirable. Additional special training in power supply, transmission, electrical engineering, financial management and ratemaking is also desirable. Additional special training in utility regulation is also desirable.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of eight years relevant experience in a progressively responsible position required plus five years of utility experience. Experience with rate-making, financial analytical modeling, power procurement, regulatory matters is required. Project leadership experience is also desired.
ABILITIES & SKILLS: Should be skilled in the areas of organizing, planning, directing, and supervising. Should possess an in-depth conceptual and working knowledge of utility regulations as required by the state and federal agencies. Must be capable of meeting the established NHEC goals through development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, information on power supply, rates, rate making, financial and analyses. Must be able to analyze complex financial and power supply data and develop detailed plans and forecasts. Must be able to analyze complex power supply and transmission scenarios. Must be able to testify on rates, loan applications, and other information before regulators.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of rate and cost of service analysis. Must also have working knowledge of power supply, transmission resources, renewable energy and utility state and federal regulation. Knowledge of utility accounting principles is also desirable.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office conditions, occasional overtime may be required. Moderate travel required in the performance of work responsibilities and representing NHEC at various professional and association meetings.
Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.