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Senior Clean Energy Analyst - San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 22508 

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy and Policy

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

Energy Policy & Procurement (EPP) secures electricity and natural gas from wholesale markets for PG&E customers to ensure system reliability. In addition, EPP is responsible for long-term planning, risk management, and compliance functions related to PG&E’s energy portfolio.

 

The Resource Forecasting Analyst position resides within the Portfolio and Resource Forecasting (PRF) team. PRF is responsible for forecasting volumes, costs and impacts of demand- and supply-side energy resources, and portfolio positions for commodity market products and services and compliance instruments. The team is also responsible for market assessment of supply-side and demand-side energy resources. PRF supports long-term planning for supply-side and demand-side resources, electric transmission and distribution infrastructure, and business strategies to meet the future energy needs of PG&E’s customers reliably, at a reasonable cost, and consistent with company and regulatory/legislative environmental policies.

 

Position Summary

PG&E is seeking a highly motivated Senior Analyst with a unique combination of subject matter expertise in distributed energy resources, predictive analytics, data management and visualization, and the regulated utility business environment.

 

The California energy landscape is rapidly evolving in response to the convergence of policy, technology and customer trends that are driving toward a cleaner and more decentralized energy future.  The Senior Analyst will be part of a dynamic and innovative team responsible for quantifying the adoption and impact of emerging customer energy choices (e.g., electric vehicles, energy storage, microgrids, rooftop solar energy, energy efficiency and building electrification). The team’s forecasts are critical inputs in PG&E’s development long-term business strategies, energy supply portfolios and infrastructure plans.

 

The Senior Analyst will lead the development of innovative, data-driven, forecasts of customer energy resources, and identify and communicate emerging energy technologies and trends. The analyst will conduct market and policy research and benchmarking to identify and quantify critical inputs and assumptions for energy technology forecasts. They will also support the team’s efforts to explore large sets of energy technology, customer energy usage, customer behavior and customer demographics data to reveal insights that define the key inputs and assumptions in PG&E’s energy resource forecasts. Finally, the Senior Analyst will support the team’s efforts to continuously improve the efficiency, quality and client service around its forecasts.

 

The successful candidate will embody a balance of analytic capability, ambition, intellectual curiosity, structured thinking, written and verbal communication skills, and team-orientation.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Forecasting Analysis: Generate high-value business insights by identifying, framing and executing analyses related to the forecast inputs, assumptions and scenarios for various customer energy technologies. Create analytic tools in consultation with team members. Conduct systematic assessments of the energy technology landscape. Communicate results.
  • Project Management: Build and manage large cross-functional teams to produce PG&E’s forecast for a portfolio of customer energy resources. Deliver forecast results on time, perform quality assurance and ensure alignment across multiple stakeholder perspectives.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement to forecasting to increase the efficiency, persuasiveness and pervasiveness of energy resource forecasting. Research and document forecasting best practices, client use-cases, product specifications, analytical methods, processes, and platforms for production and delivery of forecasts. 

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Finance, Sociology, Engineering, Physics or other related fields or equivalent work experience
  • 4 years of job related experience

 

Desired:

 

  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex information clearly, concisely, and effectively to officer-level stakeholders and external public policy makers
  • Working knowledge of advanced applications programming: R, SQL, SAS, Stata, Matlab or other data analysis/statistical software
  • Experience independently conducting energy market research and distilling and communicating associated insights
  • Demonstrated project, process or product management experience
  • Three years working at electric or natural gas utilities, independent power producers, wholesale energy market participants, regulatory agencies, consulting firms, or similar organizations
  • Advanced understanding of PG&E’s business model, including interdependencies and interrelationships of the electric and natural gas industries and supply/demand-side businesses
  • Strong familiarity with California regulatory context for investor-owned utilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including communicating with technical and managerial audiences
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Demonstrated experience performing energy-related quantitative analysis, predictive analytics, technology market or program assessments or similar functions

 

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