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Director, Long-Term Load Forecasting

Company: Vistra Corporate Services Company
Location: Irving
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.Job SummaryThis position is responsible for development, implementation, and continuous improvement of a Vistra long-term load forecast (5+ years) for both ERCOT and PJM. This position will work with VP - Market Analytics, Director - Load Forecasting Analytics, Director - Structuring and Quantitative Analysis, and other internal resources along with various third-party resources in the development of the forecast. The forecast, when complete, will produce an hourly, segmented projection of load in both ISOs with sensitivities for various load drivers as requested.Job DescriptionKey Accountabilities*Lead the development of Vistra long-term load forecast process*Coordinate with vendors, consultants, and internal team to determine best methods for formulating forecast*Synchronize with internal resources to create forecast model framework*Meticulously follow news and other intelligence services to track industrial, crypto-mining, and data center load sources*Work closely with Vistra Retail team to utilize our own data as an input to residential, SMB, and LCI load forecasts*Source best inputs and outliers of forecasts for rooftop solar, EV load, data center load, electrification, etc. to provide POV forecast and bookends*Implement process to periodically track actual load growth, by segment when possible, and report to key stakeholders*Effectively communicate with key stakeholders including senior executivesEducation, Experience, & Skill Requirements*3+ years of prior experience in Forecasting, Fundamentals, Economics, Data Science, Quantitative Analysis, or related discipline*Experience gained through college degree programs and/or certifications is applicable to above skills*Experience with programming languages is preferred (SQL, Python, etc.) *Strong presentation and report preparation skills are required*Strong analytical, mathematical, and process modeling skills and experience*Minimum education is High School Diploma or equivalency Key Metrics*Model accuracy*Timely execution of forecasting models*Key stakeholder buy-in*Passionate about solving real business problems*Integration of various data sources into forecasting models*Effective collaboration internally and with outside resources Job FamilyCorp Dev & PlanningCompanyVistra Corporate Services CompanyLocationsIrving, TexasTexasWe are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then apply today!If you currently work for Vistra or its subsidiaries, please apply via the internal career site. It is the policy of the Company to comply with all employment laws and to afford equal employment opportunity to individuals in all aspects of employment, including in selection for job opportunities, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service, protected veteran status, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.

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