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Counsel

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 22362 

Job Category : Legal 

Job Level : Attorney

Business Unit: General Counsel

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

 

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

 

Department Overview

The Law Department provides timely, efficient and business-focused legal services to the company. The Law Department’s substantive legal activities fall in three categories: Litigation, Regulatory, Transactions and Corporate Services

 

Position Summary

The Counsel will report to the Managing Counsel for Gas and Electric Operations and will be responsible for providing legal support in rulemaking or investigation proceedings at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and ratemaking proceedings at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), as well as advice and counsel to Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Gas, Electric, and Customer Care Operations departments, including assisting in compliance processes.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Represent PG&E and assist Law Department colleagues in regulatory proceedings before the CPUC and FERC, including hearings, workshops, written submissions, and filings. Research and draft pleadings for submission to regulatory bodies in respective proceedings.
  • Work with the lines of business and Law Department colleagues on legal and regulatory issues. Consult with other attorneys in the Law Department regarding key business and legal issues.
  • Provide support to operations teams as the business prepares for audits and performs compliance and safety work.
  • Research, review, interpret, and provide counsel on relevant General Orders and FERC and California Independent System Operator (CAISO) tariffs and rules.
  • Support risk and compliance teams in Gas, Electric, and Customer Care operations with identified legal issues in connection with risk assessment and compliance activities. 
  • Under supervision, manages and coordinates outside counsel handling specific proceedings or issues.

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school
  • license and member of a U.S. jurisdictional bar

  • Law Bar Admission, US
  • Legal experience, post- JD-Juris Doctor, or other job-related 8 years
  • Experience as Attorney 2 years
  • Ability to travel up to 10 percent of working time

 

Desired:

  • Experience advising clients in the energy industry, including regulatory and transactional
  • Ability to represent PG&E in proceedings before regulatory bodies.
  • Competence in evaluating legal issues and drafting and providing clear advice and counsel.
  • Capable of working independently and as a team member.
  • Experience directly advising clients and ability to provide a high level of client service.
  • Ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple internal and external sources.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong academic record.

 

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Company
Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we deliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, “Together, Building a Better California” is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy. 

EEO
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland