AMI and Billing Data Analyst | Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA)

The Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Billing Data Analyst will be responsible for collecting and processing statistical and analytical data that can be used to identify inefficiencies and other business-related issues and functions for performance to be assessed and compared over time. The incumbent will also be responsible for completing billing activities.

Responsibilities:
• Facilitate the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) Reconciliation process including analyzing, researching, posting adjustments, and reporting.
• Collect Key Performance Indicator Data (monthly, quarterly, and annually) and monitor for performance.
• Perform pre-bill editing and billing runs, and support billing staff as needed.
• Analyze the monthly ALCOSAN adjustment liability/expense findings to report corrections.
• Prepare the monthly report of AMI and Billing productivity for the PWSA Board of Directors and the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PA PUC).
• Benchmark other water authorities for quality standards and best practices for the AMI & Billing function.
• Review data independently and report findings to management.
• Apply analytics to AMI and Billing data to validate and identify any anomalies.
• Troubleshoot technology issues and work with software vendors and internal departments to timely resolve.
• Routinely perform reviews of current programs and policies; submit recommendations for improvements or adjustments; conduct studies, perform research, and prepare reports.
• Prepare various governmental, regulatory, or operational reporting, as needed.
• Perform other related tasks as assigned or required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills, with the ability to produce information based on research, data, and business trends.
• Exceptional time management skills and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Ability to present better business practices that drive business performance above service level.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Effective communication skills and the ability to present findings to various audiences.

Education/Experience Requirements:
The following requirements list the minimum education/training/experience required to qualify for this job. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or other related fields.
• Three (3) years of related experience in the utility industry is preferred.
• SQL experience in query creation is preferred.

General Requirements: Applicant must present a current, valid Class C (Class 1) Motor Vehicle Operator’s License at the time of application or before appointment. A valid driver’s license must be maintained throughout employment. Applicant must present an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination at the time of application or before the commencement of work (subject to applicable law including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 reasonable accommodation requirements). Applicants are also subject to a System for Award Management (SAM) or any successor system search as maintained by the General Services Administration (GSA) to ensure compliance with federal procurement and non-procurement programs.

Residency Requirements: Applicant must have permanent residency in the City of Pittsburgh or one of the following thirty-six (36) surrounding communities at the time of appointment and remain a permanent resident throughout employment with the PWSA: Aspinwall Borough, Baldwin Borough, Baldwin Township, Bellevue Borough, Brentwood Borough, Carnegie Borough, Castle Shannon Borough, City of Pittsburgh, Crafton Borough, Dormont Borough, Edgewood Borough, Etna Borough, Fox Chapel Borough, Greentree Borough, Homestead Borough, Ingram Borough, Kennedy Township, McKees Rocks Borough, Millvale Borough, Mt. Lebanon Municipality, Mt. Oliver Borough, Munhall Borough, O'Hara Township, Penn Hills Municipality, Reserve Township, Robinson Township, Ross Township, Rosslyn Farms Borough, Scott Township, Shaler Township, Sharpsburg Borough, Swissvale Borough, Thornburg, West Homestead Borough, West Mifflin Borough, Whitehall Borough, Wilkinsburg Borough.

Examination: A drug screen, background check, and/or physical may be required for appointment.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• The physical demands consist of walking, climbing stairs, finger movements including fine dexterity and coordination, hearing conversation, seeing near and far, and speaking clearly.
• Frequently bending, stooping, repetitive leg and arm movements, lifting up to 25 lbs.
• The employee is regularly exposed to a moderate or quiet noise level in the office work environment.
• Subject to remain on duty beyond normal hours or during emergencies or other extensive periods.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Applications: To be considered for this position, please submit your online application on our PWSA Careers Page: https://www.pgh2o.com/about-us/careers. You may be considered for other available positions based on qualifications provided on your employment application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact the Human Resources Department at:

PWSA Human Resources Department
1200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-255-8800
[email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer: The PWSA does not discriminate against anyone based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, sex, sexual orientation, family status, age, or non-disqualifying disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Position: Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Billing Data Analyst
Division: Customer Service
Salary: $52,312
FLSA: Exempt
Application Deadline: Until Filled