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Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. We find solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. This purpose shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. You’d be joining our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet.

 

We are looking for an Energy Economist who will provide input and advice across a range of energy policy topics, particularly as they relate to energy markets in NYISO, PJM, and ISO-NE. You will be contributing to our projects and engaging with our clients on a wide range of energy-transition topics such as the impact of renewable energy, impact on transmission & distribution grids, ZEVs, hydrogen – through the lenses of sustainability and UN SDGs and our clients increased attention to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) aspects of their projects. This role can be based out of our Boston, Washington D.C., or New York City offices.

 

You will be responsible for delivering projects to a range of public and private sector clients. Responsibilities include undertaking economic analysis, contributing to the development of our strategy and related economic analysis, preparing and overseeing proposals and delivery of presentations and to clients.

Projects may range from utility strategy advice, market assessment, research studies, due diligence reports, policy advice, business case development, economic appraisal, energy market and tariff modeling, and policy design. Project work will require a range of quantitative skills from handing and presenting data to business/economic modeling. The candidate will also provide support and mentorship to more junior team members on a day to day basis and contribute to the teams learning and development in this area.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience in economic and market analysis, economic / energy modeling, and providing advice to public or private organizations based on market research and analysis.
  • Knowledge of regulated and deregulated energy markets in the United States of America; the economic regulation of utilities and IPPs, as well as the economic and financial incentives that are applicable in the development of new energy infrastructure such as micro-grids, high-voltage transmission lines, offshore wind projects, and other related infrastructure.
  • Bachelors Degree in Economics, Energy Policy or Finance, preferably with related a post-graduate degree.
  • 6 or more years of relevant experience

 

Candidates should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in leading energy policy for public agencies, for investor-owned utilities, IPPs or energy project developers
  • Understanding how energy projects are procured and some of the relevant economic and financial tools that Federal, State and Local agencies use to incentivize these investments, such as RECs/ ORECs/ investment tax credits
  • Knowledge in areas such as carbon trading
  • Knowledge and experience of working with and/ or developing energy-market models (e.g. Plexus)
  • Ability to work to short lead times with the potential for multiple ongoing projects that require prioritization
  • Excellent communication skills, including an ability to engage actively with other team members and client contacts and to write with impact in English.
  • Highly numerate, as demonstrated both, a degree in a relevant subject and experience
  • Technical analysis and ability to suggest best analytical approaches
  • Solid understanding of both Excel and PowerPoint as tools to undertake and present analysis.
  • Knowledge and experience in power markets and electricity and gas policy design
  • A strong interest and proven capability in business development and client engagement.
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams of consultants.

 

Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement - Arup requires all new employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Arup is an equal opportunity employer and consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to Arup.

Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.

Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.

 

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