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Energy Usage & Technology Mgr

Company: American Electric Power
Location: Chicago
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Summary
  • Provides leadership for the development and execution of AEP Energy Service’s Usage and Technology Practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the practice area delivers creative solutions to unlock customer value.  
  • Responsible for the development of knowledge, expertise, and analytical frameworks and the generation of insights in the areas of energy consumer processes and consumption characteristics. 
Essential Job Functions & Tasks
  • Contribute to development of functional strategy and work with Services organizational leadership to advance organizational strategy
  • Lead the development and application of knowledge of customer end-use energy consumption patterns and processes together with advanced energy usage data analytics to generate unique insights and highlight opportunities for improved operations, efficiency and value creation
  • Lead the development and application of knowledge of customer-sited technologies, including on-site power generation, combined heat and power systems, local energy storage including batteries, distributed measurement, controls, micro-grid systems, etc, together with knowledge of customer end use energy consumption patterns and advanced energy usage data analytics to generate unique insights and highlight opportunities for improved operations, efficiency and value creation
  • Develop tools and resources to support customer insights and value creation through solution development and program delivery, including:
    • Facility usage models and analytics
    • Analytical Models for evaluating Customer Data and Reporting
    • Settlement Models for Accounting purposes
    • Energy savings modeling for identification and assessment of opportunities
    • Other models, tools, resources, and products that generate insights and support value creation
  • Lead delivery of usage and technology aspects of customer engagements and fulfillment
  • Remain current on energy end use technologies, including relevant processes across a variety of end use segments, and energy technologies, including new and developing technologies  Collaborate closely with AEP Energy Supply Leadership as required
  • Engage with internal and external energy technology exploration and development programs, including AEP’s corporate initiative and programs
  • Develop personnel and add resources, as required, for the growth of the function as well as the overall Services organization
  • Lead staff technical employees through effective guidance, coaching, and work management approaches
  • Explore and vet technical solutions and data analysis platforms to ensure industry-leading analytical capabilities
  • Engage with internal and external energy technology exploration and development programs, including AEP’s corporate initiative and programs
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for acquisitions and/or implementation of new capabilities
  • Support profitability and growth of organization through business development initiatives, including customer facing meetings, conference participation and response to RFPs.

Additional Requirements (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Demonstrates understanding of techniques and statistical principles associated with and applied to advanced analytics of large data sets that enable the generation of unique insights associated with customer end uses of energy and associated technologies
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative in seeking out opportunities for development and application of new knowledge to generate additional insights that facilitate high value solutions development
  • Demonstrates ability and initiative to creatively solve advanced/difficult technical problems
  • Demonstrates ability to work with non-experts, including other functions both within and outside the Services organization, to translate findings and insights in a manner that facilitates articulation, development, and execution of high value, customer-focused solutions 
  • Proven success in working with cross-functional leadership in delivering to Company bottom-line
  • Proven success at identifying, attracting and developing talent and leading a team
  • Proven success in development and execution of highly effective processes
  • Proficiency with software tools, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, etc, required to complete all tasks and responsibilities effectivelyJob Summary
  • Provides leadership for the development and execution of AEP Energy Service’s Usage and Technology Practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the practice area delivers creative solutions to unlock customer value.  
  • Responsible for the development of knowledge, expertise, and analytical frameworks and the generation of insights in the areas of energy consumer processes and consumption characteristics. 
  • Essential Job Functions & Tasks
  • Contribute to development of functional strategy and work with Services organizational leadership to advance organizational strategy
  • Lead the development and application of knowledge of customer end-use energy consumption patterns and processes together with advanced energy usage data analytics to generate unique insights and highlight opportunities for improved operations, efficiency and value creation
  • Lead the development and application of knowledge of customer-sited technologies, including on-site power generation, combined heat and power systems, local energy storage including batteries, distributed measurement, controls, micro-grid systems, etc, together with knowledge of customer end use energy consumption patterns and advanced energy usage data analytics to generate unique insights and highlight opportunities for improved operations, efficiency and value creation
  • Develop tools and resources to support customer insights and value creation through solution development and program delivery, including:
    • Facility usage models and analytics
    • Analytical Models for evaluating Customer Data and Reporting
    • Settlement Models for Accounting purposes
    • Energy savings modeling for identification and assessment of opportunities
    • Other models, tools, resources, and products that generate insights and support value creation
  • Lead delivery of usage and technology aspects of customer engagements and fulfillment
  • Remain current on energy end use technologies, including relevant processes across a variety of end use segments, and energy technologies, including new and developing technologies  Collaborate closely with AEP Energy Supply Leadership as required
  • Engage with internal and external energy technology exploration and development programs, including AEP’s corporate initiative and programs
  • Develop personnel and add resources, as required, for the growth of the function as well as the overall Services organization
  • Lead staff technical employees through effective guidance, coaching, and work management approaches
  • Explore and vet technical solutions and data analysis platforms to ensure industry-leading analytical capabilities
  • Engage with internal and external energy technology exploration and development programs, including AEP’s corporate initiative and programs
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for acquisitions and/or implementation of new capabilities
  • Support profitability and growth of organization through business development initiatives, including customer facing meetings, conference participation and response to RFPs.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications
  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, or related quantitative field;
  • Experience
    • 7 years of relevant experience in energy engineering or related field.  Experience and familiarity with energy building systems, energy consuming processes, controls, on-site solar applications, and battery storage.  Experience with statistical analysis is required.  Demonstrated business leadership experience in a technical field.

Keywords: American Electric Power, Chicago , Energy Usage & Technology Mgr, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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