nFront Consulting is seeking a talented and driven consultant/analyst to work within project teams on a wide range of assignments supporting planning, economic, and financial analyses for our energy industry clients. The person in this role will develop and utilize sophisticated analysis tools and models, research and develop critical assumptions, and contribute to reports and presentations to our clients. This role will involve working on solutions to some of the most important energy-related challenges of the day.
nFront Consulting brings together experienced energy industry consultants to provide our clients with high-quality, creative, and strategic solutions to complex energy issues. We are a growth-oriented company interested in attracting and developing talented, technically-capable, and highly motivated management consulting professionals. We serve utilities, public power agencies, generation and transmission project developers and lenders, and other utility-related interests. We support our clients in the areas of planning, implementing, and managing resources, performing technical and economic evaluations, and formulating strategies to meet future market conditions and regulatory requirements.
Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
High standards of professionalism and attention to detail
Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation)
Self-motivated and able to work independently or as part of a team
Preferred applicants will be able to demonstrate all or portions of the following experience.
Work experience in management consulting or an analytical role in the energy industry
Previous experience with electric utility resource planning and proficiency with industry- standard generation dispatch simulation and resource expansion planning models
Experience developing financial models, including discounted cash flow and levelized cost analyses
Advanced capabilities with developing Microsoft Excel-based spreadsheet tools and models, including manipulation and analysis of large datasets, Visual Basic programming, and user interfaces
Experience using Python, R, C#, Visual Basic, or other programming language to perform data analysis and develop models
Familiarity with utility-scale fossil-fueled and renewable generation and distributed generation technologies
Familiarity with utility demand-side management / energy efficiency programs and experience performing associated cost-benefit analyses
Previous work experience and/or education in applied statistics, data analytics, or related field
Strong research and analytical skills, including use of public and licensed utility industry databases
Location is flexible. nFront Consulting is founded on a business model that enhances the quality of life of our employees and reduces the environmental impact of our work. We have employed the latest in communication and data storage and sharing technologies to allow our employees to work from home offices while accomplishing all contracting, document management, and client communications in electronic form. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an ability to provide space for a full-time, professional remote office with a high-speed internet connection. Occasional travel to client sites and for internal business purposes may be required.
Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes competitive benefits and performance-based incentives.