Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO) is currently searching for a Meter Data Analyst to join the team in Cedar Rapids, IA. This position is responsible for processing load data and determining overall system demand and energy sales to system members, developing numerous energy and demand related reports and analyzing and interpreting data to validate the integrity of the meter data.
Translate and process CIPCO system and customer billing meters, as well as providing input to the resolution of metering problems.
Prepare demand and energy data for member system cooperative power bills, monthly operating report, and reports as requested by cooperative personnel, member systems personnel, or other utilities.
Utilize and maintain spreadsheets and databases to support meter data processing, including creating and updating Excel macros.
Analyze and interpret data against historical values as well as current trends from other substations. Utilize the analysis for trends and to perform meter estimation and editing of missing interval data.
Assist with the deployment of metering and meter interrogation hardware and software as appropriate.
Monitor communication paths and meters via remote interrogation to ensure health, reliability and accuracy and report deficiencies as appropriate.
Analyze existing processes for efficiency improvements while ensuring proper procedures are established and utilized to protect the integrity of the data.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requirements and Critical Success Factors
Associates degree from an accredited vocational technical training facility or an area community college with a minimum 2 years analyst experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficient in data analysis.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Microsoft Office experience, including Macro knowledge
Good verbal and written communication skills
Organizational and prioritization skills
Attention to detail
CIPCO provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
401(k) with company match
Short-term and long-term disability
Life Insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and much more.
CIPCO is Iowa's largest cooperative energy provider serving 13 rural electric cooperatives and associations spanning 58 of Iowa's 99 counties. CIPCOs' members distribute power to nearly 300,000 Iowans and more than 12,000 commercial and industrial accounts.
CIPCO is a state-of-the-art energy provider with a diverse fuel mix of coal, nuclear, hydro, wind, solar, landfill gas, natural gas, and oil energy resources. We continue to invest in new technology and renewable energy production, supporting Iowa’s development of renewable energy resources. Over half of our electricity is generated from emission- and carbon-free resources, minimizing the impact to the environment.
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