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Analyst, Energy Services Division - Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Team

Company: Cadmus
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Cadmus seeks an Analyst to support its Strategic Electrification practice on electric vehicles, clean energy, and sustainable transportation planning. As renewable energy becomes more plentiful, electrification of transportation holds increasing value for achieving sustainability and carbon reduction objectives. The rapid evolution of the transportation sector presents opportunities for multi-disciplinary problem-solving, which will require holistic approaches at the intersection of electric vehicle (EV) policy, clean energy, energy storage, demand response, and mobility planning. Cadmus supports clients at the forefront of electric vehicle policy, who are leading government, community, and utility organizations to achieve ambitious climate and energy goals. Through detailed technical analysis, planning and policy, and robust stakeholder engagement, we equip our clients to harness the collective potential of four trends that are revolutionizing the energy and transportation sectors: electrification, distributed energy resources (DERs), shared mobility, and connected and autonomous vehicles.

Analysts work closely with senior staff to conduct policy and market research, qualitative interviews, and technical and geospatial analyses to inform data-driven decision-making related to transportation planning, electric vehicles, and DERs. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, motivated, and capable of creative problem-solving and independent work. The candidate should also have a working knowledge across topics such as sustainable transportation planning, electric vehicle policy and technology, clean energy, and DERs.

Responsibilities

As an Analyst, you would be responsible for:

  • Working with minimal supervision to support and conduct research, ensuring consistency and quality of research methods;
  • Supporting or filling project management functions in close collaboration with senior staff to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables to clients;
  • Conducting surveys, interviews, and quantitative analyses, focused on technical, policy, and/or financial implications of DER, EV, and transportation technologies;
  • Clearly and concisely summarizing analytical results (in Word or PowerPoint), ensuring accuracy of content and adherence to format and other pertinent details;
  • Supporting technical assistance requests and providing customer services to government staff, policy-makers, utility clients, and industry representatives;
  • Conducting research and analysis across a range of EV pilot projects, programs, and policies.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • BA/BS in a relevant field
  • MS/MA in relevant field OR at least two years of professional work experience in the energy or transportation fields
  • Understanding of concepts related to sustainable transportation planning and EVs, including a basic understanding of relevant concepts in the energy industry including renewables, grid impacts, and energy cost management
  • Basic project management experience, including the ability to manage deadlines across multiple simultaneous projects
  • Excellent writing, communication, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated analytical skills using statistical or analytical software (e.g., GIS, Excel, SQL, Stata, R, etc.)

Preferred

  • Understanding of public policy and regulatory environment, specifically regarding transportation planning and/or electric vehicles
  • Experience conducting financial or cost-benefit analysis, or renewable energy technical analysis
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and facilitation
  • Familiarity with SQL, Matlab, Python, or other software programs and tools

Additional Info

  • To apply, submit resume along with a cover letter and writing sample

  • This is a full-time, salaried opportunity located in Boston, MA, or Oakland, CA

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Cadmus, visit us online at: http://www.cadmusgroup.com

Keywords: Cadmus, Oakland , Analyst, Energy Services Division - Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Team, Other , Oakland, California

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