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California Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst I or II- Clean Energy Analyst

Clean Energy Analyst Located in California working for State Public Utilities Commission
To qualify for Level I position you need an undergraduate degree (or higher). No experience needed for Level I Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst Position. Also suitable for grad with Masters or PhD.
Position may be extended to 24 months, may become Permanent Full/Time.
Under the direction of the Project and Program Supervisor, the analyst will advise and assist high-level decision-makers such as Commissioners, Judges, and Energy Division management. The analyst will make recommendations based on independent analysis of regulatory, policy and technical issues. The analyst will develop analysis for and make recommendations regarding the CPUC’s policy-setting rulemakings via a wide range of work products, review and provide feedback on proposed legislative bills, and/or oversee implementation of programs that result from these CPUC and legislative processes.

The IRP section is seeking a clean energy analyst to provide policy/technical analysis to support the state’s resource and infrastructure planning efforts, including providing support to the IRP process. Projects assigned to this position will be subject to close attention from Commissioners, Administrative Law Judges, and executive management; as well as the media, the Legislature, and other agencies due to the complexity, statewide impact, monetary scope, and level of policy development involved.

Specifically, the clean energy analyst’s duties and responsibilities are the following:
  • Work to develop and refine parts of a complex regulatory proceeding in a team environment.
  • Conduct research and technical analyses on complex energy policy and energy market issues with moderate direction.
  • Develop creative solutions to complex analytical problems while taking into consideration the market and policy implications.
  • Coordinate with analysts in other Energy Division sections and branches on policy, generation, and transmission-related issues.
  • Develop expertise regarding the California energy markets, long-term energy resource planning, and the state’s transmission planning process.
  • Organize and facilitate workshops and/or stakeholder meetings.
  • Manage parts of a complex consulting contract.

Hiring Supervisor is Nathan Barcic. Contact him to find out more about this position.
(415) 703-2357