Team Lead – 21-61786

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:

Provides leadership and guidance to professional, highly technical employees. Responsibilities include workload assignment of employees, prioritization, and review of work, ensures accuracy and consistency, advising on engineering and technical questions, participates and represents the company in meetings with the CPUC, IOU’s and other stakeholders to meet policy objectives and compliance obligations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Department lead for distribution generation interconnections, through simulations of the distribution system for optimal interconnection requirements.
  • Provides guidance on technical problem-solving issues related to software programs and projects assigned to direct reports.
  • Tracks compliance metrics associated with regulatory proceedings and reporting to required parties.
  • Provides guidance to implement and developed new technology tools to support departmental goals and initiatives.
  • Provides day to day supervision, coaching, training and development for direct reports.
  • Provides coordination, monitor progress, interpret results and ensure timely completion of assignments. Identify actual or potential problem areas and develops corrective actions to be taken.
  • Provides leadership, technical advice, training, and guidance to engineers as well as project managers. Recommends new and improved practices and procedures and ensure compliance with document retention policies.
  • Keeps department and senior leadership informed of technical developments, and regulatory changes. Maintains frequent contact with supervisors, engineers, and other team members within the department and with other departments. May be required to testify at regulatory meetings. Will be required to attend public meetings related to department projects or other related matters.
  • Manages contracts and vendors and approve invoice payments to ensure compliance with the contracts. Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations.
  • Participates in training programs, seminars, and workshops to provide technical and compliance support requirements.
  • Participates in hiring, promoting, and training of subordinate employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a recognized engineering discipline (for engineering team leads).
  • 5 years – A minimum of five years of engineering experience is required. Emphasis in Electrical, Civil/Structural or Mechanical Engineer is highly desirable.
  • Requires strong analytical ability and judgment in identifying problems and providing solutions. Requires problem solving skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Must be able to prepare written communications on technical and non-technical matters for various levels of management and customers.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Engineering Team Leads require registration as a Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of California or equivalent professional certification is required.

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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