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.

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Primary Purpose:

Provide leadership for the planning, development, and implementation of large-scale, major strategic business and technology projects. Effectively collaborate with internal departments, stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and vendors to define requirements, assess alternatives and present data driven solutions and insights to address business challenges. Responsible for budget and resource planning. Single point of contact for all economic and regulatory issues for the assigned projects.

May provide direction to a small group of direct reports.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

–  Develop and maintain project parameters for project requirements. Manage and coordinate all activities leading to the successful completion of large-scale, major strategic projects including project scoping, timelines, cost estimates and design. Build business cases and project justifications.
–  Direct, control and monitor team members, both internal and outside contractors, in the completion of their work.
–  Manage related workforce planning, budget analysis, and budget forecasts.
–  Analyze and determine regulatory impacts and requirements of the project.
–  Research and evaluate available contractors and consultants. Prepare, negotiate and approve or recommend approval of contracts. Negotiate contracts changes.
–  Testify before and/or prepare supporting documentation for CPUC and other government agencies concerning cost estimates.
–  Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).


Required Qualifications:

–  Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or Professional Engineer (PE) certification in addition to five (5) years of engineering experience or an Advanced degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
–  5+ A minimum of five years of engineering experience is required.
–  Must be thoroughly knowledgeable in more advanced engineering concepts.
–  Uses a high degree of ingenuity, analytical ability and judgment in identifying problems and impacts of complex engineering studies.
–  Registration as a professional engineer is required.
–  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.

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
May 23, 2023


Salary Range
$118,900.00 – $178,400.00


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.