Gas Regulatory Analyst - JC-403250
Energy Division/ Building Decarbonization & Gas Policy & Reliability/ Gas & Oil Pipeline Costs & Rates:
Under direction of the Project and Program Supervisor, the analyst will advise and assist senior analysts in providing information to high-level decision-makers such as Commissioners, Judges, and Energy Division management. The analyst will support natural gas transmission, storage and distribution systems rates and costs proceedings and projects. The analyst will conduct analysis of regulatory, ratemaking, and policy issues in the California Public Utilities Commission's (CPUC) natural gas ratemaking proceedings and make recommendations based on independent analysis of regulatory, policy and technical issues. Under the guidance of senior analysts and direction from the supervisor, the analyst will develop analysis for and make recommendations regarding the CPUC’s policy-setting rulemaking 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 analyst will verify compliance with ratemaking proceedings, CPUC rules and policies, review and analyze advice letters, and prepare appropriate dispositions. The analyst will assist with workshops, meet and collaborate with utilities and other stakeholders. The analyst will assist with the review of utility costs accounts for reasonableness, and identify considerations and solutions related to various policy proposals and/or issues, including rates, social equity and environmental justice.
The analyst will perform other work as necessary, such as writing and presenting reports, coordinating with other California organizations and agencies (e.g., the California Energy Commission, the California Air Resources Board, California Independent System Operator), and responding to external inquiries.