SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.

For more information, visit SDGEnews.com or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.


Primary Purpose
Provide strategic internal consulting services and analytical and technical expertise in the areas of organizational effectiveness, employee motivation and morale, employee retention, personnel selection strategies, job analysis, job design/redesign, job evaluation, performance measurement, statistical analysis and skills assessment across business units.


Duties and Responsibilities

–  Conduct multiple projects that require significant client contact, project planning and coordination.
–  Develop assessment, testing and scoring techniques to evaluate employee competencies.
–  Perform statistical analyses and make recommendations on complex issues such as determining appropriate survey sampling strategies, selection system design, mitigating adverse impact and selecting test cut scores.
–  Develop customized structured interviews and other assessment tools working in conjunction with subject matter experts and/or clients.
–  Consult with other departments using a needs assessment-based model to solve organizational problems.
–  Independently plan and conduct applied research projects, including appropriate research methods and sampling plan, job and needs analysis, data collection strategies, statistical techniques and project documentation.
–  Provide expert counsel regarding professional testing standards and legal constraints. Conduct evaluation of a variety of HR programs, including employee attitudes and morale, employee retention, testing, skills gap interventions and training interventions.
–  Train staff members on test administration protocol, including web-based testing, physical ability tests, assessment exercises and structured interviews.
–  Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

**This position has a hybrid schedule and requires the person to be in the office**

** May be filled at a higher level based on qualifications**



Required Qualifications

–  Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Business, Economics or Social Science, or equivalent training and experience.
–  Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Business or other social science discipline, or equivalent training and experience.
–  1 year of related business or internship experience.
–  Requires innovation and conceptual thinking skills to analyze complex problems and propose solutions, often involving both technical and operational constraints.
–  Possesses strong team and client focus; must earn the trust and respect of client subject matter experts; must demonstrate leadership skills to effectively manage projects and client relationships.
–  Requires strong mathematical, statistical, and analytical skills to apply and interpret descriptive and inferential statistics.
–  Must be skilled in communicating with others, both verbally and in writing.
–  Must be capable of communicating complex technical information to a lay audience.
–  Required professional level knowledge of human resources, job analysis, survey techniques, test validation techniques, assessment methodology and needs analysis.
–  Working knowledge of SAS or SPSS computer software is required.
–  Competence with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
–  Requires advanced level of knowledge of state and federal regulations regarding testing.
–  Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding employee and candidate information and material.
–  Must reside in Southern California or be willing to relocate upon hire.
–  We offer a hybrid work environment. Although the schedule may vary, typically this will allow you to work from the office two to three days per week and work remotely on the remaining workdays.

Preferred Qualification

–  Experience in applied research role in industry or public sector employment setting.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Work Schedule
HYBRID: Work a combination of onsite and remote days each week, typically 2-3 days per week.