Public Utility Analyst I

Renewable and Energy Markets Team

Recruitment #052324-MABL01-200401


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Summary Statement

The Delaware Public Service Commission is at the forefront of the dynamic energy sector; ensuring regulated utilities provide safe, reliable, and reasonably priced service to their customers and ensuring compliance with changing regulations. We seek critical thinkers who have a passion for public policy and who value professional development and work-life balance. This role's work will directly impact the price Delawareans pay for electricity. As a Public Utility Analyst I on the Renewable and Energy Markets team, your role will include reviewing regulated utility company applications and financial statements and renewable applications; work related to regional wholesale electric markets and electric transmission issues; and public policy initiatives including clean and renewable energy.

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.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.


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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.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.