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PSEGLI Load Research Specialist

Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  54967 

Job Function/Category:  Power Markets 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


PSEG is a diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, N.J. Established in 1903. The company has long had a key role in fueling New Jersey's economy and supporting the state's quality of life. Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) is New Jersey's largest provider of electric and gas service – serving 2.2 million electric customers and 1.8 million gas customers. Another member of the PSEG family of companies, PSEG Long Island, operates the electric transmission and distribution system of the Long Island Power Authority, with 1.1 million customers.

PSEG also owns and operates a diverse fleet of power plants with approximately 10,600 megawatts of generating capacity located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions and has solar energy facilities throughout the United States.

PSEG is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index and is a decade-long member of the Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index. PSEG has approximately 13,000 employees, who are carrying forward a proud tradition of dedicated service that has continued over more than 100 years.


Position Description:


The Load Research Specialist position is responsible for performing statistical analysis to provide insight into customer energy usage patterns.

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across grades as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. 

This is a multi-level growth series position, the title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process. 


Duties include (but not limited to):


  • Produce class average load profiles from interval meter data using accepted industry techniques to support Rate Design , Cost of Service Studies, Energy Efficiency, Forecasting, and Retail Settlement
  • Support monthly energy and capacity market settlement in NY state by calculating and submitting energy and capacity data for all Load Serving Entitles on Long Island (NYISO Zone K)
  • Design load research and special studies by applying statistical sampling techniques and theory
  • Develop data models, analytics, reporting, and visualization to provide insight into customer usage patterns 
  • Consult to other business groups on statistical analysis methods
  • Keep current with industry trends by communicating with counterparts at other utilities, regulators, and vendors.  Recommend improvements to statistical methods and tools to reflect best practices.
    Education and Qualifications (required):
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, or a related field.


  • Specialist  -  Minimum 3 years of related experience with intermediate knowledge of a data science programming language (SAS, R, Python, or similar).
  • Senior Specialist -  Minimum 5 years of related experience with proficiency in a data science programming language (SAS, R, Python, or similar).
  • Lead Specialist - Minimum 7+ years of related experience with proficiency in a data science programming language (SAS, R, Python, or similar).


  • Solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle time sensitive deliverables requiring a high degree of accuracy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis and data modeling skills including experience with sampling methods, regression, clustering, and time series analysis.
  • Ability to efficiently analyze large data sets.
  • This position requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.
  • Immigration Support will not be provided in association with this position now or in the future.


  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Strong statistical analysis and data modeling skills including experience with sampling methods, regression, clustering, and time series analysis.
  • Prior experience in load research, forecasting, rates/pricing, or utility data analytics is highly desired.
  • Experience providing testimony in rate case proceedings a plus.
  • Knowledge of load research best practices and experience presenting at conferences and workshops.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency and Demand Side Management) DSM programs a plus.
  • Familiarity with energy and capacity markets, preferably NYISO.
    If an internal candidate is selected they will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position.  This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst).  The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during an annual review.



As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

This site ( is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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