Overview

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

Under the guidance of the Regulatory Business Manager, manages the participation of SDG&E in various regulatory proceedings before the CPUC and OEIS.

Assigned cases may include issues such as compliance, safety, wildfire mitigation, public safety power shutoff, compliance and audit reviews, special programs and contracts, infrastructure project, licensing, approvals and rate recovery, revenue requirements, rate design, incentive mechanisms, new services, special programs and contracts, and monitoring of key proceedings and developments that affect the Company’s performance, revenues, credibility and reputation.

Duties and Responsibilities

–  Organizes corporate-wide case teams and either supports or directly manages their participation in regulatory proceedings before the CPUC and Energy Safety.

–  Assigned case areas may include:  Wildfire mitigation, safety and infrastructure permitting, procurement and planning, electric rates and/or customer programs.

–  For each assigned regulatory case:

·        Oversees the development of the regulatory strategy and tactics to be pursued;

·        Establishes the case plan and schedule to be followed;

·        Directs the preparation of all case materials including applications, petitions, comments, discovery responses, motions, testimony and exhibits;

·        Informs necessary personnel of case progress and major issues or problems;

·        Ensures that all work proceeds on schedule and complies with the case team’s agreed upon objectives;

·        Builds coalitions and solicits support from other utilities and interested parties; analyzes and summarizes intervening parties’ positions and pleadings;

·        Supports negotiation of any settlement agreements or stipulations;

·        Liaises with any staff or outside audits to be conducted in the case;

·        Informs affected stakeholders of actions called for in agency decisions or rulings; and

–  Ensures that the necessary steps are taken to implement all regulatory requirements established as a result of the case.
–  Maintains ongoing relations with parties that routinely intervene in regulatory cases.
–  Maintains strong relations with regulatory agency staff, external stakeholders, and other utilities to build trust, foster open communications, improve our reputation, and achieve high quality outcomes.
–  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

–  Bachelor’s Degree Economics, business, accounting, political science or related field of study, or equivalent experience.
–  3 years Regulatory, business operations or equivalent experience.
–  Good understanding of the key regulatory, legislative and competitive issues facing Sempra Energy and its business units.
–  Knowledge of all aspects of the state and/or federal regulatory process.
–  Strong project management and organizational skills (deadline oriented).
–  Ability to quickly grasp and respond to complex regulatory and political issues.
–  Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
–  Strong negotiation skills; able to uses persuasion and argument effectively.
–  Works well with others as part of a team environment.
–  Positively influences others and gains their respect, cooperation and support.

 

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.