Smart Meter Project Specialist

San Diego Gas & Electric
Job 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 or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.

Primary Purpose
This position serves as a key point of contact in supporting programs or projects for office and field projects. Provides assistance to Operations and Maintenance and will track current SDGE network devices assets by using reports, analytics, databases, and field visits to confirm accuracy of reports and database of SDGE Network Device assets. The position will also assist future Smart Meter Capital Projects by tracking current SDGE Network Device assets as they are being removed from field and replaced by Smart Meter 2.0 devices. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Track program/project progress utilizing program databases, applications and field visits if necessary to develop reports for program/project management and stake holders as needed. Provides support for Operations and Maintenance along with Capital Projects
  • Provide program or project support through business unit meetings, field visits and joint meets if needed to ensure Programs or Projects are on track.
  • Provide analytical support in the development of strategies, assessments and analysis of program/project elements.
  • Collaborate or individually prepare supporting documentation for the development of reports and presentations for key stakeholders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).




  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience Required
  • H.S. Diploma/GED Required


  • 3 years Experience as a project specialist, project support role, or a similar position. Required
  • Some experience in Smart metering, network communication, and/or some field technician experience or knowledge a plus. Preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in data collection, with statistical, analytical and written skills. Intermediate
  • Strong computer skills and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Access. Advanced
  • Knowledge of SAP is desirable. Beginner
  • Basic Knowledge of Smart Meter technology for Electric meters and Gas modules Beginner
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of RF(Radio Frequency) is desirable Beginner
  • Basic Knowledge of RF test equipment is desirable Beginner
  • Must have the ability to balance multiple priorities. Advanced

Licenses and Certifications

  • Must have valid and current driver license Required

Other Qualifications

  • Must be able to travel to field, job sites and supplier/contractor plants/facilities

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.