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Resource Planning Analyst - JC-427781

Energy Division/ Electric Planning and Market Design Branch/ Integrated Resource Planning Section:

Under general 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 may act as a team leader and project coordinator and will prepare written reports and analyses on economic, policy and/or technical issues related to the state's integrated resource planning programs.


Specifically, the analyst’s duties and responsibilities could be the following:

  • Conduct research and technical analyses on complex energy policy and energy market issues with moderate direction.
  • Work to develop and refine parts of a complex regulatory proceeding in a team environment.
  • Develop creative solutions to complex analytical problems while taking into consideration the market and policy implications.
  • Manage a contract with consultants that provide technical support to the IRP process.
  • 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.


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.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement

Minimum Qualifications: Please review the minimum qualifications for the Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst IV position here

Application To-Dos: 

1. Create a CalCareers account if you haven’t already 

2. Take the exam for the classification you’re applying for - CalCareers. This will allow you to become “list eligible” to apply for the role 

3. Fill out the STD 678 form within your CalCareers application. This is the legal document we will use to review your application. 

4. Attach your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) within your CalCareers application. 

a. Answer the following prompts: 

  • Describe your experience managing complex technical projects, providing leadership support to key parts of projects and project teams; establishing schedules and managing production of timely deliverables.
  • Describe your experience gathering data and synthesizing information; and conducting complex economic, regulatory, and financial analyses.
  • Describe your understanding of California’s climate change and energy resource planning goals.

b. Ensure your SOQ is formatted with the following requirements: 

  • Include the questions in your response
  • Use 11-point Arial font
  • Single spaced
  • 2 page limit
  • Submit your application by April 28, 2024 @ 11:59 PM PT.

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