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Power Generation Asset Strategy Analyst, Expert

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 32444 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Power Generation

Job Location : San Francisco

Power Generation maintains and operates PG&E's hydroelectric, fossil and renewable generation facilities, providing more than 4,000 megawatts of generating capacity for our customers. We are an organization of nearly 700 men and women dedicated to deliver safe, reliable and cost effective generation to California in an environmentally responsible manner.  As an integral and active member of the company team, Power Generation contributes to PG&E's goal of becoming the leading utility in the United States.



This role is an exciting opportunity in making improvements in the Power Generation Business!  This Expert role participates within the development of strategic and tactical operating plans, and related performance goals and metrics. Assists the Generating Fleet Management model which is the series of engagement meetings with all levels of Power Generation leadership.  This role also delivers on Power Generation’s Speak Up Listen Up Culture, by supporting leadership field engagements.  


Engages on various Business Planning activities, including the planning for hydro or fossil outages, generation asset investment planning and moving forward business improvements efforts and reporting, or support of the Integrated Planning process.  Some specific projects could also include project-specific life-cycle economic analysis to support decision-making in support of Power Gen Asset Strategy Decisions or supporting regulatory filings such as the GRC.  Provides support to the Chief of Staff office for the VP of Power Generation.  This role involves working collaboratively across a number of organizations within Generation and across PG&E.


Minimum Qualifications


-Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

- Experience in utility operations, electric

-Job-related experience, 6 Years


Desired Qualifications


- Master’s Degree in Business Administration or job-related discipline or equivalent experience

- PMI-Project Management Institute PMP-Project Management Professional certification

-ChEA-Chartered Economic Analyst certification

-CFA-Chartered Financial Analyst certification

-AAFM-American Academy of Financial Management Certification

-Experience in utility operations, (electric, gas or generation) operations, 8 years

- Knowledge of asset and product functions, concepts, processes, and tools as needed to perform at the job level

-Competency in developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

-Skill in making recommendations based on relevant expertise as needed to perform at the job level

-Competency in providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done

-Competency in maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics

- Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

-Ability to apply project management theories, concepts, methods, best practices, and techniques as needed to perform at the job level

-Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local regulations and laws – for example FERC, NERC, CAISO, CPUC - as needed to perform at the job level

-Competency in seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies



-Acts as a coordinator within Power Generation management to address and resolve needs and issues.

-Acts as a representative for PG&E to the utilities industry, regulatory agencies, governmental bodies, and other organizations.

-Conducts and integrates advanced trending and analysis of operating, maintenance, and investment metrics with asset strategies.

-Conducts technical and advanced economic analysis and forecasting for projects, develops recommendations to resolve discrepancies, and executes corrective actions.

-Performs technical and advanced research, analysis, and develops/implements recommendations.

-Provide training, guidance, and instruction to lesser experienced asset strategy analysts.

-Provides support for the execution of Chief of Staff #s process improvement initiatives and functions.

-Provides support regarding the establishment of the generating fleet management manual, database implementation, and collection of risk assessment data/

-Reviews risk assessment data, schedules, and field team activities.

-Reviews the composition of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

-Relicensing applications, General Rate Case (GRC) filings, and other filings, testimonies, and justifications


Travel required: Generally 10-15% travel across the Hydro areas within PG&E and to Diablo Canyon Power Plant


Note: as organizational changes are pending in Generation, this role will report to Tom Baldwin, Director Nuclear Business Operations


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.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

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.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland