Load Forecasting Intern BSC
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016
Pepco Holdings, Inc.
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Business Services Company (BSC) position at PHI. Supports the electric and gas load forecasting processes for relevant utility(ies). Acts as a contributor to the forecasting of utility energy sales and peak demand. Gains an understanding of how economic analysis, economic data and corporate financial reports are used in corporate forecasting. Uses and supports econometric/statistical models for forecasting and weather adjusting output, sales and peak demand, to be used as the basis of utility monthly and long-term sales and peak forecasts. Occasionally supports preparation of reports describing economic conditions within the U.S. and the service territories, and conducts ad-hoc analysis of various customer classes in order to better understand customer growth and usage patterns.
Master s Degree or MBA with a focus on economics, mathematics, statistics, finance or other appropriate discipline; coupled with significant progress towards the completion of a higher degree (PHD or reasonable equivalent).
Completed graduate level classes in quantitative methods with an average grade point of 3.0 or higher.
Current Student at an accredited college or university
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to consistently work under and meet tight deadlines and milestones
Ability and willingness to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
Ability and willingness to travel to other company locations as needed
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours
Ability and willingness to work 30 hours per week.
Experience in developing and applying econometric forecasting techniques in a practical business environment to support decision making.
Demonstrated interest in understanding of energy industry issues and market dynamics including rate and legislative/regulatory matters, fundamental energy supply and demand drivers, energy delivery operating drivers, industry technology trends, etc.
Proven ability to gather, organize, analyze, interpret and communicate data in an understandable and meaningful manner to improve understanding to facilitate business strategy, decision making and performance improvement
Experience demonstrating skill using a statistical package such as EViews, SAS, Stata, or other econometric modeling languages
Pepco Holdings, an Exelon Company, is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of characteristics protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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