Analyst Load Research / Forecasting 1

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

To better understand electric customer usage behavior, the successful candidate will use smart-meter interval data and statistical techniques to create customer studies and reports for management.  A strong understanding of statistical modeling, data analysis and experimental design is required. Experience using R, Python, Tableau, Excel, SAS statistical software and SQL is strongly preferred.  Knowledge and experience in the electric utility industry is also preferred.

Job Responsibilities

Manages large data sets in an organized manner with effective quality control and supporting documentation.


Working knowledge of the following concepts:

  • Data transformations  (e.g. log transformation, standardization, normalization)
  • Univariate and Multivariate tests (e.g. t-test, non-parametric rank tests, ANOVA, MANOVA, ANCOVA, regression)
  • Statistical modeling (e.g. linear regression, generalized linear models, multivariate regression, ARIMA models, classical time series decomposition, mixed models)
  • Clustering (e.g. k-means, hierarchical clustering, Gaussian mixtures)
  • Dimensionality reduction  (e.g. Principle Components Analysis,  Discrete Fourier transform, Wavelets)
  • Classification (e.g. logistic regression, Support Vector Machine, neural networks, K-NN, naïve Bayes, decision trees)
  • Constrained optimization (e.g. Linear Programming with Excel Solver)
  • Prepares technical reports and presentations for management.
  • Performs customized analysis for internal clients.


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 9081

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.


Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix