Senior Planning Analyst - PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY ANALYST IV
California Public Utilities Commission
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $8,022.00 - $10,042.00
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: JC-359875
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 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. 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.
Specifically, the senior analyst’s duties and responsibilities are the following:
Manage portions of a complex regulatory proceeding as well as leading teams working on analytical projects in support of the proceeding
Conduct and direct research and technical analyses on complex energy policy and energy market issues with minimal 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
Train and mentor junior analysts (PURA I, II, and/or III analysts)
Organize and facilitate workshops and/or stakeholder meetings
Evaluating the level of renewable procurement needed to achieve the states GHG reduction goals
Developing the business and regulatory case for new energy projects and infrastructure (transmission lines, storage, generation)
Assessing the role of the current fossil generation fleet in achieving the states GHG reduction goals
Analyzing the economics of transportation and building electrification and the impact on the electric sector from an emissions and grid integration perspective