30+ days ago


San Juan, PR


LUMA - Built for Puerto Rico

We rely on electricity every day. We need it to run our appliances, power the streetlights and produce the goods and services that drive our economy.At LUMA we are committed to provide Puerto Rico with electricity that we all can depend on. At LUMA, we put people first — our employees, our customers and the communities where we live and work. We encourage and inspire our people to embrace opportunities as they work to build an electricity system that will make Puerto Rico a better place.If you're looking for a career where you can make a tangible difference in the lives of your neighbors and your community, LUMA is the place for you. LUMA offers new jobs designed to respond to the current and future needs of the T&D system. Together we're transforming the island's electric transmission and distribution system, and energizing Puerto Rico. Please note that these new jobs with LUMA offer different terms and conditions of employment to those currently in place with PREPA.We will schedule interviews with all qualified PREPA candidates. All PREPA applicants will receive priority in hiring and a compensation package equal to or better than what they receive today. In order to receive notifications as additional positions and locations are posted, please create a profile on our career site.

About the Position

This position is responsible for identifying and interpreting macro and micro economics, market, and industry developments that affect LUMA’s operating performance and strategic positioning. This role will involve developing, evaluating, and analyzing forecasts and insights related that may affect LUMA and support regulatory leadership decision making. This position will serve as an expert in forecasting and analysis activities involving existing and future electricity consumption, electrical consuming equipment, consumer behaviors and choices associated with economic theory for the residential, commercial, and industrial electicity consumer sectors.

What will you get up to everyday?

  • Evaluate, model, and statistically describe: economic factors and how they affect electricity load over time including the evaluation, development, or modifications of models that calibrate electricity consumption
  • Analyze how loads respond to changes in the evolving economy and the effect on energy loads and peak demands over time
  • Perform special studies or analyses as requested internally or by the regulator
  • Develop or maintain economic data associated with the electric consuming equipment in total and by utility entity in support of Load Forecasting models
  • Identify new economic trends and interactions with electric consuming equipment and monitors effects on electricity consumption.
  • Support the coordination and completion of regulatory filing ensuring consistency and accuracy throughout
  • Collaborate with multiple different groups both financial and non-financial to support regulatory filings, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks with deadlines
  • Ensure prudency can be defended by preparing business cases
  • Support the regulatory team, with excellent oral and written communication skills, on various utility compliance filing as well as annual budgets, and other applications
  • Support development and implementation of regulatory strategy, staying highly organized while having analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ad hoc analysis and report preparation, working under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
  • Continuously searches for ways to improve the reporting process at the corporate and operating unit’s levels.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and establish strong collaborative working relationships with operations
  • Competent and knowledgeable with programs and applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Google Docs & SharePoint.
  • Perform major storm restoration work and associated drills as assigned.
  • Follow all policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Leadership Responsibilities


  • 0-2 people

What We are Hoping You Bring to LUMA

LUMA's culture is rooted in the concept of People First, Safety Always. We want your knowledge and expertise to pair with LUMA's globally recognized experts in numerous fields such as customer service, field workforce development, high-voltage transmission engineering, distributed energy resources and mini/micro grid integration. Our employees receive substantial training and development, as well as opportunities for advancement and success. Within our People First, Safety Always culture, we're committed to offering continuous learning opportunities and career-long support for our employees.


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economist, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience as a professional economist with progressive related experience


Preferred Licenses/Certifications

  • A professional economics designation E (Chartered Economist), CBE (Certified Businees Enterprise)

Travel Requirements


Travels: No

Percent of time: No

Overnight required: No

Physical Demands

  • Stationary Position - Seldom
  • Pushing/Pulling/Reaching - Seldom
  • Climb - N/A
  • Kneel - Seldom
  • Grab - Seldom
  • Bend - Seldom
  • Lift/carry over - 10 - 30 LBS
  • Vision - 20/20 Corrected Vision
  •  Hearing -   Receive detailed information if spoken to

Working Conditions

  • Wet or Humid - Seldom
  • Working near or on moving mechanical parts - N/A
  • Working near or on heavy machinery - N/A
  • Working in high places - N/A
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles - N/A
  • Exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals - N/A
  • Frequency of working in outdoor weather conditions - N/A
  • Work with Electricity - N/A

We are looking forward to seeing your application!

You made it to the end of the job posting! Thank you for expressing interest in LUMA and taking the time to read all the details of this position. We encourage you to apply and give us the opportunity to get to know you better through the recruitment process. Together, we're energizing the people of Puerto Rico.

Note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, working conditions, physical demands, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.LUMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.