Summer 2020 Co-op
Description: Oglethorpe Power is one of the nation's largest power supply cooperatives with more than $10 billion in assets serving 38 Electric Membership Corporations, which collectively provide electricity to more than 4.2 million Georgia residents. A proponent of conscientious energy development and use, OPC balances reliable and affordable energy with environmental responsibility and has an outstanding record of regulatory compliance. Its diverse energy portfolio includes natural gas, hydroelectric, coal and nuclear generating plants with a combined capacity of approximately 7,785* megawatts. OPC was established in 1974 and is owned by its 38 Member Systems. Its headquarters are in Tucker, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb.
Co-op is responsible for assisting the Manager of Load Forecasting in development of the annual load forecast for each Member System and OPC using Rural Utility Services/ Utility Industry accepted methodology. They will assist in addressing projects within the OPC department of planning, forecasting, rates and corporate performance. Periodically working with principal associates to assist in the performance of department duties and implement change as necessary. This role will complete and shadow assigned analysis projects including, but not limited to, corporate budget preparation, budget variance analysis, utility cost of service analysis, formulary rate making, and corporate financial reporting. They will coordinate integration of data and forecasts from multiple sources and departments to support development of corporate budgets. This role will also develop tools and processes to help accomplish work projects and department goals. Responsibilities may include interaction and communication with senior company management.
OPC’s successful Co-op will be in the process of earning a BS, BA in Industrial Engineering Systems, Finance, or Economics.
Experience: General course work with at least a sophomore status in good standing. GPA requirement is a 3.0 or above.
Specialized Skills (e.g., typing, computers, software, tools and equipment uses, etc.): MS Office Suite, to include Excel/ Word/ PowerPoint and MS Outlook.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.