Regulatory Senior Advisor

19 Aug, 2020

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Regulatory Senior Advisor

Southern California Edison
Rosemead, CA

Job Description

You are inspired to be part of a team that is a thought partner to the business, and a champion of change to help to shape the future of the next generation energy company. We aren’t looking for just your typical Regulatory professional. We are looking for an influencer, a master collaborator, and someone that is passionate about driving innovation. You will come in every single day knowing the work you do has a positive impact and that you’re making a huge difference with creative and diverse team members.

The job…

The Regulatory Senior Advisor will be a part of the Energy and Environmental Policy Division within Regulatory Affairs. The Energy and Environmental Policy Division is responsible for the analysis of federal and state energy and environmental policies, in order to develop environmental, energy and technology strategies and managing related regulatory proceedings and activities. As such, the Energy and Environmental Policy Division is responsible for policy development and case management of emerging regulatory policies associated with building electrification, distributed energy resources, net energy metering, transportation electrification, grid modernization, climate change adaptation, energy procurement, green rate options, supply and retail choice, integrated planning, transmission and distribution infrastructure planning and approval, demand side management, affordability, disadvantaged communities, and others.

You will focus on developing regulatory strategy, aligned with SCE’s vision/business objectives, across SCE to pursue key policy objectives and related issues in existing or new regulatory and/or legislative venues and perform case management functions for large, complex proceedings at the CPUC, which are of high strategic significance to SCE such as large Transmission Licensing projects. This also includes leading of the development of the internal and external engagement plan to support the policy objective solutions and desired outcomes for licensing projects and ensuring quality filings and communications with regulators. This position will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and guidance throughout a project lifecycle to cross-functional SCE teams involved in major infrastructure projects. Typically these projects require licensing and permitting with the CPUC and/or other regulatory agencies.
Detailed areas you will cover…

  • Transmission and generation projects
  • Environmental and permitting regulations
  • Project costing and cost recovery
  • Mastery of the skill sets to guide licensing teams through the intricacies and pitfalls of the governmental permitting process
  • Knowledge and familiarity of the regulatory commissions, their practices, and their interactions with public policy
  • Establish regulatory strategies and provide leadership and guidance to cross-functional SCE teams involved in licensing and permitting proceedings or processes as well as other key filings (851 and Advice Letters).
  • Responsible for the regulatory plan for each project, including ensuring SCE positions in permitting proceedings are consistent with SCE’s overall regulatory strategies, and ensuring quality filings and communications with regulators.

Qualifications
You Absolutely need to have..

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Environmental Policy, Engineering, Business, Economics, Science, or similar field.
  • Ten years of experience in the any of the following areas: regulatory policy and ratemaking, project management, local, state and/or federal environmental permitting, external engagement and/or finance .

Other Areas that will be helpful…

  • Master’s degree in Public Policy, Environmental Policy, Engineering, Business, Economics, Science, or similar degree.
  • Ten or more years of experience in at least two of the following areas: regulatory policy and ratemaking, project management, local, state and/or federal environmental permitting, external engagement and/or finance.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and experience being customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to clients’ business needs.
  • Experience translating technical information and conveying complex topics to various and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience writing testimony.
  • Experience with transmission and/or generation projects; environmental and permitting regulations and project costing and cost recovery.

You should know …
We offer a fantastic Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks.

This position may require 10% travel (may vary depending on project support) and you must be able to travel to Northern California (San Francisco and Sacramento) and throughout Southern California Edison’s 50,000 square mile service territory, including to remote rugged locations.

This position requires you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Why Edison?

The people here at Edison don’t just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We are fueling the kind of innovation that is changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. You’ll have a chance to grow your career and make a difference in the world.

SCE serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. As a company, we have big dreams and we know nothing big is ever accomplished alone. Join one of the nation’s leading electric utilities in making sure California, and all of us who live here, shine bright.

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Job posted: 2020-08-19