Energy & Environmental Policy Advisor

  • Southern California Edison
  • Rosemead, CA, USA
  • Jun 22, 2019
Full time Advocacy and Policy Communication - Public Outreach Environmental & Energy Law Energy Environmental Science - Engineering Renewable Energy Sustainability

Job Description

Job Description

Are you looking for a diverse team of inventors, pioneers, and problem solvers working together? Look no further. 

We want team members who want to invest their skills and intellect into something that matters—like solving one of the most meaningful issues of our time. It's what we do. Powering the planet while drastically reducing carbon emissions and creating cleaner air for everyone. You’re a critical piece of the solution.

As an empowered and inspired team, SCE’s Regulatory Affairs organization leads policy direction to transform and evolve the electricity industry to provide a safe, reliable, affordable, and clean energy future for generations to come. We achieve equitable policy outcomes that align SCE’s strategies and priorities with regulators, customers and other stakeholders by establishing and maintaining credibility and a culture of trust-based partnerships.

 The job… 

This position will be a Case Manager (Advisor) in the Regulatory Policy group in the Energy & Environmental Policy department of Southern California Edison (SCE)’s Regulatory Affairs organization. Energy & Environmental Policy (E&EP) is responsible for the analysis of federal and state energy and environmental policies, analyzing and assisting in the development of long-term environmental, energy and technology strategy, and directing case management for regulatory proceedings.

The Advisor will provide regulatory project management leadership for cross-functional teams of operational, strategy, regulatory, legal, and finance experts.  This includes concurrently planning, developing, coordinating, and executing on regulatory strategies that will result in favorable regulatory outcomes that will be instrumental for SCE to achieve state energy policy goals deliver safe, reliable and affordable electricity and improve the overall customer service experience with SCE.  

Because this role is strategically aligned with the operational and regulatory goals for SCE, the Advisor will frequently and proactively interact with senior and executive SCE management as well as external stakeholders including staff at various regulatory agencies.

 A day in the life:

  • Performs regulatory case management on proceedings of importance to the company. Prepares regulatory documents such as Applications, Advice Letters, Direct and Rebuttal Testimony, and Comments, ensuring the company's position is reflected accurately. May represent SCE in proceedings with various regulatory agencies, other utilities, regional & national industry organizations, interveners, customers, and other departments and/or parties.
  • Leads cross-functional teams to address strategic issues and manages resolution of complex regulatory issues. Leads the development of regulatory policies, processes, and strategies. May act as a key consultant to senior and executive management. Interacts with internal and external parties to advance SCE’s positions. Maintains thorough knowledge of regulations, rules, and procedures. Communicates with all levels of the organizations, including management, regarding relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Manages cross-functional teams to complete data requests, and meet deadlines for regulatory filings. Identifies tasks required to complete regulatory requirements. Interprets regulatory requirements and provides guidance to the business to ensure compliance. Manages witness preparation process. Identifies issues that require attention and raises them to management.
  • Coordinates regulatory policy development with other regulatory policy groups, organizational unit management teams and SMEs to achieve consistency on positions across SCE regulatory proceedings. Provides communication regarding status of proceedings to SCE executives and other internal stakeholders. Supports other cross-functional proceedings as needed.

Qualifications

You absolutely need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Seven years of experience in project management and/or working on projects and/or cross-functional coordination

 Really good to have:

  • Ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Experience developing regulatory documents such as Applications, Advice Letters, Direct and Rebuttal Testimony, and Comments.

  • Experience leading cross-functional project teams.

  • Three or more years of experience in regulatory affairs, operational programs, contact management, or function.

  • Electric utility industry experience.

  • Experience with of state and federal regulatory and/or legislative functions and processes.

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to stakeholders and senior management.

  • Customer-focused to understand and respond appropriately to clients' business needs. 

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.
  • You should be legally authorized to work directly as an employee for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Do you feel ready to be a part of something bigger than yourself? Join the Clean Energy Revolution at Southern California Edison (SCE). 

The people at SCE, 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. The safety of our employees, customers, and everyone else also comes first. At SCE, 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. 

At SCE we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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