JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Avant Energy

This listing is inactive.
Senior Analyst

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453523
Date Posted: 09/09/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Analyst
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Minnepolis, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q4 -- Energy
Economic Analysis
Electricity Markets
Independent System Operator
Market Rules
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Avant Energy seeks to hire a Senior Analyst to join our company as a key advisor to senior management on electricity markets, including economics, structure and the regulatory environment. This is a unique opportunity for an individual with 2 to 5 years of energy market experience and an advanced degree to make important contributions to the formulation of tactics and strategy for Avant Energy and its clients.

The Senior Analyst will monitor markets and the key regulatory bodies (e.g. the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator or MISO) in order to identify the prospects of changes in regulations and other market related developments, and track final rule-makings. An active role in MISO committees and in-depth reviews of committee proceedings and announcements, combined with other forms and methods of market monitoring and analysis will ensure that the Senior Analyst can keep senior management apprised of key market developments and identify the potential market impacts (prices, volumes, volatility, structure, etc.)

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
• Minimum of 2-5 years of experience
• Master’s degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Environmental & Energy Economics, MBA, or equivalent
• Computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
• Excellent writing skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely

Compensation includes a competitive base salary and an opportunity to earn an annual bonus. Our benefits package includes full medical, dental & disability insurance. Other elements include a retirement plan with matching, profit sharing, and personal time off. In addition, we provide development and training opportunities.

The Company
Avant Energy is an energy management company with over 30 years of experience in energy consulting, project development and utility management services. We are a multidisciplinary firm, bringing a broad range of capabilities to bear to solve problems and realize opportunities for our clients.

We work with our clients to develop innovative, yet practical solutions based on our belief that “better is possible.” Several projects have earned national recognition for our clients, including the featuring of a renewable facility we developed and operate for the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency on the cover of December 2014 issue of POWER Magazine as a Top Renewable Plant.

Application Process
Please submit a cover letter and resume to

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 10/31/2015
  • Application Deadline Has Passed