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.

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Primary Purpose:

Acts as the team lead within the Compliance Management group as it pertains to management of third-party attachments or shared use of SDG&E’s infrastructure – Joint Asset Management (JAM). Actively manages all internal and external stakeholders involved in the JAM process, including communication with company representatives, customers, local municipalities, SDG&E operations and internal representatives from legal, customer service and public affairs on the California Telecom Act as it pertains to third party attachments to SDG&E’s infrastructure. Manages communications with Communication Infrastructure Providers (CIPs) attached to our system. Oversight of compliance with and maintenance of joint use contracts, including negotiation of methodology and rates. Responsible for oversight of third-party attachment applications, attachment billing, project/program support to other departments, Joint Utility Communication Form (JUCF) processing, General Order infraction notification processing related to CIP attachments, and providing subject matter expertise regarding telecommunications regulatory changes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

–  Supervises, manages, and implements new technological initiatives for SDGE’s joint pole attachment program and Telecommunication Attachment Management System (TAMS) portal. Negotiates and develops contracts to capture revenues. Works with regulatory and legal department to ensure contracts meet CPUC and other regulatory standards. Ensures accuracy of data to conduct comprehensive analysis of third-party telecommunication attachments, costs, and business processes.
–  Oversees intake, review, and approval process of the joint use applications. Oversees field work to ensure compliance of joint pole attachments. Serves as the liaison between Electric Distribution Construction and Operation Centers and CIPs regarding joint use efforts. Provides and recommends best practices to internal groups for maximum efficiency regarding CIP requirements on major projects/programs.
–  Supervises staff on Joint Asset Management team.
–  Plays an essential role with the sundry activities governed by SEU that involves billing to third parties and describes related business controls required to perform these activities. Manages collection of revenues, reviews, and monitors invoices in arrears.
–  Formulates strategies for implementation of new or changed SDGE constructions standards or CPUC requirements as it relates to telecommunication technologies. Provides SME support regarding CIP regulatory changes.
–  Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).


Required Qualifications:

–  Bachelor’s Degree Business, engineering, related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience.
–  5 years – In a comparable level role. This would include regulatory, construction, project management or similar experience associated with the joint use of electric assets by communications companies.
–  2 years – Project/program management experience, specifically in a role where you were responsible for managing multiple contributors either within or outside of your director organization, overseeing the budget, and meeting schedule obligations.
–  Ability to work with team members of varied backgrounds and skills.
–  Interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
–  Ability to effectively influence internal and external stakeholders to advocate on behalf of company and achieve favorable outcomes.
–  Ability to communicate both written and verbally.
–  Ability to present materials at all levels. Must be able to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner.
–  Project management skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities.
–  Ability to think creatively, demonstrate personal initiative, and have the ability to handle the demands of an intense work environment.
–  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 Qualifications:

–  Master’s Degree Business, engineering, related field of study or equivalent combination of education and experience.
–  2 years – Supervisory experience.
–  Knowledge of the utility/design construction business and have the ability to see the “big picture.”
–  Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, as well as SAP and GIS.
–  Data collection and analysis skills.


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.


Posting End Date
Jun 6, 2023


Salary Range
$107,700.00 – $161,600.00


Total Rewards Philosophy
Note: SDG&E strives to ensure that employees are paid equitably and competitively. Starting salaries may vary based on factors such as relevant experience, qualifications, and education.

SDG&E offers a competitive total rewards package that goes beyond base salary. This position is eligible for an annual performance-based incentive (bonus) as well as other merit-based recognition. Company benefits include health and welfare (medical, dental, vision), employer contributions to retirement benefits, life insurance, paid time off, as well as other company offerings such as tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and employee assistance programs.