Public Utility Analyst I

Recruitment #050819-MABL01-200400

Summary Statement

This is the first level in the series.

Career Ladder

Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Examines regulated company reports, records and books; analyzes, evaluates and interprets statistical and financial information and determines compliance.
  • Monitors financial and administrative activities of regulated companies, analyzes monthly and quarterly reports, ensures authorized rate of return is not exceeded, recovery of fuel costs is within allowable limits, identifies variances from previous submissions and determines reason for change.
  • Plans, conducts and coordinates audits.
  • Provides testimony at public hearings and defends position.
  • Verifies mathematical accuracy of company reports and that the rate of return is within approved limits; performs statistical analysis, calculates ratios and standard costs.
  • Writes memos and reports and performs assigned special projects, such as literature searches for precedents.
  • Ensures that regulated companies file all required reports.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Public Utility Analyst I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics or related field.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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