This position serves as a Senior Economic Analyst responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and analyzing routine and non-routine utility applications and tariffs, interpreting and developing recommendations and technical analysis regarding accounting, financial, costs, rates, and compliance issues in routine applications complex contested utility cases. This position is responsible for making formal recommendations based on independent analysis, investigation, and research regarding all aspects of utility rate-setting; may provide expertly written and oral testimony in utility cases; serves on various national and regional committees related to utility regulation. The performance of these duties requires in-state and out-of-state travel.
Conducts advanced economic demographic and revenue-related research.
Performs statistical research; analyzes economic and demographic data.
Consults regarding access and use of financial, economic, and demographic information.
Produces research projects and/or reports and other materials.
Evaluate and interpret results through written reports, expert testimony, and formal presentations.
Writes published reports, articles, training materials, and presentations.
Develops and conducts surveys.
Develops statistical and economic models for technical reporting and special studies.
Gives presentations in regulatory proceedings.
Interprets agency rules and statutes; interprets federal rules, regulations, and statutes.
Analyzes testimony and exhibits of expert witnesses and assists in the preparation of cross-examination of witnesses.
Prepares written memorandum and presents factual findings to Commission at open meetings.
Determines accuracy and integrity of financial statements and other analyses.
Conducts and reports on audits of accounting systems, program management methods, and operation of regulated entities.
Composes complex technical reports.
Investigates compliance issues.
Provides analysis of regulatory issues and interprets and develops recommendations regarding accounting, financial, costs, rates, and compliance issues in routine applications and complex contested cases.
Analyzes and reports regulated utility conditions and trends.
Assists with cross-examination of witnesses at administrative hearings.
Summarizes technical aspects of cases and provides Commissioners with a technical memorandum with potential solutions for issue resolution in case of deliberations, if needed.
Participates in special studies or research work-groups within the agency as assigned by supervisor and/or Commissioners regarding new and current regulatory issues.
Serves as a subject matter expert on various national and regional committees.
The Wyoming Public Service Commission (PSC) regulates the public utilities that provide services to consumers in the state. The three main industries it regulates are electricity, natural gas and telephone. In addition, the PSC also regulates some commercial water utilities and intrastate pipelines. It is the PSC’s responsibility to ensure the public utilities operating in Wyoming provide safe and reliable service to customers at just and reasonable rates.