Exeter Associates, Inc., an economics consulting firm located in Columbia, Maryland, is seeking to hire a mid-level to senior analyst.  The successful candidate will have strong quantitative skills; a Bachelor’s degree or higher in economics, accounting, finance or related field; excellent written and oral communication skills; and experience with spreadsheet applications and quantitative analysis.  Two or more years of relevant experience in the electricity, natural gas, or waste/wastewater sectors, plus experience with utility revenue requirements, utility rate design, power supply procurement and/or renewable energy markets, is desirable.

Exeter performs economic and regulatory analyses, policy analyses, and economic and technical evaluations of electric, natural gas, and water/wastewater utility service arrangements on behalf of state and federal government agencies.  Exeter also provides litigation support and expert witness testimony in state and federal regulatory proceedings.   Exeter’s clients include the U.S. Department of Energy, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Air Force, the Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate, the Maine Office of Public Advocate, the Louisiana Public Service Commission, the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and other state and federal agencies.

The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects, both independently and as part of a team.  Depending on qualifications and capabilities, this work is envisioned to include spreadsheet analysis and accounting of utility costs, developing spreadsheet-based models, analysis of energy markets, review and analysis of utility-related regulations and legislation, analytical problem-solving, life-cycle cost analysis, and policy analysis.

Exeter offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, an excellent benefits package, and an informal and collegial work environment.  Interested applicants should send a resume and a cover letter to  Please put “Economist/Analyst” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.