Senior Strategic Analyst - San Francisco, CA at Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Posted in Other 25 days ago.

Type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:
Requisition ID # 24703

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Law, Strategy & Policy

Job Location : San Francisco


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 informationor 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. EPP also actively participates in regulatory and legislative proceedings that shape the design and implementation of state, regional, and federal energy regulation and policy.

The Analyst position resides within EPP's 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 providing market intelligence and supporting PG&E's natural gas and electric planning and procurement functions 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

This position supports commercial and regulatory activities associated with near and longer-term market monitoring and modeling to support PG&E's resource planning and energy procurement. The successful candidate will work on natural gas and electric market assessments and provide analysis for asset/cost planning to PG&E's procurement groups and Senior Management. The successful candidate will also support PG&E's regulatory filings and participate on cross-organizational working teams on electric and natural gas policy issues.

Job Responsibilities

  • Natural Gas Market Assessments: Monitor primary drivers of market changes and identify factors that may impact California and PG&E. Work with the PRF team to effectively synthesize analyses to provide relevant information to commercial and regulatory teams and to develop insightful presentations to internal and external audiences.
  • Electric Resource Planning Support: Support the analyses for PRF's Integrated Resource Planning work and projects such as assessing the impact of increased renewable generation on PG&E's electric and gas systems
  • Electric Generation Gas Demand Forecast Support: Support the development of PG&E's electric generation gas demand forecast to be used for internal strategy support as well as regulatory filings
  • Asset/Cost Planning: Support PG&E's business planning and strategy projects. Work may involve analyses, cost/benefit quantification, decision support tools and process improvements.



  • 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 (including knowledge of gas and electric markets and regulatory issues as needed to perform at the job level)


  • Masters degree in either a technical or business-related fields
  • Utility industry experience
  • Experience with simulation models, especially pertaining to electric or gas markets
  • Competency in oral and written communications that concisely conveys information pertinent to the unique needs of different audiences
  • Competency in building internal and external relationships and identifying customer concerns
  • Knowledge of gas and electric utility operations and business processes as needed to perform at the job level
  • Competency in planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Competency in utilizing technology applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau), anticipating future business technology needs and readily adopting to technology changes
  • Competency in recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization