Clean Transportation Business Development Advisor – 21-60734

Full-time
San Diego Gas & Electric
Description

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The company is committed to creating a sustainable future by providing its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure the reliable operation of the region’s infrastructure for generations to come. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).

 

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America’s best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry’s most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region’s largest employers, we’re always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Learn more about benefits HERE.

 

Diversity and inclusion are core values of SDG&E. Empowering our employees to be their whole selves at work is our competitive advantage. This is where new ideas come from and meaningful collaboration gets an authentic start. By bringing together people with different perspectives, diverse backgrounds and real commitment to their own individuality, we have built a stronger business. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion HERE.

 

For more information, visit SDGEnews.com or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.

 

Primary Purpose:

Conduct research and assess market developments, draft testimony to be submitted to the California Public Utilities Commission and develop partnerships. Assess market development, including conducting research on electric vehicle charging infrastructure evolution, electric vehicle development across all vehicle segments, research on other infrastructure development entities (i.e., VW Settlement – Electrify America), research industry reports, examination of the intersection with energy storage, demand response and other energy management technologies. Responsible for fostering relationships with market participants and customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produces high quality written work product that will be shared with internal management and external stakeholders (e.g., regulatory agencies, lobbying efforts, etc.) that reflects Clean Transportation’s positions. Clearly and concisely formulate and articulate positions on various topics including long-term goals, rates, energy storage and solar. Work product will include writing testimony, whitepapers, summaries and other products that will help inform business decisions of the department and develop strategies.
  • Conducts researches and assess market developments, including those on electric vehicle charging infrastructure evolution, electric vehicle development across all vehicle segments, research on other infrastructure development entities (i.e., VW Settlement – Electrify America), research industry reports, examination of the intersection with energy storage, demand response and other supporting technologies. Provides expertise to inform filings and business development strategies and decisions.
  • Builds and fosters relationships with program participants and market participants. Develops and supports customer and community relationships. Develops relationships with community organizations to help secure community support for clean transportation initiatives and applications.
  • Organizes customer outreach and support meetings with stakeholders. Conducts workshops and forums to help inform potential customers who might want to participate in the medium-duty and heavy-duty electric vehicle program. This includes creating PowerPoints, coordinating logistics for the event and other tasks to ensure a productive forum to educate customers about electric vehicles and state incentive programs to help encourage adoption of electric vehicles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering, Economics, Business, Accounting, Political Science, law, public policy or related or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • 3-4+ years – Related experience.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the energy industry and the changing business and technology environment is preferred.
  • Strong writing and critical thinking/analysis skills are required.
  • Must be proactive and have strong follow through.
  • Must be able to draft high quality work including testimony, summaries, whitepapers and other products as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand industry developments and convey pertinent information to help inform filings and business development strategies and decisions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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